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PostSubject: Forum Rules   Mon Sep 06, 2010 8:23 am

(Ignorance of the rules does not make you exempted from them)

Do not perform or be involved with any of the following:

* Posting Rules

1.) Spamming
Spamming includes posting pointless messages or posting pointless topics.
2.) Posting messages with the sole intention of increasing post count is considered spam.
3.) Repeated answers on a topic that was obviously already answered on the same thread is also considered a spam depending on the posting time.
4.) Consecutively posting in 3 or more off topic topics/guides, whether for post count or not, is considered spam.

* Double Posting

1.) Double posting is considered whether its done on a specific thread or topic as long as it is under the same author.
2.) Use the edit function to avoid double posting
3.) If necessary PM the Moderating Team for post or topic deletion.

* Topic Bump

1.) Bumping a topic is considered as double posting if coming from the same poster and is not allowed.
2.) One liner posts that is intended for bumping a topic is considered as spam.
3.) Any form of bump on a topic is not allowed.

* Repeated Topics

1.) Avoid posting topics that has been answered multiple times in the past.
2.) Use the search function to avoid the repeated threads.
3.) Prioritize reading pinned topics before posting.
4.) If necessary PM the Moderating Team for topic deletion.

* Off Topic

1.) All discussions must be related only to the topic title itself.
2.) Avoid trailing off the topic.

* Complaint/Grievance Topics

1.) If the topic is pertaining to any person on this site, a PM must be sent to the person(s). Complaint/grievance topics are absolutely not to be made about others. If you are looking for a public opinion on any person(s), discuss it with your friends elsewhere that is not related to this site.
2.) Members are free to air their concerns about the site only, and only if it is constructive. No insults toward the Forum Owner/Moderators and/or the decisions of those persons will be tolerated. They are also to be posted in the Suggestions Section only. That also means that the topic must not only have one's constructive concerns written, but a plausible solution must also be named. This applies to the entire topic.

* Forum Section Posting

1.) All topics created must be posted on their appropriate sections.
2.) Any other topic that doesn't belong to any section should be posted on the Off Topic Section.

* Language

1.) The forum's main language is English and therefore all post must be written in English.
2.) At any circumstances a member should not deliberately post content that is incomprehensible to general posting population.
3.) Any derogatory remark written in any language aside from English will still fall under Verbal Abuse.

* Verbal Abuse

1.) No member is allowed to post any defamatory remark to other members, the site or the staff under any circumstances.
2.) Improper sexual/racial/ethnic or violent posts will also be considered as verbal abuse.
3.) Do not make personal attacks against anyone, whether it be warranted or not.
4.) Do not spread false statements (or even true ones that are defamatory) about anyone.
5.) Flaming and Flame Wars is also covered on this section.

* Post Format

1.) Please post legibly.
2.) Avoid posting in All-caps, excessive punctuation, etc.
3.) Font type/color/size must be appropriate to the default Forum Skin.

* Image Use

1.) All images must be posted on a thumbnail format if they exceed the normal size of the body of the message particularly screen shots with the exception of signatures.
2.) All images must use an image host or hosted personally. Hot-linking is not allowed.
3.) Do not post sexually explicit or graphically violent images that may offend others without any proper warning.
4.) Never post any image that is not actually yours.
5.) Do not post images that suggest degradation to the site, any player or staff member.

* Trolling

1.) A troll is someone who intentionally posts derogatory controversial messages in an on-line discussion forum with the intention of baiting other users into an emotional and argumentative response.
2.) Anyone who entertains the troll shall receive a punishment under flaming.

* Links

1.) Do not post any links linking to Scam Sites, Bogus Sites, Browser-Bombs, Abnormal Pop ups, Bots and Third Party Programs, and any link that pertains to illegal activities, annoying, abnormal and dangerous site.
2.) All links containing these are immediately deleted.

* Plagiarism

1.) Plagiarizing, no matter how big or small is not allowed.
2.) Plagiarism doesn't affect just guides, it affects all sections on the forum.
3.) To avoid plagiarism, please give credit by giving the original author's name and site/source you got it from.

* Forum Profiles

1.) Forum profiles are for letting other users know who you are and what your interests are.
2.) Forum profiles are not to be used for degrading any player, the site or anyone from the Forum Owner/Moderators Team.
3.) Nothing under any other forum rules is allowed to be in profiles, such as bad links, verbal abuse, crude avatars/profile pictures, etc.
4.) Profiles found breaking this rule will be punished and all content removed.

* Forum Account

1.) A member should only have one forum account.
2.) Any member caught using 2 identities to flame, cheat poll results, troll or any such acts will be dealt severely.
3.) Any improper naming conventions is not allowed
4.) Impersonating a known player, member, also not allowed

* Signature Rules

1.) All signatures must not exceed 500 px long by 150px high including text and images.
2.) Signature must not contain any profanity or defamatory remark.
3.) All forum rules apply to signatures.


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