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[b]Posting Rules: Unacceptable Conduct[/b]
[b]1) Flaming[/b]: Do not post any messages that harass, insult (name calling), belittle, threaten or mock other members. Debates are fine, but critique the opinion, not the person. Personal attacks are not permitted. Quotes by other members are not to be edited. You may reply to a partial quote, but do not change the quoted content in any way. No one likes to be misrepresented or have words put in their mouth.
[b]2) Trolling[/b]: Do not post topics with the sole purpose of starting a dispute. Note that a person disagreeing with your opinion is NOT trolling; keep it civil, even if you're sure the other person is wrong. Wishing illness or injury on someone will almost always be regarded as trolling or offensive.
[b]3) Spamming[/b]: Worthless posts with no content and nonsensical posts eat up space and waste everyone's time.
[b]4) Offensive Posts, Links or Images[/b]: No NSFW content. NSFW ("Not Safe For Work") is defined as anything that most people would not want their bosses, parents, and/or teachers to see. Do not use profanity, sexually oriented, racial, ethnic, religious, or other slurs and stereotypes, or any other offensive material. Nude and semi-nude images are not to be posted here. That includes your avatar.
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[b]6) Copyrighted Material[/b]: Generally you can assume that anything you find online is copyrighted. We prefer you post a synopsis in your own words and the link to the article. It's permissible to quote up to 20 lines of text and you must provide commentary. DO NOT POST ENTIRE ARTICLES. You agree that you will NOT post any copyrighted material, unless it is owned by you or you have the owner's consent to publish that material.
[b]7) Warez[/b]: Do not use these forums (this includes Private Messages) to swap/sell/buy illegal software (or other illegal materials), to arrange swapping, or to solicit advice to circumvent copyright protection. No linking to "underground" or "pirate" sites to get copyrighted materials, or asking for said sites. This includes FTP servers, websites, and the like. Soliciting invites to said sites is not permitted.
[b]8) Misleading Titles[/b]: On the Forum, the subject line of the post should be as informative as possible about the content of the post. This also reduces duplicate posts.
[b]9) Duplicate Posts[/b]: Check the first 2 pages of the board before posting and make sure someone has not already done a post similar to yours. Pages can be accessed at the immediate top right on the board. Duplicate or similar threads are subject to being merged or closed at the discretion of the moderator.
10) Libel: Any posts libeling any individual. It's not acceptable to post that you heard Player X has a drinking/drug/sex/personal problem from a "good" source. Do not post information that can be considered defamatory without a link to a credible media source. Other forums, personal websites, hearsay, and personal testimonials are not considered credible (even if this is by way of implication or innuendo or with the use of the word "allegedly") or which is liable to threaten or intimidate any person or group of people or which incites criminal behaviour of any kind. Although StrikerWorld does not have the wherewithal to edit and review all the postings made on this site, the Moderators will act as soon as possible to remove libellous or threatening material as soon as it is brought to their attention.
[b]11) Playing the Role of Moderator[/b]: You're not a moderator so don't correct posters as if you were a moderator. If a thread or post violates the rules, use the "Report This Post" button rather than playing the parent. Editorial comments on the value of a thread or post, such as "useless thread", "in before the lock", "this thread should be closed", etc., are not welcome. This also may be considered spam, as it adds nothing to the discussion, and furthermore as thread hijacking and taking the thread off topic. If you don't like a thread and it doesn't break any rules don't reply to it! More often than not, that causes more problems than it fixes. Let us handle what is ours to handle.
[b]12) Moderator Abuse (Attacking/Disobeying the moderators)[/b]: If you disagree with something the moderators did, fine, disagree and let us know, but do it politely through PM or email ONLY. Complaining on the forums is not permitted. If your thread or post was moved/closed/removed there was a good reason for it. Do not start a new one. Attacking or flaming a moderator via PM is subject to a Moderator Abuse infraction. Be respectful and considerate. Profanity and abusive conduct isn't tolerated.
Do not plead your right to free speech. It does not apply to the private sector. This is a privately owned website. Dancing around the rules, purposely skirting them just to see us twitch will not help you out much, either.
[b]13) One Account per User[/b] : multiple accounts are not permitted for ANYONE.If you are found to have more than one SW account, you will be banned. No exceptions to the rule.
[b]14) Grammar police[/b]: Some posters can spell, others can't. As long as a post/thread is intelligible it doesn't matter whether there is an apostrophe or a comma in the wrong place or whether there is a mastike in the spelling. This may be considered as harassment, flaming or playing mod.
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If you have a question about a warning or infraction contact the moderator who issued it by PM or email. Complaints about moderator abuse should be sent to an Admin.
[b]Forfeiture of Member's Rights[/b].
Any post that contravenes ANY of the above will, if the Administrators consider it appropriate, be copied and then deleted or modified.
In the event of a contravention of the rules, on first contravention, the member will receive a warning as to his/her future conduct. Should the need for a second warning arise, the member will be barred from POSTING on the forum for one week. Any subsequent contravention will result in that member being instantly and permanently banned from the forum.
A serious violation of these rules or other misuse of these facilities will result in an immediate and permanent ban. Threats against the Administrators of StrikerWorld will not be tolerated and will be seen as contravention of the rules.
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