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#1 Forum Guidelines

Unread post by Alez » Tue Aug 25, 2015 2:04 pm

(1) Please Treat ALL Posters with Respect and Courtesy.-
  • Anyone who is found to be abusive to another member will be banned at the Admin`s discretion.
(2) Do not post affiliate or referral links belonging to yourself or other websites, without the consent of the Admin team first-
  • obviously use common sense. Links to BOINC topics etc do not need to be approved. Links to commercial services etc need to be cleared first
(3) No Large Pictures in Signatures -
  • A few words are fine, or an image no greater than 300x100 pixels in size.( BOINC sigs are allowed, just keep them reasonable )
(4) Admin And Mod jobs ---
  • Please do not ask to be an Admin or Mod if and when we need to recruiit someone we will pm candidates directly.
(5) No Obscenity -
  • You Must not post any obscene messages or pictures, including pornography or links to said material. Doing so may result in an instant ban.
(6) No Piracy* -
  • You must not post links to illegal downloads or copyrighted material such as movies and music.
(7) Keep it legal** -
  • With all forums you are held responsible for all your posts so please beware and think before you post.
(8) No Posting of Personal Contact Information -
  • This is For your safety, Any public posting of any personal contact information will be removed.Use the PM function
(9) No Trolling -
  • Do not post comments which have the sole purpose to cause an argument. You may freely express your opinion on a topic, however deliberate abuse to anyone who doesn't have the same opinion as you will not be tolerated. Trolls will be banned.
(10) No Flaming or posting of material intended to start a flame war.--
  • Forum wars are stupid and childish we will not get involved with them and may simply delete your posts with no discussion.
(11) No All Caps -
  • This is seen as shouting and any post like this will be removed. It is also classed as rude Please don't do it.
(12) Keep things public
  • - To make this forum successful please only use the pm system for the odd private message. Posts within the TSBT members section are not publically viewable.
(13) Spamming of any type is not allowed---
  • Any spam will be removed and the offended warned or banned. Deliberate spamming may result in your account being permenantly deleted with no discussion
(14) A three strike system is in effect for any user deemed to be failing to fully comply with the rules:
  • First Offence: A warning.
    Second Offence: Suspended from the forum for 1 week
    Third Offence: A permanent ban.
The admins or moderators reserve the right, that in severe cases the offender may be banned before making 3 offences.

If you have a problem with any particular user's posts or posts that you deem to be offensive or inaccurate, please send a PM to one of the moderators or site Admins.
Please do not contact moderators or Admin about silly childish petty squabbles.

(15) Complaints
  • We take pride in our forum however there may be times where some of our members or guest may feel upset. If this is the case please send the Admin a pm clearly stated what you are upset about and a link to the post or posts of concern. If you can take a screen shot to back up your claim then please do.
    Anyone found to be abusing the complaints system will be removed from the forum.
* By Piracy we mean

Illegal copying of a product such as software or music.
The unauthorised duplication and/or use and distribution of a software program, including Music, Programs,Movies etc.

** By Legal we mean

The selling of any material including drugs, guns , knives and any other product under the currant law which is illegal.

Also the showing and allowing the showing of any material which is against the law is also against the forum guidelines, this would include pornography in any shape or form.

Rules of the forum have been modified from the original version courtesy of HOWTODOIT © Symon Field

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