Forum Etiquette

  • Search the other posts to see if your topic is already covered.
  • Use a meaningful title for your thread.
  • Do not use a forum to promote your product, service or business.
  • Be civil. Personal differences should be handled through email or IM and not through posts displayed to everyone.
  • Stay on topic.
  • Ignore spammers, respond to them personally and not through the board, or report them.
  • In order to be understood by most people, use correct spelling, grammar and avoid slang unless you know the word or phrase will be understood by other members.
  • Do not double post (post the same message twice in one thread) or cross post (place the same message across several forums).
  • Act in a give and take manner; help others as often as or more than you ask for help.
  • Do not use all caps or SHOUT in your posts.
  • Do not post new problems on someone else’s thread and interrupt a topic of discussion.
  • Do not use someone else’s thread for a private conversation.
  • Watch your sense of humor, posts may be read by people from a variety of backgrounds and ages.
  • Do not post any information that you want private. Posts should not contain personal, identifiable information or content embarrassing to others.
  • Do not post content that violates a copyright.
  • Write concisely and do not ramble.
  • Be encouraging and patient to the newbies or less experience members.

The following topics are strictly off limits, including in external links:

  • Porn, gross stuff, or anything else not that are offensive
  • Piracy, warez, leaked content.
  • Any discussion of piracy will result in an immediate and permanent ban.
  • Cheating, hacking, game exploits
  • Threats of violence or harassment, even as a joke
  • Posting copyrighted material such as magazine scans
  • Soliciting, begging, auctioning, selling, advertising, referrals
  • Racism and discrimination
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Religious, political, and other “prone to huge arguments” threads

Members will not be allowed to post in the forum for a month after 3 warnings, with a strikeout recorded.

Member with a total of 3 strikeouts will be removed from the forum.

3 warnings = 1 strikeout
3 strikeouts = Removal from forum

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