Do not argue or disobey what a moderator or admin says. If you feel that it is insulting, harassment, or just a plain out a problem, email email@example.com and the matter will be discussed.
If you have been banned, deleted, etc. from a staff member, then it is final and likely was for a good reason. If you feel that you were mistakenly banned or deleted, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Disruptive behavior will give you a warning.
If you are warned three times within the same 60 days, you will be banned.
Do not pick on the newcomers...Help them. They are new after all. If you are rude to them, you will receive a warning.
Only 1 account per user.
The use of proxy sites is not allowed.
Sharing an account (a.k.a the account is being used by various IP's that do not even relate to one another) will lead to an automatic ban or deletion unless there is a valid reason for the sharing.
If you see anything that is against the rules then use the report button.
No fraudulent schemes.
No aggressive behavior or flaming.
Do not post links or posts to offensive material involving porn, religious material, illegal topics/images, animal/human cruelty, drugs, etc.
No links to warez, crack sites, keygens, or anything illegal or talking about them.
No requesting or posting of serials, CD keys, passwords or cracks.
Do not use avatars that are offensive (porn, illegal images, animal/human cruelty, etc.)
Please read the F.A.Q. before asking any questions!
No "Junior Modding." AKA, If you're not a mod, then don't act like one.
Do not post any pictures or things that would be considered NSFW (Not Safe For Work). This means adult-like images, that aren't necessarily nude but still...NSFW.
Respect everyone, regardless of your rank and the ranks of others. There's no reason a single person on the site should be disrespected.
No discussing any kind of illegal material, regardless.
Trying to "bypass" any word censors will give you an automatic warning. EXAMPLES of this are: f*ck, f***, fuk, etc. Basically spell out the word correctly if you're going to say it at all. The censors will take care of it from there. We can get what you're saying based on the censors themselves. Avoid Racial slurs 100%, otherwise get in trouble.
No language other than English is to be used on the forum, unless a language forum exists for your particular language. Alternatively, if there is a moderator that KNOWS the language you're speaking (a.k.a. not using a translator online) - that is OK as well.
If a certain forum has its own rules, read and follow them!
Stay on topic and don't post if it doesn't add anything to the topic.
Use the search feature before opening a new topic in the forums. Duplicated topics will either be merged or the new one locked.
No trashing of other topics.
Please ensure all questions are posted in the correct section!
Please keep your signature smaller or equal to 550 x 150 pixels
Use spoiler tags *ONLY* for spoilers. Do not abuse them to hide your messages or anything. This will lead to warnings if it's abused.
No language other than English is to be used in the primary chat. However, if there is a moderator that KNOWS the language you're speaking (a.k.a. not using a translator online) - that is OK as well.
No spamming the chat. The most consecutive messages you can have are 5.