FORBIDDEN: IT IS FORBIDDEN TO…
0.1 - Flame, or participate in the flaming or harassment of other members on forum threads or profiles. Similarly, flamebait will not be tolerated.
0.2 - Discriminate against another user, especially regarding their race, nationality, sexuality, gender, age, political views, or disability.
0.3 - Leak personal or identifying information belonging to another user without their permission.
0.4 - Leak content from private boards, including private group boards, or sensitive Staff content.
0.5 - Advertise other communities. Exemptions may be granted to this rule on a case-by-case basis.
0.6 - Post malicious code, programs, or links.
0.7 - Post or link to NSFW material.
0.8 - Create alternate accounts to avoid bans.
0.9 - Intentionally bypass the word filter.
GENERAL: WHEN POSTING…
0.10 - Use common sense. Do not make irrelevant, unhelpful, or meaningless posts, especially when the potential to derail ongoing or serious discussions is high.
0.11 - We ask that all users refrain from creating threads, posts, or status messages creating or encouraging drama. If you have a personal issue with another user, use the PM function.
0.12 - Do not double post; use the “edit post” function if you want to add additional information to your post/thread.
0.13 - All threads should have descriptive and accurate titles.
0.14 - Do not spam. This includes spamming PMs, notifications, or votes.
0.15 - Do not ask to be given credits for your posts. Similarly, do not encourage your friends to give you their credits in order to inflate your total credit value.
0.16 - Swearing, whilst generally allowed, should still be kept civil, respectful, and non-excessive.
0.17 - Refrain from posting spoilers of any kind. If posting a spoiler, use the spoiler function. If not immediately obvious, warn users of the potential contents of your spoiler (e.g. the name of the piece of media your spoiler pertains to).
0.18 - Do not post on a thread older than 1 month unless you have relevant content to add. This is referred to as “necroposting”.
APPLICATIONS: WHEN POSTING…
0.19 - It is frowned upon to bother application reviewers to review your application(s). Please bear in mind that reviewers generally have more responsibilities than only reviewing applications.
PUNISHMENTS FOR RULE BREAKS ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE RULES LISTED ABOVE. ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF MAY DECIDE WHAT DOES AND WHAT DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A RULE BREAK USING THEIR INTERPRETATION, JUDGEMENT, AND COMMON SENSE.