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Posting Rules

If any rule is broken, warning level may increase by 25%.

A ban will also be implemented each time someone's warn level in increased.

25% - 3 days
50% - 5 days
75% - 7 days
100% - 1 Year

A moderator may alter the duration of a ban if it is deemed severe enough.

• A basic understanding of English, grammar and spelling is needed on the forum. It is unfair on others having to read posts with such consistent and basic errors. In the event of people falling into this category, their posting access on the forum will be removed but they will still be able to read the forum. Any members suffering from medical problems which effects their forum behaviour and/or posting should contact Admin under the strictest of confidence.
• Where possible, try to keep threads on topic.
• No personal attacks on other members.
• Do not flame/troll another member purposely. Trolling is any comment which is trying to provoke another member. Flaming is blatantly insulting another member.
• Do not bump your topics or posts.
• No warez/serial posting (discussion is allowed).
• No pictures of any kind are allowed in your signature.
• No posting of pornographic material (Links/Pics).
• No deliberate constant posting of meaningless content to increase post count or to dominate activity on the forum.
• No posting personal information of other members including real names, phone numbers, addresses, photos, etc unless you have their permission to do so.
• You are only allowed to register one account on the forum. Anyone found to have two or more usernames will have their account(s) suspended.
• Do not create accounts for previously banned members.
• Do not pass on your account details to another person. Multiple people using the same account (unless it is an approved group account) is not allowed.
• No sectarian or racist posts.
• No name dropping.
• No swearing/banned words. Trying to by-pass the bad-word filter is not tolerated.
• Off-topic posts will be edited, closed or moved without warning. Should you require an explanation, PM a mod, do not post “why was my post removed” or similar.
• Commercial posts will not be tolerated, except with the prior consent of Admin. Such posts will be deleted and user banned indefinitely.
• Harassing forum members by PM is a serious offence, and where proof exists, the offender will be banned indefinitely.
• Any threat to a forum member by another member will be see the offender banned instantly.
• Signatures are to be limited to three lines of text. Anyone found to have inflammatory or comments containing personal abuse will have their signature altered. Images are not allowed in signatures, unless approved by Admin.
• Text speak should not be used. Repeated use of text speak will result in posting privileges being removed.
• Consistently falsely reporting posts/threads is not allowed.
• Avatars/signatures deemed offensive by the Admin and the moderating team will be removed immediately and without warning.
• Posts consisting solely of smilies are not encouraged.
• Discussion on moderation of the forum is forbidden. If members have queries or comments in relation to moderation on the forum, they should use the 'Help Desk' feature on the forum.

Moderators have the ability to ban members from topics should they feel any member is ruining a topic.

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