Official Forum Rules and Guidelines

Official Forum Rules and Guidelines

Postby MegBot3000 » Wed Jun 27, 2012 12:13 am

Rules and Guidelines for use of the forum:

1. Topics and posts are to remain of general interest to the collecting membership. Other topics belong in the Jumble Jumble subforum at the discretion of the Moderators.

2. Unnecessary, unwanted, and/or nonsense posts will be removed at the discretion of the Moderators wherein it is felt that it is in the best interest of the community going forward. No explanation will be necessary and none will be offered, so don't expect one.

3. Members who do not adhere to 1, 2, and 4, or post inflammatory remarks that detract from the spirit of the community, will be banned according to the following guidelines:

In general, but not strictly,
First offence - Formal Warning
Second offence - 48 hour ban
Third offence - 7 day ban
Fourth offence -permanent ban, subject to discussion with the Moderators

4. Members are permitted one account on the forum. Any violation found will be considered an offence.

5. White Swirl wishes to be clear with all of our members that harassment of other members via White Swirl will be met with zero tolerance at the discretion of the moderators. We strive to be a community where people are treated fairly and with respect.

PLEASE NOTE: To inform a Moderator of a post that you feel warrants review, use the the exclamation point <!> button ("Report this post") in the top right corner of the post. Repeated unnecessary or excessive use of this "Report" button will absolutely not be tolerated and will be considered an offence.
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Re: Official Forum Rules and Guidelines

Postby 7th_son » Wed Jun 27, 2012 12:17 am

Well after more than 3 years, it has finally become necessary to officially start knocking heads around here. Keep it clean and no one gets hurt. ;)
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Re: Official Forum Rules and Guidelines

Postby hawke000 » Wed Jun 27, 2012 12:18 am

Based on this I have a vision of getting perma-banned eventually.
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Re: Official Forum Rules and Guidelines

Postby bh1644 » Wed Jun 27, 2012 12:22 am

wow, a rare post from the MegBot! I thought maybe it had been rendered obsolete by the KarenBot... gotta love vintage robots! :D
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Re: Official Forum Rules and Guidelines

Postby 7th_son » Wed Jun 27, 2012 12:24 am

hawke000 wrote:Based on this I have a vision of getting perma-banned eventually.


Retroactively you're just 2 away from a perma-ban already.
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Re: Official Forum Rules and Guidelines

Postby arewhyehen » Wed Jun 27, 2012 12:46 am

7th_son wrote:
hawke000 wrote:Based on this I have a vision of getting perma-banned eventually.


Retroactively you're just 2 away from a perma-ban already.


Oh crap, how close am I? I give it a few weeks. No more drunk swirling for me :lol:
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Re: Official Forum Rules and Guidelines

Postby Grimtale » Wed Jun 27, 2012 12:56 am

All I can say is I am proud of the moderator group being led on this one by our one and only 7th_son.
Keep it up and we'll get back to where we were and what we want to be.

Few odds & ends...
Hawke... might want to create a few extra accounts now and go ahead and establish alter egos. That way at least some part of you can survive.
Dude... be careful...
Everyone else, either I think you are doing great and belong here or I've written you off and you should be gone. I'll leave that up to you.
And finally, I'm not in power here so the things I just said don't mean squat.

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Re: Official Forum Rules and Guidelines

Postby hawke000 » Wed Jun 27, 2012 12:56 am

7th_son wrote:
hawke000 wrote:Based on this I have a vision of getting perma-banned eventually.


Retroactively you're just 2 away from a perma-ban already.


I might as well get it over with.

I'll also be sure to include cover sheets on all of my TPS reports from now on as well.
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Re: Official Forum Rules and Guidelines

Postby Stl_ben » Wed Jun 27, 2012 1:08 am

Are there any odds on who will be banned first?
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Re: Official Forum Rules and Guidelines

Postby Grimtale » Wed Jun 27, 2012 1:10 am

Stl_ben wrote:Are there any odds on who will be banned first?

The odds line would have had you high on the list but it seems maybe you have changed your evil ways :-)
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Re: Official Forum Rules and Guidelines

Postby theeradicaleclectic » Wed Jun 27, 2012 3:49 am

7th_son wrote:
hawke000 wrote:Based on this I have a vision of getting perma-banned eventually.


Retroactively you're just 2 away from a perma-ban already.


we are doing retro warnings too?? damn... does that count when you go and ask for help first and stuff like that??

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Re: Official Forum Rules and Guidelines

Postby Alabama Woody » Wed Jun 27, 2012 4:44 am

Those rules sound fair to me. I hope the mods dont have to deal with a lot of drama. Good luck.
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Re: Official Forum Rules and Guidelines

Postby chrono_1980 » Wed Jun 27, 2012 6:03 am

I like it. Way to lay down the law!
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Re: Official Forum Rules and Guidelines

Postby patchwork » Wed Jun 27, 2012 12:25 pm

these work for me. great job guys
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Re: Official Forum Rules and Guidelines

Postby anonymousbrunette » Wed Jun 27, 2012 2:13 pm

I love when Adam cracks the whip.
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