+ Posts are to be made in the relevant forum. Users are asked to read the forum descriptions before posting. Users consistently posting to the wrong forum may be given a warning (see policing below).

+ Members should post in a way that is respectful of other users.Flaming or abusing users in any way will not be tolerated and will lead to a warning. However users are entitled to free speech and may speak their opinion.

+ Members are asked to not act as back seat moderators. If members note an issue which contravenes something in this policy document

they are welcome to bring it to theattention of a member of the Community Team (moderator or Community Manager) Do not respond to such

topics yourself. Members who constantly act as moderators may be warned.

+ Members should remember this board is aimed at a general audience. Posting child pornography or homocide pictures/links will not be

tolerated and will lead to a warning.

+ Members should respect the bandwidth of other users and sites. The use of inline ([IMG][/IMG]) image tags pointing to data stored on

third party systems for which the user has not received permission to link to may be removed.

+ Members should post in a way which is consistent with "normal writing". That is users should not post excessive numbers of emoticons,

large, small or coloured text, etc. Similarly users should not SHOUT or use excessive punctuation (e.g. ! and ?) in topic titles or posts.

Users consistently abusing this will be warned.

+ Spam is not tolerated here under any circumstance.

This includes offering hosting services (charged and free), installation services, solicitation etc.

Recruiting members for your own projects (moderators, designers, professional MOD work, etc.) is not permitted and is also considered spam.

Users posting spam will be warned and their post/comments removed. See specific item on spam and 3rd party linking for more information.

+ Members are asked to not disclose to any 3rd party, board, or list any vulnerabilities in this forum, or sub-projects developed by this forum

(e.g. the Support Toolkit or our website), before first notifying the developers.

+ The moderating, support and other teams reserve the right to edit, remove or put on moderation queue any post or comments at any time.

Please note that currently any very first post is automatically placed in the moderation queue and will be approved/disapproved according to

the present Rules. The determination of what is construed as indecent, vulgar, spam, etc. as noted in these points is up to Team Members and not users.

Warning System

1st warning = stop being stupid, go away for a day and come back when you feel you can adhear to rules above.

2nd warning = go away for 3 days and change your attitude.

3rd warning = banned for the rest of the working term on this forum, you should have listened.

(a term on this server equates to 4 weeks)

(your warning/s will stay with you for the rest of the term, once at the end of the term they will be reset back to 0)