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Please Read: Forum Rules

Post by Happy Hoppers on Mon Jun 30, 2008 12:56 am

Forum Rules
Would all members please take a few minutes to familiarise themselves with the forum rules before starting to post on the board. The rules displayed here are in addition to the agreement that you signed with forumotion upon registration and are specific to this forum. As such we expect them to be adhered to as fully as those imposed by forumotion. Admin would like to remind members that they are guests of the board and are therefore expected to treat both Admin & the forum with respect. Failure to administer to the rules may result in members receiving a warning, a temporary ban or a permenant ban for serious or persistent breaches. Admin reserves the right to ban members without warning for gross misconduct.

Content

Text

  • Should be suitable for viewing by members of all ages
  • Should not be posted with the intent of causing offence or upset to other members
  • Should not be discriminatory, illicit, defamatory nor threatening
  • Should not contain any animal (livestock) sales
  • Should not be posted solely to advertise any product, company or organisation
  • Should not name nor allude to any other rabbit forum


Items may only be offered for sale in ]The Market in accordance with it's additional rules.

Images

  • Should be suitable for viewing by members of all ages
  • Should not be posted with the intent of causing offence or upset to other members
  • Should not be of a discriminatory, illicit or threatening nature
  • Should be of a size which does not impair viewing of the forum nor distort the boundaries of the post box
  • Should contain a warning in the title should it include graphic or upsetting imagery shown as *Content Warning*


Links

  • Should be suitable for viewing by members of all ages
  • Should not be posted with the intent of causing offence or upset to other members
  • Should not link to material which is of a discriminatory, illicit or threatening nature
  • Should not link to rabbits offered for rehoming through the Free-Ads
  • Should not link to any other rabbit forums
  • Should contain a warning prior to the link should it contain any information which may be graphic or upsetting shown as *Content Warning*


Conduct

Behaviour

  • Members may not create thread's or posts which are aggressive or offensive or which aim to criticise, condemn, belittle or harass another member, moderator or administrator
  • Members may not create thread's or posts which aim to criticise or condemn a named product, company, website or individual
  • Members may not create thread's or posts about their own products, companies or websites with the intent of advertising them
  • Members may not name nor discuss any other rabbit forums upon this board
  • Members may not attempt to access another members account nor imitate a member, moderator or administrator
  • Members may not create more than one account on this forum nor post under multiple user names
  • Members may not post in a manner whch may be construed as encouraging illegal activity
  • Members may not abuse the PM system by sending 'hatemail' to other members, moderators or administrators. Members are encouraged to forward such messages to Admin to be dealt with


Language

  • Members may not use obscene language on the forum, we do not accept the posting of profanities under any guise or for any reason. If an explicit word does slip through the swear-filter please report it to either a moderator or administrator
  • Members may not attempt to circumnavigate the swear filter with the use of symbols or digits. This will be regarded, and dealt with, as swearing. The use of * to mask letters is allowed.
  • Members may not use 'text speak' in their threads or posts, it makes them difficult to read and understand and will affect the quality of replies received


Etiquette

  • Please do not 'spam' other members by sending unsolicited PM's about a product, service or company
  • Please do not 'shout' on the board, that is posting consistantly in CAPITAL LETTERS
  • Please do not post 'rants' on the board, these are posts which allude to an attack on a member or company, or which are linked to events or disputes which have occured elsewhere on the forum
  • Please do not post replies or start threads simply to boost your post count or increase your user ranking, make your contributions to the forum thoughtful and valuable. Threads which are construed as 'spamming' or otherwise unconstructive may be removed.
  • Please be considerate with the tone of your posts at all times
  • Please do not retaliate to attacks on the forum, instead report* the offending post to Admin to be dealt with accordingly


Avatars and Signatures

Content

  • Should be suitable for viewing by members of all ages
  • Should not be of a discriminatory, illicit, defamatory or threatening nature
  • Should not contain nor link to any animal (livestock) sales
  • Signatures may link to a product, service, company or website. These are the only form of advertising permitted on this forum.


Sizes

  • Signatures should not measure more than 590x200 pixels
  • Avatars should not measure more than 150x200 pixels or have a file size larger than 64kb


If Admin feel a signature is infringing the forum rules we will make a request by PM that the signature be rectified following our suggestions. If the signature is not rectified quickly Admin reserve the right to rectify the signature themselves.

Above all we urge our members to be tactful and considerate at all times. Differences in opinion do not have to be taken personally nor be made personal. Everyone is entitled to express their opinion provided it is done so in a considerate and respectful manner, there is always a polite and appropriate way to air your views.

Remember, your opinion is not a fact and therefor cannot be right nor wrong. The same applies to everyone.

Users are advised that messages posted on this forum are unmoderated at the time of posting


*To report a post for breaching forum rules click on the red exclamation mark inside an inverted triangle which can be found on the top right hand side of the offending post.

This Document is Copyright HappyHoppers Forums Uk . June 2008.UK. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
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