Darkforum.com - Dark Stories, Dark Art, Poetry, Photography, Debates and Discussions
Home Register FAQ
Go Back   Darkforum.com - Dark Stories, Dark Art, Poetry, Photography, Debates and Discussions > Welcome > Socialize
Reload this Page Rules (READ ME)
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-16-08   #1
Uncletiggs
DF's Dirty 'ol Man
Admin
 
Uncletiggs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Hiding in the shadows
Posts: 11,229
Uncletiggs will become famous soon enough
Credits: 218,114
Rules (READ ME)

These are the basic rules. Follow them and you will be fine.

Quote:
On Topic – All posts will remain on topic, and be posted in the correct forum. Please do not make posts containing no content (ie, "first post," "hello,", "random smilie", any catchphrase, or something else completely void of meaning). These just litter up the forums and with over 1,000,000 posts and ~10000 registered users, we need to eliminate these as much as possible. If you do not like a thread, then just vote it a "1" and move on; replies consisting solely of trolling fall into this category.

Forum/Server Attacks Don't mess with the forums, the server, or any user on the forums. If you post a malicious link (any URL with spy ware or code designed to annoy people) you will be banned. Do not vote spam a thread with your friends because you don't like the person who posted it; this makes the voting feature useless. Do not make plans to annoy / destroy other forums.

Respect – We do not require you to agree with the views of other members of this site including the administration. However, all members are required to show a reasonable amount of respect. Any Member who attempts to mimic another Members account will be immediately banned without notice.
Please do not harass or intentionally annoy the mods. If they ask you to do something, please do it. Mods are volunteers who keep sanity and order here. If you do not like the mods or the moderation here, then feel free to not post here.

Attacks – Verbal attacks will be tolerated to a point. If your attack is on topic and furthers the discussion then, and not result in a flame war, it will remain. Please do not post others' personal information (phone number, addresses, emails, etc.). Try to stay out of other peoples' personal lives as well. Keep in mind there's a good distinction between the Internet and real life.

Contained Conflict (Bitch Board): Keep all flamewars and other arguments in the bitch board. You cannot post illegal material, harass others by posting their personal information or nude photos, spam thread subject lines to break the forum tables, harass any admins or mods, or start forum invasions in Bitch Board.

Spam – Any member caught spamming this message board or persons email will be banned permanently. There is a proper place to promote your website, band or concert.

Your Account Only one person may use a forum account. Account sharing is a bannable offense, so please keep your password secure.

Adult Content – Do not post any illegal images or else you will be banned.

Image / File Rules: Keep all images work-safe. (As a general rule, ask yourself "would my mother and boss be comfortable viewing this image?" when posting outside of Adult boards and/or Bitch Board)

Image size and linking. Keep all images smaller than 800 pixels horizontal and 600 pixels vertical. Make sure all images are hosted on your own webspace or on a server that ALLOWS hotlinking. We do not approve of bandwidth leeching and forcing other people to pay for your images.

No warez, no cracks, no CD codes, no illegal programs that are used to either crack software or perform any malicious activity.

Signatures – With some of the members of this site only having a dial up account, we request that your signatures DO NOT exceed 400 pixels wide and 125 pixels high. Images much not be more than 30 kb in file size. This is including text and images. Make sure that they do not contain and flash or quick time media or ANY embedded files.

Avatars - Please keep these images non-pornographic (no nipples, no genitalia), either photos or images containing such will not be allowed, and with in 150x150 pixels (preset limit)

Copyright – All material posted by a member are considered copyrighted and the property of said member. Such copyrighted material may not be quoted, reposted or taken without the expressed and written permission of said member. This includes any written or artistic expressions.

Private Messages - All PMs from Members are considered private and not to be shared in public. If you are receiving PMs that are harassing you should forward the PM to a Super Moderator for review


Catchall Rules: Please do not try to cleverly circumvent some rule listed here. These rules are general guidelines and are very flexible.



Any broken rules could result in warning or immediate banning. We also reserve the right to remove your account without warning or reason. If you are warned, please take it seriously as you will only be warned once. Please respond to all warnings in a PM in an adult and civil manner. If you have any issues with the decision of a moderator please take it up with a Super Moderator, or Administrator and it will be looked at openly and with no bias. Finally, the administration is here by donation only. Without the time and money of the website owner, we would not have this place in which to post our ideas, or pieces of work. So please show some respect to the administration for the work that they do to keep this website up and running for your enjoyment.

This is an amendment:

If you get a warning, you get a certain number of points based on that warning:

post related:
-worthless post 2pts / warn maturity 5 days
-trolling and attacking 4pts / 10 days
-spam 10pts / 99999 days (=permaban)
-extreme trolling 10pts / 99999 days (=permaban)

non post related:
-oversize sig 3pts / 5 days
-multiple accounts 10pts / 99999 days (=permaban)

At 10 points you're temp banned (or suspended, whatever) (I believe you're still able to post on the bitchboard and/or darkness though.)

The points stay on for the length of the point maturity. So, if you're warned for trolling and get 4 pts, those points will automatically be removed in 10 days. (and so on) If you get a bunch of warnings, the points may or may not add up to 10. Regardless the points will only stay on the length of their maturity.

In the case of spammers, extreme trolling, and multiple accounts (created to annoy or harass, not specifically if you just have another username) they automatically get 10 points... so automatic ban, and those points don't come off for 99999 days (nearly 274 years) so, as you can imagine, that would be a permaban.

The only people we want to register accounts are those who really want to be here and will respect the rules and other forum members.
There will be addendum's to this.
__________________
Beware the ex's.. They ARE out to get you...

Nice guys finish last
It isn't just a saying.. It's a fact of life!

Those things that produced your ex......you know, the bitchmakers! Metagion

If you have sex with a prostitute against her will, is it considered rape or shoplifting?

You're not who you are, you're only what other people think you are

Your more Delusional than you think I am! {Duck Dodgers}
is Offline  
Closed Thread


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
poetry forum rules >FuckDoll< Mayhem 10 07-20-05 09:18

Recent Threads
Overflowing asylums
3 Weeks Ago 01:23
Last post by JeNn_DeViLz
16 Hours Ago 19:27
Hey fr0g
2 Days Ago 01:49
Last post by thefr0g
1 Day Ago 15:36
Obama sends a letter.
2 Days Ago 21:42
Last post by Sic Simon
2 Days Ago 21:42
what surprised you today?
04-11-13 17:55
Last post by Sic Simon
2 Days Ago 21:19
Science Disproves...
11-01-10 14:38
by Pahu
Last post by Sic Simon
2 Days Ago 21:16
Whats your job?
11-20-07 14:57
Last post by Sic Simon
4 Days Ago 20:26
what have you eaten...
12-24-03 19:43
Last post by JeNn_DeViLz
6 Days Ago 10:09
Darkforum Youtube!
03-25-13 07:48
Last post by JeNn_DeViLz
6 Days Ago 09:32
vote or die
2 Weeks Ago 01:56
Last post by JeNn_DeViLz
6 Days Ago 09:20
vote or die
2 Weeks Ago 02:02
Last post by Sic Simon
1 Week Ago 21:45
Online Users: 61
4 members and 57 guests
buttonugg, dressevening, mc10077moncler, promlong
Most users ever online was 1928, 06-09-15 at 18:20.
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.0 RC2


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
vBulletin Skin developed by: vBStyles.com

© 2006 - 2016 Dark Forum | About Dark Forum | Advertisers | Investors | Legal | A member of the Crowdgather Forum Community