All users within this community are expected to adhere and are subject to the following rules of conduct. These rules will be enforced at all times, including instances where a user is communicating with someone who is not a part of this community. These rules are community bound and are enforced over the forum, server and TeamSpeak 3.
1.1 Disrespectful Behavior - Disrespectful behaviour, in its broadest sense, is not acceptable; users are expected to conduct themselves respectfully at all times.
1.2 Discrimination - Any demonstrations of any forms of discrimination will not be accepted.
1.3 Slander - Slander will not be tolerated within this community; the only time where accusations can be made against other members of the community is within the ban requests/staff complaints and when speaking to an appropriate member of staff - when making an accusation against a member of staff, a higher ranking staff member should be spoken to.
1.4 Causing Problems - Generally, any attempts by an individual(s) to cause a problem(s) will not be tolerated.
2.1 Thread Bumping - Users should not reply to any threads with the sole intention of bringing more attention to said post especially if it’s to attract staff attention.
2.2 Spamming - Users are not to spam any thread or post with random or unrelated content to the original post. This also goes for spamming a user’s profile posts. Reposting something that has already been removed by staff is also classed as spamming.
2.3 Profile Content - Users are not to have an excessive amount of content on their profiles that is there purely to insult or offend a person or group of people. This includes but is not limited to profile pictures, signatures and status updates.
2.4 Unnecessary Posting - Users should not excessively make threads or reply to threads with no real purpose or intent, any replies to threads should be relevant to the post and be constructive where needed. All threads should be made in their relevant forum, anything not categorized should be posted in “Off-Topic”
2.5 Administrative Threads - Users replying to Action Requests, Ban Appeals, Disputes or Refund Requests must have been directly involved in the situation or posting on someone’s behalf and be providing relevant information to the situation. Replies to Enforcer Applications or Suggestions should not just be there to show their opinions. These replies must be constructive and give appropriate feedback.
2.6 Rating System - Users must not use the thread rating system to excessively rate another user, this is not limited to negative ratings. Users must not rate a post negatively as a “revenge attack” on the player.
2.7 Ideas and Suggestions - All community suggestions need to be well thought out and planned prior to the post being made, any suggestions must go through the discussion period by making a discussion post. You must wait a few days and allow for some discussion to take place prior to moving your post up to the Ideas and Suggestions forum. Prior to posting a suggestion, you must make sure it is not currently being discussed or has been denied within the last few months.
2.8 Thread Titles - When naming a thread users must always adhere to rule 1.1 disrespectful behaviour. When creating a thread in the Action Request section users must include the name of the player they are reporting as well as the rule believed to be violated. When creating a thread in the Ban Appeal, Disputes, Refund Request or Staff Complaint section users must ensure they include the name of the staff member the thread relates to. Users should not include anything else in their thread title.