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Rules and TOS « on: May 16, 2008, 09:39 AM »
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The rules page on the main site have been removed because the information will now be placed directly into the registration page. Therefore, this is the new home for our forum rules and TOS.

Forum Rules
Personal Attacks: While debating and discussion is fine, we do not allow rudeness, insulting posts, personal attacks.

Baiting: No baiting. Dropping things in the forums just to stir the waters will not be tolerated.

Venting: Regularly using this forum as a way of letting out pent up anger is inconsiderate, disrupts the community and causes the same result as trolling. Shout at your TV instead.

Adult Content: No adult content of any type, including images or depictions. Avatars of a sexual nature are also not allowed.

Language: Please keep the use of offensive language to a minimum. We are here for people of all ages, and want everyone to feel comfortable.

Spamming: Spam is typically considered to be repetitive posting of the same text again and again or nonsensical posts that have no substance and are often designed to annoy other forum users. Bumping posts in order to keep them near the top of the list is also prohibited. Posts of this nature are not conducive to community spirit and are unwelcome. Out of consideration for those with poor connection speeds, posting more than four images per page on non-photo specific threads is considered spamming.

Advertising: Advertising to users of this message board in anyway is not allowed. This also applies to the use of private messages and emails without the recipient's prior consent.

Rubbish: Please refrain from posting meaningless threads, one word (or short) non-sense posts, or the such.

Illegal Activities: Discussion of illegal activities such as software and music piracy and other intellectual property violations are not allowed.

Speak English: If you are going to post non-English on these forums, please also post an English Translation of your post. Also speaking in 'txt speech' much like you do on a mobile phone can be confusing and therefore is also not allowed.

Off-Topic: Please try to avoid going off-topic as it's disrespectful to the thread owner and can irritate readers who are expecting on-topic discussion. It is essential this rule is respected for official news articles as in those circumstances moving off-topic discussions is a complicated process due to the thread being directly linked to our home page.

Privacy: If you are in the position of knowing sensitive information about another member's private life that is currently not public domain then please refrain from posting this without prior permission from the member that the information is about.

Affiliate/Referrals: You cannot post any affiliate or referral links, or post anything asking for a referral. Such posts will be subject to removal.

We reserve the right to remove offensive posts without notice.

Also while these rules cover most common situations, they cannot anticipate everything. Consequently we reserve the right to take any actions we deem appropriate to ensure these forums are not disrupted or abused in any way.

We also reserve the right to ban and/or delete any account for any reason.


Terms of Service
You agree, through your use of this forum, that you will not post any material which is false, defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, adult material, or otherwise in violation of any International or United States Federal law. You also agree not to post any copyrighted material unless you own the copyright or you have written consent from the owner of the copyrighted material. Spam, flooding, advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes, and solicitations are also forbidden on this forum.

Note that it is impossible for the staff or the owners of this forum to confirm the validity of posts. Please remember that we do not actively monitor the posted messages, and as such, are not responsible for the content contained within. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information presented. The posted messages express the views of the author, and not necessarily the views of this forum, its staff, its subsidiaries, or this forum's owner. Anyone who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to notify an administrator or moderator of this forum immediately. The staff and the owner of this forum reserve the right to remove objectionable content, within a reasonable time frame, if they determine that removal is necessary. This is a manual process, however, please realize that they may not be able to remove or edit particular messages immediately. This policy applies to member profile information as well.

You remain solely responsible for the content of your posted messages. Furthermore, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless the owners of this forum, any related websites to this forum, its staff, and its subsidiaries. The owners of this forum also reserve the right to reveal your identity (or any other related information collected on this service) in the event of a formal complaint or legal action arising from any situation caused by your use of this forum.

You have the ability, as you register, to choose your username. We advise that you keep the name appropriate. With this user account you are about to register, you agree to never give your password out to another person except an administrator, for your protection and for validity reasons. You also agree to NEVER use another person's account for any reason. We also HIGHLY recommend you use a complex and unique password for your account, to prevent account theft.

After you register and login to this forum, you will be able to fill out a detailed profile. It is your responsibility to present clean and accurate information. Any information the forum owner or staff determines to be inaccurate or vulgar in nature will be removed, with or without prior notice. Appropriate sanctions may be applicable.

Please note that with each post, your IP address is recorded, in the event that you need to be banned from this forum or your ISP contacted. This will only happen in the event of a major violation of this agreement.

Also note that the software places a cookie, a text file containing bits of information (such as your username and password), in your browser's cache. This is ONLY used to keep you logged in/out. The software does not collect or send any other form of information to your computer.

Finally, by registering to this forum you agree to allow us to send our newsletters to you when we feel it appropriate. However, you are free to unsubscribe from those emails at any time by changing your notification settings in your MurraysWorld forum profile.


If you have any questions regarding the rules and TOS then please reply to this thread.
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