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Forum Rules

Post by H3katonkheir on 12/12/2010, 08:05

[Version 2.0.1]

Content

Section 1: Posting & Replying to Topics
Section 2: User Signatures
Section 3: User Avatars
Section 4: Shout Box
Section 5: Maze Gallery

Sectionx: Please Note

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Posting & Replying to Topics
[Section 1]

  1. Relevant posts are to be made in the relevant forums. Users are asked to read the previous discussion before posting.
  2. 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 and/or ban. This also includes falsely accusing or implying another user has broken rules they have not, but will only be a warning if not malicious in nature.
  3. Members are asked to please not act as moderators. If members note an issue which contravenes an element in this Forum Rules document they are welcome to bring it to the attention of a Moderator using the post report feature.
  4. Members should remember this board is aimed at a general audience. Posting pornographic or generally offensive text, images, links, et cetera is not tolerated.
  5. Members are asked to respect the copyright of other users, sites, media, et cetera. Additionally, users linking to or asking for information on wares, cracks, et cetera or re-printing material without permission will receive a site ban.
  6. Members should respect the bandwidth of other users when posting images, et cetera.
  7. Members should not use an excessive number of emoticons, excessive use of text sizes or formatting (bold, italics, underlined, et cetera) or the over use of coloured text.
  8. Members should not SHOUT (capital lettering) or use excessive punctuation (example; !?!?!?) in posts.
  9. Members should try and use an appropriate, and descriptive title when posting a new topic.
    Examples of bad titles;
    • "Help me!" / "I'm stuck!" / "I've got an error!"
    • "Cool suggestion!"
    • "Just wanna ask"
    • "OMG WTF hax bug!!!" / "Wisp King"

    Examples of good titles;
    • "Getting lots of errors when logging in"
    • "Select multiple towers in TMD"
    • "Why does Sasquatsh mute some items?"
    • "Wisp King crashing late game"

  10. Spamming is not tolerated.
  11. Members are not allowed to advertise products / services of any nature without Administrator consent. Recruiting members for your own projects (with the exception of TTW clans) without Administrator consent is not permitted.
  12. Moderators reserve the right to edit, move delete any post at any time. The determination of what is construed as indecent, vulgar, spam, et cetera as noted in these points is up to Moderators and not users.
  13. The Forum Rules listed here, where applicable also apply to the private messaging system. Abuse of the such will lead to removal of the ability to use the private messaging system.
  14. Impersonating any other person in these forums, or anywhere else if discovered will result in an instant ban of a length determined by the severity of the matter. This rule includes pretending to have any authority or masquerading as a TTW staff member or official. (In particular see Section 6).
  15. Members should not troll the forum. Defined as replies with meaningless / useless posts that do not further contribute to the discussion. (Example posting "lol", "sigh", et cetera).
  16. When quoting other users, only quote as much of the original as necessary.
  17. This forum is based with English as the official language. If you feel you must post in a non-English language, an English translation must be supplied. Posters failing to do so will be warned.
  18. Moderators reserve the right to judge the nature of posts without challenge. Users abusing these rules will be warned and have their forum post(s) removed.


User Signatures
[Section 2]

  1. Signatures may contain 1 image (maximum of 500 width by 200 height pixels).
  2. Animation is not allowed. Not including the default Emoticons.
  3. If your signature contains typed text, text sizes should be kept default, and is subject to the same conditions as expressed in Section 1.
  4. A maximum of 4 Userbars / Fanbars (350x19 px each) are allowed instead of an image. These must be stacked on top of each other and center aligned.
  5. Signatures should preferably be center-aligned.


User Avatars
[Section 3]

  1. Members are permitted to utilise the (large) avatar gallery, upload or to link to one of their own external images.
  2. Member defined avatars are to be no larger than 150x150 px.
  3. It may not contain imagery which attempts to portray, falsely, the user having an official TTW status.
  4. Animation is allowed, but the total filesize must not exceed 64kb.
  5. Where applicable, Avatars are subject to the same conditions as expressed in Section 1


Shout Box
[Section 4]

  1. Messages appearing in the Shout Box are subject to all conditions as stated in Section 1.
  2. Members may not spam or flood the shout box.
  3. Members abusing the chat box may have their chat box privilege and message(s) removed.
  4. Members are required to use their own username, or a derivative of (example: "H3ka" instead of "H3katonkheir"), for "Name" input.
  5. Please note that each member's IP address is embedded in its message.
  6. Members caught impersonating other users will be banned from the forum / Shout Box, dependant on the severity of the offense.


Maze Gallery
[Section 5]

  1. To submit a maze to the gallery, please refer to these Instructions.
  2. Mazes submitted, must first be approved by Moderators. Therefore, if you do not follow the above instructions your maze will not be approved, and will simply not appear in the gallery.
  3. Where applicable, comments are subject to the same conditions as expressed in Section 1


Please Note
[Section x]

The rules expressed in this document are subject to additions / modifications at any time. A news message will be placed on the homepage indicating major changes, however, the onus is on you to check for updates or changes. Ignorance is not an acceptable excuse for violating forum rules. When in doubt, check the forum rules first, before posting. Remember that the use of this forum is your privilege, not a right.


Last edited by LeafMuncher on 15/2/2012, 19:22; edited 15 times in total (Reason for editing : Section 2, size adjustments)
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