Post Tue Feb 09, 2010 2:23 pm

Forum Rules/Regulations

We strive to maintain the community forum as a credible resource for pokemon fans with a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. This guide explains how we work to accomplish this goal, by explaining the rules/regulations of the Singapore Pokémon Forum.

General
# Moderation - The Singapore Pokémon forum are moderated by Maxsoft support team.

# Posts - Posts must be constructive and on topic. Moderators may delete posts that do not meet the Acceptable Use Policy . Moderators reserve the right to remove any topics deemed inappropriate or disruptive to the community.

# Etiquette - Moderators are not instructed to censor opinions or ideas but will take action against posts and/or topics that cause unrest beyond civil and polite disagreements. Members may not post personal attacks towards forum members or Maxsoft support team members.

# Commercial Posts - Members may not advertise or promote companies that compete with Singapore Pokémon forum and/or Maxsoft Pte Ltd.

# Issues - If you have an issue concerning Singapore Pokémon forum services, policies, moderators or support team, please private message or email us. All moderators, administrators and support staff are highlighted in the active members list.



The Golden Rules
This forum is made publicly available for the community in order to provide a valuable resource for Singapore Pokémon enthusiasts
located all over the world. In order to keep this forum a valuable resource, we require all forum members to abide by the rules.

Violation of any of these rules will result in consequences determined on a case-by-case basis.

Profanity and discriminatory remarks are not tolerated.

• Inflammatory remarks, intended to hurt or offend a member and/or moderator, are not tolerated.

• Spamming, public or private, will result in a user ban.

• Pornography, warez and illegal content may not be linked from this forum.

• Postings must be placed in the appropriate forum channel and contain a descriptive subject line. Postings placed in inappropriate forum channels will be considered off-topic and either moved or deleted. Non descriptive titles and descriptions will be renamed.

• Linked and locked topics are pruned regularly. If you have a question about where a topic resides, please PM a Moderator before starting a new topic asking where it went or posting a duplicate thread of the original topic. Moderators are happy to provide a link to thread locations as well as explain the reasoning behind why a thread is locked and/or removed.

• If you are linking to external content, you should link directly to that content. It is unacceptable to use link-thru systems to mask the originating URL.

• Cross-posting (posting the same content in multiple channels) is not tolerated. All duplicate posts will be deleted.

• Sensitive topics such as account information and security issues are not to be discussed in the forum. Topics that could compromise sensitive information or serve to potentially harm Singapore Pokémon forum and/or Maxsoft Pte Ltd will be deleted.

• If a thread is deleted by a moderator and the offending user attempts to re-post a similar thread, it is possible that the user will lose “member” privileges.

• The forum is not an acceptable channel to report software bugs. If you find a reproducible bug in your storefront, please submit a “bug report” from your admin panel.

• User profiles, including signatures with inappropriate content, will be modified without notification.

• Abusive behavior of any kind will not be tolerated and may result in the ban of the involved accounts. If you have experienced abusive behavior from a community member, please inform a Forum Moderator .

• If you feel a forum moderator is abusing forum rules or behaving unethically, please contact Site Administrator via PM.

Thank you for visiting Singapore Pokémon Forums. We hope you enjoy your stay.

If you have any questions or suggestions relating to these rules, please contact the forum moderator team or the project team members.


User Profiles

Community Awareness
Each community member has a profile which can be accessed via the "My Controls" link in the header.

It is appreciated if all information can be entered truthfully, to be able to present ones self to the community in a better manner.

Signatures

Profiles, including signatures, with innappropriate content may be modified without prior notification.


Disclaimer

The site and forum moderators reserve the right to modify or delete any inappropriate content on the forums without prior notification.