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GENERAL RULES AND GUIDELINES

MODIFIED: July 25, 2014

Simple rules and guideline to follow when posting content on the site forums, blogs and comments.

Notice: Administrators/Moderators reserve the right to change/edit/delete any content at any time if they feel it is inappropriate. 

  • General rules and guidelines:

    • The site is multilingual, English and French. Some content is only available in one language but it is displayed to everyone no matter the interface language selected. When replying to a forum topic, try to respect the language of the original post.
    • Make sure you are posting constructive criticism, whether it's negative or positive. We believe in freedom of speech, but done in a proper manner.
  • Do not:
    • Flame or insult other members.
    • Bypass the swear filter or other filters.
    • Abuse or encourage abuse of the Reputation, Post Reporting
    • Bump forum threads
    • Derail a thread's topic.
    • Post links to phishing sites.
    • Post spam (i.e. +1, 10char, rickrolls) or Re-post Closed, Modified, Deleted Content.
    • Repetitively post in the incorrect forum (example: car pooling request belongs to the car pooling forum).
    • Openly argue with a moderator/administrator. Contact the Moderator via a private message.
    • Share your account. Your accounts are intended for the use by one person.
    • Create alternate, backup, or multiple accounts.
    • Publicly post or otherwise share PMs with other users unless you have the expressed permission of the sender to do so. Private Messages are intended to be just that - private.
  • The following topics are strictly off limits, including in external links:
    • Porn, gross stuff, or anything else not safe for work
    • Threats of violence or harassment, even as a joke
    • Racism, discrimination
    • Religious, political, and other “prone to huge arguments” threads
  • Report post to the moderators/administrators:
    • Should you observe a fellow forum member breaking these rules please report the post to the moderators/administrators using the contact form. Make sure to provide the link in your message and the reason why you report it. You may also want to secure a screenshot in case it would be requested.
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    • Users who are found to be repeat offenders will be removed from site.