|Rules & Regulations|
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Member names and personal information
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Signature and Avatar
Signatures will be available once you have made 10 posts. The contents of your signature must be acceptable for our community, and shall not contain any profanity, vulgarity, or insults/disparaging comments to our community or its members. In addition, comments and/or links that represent direct competition are not allowed. Once you meet certain undisclosed criteria, you will have the ability to include a signature in your post and upload an avatar to your profile.
Topics of discussion
While these discussion forums encourage a wide range of opinions, please keep your posts focused on the topic of the forum in which you are submitting your message. Please refrain from posting the same question, topic in several forums. Each forum has a different topic, so what is appropriate in one forum or thread may not be appropriate in another. If you are not sure where to post, ask a moderator first. All queries are answered in the forums and not answered by email, so that everyone can benefit from the replies and its content.
The use of inappropriate or offensive language is not permitted in these forums. Inappropriate or offensive language includes, but is not limited to, any language or content that is sexually oriented, sexually suggestive or abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, profane, hateful, or that contains racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable material of any kind. We ask that you please be considerate to other members in the forums when posting your messages.
Harassment and flaming
TipsandTricksforum members are not permitted to harass or "flame" other members. Please do not post or transmit any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, profane, hateful, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, including, but not limited to, any material which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, violate the rights of others, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law. Please note that this also includes the posting of taunts (trolling) in a forum solely for the purpose of deriding that forum's topic and/or members.
Copyrighted or trademarked materials
Do not post any content that is copyrighted or trademarked, unless you hold the copyright or trademark. Any material protected by copyright may not be posted in the message boards without the expressed permission of the author or owner of the copyright on that material. This includes reproducing the full text of news stories, articles, etc. It is acceptable to provide a link to copyrighted material, to post brief excerpts, or to paraphrase other works, though we do strongly encourage you to cite the original source whenever possible.
Any posts or threads found in violation of this rule will be edited or deleted, and the poster will be warned or possibly banned at the moderator's discretion.
Piracy or unlawful activities
This community forum is a place for ideas and constructive participation, and not a place to violate any laws or to discuss illegal activities. This type of activity includes, but is not limited to, advocating or asking for information regarding software piracy or unauthorized emulators of software or hardware, sharing or distributing viruses, licenses, registration information, software keys, "cracks," or other information designed to do harm to or allow unlawful access to any computer hardware, software, networks, or any other systems. Please refrain from posting this kind of message.
Posting advertisements, and solicitation of our members
This is a forum of tips, tricks and ideas, so advertisements are not allowed in this venue. Members may answer other members' questions about their occupation or business, of course, but blatant advertising or solicitations of or for businesses is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to, personal resumes, business or personal surveys, class action lawsuit recruitment, recruitment of beta-testers, personal for sale ads, and/or links to products or services with which the poster is affiliated, whether or not a fee is charged for the product or service. Spamming or flooding the forums, in which a user posts the same message repeatedly, is prohibited. Advertisements posted within a member's post are also prohibited, unless authorized by TipsandTricksforum. Spamming also includes sending private messages to a large number of different users.
Posting pyramid scams (such as free iPods, LCDs etc.) is forbidden. All such posts/signatures will be edited or deleted. Any new users posting scams will be banned permanently; contributing users will either be warned or temporarily banned.
Any user’s activity found in violation of this rule, his/her account will be banned permanently and his/her posts, messages will be deleted.
Forum members are allowed to embed images in their messages by linking to an image that exists on another site. In addition to the copyright restrictions mentioned above, users should also refrain from embedding any images of a sexual or offensive nature. If you are uncertain is an image is acceptable or not, please just post a link to the image with a warning that it goes to a page that some may find offensive. Any links to clearly offensive or pornographic materials will be removed immediately at the moderator's discretion.
Our policy on linking to other forums is pretty simple. Members may link to any other site that provides information that helps answer another member's question or is just of general interest to members of that particular forum. One of the most basic tenets of the Web is the open exchange of information, and the TipsandTricksforum managers wholeheartedly support this type of exchange.
The only type of linking (besides porn and spam, of course) that will not be allowed on our site is when members solicit people to leave our site and join a competing service. That is just common sense. We will not allow people to use our site to promote a competing service any more than a brick-and-mortar store would allow his competitor to paste flyers all over his walls. However, people are always welcome to link to any online resource, whether it is on our site or any other site, in order to share useful information with fellow members.
Reputation should be used to reward users for informative and insightful posts. It should not be used to reward jokes, and pointless trolling. At the bottom left of every post you will see an iconwhich allows you to provide reputation for that user's post.
Clicking the icon allows you to add a reputation rating and post a comment. The maximum number of reputations that users can give per day is 5. In your user control panel, the 20 most recent reputation comments received are displayed.
TNTFer group users’ area
As you will see on the main forum list, there is an area for TNTFer group users called Download Store. Only TNTFer group users have full permission to access this area. For becoming a TNTFer group user the number of required posts should be greater than or equal to 10 posts.
Other general rules of conduct
You shall not post on these forums any Content which (a) is libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, harassing or threatening, (b) contains viruses or other contaminating or destructive features, ( c ) violates the rights of others, such as Content which infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or violates any right of privacy or publicity, or (d) otherwise violates any applicable law. You may not post on these forums any links to any external Internet sites that are obscene or pornographic. You shall not use these forums for any commercial purpose, to distribute any advertising or solicitation of funds or goods and services or to solicit users to join competitive online services.
Banning of users
Managing user content
Members of these forums are solely responsible for all Content that they post on our site. TipsandTricksforum shall have the right, but not the obligation, to correct any errors or omissions in any Content, as it may determine in its sole discretion. TipsandTricksforum further reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to delete or remove any user content from the site and to deny the access of any member to all part of this site, at any time for any reason without prior notice or liability.
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