Forum Rules

Adzel_Firestar

DC Towny Owner
Staff member
Owner
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The following are the official forum rules for DC Towny, with each respective punishment listed below in red. You may sometimes receive an optional, automatically generated, pre-typed forum conversation notifying you when you get warned by a staff member.



Warnable Offences


Advertising is not allowed.
Any form of advertising is not allowed. This includes non-DC owned servers' IPs, forums & buycraft stores, other webstores, scam links, phishing sites and malware sites.
This results in a permanent ban from the forums and possibly the server. The posts will be removed.


Ban evading is not allowed.
Coming online with another forum account while your main account is banned, for a purpose other than appealing a ban, is not allowed.
This results in a permanent ban from the forums.


Excessive trolling or toxicity is not allowed.
Trolling continuously, being toxic continuously or disrupting the forums is not allowed. Excessive fake applications and malicious impersonation fall under this rule.
Hacking, DDoSing or DOXing is not allowed.
Hacking into others' forum accounts, DDoSing them or leaking their personal information on the forums is not allowed.
This results in 3 permanent warning points.


Racism or sexism is not allowed.
Using racial slurs falls under this rule.
This results in a 1-week ban from the forums and possibly the server.


Disrespectful or inappropriate content not allowed.
Anything that disrespects, bullies or offends others to a large extent is not allowed. Joking about this not allowed either.
This results in 3 warning points.


Excessive swearing is not allowed.
This results in 2 warning points.



Post farming is not allowed.
Posting more than 2 very short or pointless posts, less than 24 hours apart, is not allowed. The posts will be removed.
This results in 3 warning points. The posts will be removed.


Dislike spamming is not allowed.
Disliking more than 4 of one user’s posts, less than 24 hours apart, is not allowed. You will be warned for each user you do this to.
This results in 3 warning points. The ratings may be removed.


Excessive bumping is not allowed.
Bumping your own thread more than once every 3 days is not allowed.
This results in 2 warning points. The posts may be removed.


Necroposting/gravedigging is not allowed.
Posting on a thread where the last post was more than 20 days old, or posting on an announcement that is no longer relevant, is not allowed. Exceptions would be if the content was still relevant, or if it was to provide meaningful feedback, ask legitimate questions, give actual opinions or for an understandable reason. Marketplace and recruitment threads will be archived after 30 days.
This results in 2 warning points. The thread will be locked.


Double posting is not allowed.
Posting two or more posts in a row on any thread is not allowed. Simply use the edit button.
This results in 1 warning point. The posts will be merged.

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Non-Warnable Offences


Plagiarism
Plagiarising is not allowed. Copying guides from elsewhere and posting them here as your own falls under this rule.
Requesting Locks
Only the thread owner can request that their own thread be locked. You cannot request that staff lock someone else's thread. However, you may tag staff to handle a situation if a rule has been broken.
Leaving Threads
Threads announcing that you are leaving the server are not allowed.
Sensitive Information
Posting sensitive or personal information of yours is not allowed.
Non-DC Videos
Videos that are not regarding DC Towny, posted in the forums section are not allowed.
Encouraging Rule Breaking
Content encouraging or asking others to break any of DC Towny's rules are not allowed. Threads encouraging forum users to spam pointless replies fall under this rule.
Support Thread Queries
Only staff may ask if the OP has any other queries on support threads, as archiving them requires the question to be asked at the appropriate time.
Spam
Spam, "test" posts, useless, duplicate or pointless content is not allowed. Spamming others, be it on their threads, profiles or in forum conversations is not allowed.
Toxicity
Toxic content is not allowed.
This results in the offending content being removed.


Flooding
Excessive character spam is not allowed.
Light Advertising
Accidentally mentioning a non-DC owned server's name or asking if others wish to join another server falls under this rule. Attempting to refer to a server by calling them by similar name also falls under this rule.
This results in the offending content being edited out.


Staff Issues
Content about staff abusing is not allowed. Instead, bring it up to an Admin+ in a forum conversation.
Flame Wars
Starting, instigating, fueling or taking part in flame wars is not allowed.
This results in the thread being locked.
 
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