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Forum Rules and Guidelines

Post by Admin on Wed Jul 09, 2014 1:35 am

DustinRan Online Official Board Guidelines


Before using your forum account, please read and understand the board rules and guidelines. Posting in the forums means that you agree to these guidelines and vow to obey them at all times. It also means that you are aware of the penalties that come with breaking the rules and acknowledge them as valid and reasonable.


Official Community Boards

The DustinRan Online Community Forums is there to give members a relaxed, friendly, and productive environment to gather in and interact with each other. In order to achieve and maintain this setting, we implement the following guidelines


I. RULES OF CONDUCT
Read before you post
Know the Search Button.
Exercise common sense
Avoid using flashy words or overly abusive language
Keep feedback constructive and straightforward
Be civil and respect the opinions of others
Do not go "off topic"
Respect the authority of the moderators
Do not share forum accounts

II. FORUM NAME RULES
Avoid impersonating forum moderators and DustinRan Online employees
Avoid using major religions/religious figures
Avoid using names that involve illegal drugs and other criminal activities
Avoid using ascii characters
Avoid indecent and vulgar words
Avoid offensive names
Avoid long names that clutter the board

III. MESSAGE POSTING
FLAMING Insults and offensive comments, especially those that aim to deceive others and incite fights, will not be tolerated. Flame threads only destroy healthy relationships and positive interaction in the community.
Penalty
1st offense ~ thread lock
2nd offense ~ 5 days ban
3rd offense ~ account ban

SPAMMING Posting pointless, unrelated, or redundant comments is called spamming and may appear in the form of bumping, double posting, and cross posting. Spamming only clutters the forums and makes discussions confusing.

Bumping ~ Posting unnecessary comments in order to keep a thread on top.
Double Posting ~ multiple or repeated posting to increase post count
Cross Posting ~ posting on multiple sections and/or threads. If you are unsure on
where to post, choose the single most appropriate section of the forum.
Penalty
1st offense ~ delete spam posts
2nd offense ~ 3 days ban
3rd offense ~ account ban

HARRASSMENT Relentless posting of offensive, judgmental, racist, sexist, or unfounded comments and accusations against other characters, players, DustinRan Online employees, or groups of people is strictly prohibited. Again, we must treat this forum as a venue for fostering camaraderie among community members. There are proper sections in the forums for your complaints and reports.
Penalty
1st offense ~ thread lock
2nd offense ~ 5 days ban
3rd offense ~ account ban

IMPERSONATION Pretending or claiming to be an existing Forum Administrators, Game Masters, or DustinRan Online staff with the intent of abusing their influence, authority, or privileges is highly condemned in the forums.
Penalty
1st offense ~ account ban

ADVERTISEMENT This includes posts or links regarding client modification, bots, private servers or other third party programs and/or posts that are non-beneficial to the community and do not bear relevance to DustinRan Online or its published games.
Penalty
1st offense ~ delete thread
2nd offense ~ 5 days ban
3rd offense ~ account ban

LET LANGUAGE AND ALL CAPS USE OF CAPITAL LETTERS in a post is discouraged. You can emphasize a particular word or sentence for clarification and emphasizing a point but not the whole or majority of the post.
Penalty
1st offense ~ send warning
2nd offense ~ delete all posts

PERSONAL INFORMATION Posting personal information without the consent of the person or people concerned will be deleted. This includes but is not limited to email address, contact number, photos and account information.
Penalty
1st offense ~ delete thread
2nd offense ~ 3 days ban
3rd offense ~ 5 days ban

PERSONAL AFFAIRS Personal issues and problems concerning other community members or their friends/relatives must not be fought out in the forums. Also, personal transactions that are not related to the

topic must be sent through private message or other means other than forum posting. Involving others in your personal disputes will not benefit the community.
Penalty
1st Offense ~ delete posts / all posts

ILLEGAL TRADING Posts regarding transactions that involve PHP and DustinRan Online account and/or in-game items will be automatically removed.
Penalty
1st offense ~ delete thread
2nd offense ~ 1 day ban
3rd offense ~ 5 days ban

MAJOR RELIGIONS / RELIGIOUS FIGURES Posts that include clear or masked language and/or link that negatively portray major religions or religious figures will be penalized.
Penalty
1st offense ~ Thread Lock
2nd offense ~ 1 day ban
3rd offense ~ 3 to 5 days ban

PORNOGRAPHIC MATERIALS Posts, threads, and/or links that promote sexual acts will be removed immediately. Keep in mind that the DustinRan Online forum community is open for all ages.
Penalty
1st offense ~ 3 days ban
2nd offense ~ 5 days ban
3rd offense ~ account ban

I'm Leaving/Quitting This includes posts or threads that rants unconstructively. I'm Leaving/Quitting threads/posts are automatically removed due to unavoidable flames that might follow. You may be able to voice out your concern if we communicate in a mature manner.
Penalty
1st offense ~ delete thread
2nd offense ~ 3 days ban
3rd offense ~ 5 days ban

OTHER SERVERS This includes posts or threads that promotes the use of Other Private Servers
Penalty
1st offense ~ delete thread
2nd offense ~ 3 days ban
3rd offense ~ 5 days ban

IV. IMAGE POSTING

SIGNATURES must not exceed 100KB, 350x150 pixels. (The GMs, Moderators, and Admins may be exempt from these rules as they may use them for promotions, important messages and announcements.)

SCREENSHOTS Do not edit images/screenshots that you intend to use to as evidence. Edited screenshots will be deemed invalid.

AVATARS Avatars greater than 50KB will not be accepted. Avatar images should be limited to 75x75 pixels. Confusing avatar images, especially those that imitate DustinRan Online official signs/logos/images and moderator avatars, are not allowed.


V. MARKET RULES

Advertising the intent to trade Donated in-game items or gold is not allowed. Please remember that Forum Administrators will not accommodate complaints or scam reports regarding transactions that involve Donation trade.

Agreeing to the trade means willingly violating the forum guidelines, thus waving your right to seek FA assistance.
Posting format
Item name with corresponding data and price (in gold only)
if possible, a screenshot to accompany the item to be traded
IGN of the seller and, if possible, the date and time of the transaction

No Selling/Trading of accounts and/or in-game items in exchange for PHP. Posts caught will be automatically removed.


VI. REPORT SECTIONS


DETENTION HALL

Subject
[Imp] Character name of Offender ~ for Impersonation
[IN] Character Name of Offender ~ for Inappropriate Names
[KS] Character name of Offender ~ for kill stealing
[BM] Character name of Offender ~ for bad mouth
[IT] Character name of Offender ~ for illegal transaction
[ML] Character name of Offender ~ for mob luring

(Click reply and edit the subject. Make sure you include the Name of the Offender

Report format
Offender`s Character Name
Screenshots (use http://imageshack.us PASTE ONLY THE IMAGE LINK)

Remember: During PK hours you can freely people kill, but when it is not time to do so please be warn of the in-game rules!

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