Admins Point - Internet, Computer and Webmaster Help Forums Rules

Forum Rules

  1. Respect the guidelines for adminspoint usage. Respect volunteers, contributors, yourself, fellow community members, and guests on these boards. Whether a community member has one post or 5,000 posts, they deserve the same respect. Users should post in a way that is respectful of other users. Flaming or abusing users in any way will not be tolerated.
  2. Users linking to or asking for information on warez, crackz, etc. or re-printing material without permission will receive a warning and their post will be removed.
  3. Posts are to be made in the relevant forum. Users are asked to read the forum descriptions before posting.
  4. Obscene images will not be tolerated. This site is family friendly, and all posts and posters must respect the integrity of the site.
  5. The moderators of this forum reserve the right to edit or remove any post or thread at any time. Main reasons include 'duplication', 'uppercase letter', 'net speak', 'Irrelevance', 'offense' and 'thanks posts'.
  6. Members can share their email ids and personal contact numbers in their profiles, but not in their posts.
  7. Users should use an appropriate title when posting a new topic. Examples of bad titles include: "Help me!", "I'm stuck!" etc. Examples of good titles include; "Need Help opting Subjects" etc.
  8. Red font has been and continues to be reserved for moderator use. Don't use it.
  9. Users should not post a topic/reply in CAPITALS, the reason being is that this is considered as shouting.
  10. Do not write in eLiTe LeTtErS, or in very large or hard to read fonts or colors.
  11. Avoid regular use of "Netspeak" or other "cute" grammar or spelling (For example: writing "R U a woman?" instead of "Are You a woman?").
  12. Multi Usernames: More than one username (Sock Puppet account) is not allowed. A sock puppet is an account made on an internet message board by a person who already has an account for the purpose of posting anonymously. After the preferred choice of username the Admin will delete the other/s username/s.Use your own account for posting personal opinions. All the members are restricted to bear single username. The IP address of all posts is recorded to aid in enforcing forum rules and policies. Trying to circumvent a restriction and or ban by re-registering with another user name or changing of an IP address will not be tolerated and in this case a permanent ban may be deemed necessary.
  13. Change of Username: If anyone wants to modify their username, ie: spelling, post to the Admin in "Site Feedback" for a requested modification. Members cannot request for change of usernames under any condition.
  14. Keep on topic: Responses to a particular thread should be on-topic and pertain to the discussion. Users should use the New Topic button to start a new discussion which would otherwise be off-topic in the current thread. Threads that are off topic may be closed or deleted by the moderator.
  15. Posting Messages: Posting the same message to many topics or boards is considered spam. Duplicate messages will be deleted or consolidated by our moderators. Please do your best to post new topics to the appropriate forum board, moderators will move topics that are posted inappropriately.
  16. Commercial Postings/Solicitations are not allowed. Commercial content as a direct or indirect (either intentional or non-intentional) attempt to solicit customers through a forum post will be edited or deleted.
  17. About our Moderators: Forum Moderators are community volunteers that give up their time to help build a better community. They will assist with focusing topics and enforcing guidelines. They have the authority to edit/delete posts, to move, close or delete topics, and to temporarily moderate users’ posts. Do not attempt to engage them in direct combat.
  18. Complaints: If you have an issue with a specific post/topic on this board, please report in Site Feedback section.

Signatures

  • Users abusing these rules will be given One(1) warning only. If the offense is repeated, they will face a possible ban.
  • No image can be added in signature
  • Only 2 lines can be added in signature

Avatars

  • Hotlinking (using this forum as a host) is expressly forbidden.
  • As this is an educational forum, showbiz celebrity avatars, movie characters, ammunitions and weapons, and display of drugs in avatars are not allowed.
  • There are no restrictions as to where you can use your Avatar, however, do not link via a url to the Avatar on this Forum (Hotlink)
  • Links to images on slow servers e.g Lycos or those prone to failure will be removed.
  • Users abusing these rules will be given One(1) warning only. If the offense is repeated, they will face a possible ban.

By agreeing to these rules, you warrant that you will not post any messages that are obscene, vulgar, sexually-oriented, hateful, threatening, or otherwise violative of any laws.

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