Ignorance of the rules does not make you immune from them.
See Appendix A for penalties.
- a) This includes about anything not found in a 1970's Disney G rated movie. This does include words in other languages. If
you are uncertain about a word, then do not use it. The only exceptions are listed in Part b, which fall under the
restrictions of Part c. Penalties for their use will determine on the level of the curse, and circumstance, which are left
for the admin on-site to decide.
- b) 'damn' and 'hell' are current exceptions to Article 1, restricted under Part c.
- c) The allowed words must be used in moderation, above 5 uses will constitute a curse, falling under Part a of this article.
- d) The attempt to censor out anything that would fall under Part a of this Article, but still clearly identifiable as an
inapropriate term is considered as falling under Part a, with apropriate penalties. This includes abbreviations, such as
'stfu' or 'fu'.
See Appendix B for penalties.
- a) This includes the following:
- Multiple lines in quick succesion
- URL's to other sites or message boards posted more then once in a five minute period
- Advertisements of other chats
- Multiple phrases in rapid succession, whether RPG or otherwise
- b) 'Slow' flooding (flooding slowly enough not to set off the automatic flood filter) falls under Part a of this article
- c) Flooding in PC, if proven, falls under parts a and b, and will be punished accordingly.
See Appendix C for penalties.
- a) Usernames fall under Article 1 for inapropriate language, but also have the following constraints:
- Nothing of sexual or suggestive nature is allowed, this includes, but is not limited to:
- 'cyber' when it can be interpreted to refer to cybersex.
- 'cute' is allowed
- b) Usernames which can be considered to be impersonating an admin are prohibited
- Any obvious likeness of an admin's (Here defined as a Site Administrator, or Admin level user) name.
- An admin's name with numbers preceeding,
following, inserted into it, or substituted for letters.
- An admin's name with a derogatory, sarcastic or inapropriate phrase or word attached.
- Any obvious attempt to use an admin's name
- The admin in question may grant an individual permission to use the name.
See Appendix D for penalties
- a) The following are considered inapropriate conversation topics:
- Chat 'smoking' or doing 'drugs' or references to either
- Truth or Dare or other games of that nature
- Due to the immature nature of such things, sex related conversations are considered inapropriate in this chat.
- Wandering around / having parties (etc) in your birthday suit
- Comparing the relative size of each-other's 'attributes'
- Doing anything in main chat that is explicit or suggestive in nature
- b) Conversations on Religion:
- Religious conversations are *not* banned outright, but have the following guidelines:
- You *must* be respectful of the viewpoints of others.
- Specific religious insults are not tolerated.
- Arguing a pro-religion POV is *not* the same as trying to convert you
- Neither 'Your G-d is DEAD' nor 'You will BURN IN HELL FOR ETERNITY' are respectful
- c) Racial, sexual, religious, ethnical or other slurs are PROHIBITED This does NOT include:
- Accepted names (Christian, Jew, Gay, White, Black, Hispanic, etc)
- Continual use of such accepted names in derogatory or insulting fashion will be considered as breaking Part c
of this article.
- Being part of a particular ethinical, racial, religious or other group does not allow you to use the slurs
commonly directed at the group.
- d) Cybering (cybersex) is prohibited. in cases of cybering in private chats, it is logged, and automaticaly highlighted
for our attention. It will be dealt with, and both parties can expect to be banned on their next entry into chat.
- e) Follow nettiquete when in chat, this includes, but is not limited to:
- NO CAPS. Talking in all caps is prohibited, and grounds for immediate action.
- Over three words in caps in a line of text are considered breaking this rule
- If all the words on a line are in caps, then two words is the limit
- Admins may use caps, if neccesary
- Be respectful of other chatters and admins.
- Harrassing a chatter or admin on the basis of physical, mental or any other disability.
- If you can't spell or type grammaticaly, don't be angry if people can't understand you, English may not be your
first language, but this is an English primary chat, and if you are going to be here, you should make the minimal
effort to use the language properly.
- f) Conversations should be kept to English and Japanese, unless there is an admin in chat who understands another
language, then it too is allowed. Conversations in other languages have to follow all articles of these rules, without
Behavior towards admins.
See Appendix D for penalties.
- a) Chatters are not allowed to ignore admins. Doing so is an offence that falls under Article 6, Appendix E.
- If a chatter is seen to only listen to a particular admin, it is also considered to be ignoring an admin, and is considered rule breaking
- Running away from an admin (ie repeatedly changing a room when an admin enters) can, based on circumstance, be considered ignoring an admin.
- b) Chatters who are seen repeatedly attempting to provoke or harrass admins, may be considered in violation of these rules as well
See Appendix E for penalties
- a) Rules mainly apply in open chat and only partly in Private chat (hereafter referred to as P.C.)
- b) Rules always apply anytime the chat is running, even when an admin is not present. When admins are not present
the logs will be reviewed and anyone caught breaking the rules will be subject to penalties noted in Appendixes A
- c) Those who break the rules repeatedly forego their rights to penalties noted in Prenoted appendixes and are subject
to penalties noted in Appendix E.
- d) It does not apply if someone else was not warned for an act earlier for something that is against the articles
previously, or hereafter, stated.
- e) Those caught of repeated rule breaking are at first subject to a one warning eject. If the rule breaking continues
then they are subject to a kick/ban on sight.
- f) The rules, Articles and Appendixes found here are subject to change without notice, and any modifications go into
effect immediately on being designed, not on them being added to this list.
A verbal notification from an admin of a rule change is a courtesy, and breaking of said change is immediately punishable within these articles as well
Breaking of Article 1 will be followed by up to three warnings (a warning from here on, defined as an Oral, a
Warning pop-up box, a 1 minute Freeze, or a Kick) followed by a Ban. Habitual breaking of Article 1 may fall under
Appendix E for penalties.
Flooding as defined in Article 2, is immediately penalized by a Freeze, Kick or a Ban, depending on length. Slow
flooding, or url advertising may be given a pop-up or oral warning.
Inapropriate usernames are given from 1 to 20 seconds to change names, depending on severity and then Kicked.
On the second inapropriate name, they may be Banned.
Violations of Article 4 Part a Sections 1 and 2 not including 2.3, Part b, Part c Section 2, Part e, Part f, and Article 5 (all parts) are given
up to three warnings, followed by a Ban. Violations of Part a section 2.3, Part c not including Section 2, and Part d is
immediately penalized by a Freeze, Kick or a Ban depending on severity
Habitual offenders are automaticaly given increased severity, and penalties increase accordingly, so the standard
Warning levels will not apply. Individuals creating problems for prolonged time periods will be considered for a
long-term ban, lasting upwards of a week, with a month being the most common length.
These rules are to be considered the complete listing of what *is* allowed, but only a partial listing of what is *not*