Forum Guidelines & Rules
To ensure that our forum remains helpful and efficient, we have established some general guidelines for posting. Please take a moment to review them:
Guidelines & Rules for using the forums
- Use the SEARCH feature first:
Before posting a new thread, please use the forum’s search feature to check if your issue has been addressed before. It’s easy to search, just click the “Search” button at the top right of the page.
- Be DESCRIPTIVE and avoid “stupid” topic names:
When creating a new thread, use a descriptive topic name that summarizes your problem in the subject line. Avoid attention-grabbing subjects that can annoy others. Providing more information in your post will help members understand your issue and respond more quickly.
- Topics to AVOID:
Do not use generic or unhelpful topic names such as “Help,” “Help me,” “Urgent,” “I have a question,” “Help wanted,” or “I need assistance.” Threads with such topics will be deleted.
- No Spam/Advertising/Self-promotion:
Do not engage in unsolicited advertising for goods, services, websites, or products, or post unrelated content. This includes sending private messages to multiple users or self-promoting your website, business, or forums.
- Do not ask for email addresses or phone numbers:
Requesting or providing information on how to illegally obtain copyrighted materials is strictly prohibited.
- No offensive posts, links, or images:
Defamatory, harassing, abusive, sexually explicit, racist, or discriminatory material is strictly prohibited, including user pictures. Please use common sense when posting.
- Avoid cross-posting:
Refrain from posting the same question in multiple forums. Choose the most appropriate forum for your question and post it there.
- Do not PM users asking for help:
Do not send private messages to users asking for help. Instead, create a new thread in the appropriate forum so that the entire community can benefit from the discussion.
- Remain respectful of other members:
All posts should be professional and courteous. Disagreements are allowed, but personal attacks, insults, or belittling of others or the community will not be tolerated, regardless of position in the forums.
- Your account may be banned for violating forum rules:Failure to comply with these rules or guidelines may result in permanent ban of your account and deletion of your posts.
- Please note: This list is not exhaustive and we will at our discretion remove topics and or members where we consider it to be in the benefit of the site.
- Participation in the forums is voluntary and when someone replies they are trying to help you, please be patient and wait for a response.
Privacy and Liability Disclaimer
13.1 We are committed to protecting the privacy of our forum users.
However, please be aware that any information you post on the forum, including your username, can be viewed by other members and visitors. We advise you not to post any personal or sensitive information that you do not wish to be publicly available. By participating in the forum, you acknowledge and accept that the information you share becomes publicly accessible.
13.2 We assume no responsibility or liability for user-generated content posted on our forum. All content is created by individual users, and we do not endorse, verify, or approve of any information provided by users. Users should exercise caution and satisfy themselves with regard to the accuracy and reliability of any user-submitted content.
13.3 As a user, you agree that you are solely responsible for the content you post and the consequences that may arise from its publication. We reserve the right to remove or modify any content at our discretion, without prior notice, if we determine that it violates our guidelines, infringes on the rights of others, or is otherwise inappropriate.
13.4 By using our forum, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless the forum owners, administrators, moderators, and affiliated parties from any claims, damages, or liability arising from your use of the forum or your breach of these rules and guidelines.
Updated: April 2023
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