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Chat Box Rules and Punishments

Date added: 18 December 2012 - 05:17 PM
Date updated: 18 July 2016 - 08:30 AM

Chat Box Rules and Punishments

The use of the chat box is a privilege, not a right. As such it can and will be taken away if the rules below are not followed.


BE AWARE
  • • Moderators reserve the right to increase or lower any punishments as necessary.

Spam

Category Description First offense Second offense Third offense Fourth offense Fifth offense
Spam (Minor) Frequent repetition of nonsense, use of caps lock, posting links to irrelevant websites, or otherwise unwanted text:

- Posting nonsensical phrases/sentences without meaning (e.g. akj skef adsls).
- Posting links to tournaments/threads/academies frequently in the chatbox.

Verbal warning Kick 2-Week Ban 1-Month Ban Perma Ban
Spam (Major) Continuous use of a communication system to post unwanted messages in succession without intention to stop:

- Constantly posting "CAN I BE CHAT MOD" without intent to stop in chatbox.
- Posting links without intent to stop in a communication system.
- Ignoring a Spam (Minor) warning given by a Moderator/Administrator.
- Several lines of a foreign language (it is nonsense to other users).

Kick 2-Week Ban 1-Month Ban Perma Ban -
Spam (Severe) Continuous use of a communication system to post disturbing language and/or content without intention to stop:

- Continuously posting "F*CK YOU DN" in the chatbox.
- Continuously posting racial, sexual or hateful messages.

1-Month Ban Perma Ban - - -

Harassment

Category Description First offense Second offense Third offense Fourth offense Fifth offense
Harassment (Minor) Intentionally badgering another member or Staff member with dull insults:

- Calling another member a "dumb b*tch," etc.
- Telling another member "fu*k you noob," etc.
- Constantly messaging a member who explicitly said they don't want to talk with you.

Verbal warning Kick 2-Week Ban 1-Month Ban Perma Ban
Harassment (Major) Intentionally using racist or sexual slurs, displaying highly insulting, discriminative, harmful or threatening behavior:

- Continuously using profanity towards another member.
- Using a racial or sexual slur towards another member with intent.

2-Week Ban 1-Month Ban Perma Ban - -
Harassment (Severe) Threatening or overly abusive conduct. Involves clear intention to stir up hatred, be hurtful, incite discrimination or violence against a person. Perma Ban and Forum Ban - - - -

Miscellaneous

Category Description First offense Second offense Third offense Fourth offense Fifth offense
Inappropriate Material

- Linking to offensive/ discriminatory images.

Kick 2-Week Ban 1-Month Ban Perma Ban -
Non-Compliance

- Disobeying Moderator/Administrator instructions.

Kick 2-Week Ban 1-Month Ban Perma Ban -
Lurking for sexual purposes Using the forum chatbox to solicit sexual contact or engage in inappropriate sexual discussions:

- Asking for naked pictures from other members.
- Asking for sexual favors in exchange for money or other resources.

Perma Ban and Forum Ban - - - -
Sharing Personal Information Sharing personal information of another member without consent:

- Telling other members identifying information such as full name, school, home address, etc.
- Sharing a member's e-mail address or other social media.
- Sharing pictures of a member.

Perma Ban and Forum Ban - - - -
Advertisement of pornography/illegal material Posting links to pornographic, harmful or illegal websites. Ban - - - -
Multiple accounts Having more than one account for malicious purposes:

- Harassing another member with insults on multiple accounts.
- Spamming the chatbox (Minor/Major/Severe) on multiple accounts.
- Evading a chatbox ban by using another account.

Ban - - - -

In severe situations offenders may be banned form the forum altogether.

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