General Rules1.1 Excessive use of vulgar language, drug talk, or pornography is not allowed on the site under any circumstances. This rule applies for all profile content too (sigs, avatars, etc...).
1.2 Xbox Modders Staff reserve the right to lock and/or delete any posts or threads which they deem irrelevant or frivolous at their own discretion.
1.3 Please search before you post a thread. This will help cut down on duplicate posts.
1.4 Do not post private messages. Private messages are meant for private conversations.
1.5 Do not ask for thanks, rep, or XM money.
1.6 No mini-modding. Posting things such as "lock this topic" or "your going to get a warning" are perfect examples.
1.7 Posting about staff actions against your account is strictly prohibited.
1.8 Impersonating staff members is not allowed. This includes having badges in your signature and/or avatar.
1.9 No oversized signature images. You will be asked to put the image in a spoiler.
Spam/Advertising2.1 No advertising of any form is allowed.
2.2 Do not post short and useless posts especially when they are not relevant to the discussion itself.
2.3 Short 1-2 worded posts will be classified as spam.
Threads & Posts3.1 Do not post hateful content. (Racism, Threats, etc...)
3.2 There is a line between an arguement and a discussion. You are free to disagree but keep your temper controlled. Staff have every right to stop the discussion if they deem necessary.
3.3 Do not instigate.
3.4 Make sure your posts are understandable. Do not post in all caps.
3.5 Do not attack other members. Such as flaming or Mocking a member.
Respecting the Authority of staff4.1 Staff have final say over any dispute. If you disagree with something PM the staff member or another member of XM faculty.
4.2 If you feel a staff member is abusing his/her powers please contact an administrator. Staff are to not flame or disrespect you in anyway.
Reporting Content5.1 XboxModders Faculty cannot stress enough of how important it is to report content that violates the rules. This is the quickest way alert staff members of a post that violates the rules.
5.2 Do not abuse the Report system. Doing so will result in you getting punished.
Shoutbox Rules6.1 All rules of the forum also apply to the shoutbox.
6.2 Please use spoilers when posting large images or videos in the shoutbox.
6.3 Do not repeat yourself purposely in the shoutbox.
Banned Members7.1 If you are banned do not create a new account to evade the restriction of your permissions.
7.2 All bans by staff are final.
Diciplinary ActionsViolation of these rules will result in
1. Edit or removal of posts.
2.Temporary/Permanent ban at staff discretion
3.Edit of signature or avatar if in violation of rules
4.Increase of the Warning Level
5.Suspension of the offender's user account
6.Restriction of an IP/IP range
7.Other punishments felt necessary by the Administrators.
Rules will be added and updated when needed. So please check them periodically.
Edited by Panther, 26 May 2013 - 05:55 PM.