These rules are disclosed to clarify the various responsibilities of all community members here on DS Game Maker - Fan Forum. They shall be adhered to by everyone to ensure that our board runs smoothly and provides a fun and productive experience for all of our community members and visitors.
* One physical person may use only one user account. You are not allowed to have more than one account.
* You must use a permanent e-mail address. The use of services like mailinator.com is not allowed. ALL accounts registered require an Admin activation.
* Post with respect toward others. This site is aimed at a general audience which whom can be as young as 11yrs old. Please be considerate of this.
* Please do not discuss about or link to warez, cracks, ripped roms from licenced games or any other material that does not respect copyright.
* Please don't post on this site recruiting for personal projects or offer services outside of DSGM!. We consider this to be spam.
* Report any posts you feel contradict our policies by using the "post report" feature and the DSGM Team will handle them as needed. Please do not reply * to these posts yourself.
* Think before posting - Post in the proper forums and topics.
* If you are unsure about an external link, do not post it. An admin will be able to tell you whether it is suitable or not. Here there are users as young as 11. Links posted to inappropriate media such as illegal ROMs or pornography will likely result in an immediate ban; it's just not acceptable. To be specific:
* Pornographic imagery and extreme controversial ideas (especially political), Referral and entirely ad-based websites, like affiliate schemes and reward schemes, Sites designed for older audiences, such as those for 18+ games, ALL illegal material: file sharing, torrent trackers, illegal ROMS, etc.
* If you are unsure about an external link, do not post it. An admin will be able to tell you whether it is suitable or not.
* While these rules cover most common situations, we cannot anticipate everything. Consequently, we reserve the right to take any actions we deem appropriate to ensure these forums are not disrupted or abused and that ALL members feel safe and comfortable. #
- * One physical person may use only one user account. You are not allowed to have more than one account.
Signatures & Avatars
* Avatars should be no larger than 120x120 pixels and cannot contain animation.
* Signatures may contain up to five lines of normal sized text OR a single image that is no more than 60px high, 468px wide in size and two lines of small sized text. The font size of signatures should be normal or small only. #
- * Avatars should be no larger than 120x120 pixels and cannot contain animation.
* You should post using clear, full, and correct English, including both spelling and grammar. In cases where you want to bring attention to a specific sentence or phrase, use the bold tags. Don't use capitals.
* Other people use on-line translators to understand what you write. We are tight with these rules for a reason - and if you do post in a better manner - it will have a benefit for you in the long run anyway. If you disagree with the rules on posting properly and would like not to bother with the effort of proper language - find another forum.
*Do not create meaningless threads, or short non-sense posts.
* Do not post in order to increase your post count. We like quality not quantity.
* Advertising, spamming and trolling are not allowed. This includes using the forum, email and private message systems to spam other members.
* Please refrain from 'bumping topics'. You may 'bump' a topic after it has received no replies within 48 hours.
* Posts discussing other users and the admins (and their actions) are disallowed. Our decisions are fair and final.
* We are not obsessed with perfect posting, but we want the forum to remain a respectable place discussing the use of DSGM. #
- * You should post using clear, full, and correct English, including both spelling and grammar. In cases where you want to bring attention to a specific sentence or phrase, use the bold tags. Don't use capitals.
* All rules apply to forum posts as well as private messages
* The DSGM Team is responsible for the interpretation and enforcement of these rules. Warnings and bans or placement on the moderation queue will be utilized as necessary to run the site smoothly.
* Attempts to evade bans or moderation queue will result in further discipline. If you feel you have been treated unfairly by a team member, please contact the relevant team leader. #
- * All rules apply to forum posts as well as private messages
- * You may receive 3 official 'warnings'. On the 4th offence, you will be banned from using the forum. When you are unbanned, you may receive one more 'final warning' and after that your account will be banned permanently. #