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PostPosted: Mon Oct 24, 2005 12:14 pm    Post subject: Posting Rules - Please Read Reply with quote

The Forum rules were designed to provide a positive environment for exchanging information and ideas on everything NeXT. We have no intention of running the forums like Boot Camp, but without rules these forums would degrade to the level of Usenet. So please help us maintain the NeXT best place to hang out.


The administration team. Forum Rules:

(1.) Positively no flaming or name calling. Mutual respect and mature, civilized conversation is required here. This is a no drama zone.

(2.) No thread hijacking. Create a new thread if you have a different topic.

(3.) No off-topic posting. The Lounge area is set up to host general conversation topics.

(4.) No thread crapping. If you're posting just to rain on someone's parade, you'll be banned.

(5.) No spamming. Any such messages will be removed and your ISP notified.

(6.) No foul language in the subject title. It's allowed in the body of the post, but please refrain from using excessive profanity.

(7.) No invalid email accounts allowed for forum registration. You must have a valid e-mail account where you can be reached by a forum moderator or administrator.

(8.) No shouting (Posting in all capital letters) Itís rude and annoying.

(9.) No flooding forums or threads with pointless posts.

(10.) No posting or linking to pornographic or objectionable material.

(11.) No posting of personal information, such as real names, addresses, phone numbers, personal identification numbers, passwords, images, or any other information considered private without the express permission of the individual. has addressed privacy concerns by allowing users to set up their forum accounts so that e-mail addresses may not be displayed to other users, but rather moderators and administrators only. Respecting the privacy of other members is required here.

(12.) Do not use your account to impersonate other individuals or falsely represent yourself.

(13.) Create your post in the forum that's most appropriate for the topic being presented. Posts incorrectly placed will be moved or locked.

(14.) Do not post documents, images, or other material where you do not have permission to distribute it electronically or otherwise. This includes linking to images directly from a Web site (Bandwidth Theft). All images posted here are to be hosted personally or by a third party host.

(15.) You must observe all copyright laws, TOS's and NDA's when posting copyrighted material. If the material belongs to someone else, always credit the original author when possible. Never post messages that violate Federal, State, or Local laws which include, but are not limited to, anything that violates a copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, or is bound by an NDA (Non-Disclosure Agreement).

(16.), its owners, and its representatives are NOT RESPONSIBLE for any loss due to any sale or exchange of any item in the Classic Computer Marketplace forum. Caveat Emptor!

(17.) All posting in the NeXT Computers forum is to be in English only. Non-English posts will be removed.

(18.) You will not discuss, suggest, engage, or encourage any illegal activities. Links provided to locations that deal with any such activity are also expressly forbidden. This includes, but is not limited to, Warez sites.

(19.) Advertising, site promotion, contests or linkage for personal gain is not permitted. Soliciting for fraternal organizations, humanitarian causes or personal rewards is also prohibited. A single, active link to your Web site is allowed in your signature, provided that your Web site complies with rule #10.

(20.) Each forum member is limited to one account/alias, unless otherwise authorized by a forum administrator. Protect your password and your account. You are responsible for your account regardless of compromise or stolen password. Remember, the IP address of each posting here is recorded.

(21.) No graphics, profanity or advertising are allowed in a forum users signature. A single, active link to your Web site is acceptable, provided that your Web site complies with rule #10. Signature is limited to 100 characters total.

(22.) Forum members may configure their account to display an avatar image. The avatar image size is limited to 120 x 120 pixels, and a file size of 20,000 bytes. Avatar images will not contain pornographic or other objectionable material. Avatar images that flash or contain annoying movement may be banned, at the discretion of a forum moderator or administrator. The avatar image must be uploaded to our server, as we currently can't regulate the size of remotely hosted avatars.

(23.) You must respect forum moderators and administrators and are bound to follow their directions and instructions.

Breaking any of the above listed forum rules can result in the loss of posting privileges and possible loss of your forum account. forum also reserves the right to ban any user, at any time, for any reason, and without explanation. reserves the right to change the aforementioned rules at any time without warning or notice.

Moderators and Administrators frequently review forum messages for those that are in violation of forum rules. Any messages found to be in violation will be deleted without warning or explanation. reserves the right to edit, reprint, distribute, or delete any posting for any reason and without prior notification or explanation to the author.

All messages and images posted become the property of, its owners, and its representatives will not be held liable for the result of the usage of any information provided in the forum, and disclaim all liability resulting in the use of the posted information. takes no responsibility for the content of any of the messages posted in the forum or of the authenticity of its authors.

All opinions and views expressed in the forum are solely those of their respective authors and are not necessarily those of forum or its representatives.

It is the responsibility of all forum members to check this page on a regular basis for any revisions in forum rules before making any posts to the forum.

By posting to the forum, you agree to abide by the above rules and terms.
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