Code of Conduct
Always treat others with kindness and respect, even if you don’t agree with them.
Stay on topic, don’t intentionally derail threads, don’t troll, don’t spam.
Use appropriate language.
Do not intentionally insult or offend others.
We don’t tolerate hate speech, intimidation, harassment, sexual, racial, or ethnic slurs, and discrimination.
WE DON’T TOLERATE:
Abuse or encouraging abuse of the reputation system and the “report as spam” system - for the explanation of how our forum features work, have a look at the Forum and feedback section in our FAQs here.
Posting your own as well as other people’s personally identifiable information (i.e. name, address, email, phone number, place of work, etc.).
Posting links to phishing sites, malware, or spyware.
Impersonating forum moderators or other users.
Spamming, bashing, flaming, trolling, or abusing the reputation and/or “report as spam” function.
Any kind of encouragement towards taking drugs or drinking alcohol.
Creating multiple accounts.
Posting something that is knowingly false.
Thread bumping, hijacking or posting comments that are unrelated to the original topic and make it difficult for others to follow the discussion.
Posting pornography, inappropriate or offensive content, warez, unreleased game content, and things that are generally considered not suitable for work.
Linking to cracks, key generators, pirated content and promoting piracy overall. However, discussions about piracy are generally acceptable.
Posting cheats, hacks, game exploits, and game spoilers - unless you clearly note that this is what your post is about at the top of it.
Threats of violence, harassment or privacy breach - even as a joke.
Using a third party’s intellectual property (full or partial scans of articles, books, full transcriptions of articles, etc.) unless you have permission to do so.
Selling (including real-life or in-game trading), advertising, referrals, auctioning - unless this applies to giveaways.
Use of language that is abusive, vulgar, hateful, defamatory, obscene, profane, threatening, privacy-invasive, or law-violating.
Encouraging anyone else to break these rules.