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02-08-2011, 11:07 PM
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4952WARNING: Access to this site is a privilege, not a right and can be revoked for any reason Administrators/Moderators may see fit.

Make sure you are posting constructive criticism, whether it's negative or positive. Contrary to what some people believe, we do take feedback from here into account.

4952Notice: by joining the forums you agree that Administrators/Moderators reserve the right to change/edit/delete any content at any time if they feel it is inappropriate.

I. General Forum Rules:

Do not:

Flame or insult other members.
Bypass the swear filter or other filters.
Abuse or encourage abuse of the Reputation, Post Reporting, or Private Messaging Systems
Derail a thread's topic.
Post links to phishing sites.
Post spam (i.e. +1, 10char, rickrolls) or Re-post Closed, Modified, Deleted Content.
Openly argue with a moderator. Contact the Moderator via a private message.
Share your account. Forum accounts are intended for the use by one person.
Create alternate, backup, or multiple accounts.
Publicly post or otherwise share PMs with other users unless you have the expressed permission of the sender to do so. Private Messages are intended to be just that - private.
Spreading of any copyrighted material (wowmortal.com or other) is to take place on this site without the expressed permission of the copyright holder, which must be attached to the material. This means Warez, Hacks, Cracks, Keygens, Torrents, CD-Keys etc. are not allowed.
Discuss staff decisions (this INCLUDES the hiring/firing/promoting process of staff members) are not permitted on the site. If you have any concerns or queries relating to a staff decision, please take it up in private with a member of the site administration team.
Behave agressive or in a trollish matter as it disrupts the peace and harmony of the forums(may lead to warning/disable).
Spam/Post farm/Off-topic. Please do not double post or cross-post the same message in multiple forums or reply with pointless or meaningless posts which do not contribute to the thread. You will not post for the sake of increasing your post count - this include reply's like "good job", "i like it" - use LIKE button, it's there for a reason(warning/disable).
Bump threads. Please do not repeatedly bump your threads to try and get attention.
Revive Old Topics. Threads should only be “revived” if: There are no other topics pertaining to the thread that are newer and the thread is still legitimate. This is up to the Moderator's discretion.
Offensive Material. Do not post messages that are obscene, vulgar, sexually-orientated, hateful, threatening, racist, sexist, discriminatory, and/or otherwise violate of any local or international laws. This includes links in your signature, profile, posted images, photos and avatars. Staff will ultimately decide if something is appropriate or not.
Trade. This site is not a market place.
Advertise any website, forums, email address, business, MLM, activity, or other entities that you have an affiliation with (ie. no self-promotion).Doing so will result in an instant and permanent ban.

Make sure you also follow the Rules of subforums like: Staff Applications (http://forums.wowmortal.com/forum83/), Ban Appeals (http://forums.wowmortal.com/forum80/), Report Cheater (http://forums.wowmortal.com/forum81/) and so on!

II. Signature Rules:

Staff will ultimately decide if something is appropriate or not. Remember that your signature should not exceed the 500x250 size.
No signatures may include a message intending to disrupt the peace and harmony of this board.
No signatures may include text or images that are obscene, vulgar, sexually-orientated, hateful, threatening, racist, sexist, discriminatory, and/or otherwise violates of any local or international laws.
No signatures may have promotional language* or offers for paid services.
Links to your site are fine unless your site violates the terms of service for WoWMortal.com. A site name with a link to the main index page or forum page is all that is needed.
No signatures may have more than 2 external links - otherwise it will be considered as SPAM


Staff decisions are final. If you feel you have been "wronged" in some way, Please PM an Administrator for a secondary review.
Forum Administrators and Moderators reserve the right to terminate an account from the forums immediately if a user is found to be ban evading by creating a new forum account, using clone or duplicate accounts.
All members must be treated in a respectful and adult manner. Do not attempt to disrupt the community in any way.
Please note that this is a PG-13 rated site and therefore is meant to be suitable for all ages, including members less than 13 years old with parental guidance/permission.
If a thread has been deleted or closed, do not re-post it. It has been deleted for a reason.
All punishments are based upon an impact severity system. The more severe the violation, the more severe the punishment to your forums access.
These rules can't include every specific offence, so use common sense when doing something that you think may be against the rules. If you don't understand any of the following rules, personal message any member of Staff to help get a better understanding. Here is a list with the Staff Members: WoWMortal Staff List (http://forums.wowmortal.com/latest-news/2989-wowmortal-staff-list.html)
Many Forum rules may apply in-game and to the Forum Shoutbox as well.
There isn't such a thing as "I didn't know" once the thread has been made, there will be No Excuses.
Please respect the Forum formats and templates.
The Rules can be updated any time!

WoWMortal Global Forum Team.

11-24-2015, 04:37 PM
Cleaned, Updated and Added Notes