1. 1.POSITIVITY NOT NEGATIVITY.  We don’t want to censor or remove your enthusiasm for discussion however controversial it may be.  We want constructive criticism as opposed to destructive, and we want positive reinforcement as opposed to pure disapproval.  This means no personal attacks, name-calling, libel, defamation, hate speech etc.  Under no circumstances should you post anything that could be construed as threatening, harassing, bullying, obscene, pornographic, sexist or racist.

  2. 2.NO PROFANITY.  If you think you are clever enough to get around swear filters, think again.  Any profanity will result in that user being removed permanently.

  3. 3.COPYRIGHT LAWS. If you link to content or post it, then credit the material accordingly.  Credit where credit is due, a mandatory rule.

  4. 4.KISS.  Keep It Short & Simple.  Don’t write comments that go on for paragraphs.  Get to your point.

  5. 5.RESPECT OTHER PEOPLE’S PRIVACY.  Please do not share any contact information whatsoever on our discussion board.

  6. 6.SELF PROMOTION. This is a discussion board not Craig’s List.   No advertising, promotion, recruiting, campaigning, lobbying, solicitations.  No exceptions.

  7. 7.TROLLS. Please don’t be a troll and don’t encourage them.  Report any abuse and they will be removed immediately.  We advise that you not respond to any disparaging comments either as this only exacerbates the situation.

  8. 8.FALSE IDENTITY. Don’t masquerade as anyone else.  Any impersonators will be removed.

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  10. 10.YOU & YOU ALONE ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENT YOU POST.  We are not responsible for content you post however we have to right (but not the obligation) to review, screen, delete, edit and/or move any content posted on our board.

  11. 11.USE AND REMOVAL OF COMMENTS.  We have the right to remove any comment as we see fit, and we have the right to use your comments as we see fit.