Forum Code of Conduct

Forum Code of Conduct

This forum has been created so that you can exchange ideas, converse and meet with others who share a common interest in a safe environment.

Here are some rules that we ask you to follow:

  • Keep your posts relevant to the forum category.

  • Please be respectful of others and don’t sweat the small stuff. We’re not all English majors.

  • Please do not post any personal information (or photos) of yourself that you wouldn’t want to disclose to the public at large.

  • Do not post hateful racist, or illegal content. Do not post copyrighted material without proper attribution.

  • Please do not use the forum for self-promotion, solicitation, or advertising. SPAM will not be tolerated.

  • Please refrain from discussing illegal activities, sharing lewd photos or using curse words.

  • Rudeness, personal attacks, bullying, threats or inflammatory posts will not be tolerated.

  • Do not question moderators in the open forum. Moderation can be stressful, use private messages to chat with moderators.

In summary, use your common sense, treat others are you expect to be treated and help us build a great community experience for everyone.

Getting the most out of this forum.

Here are some tips and tricks on using this forum:

  • Use the reactions to share how you feel about other’s comments. The most liked content shows up on the Best of page.

  • Mention others. To let someone know you are talking about or too them put the @ symbol before the username. They’ll get notified when you do.

  • Update your notification settings. You’ll receive a notification if someone mentions you or posts to a discussion that you’ve bookmarked. You can set notifications from your edit profile page.

  • Post a comment to someone’s Activity Feed on their profile page. Remember, these are comments can be seen by everyone. You can private message members too, or check your messages by going to your “inbox” in your personal menu.

  • Bookmark a discussion (click the star) to get notifications for new comments. You can edit notification settings from your profile.

  • Check out the forum from your mobile phone. Just go to the forum URL in your browser – no need to download an app.

  • Markup your posts with simple HTML tags and preview your comment before posting.

  • Choose titles for your posts that are clear and concise.

  • Don’t forget to add a picture to your profile.

  • Use the search before you ask a question, you might be surprised to find the answer.

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