These rules are disclosed to clarify the various responsibilities of all community members here on EclecBoard. They shall be adhered to by everyone to ensure that our board runs smoothly and provides a fun and productive experience for all of our community members and visitors.
Below you may find Dumbledore's Great List of Do's and Dont's. Heed the advice of the wise magician:
- Don't harass other members
Don't insult fellow members or post inflammatory content to otherwise entice others. If you have a problem with someone else, simply agree to disagree or take your dispute with them elsewhere. This includes slandering of other persons and communities.
- Don't disclose any overtly personally identifiable information about yourself or others
This is not a social network. Please abstain from disclosing too much personally identifiable information about yourself, or others. We have zero tolerance for doxing!
- Don't join this bulletin board if you are under the age in your jurisdiction
The minimum age to join internet communities is generally 13/14, depending on the local laws in your jurisdiction. By registering, you affirm you are of legal age to do so. Moreover, if you demonstrate severe social immaturity, your account may be limited and/or suspended at our discretion.
- Don't post links, images, or direct other users to harmful content
That means sites with viruses, videos that might contain sensitive content, etc.
- Don’t spam us
This includes sharing of vaporware, advertising sales and services, excessive postings unrelated to subject matter, sharing of misleading links, etc.
- Do be mindful of formatting
Kindly refrain from starting threads in all CAPS. If asking for help, please detail your topic to the best of your ability and submit the thread to the appropriate subforum. Avoid using titles such as Help!.
- Do mind your language
If you must use profanity, please, try and keep it sparse. Swearing excessively is seen as distasteful by most, and we may take action against it. Slurs will not be tolerated.
- Don't post any discriminatory or disparaging remarks
This includes, but is not limited to topics of mental health, disabilities, fandoms, nationality, and ethnicity. Furthermore, be respectful of differing opinions.
- Do be mindful of signature image/embed resolutions
Ensure that signature images/embeds are sized to 300x100 px or less, to ensure a good viewing experience for those viewing on smaller screens. Signature text may not exceed 400 characters in length.
- Do submit new topics to the appropriate board pertaining to the subject matter
Cat memes don’t belong in the Gaming subforum.
- Do check the board for similar resolutions before submitting a new topic when asking for help.
- Don't share NSFW content
If in doubt, don't post it.
- Don't post poltically-charged content here
In one word: Twitter.
- Piracy will not be tolerated!
Do not share game ROMs, keygens, cracks, methods to bypass product activation, etc. Special exception for abandoned software whose intellectual property is no longer protected. Moreover, don't post intellectual property that should not be shared publicly. This includes leaked source code and the like. Product keys and methods for activating Windows XP and older may be shared
We reserve the right to suspend or terminate an account for any reason if we feel they are harmful to our community. #