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    Rules of Conduct - Last Updated 4/19/17

    Rules of Conduct:
    Violating this Terms of Service or the following Rules of Conduct could result in the suspension or permanent termination of your account.

    Real-Life Threats
    Posts and/or private messages that allude to, contain language, comments, references, links, symbols, terms and/or imagery about and/or promote and/or otherwise support, in any manner whether directly or indirectly, violence or threats against another user

    Real-Life Personal Information

    Posts and/or private messages that allude to and/or contain language, comments, references, links, symbols, terms and/or imagery about, in any manner whether directly or indirectly, real-life information about other users and/or Storm8 employees, officers, directors and/or any of their family members.

    Circumventing a Suspension/Ban
    The use of another account to circumvent a suspension or ban.

    Posting Cheats, Hacks, Trojan Horses, or Malicious Programs
    Posts and/or private messages that allude to, contain language, comments, references, links, symbols, terms and/or imagery about and/or promote and/or otherwise support, in any manner whether directly or indirectly, cheats, hacks, cracks and/or malicious viruses/programs (e.g., keyloggers, Trojan horses, websites or files that take control of another person's computer, etc.)

    Posting Unreleased Content / Hacking Data Files

    Posts and/or private messages that contain language, comments, references, links, symbols, terms and/or content that, in any manner whether directly or indirectly, show/display and/or discuss any of the following may be subject to an infraction: (a) unreleased in-game items or equipment; (b) areas that have been unlocked by hacking into client data files; and/or (c) data not available through normal game play.

    Impersonating a Storm8 Employee

    Posts and/or private messages that allude to and/or contain language, comments, references, links, symbols, terms and/or imagery that, in any manner whether directly or indirectly, attempt to impersonate a Storm8 employee.

    Protected Classes
    Posts and/or private messages that allude to, contain language, comments, references, links, symbols, terms and/or imagery about and/or promote and/or otherwise support, in any manner whether directly or indirectly, hatred, discrimination and/or denigrations based on or related to any protected class (e.g., race, ethnicity, religion, sect, color, national origin, age, gender, familial status, sexual orientation, disability status, veteran status, genetic information, etc.)

    Sales and Trading
    Posts and/or private messages that allude to, contain language, comments, references, links, symbols, terms and/or imagery about and/or promote, advertise and/or otherwise support, in any manner whether directly or indirectly, the purchase, sale and/or trade of any account, character and/or other game asset.

    Extreme Sexuality/Violence
    Posts and/or private messages that allude to, contain language, comments, references, links, symbols, terms and/or imagery about and/or promote and/or otherwise support, in any manner whether directly or indirectly, ****ography and/or extreme violence or sexual acts.

    Strongly Obscene/Vulgar/Inappropriate Objectionable Material

    Posts and/or private messages that allude to, contain language, comments, references, links, symbols, terms and/or imagery about and/or promote and/or otherwise support, in any manner whether directly or indirectly, strongly obscene, vulgar, inappropriate and/or otherwise objectionable material.

    Defamatory Material
    Posts and/or private messages that, in any manner whether directly or indirectly, defame any other user and/or any Storm8 Studio employee, officer and/or director.

    Discussing Disciplinary Actions
    Posts and/or private messages that, in any manner whether directly or indirectly, discuss disciplinary actions taken by Storm8 against any user (including the poster.)

    Harassing Material
    Posts and/or private messages that, in any manner whether directly or indirectly, repetitively insult and/or otherwise harass any other user and/or any Storm8 Studio employee, officer and/or director.

    Mildly Obscene/Vulgar/Inappropriate Objectionable Material
    Posts and/or private messages that allude to, contain language, comments, references, links, symbols, terms and/or imagery about and/or promote and/or otherwise support, in any manner whether directly or indirectly, mildly obscene, vulgar, inappropriate and/or otherwise objectionable material.

    Illegal Drugs and Other Illegal Activities

    Posts and/or private messages that allude to, contain language, comments, references, links, symbols, terms and/or imagery about and/or promote and/or otherwise support, in any manner whether directly or indirectly, illegal drug use and/or other illegal activities.

    Flaming, Trolling, Spamming
    Posts and/or private messages that, in any manner whether directly or indirectly, involve any of the following activities:
    -Excessive communications of the same phrase, similar phrases, or gibberish.
    -Creation of undue discontent on the forums.
    -Creation of disturbances in forum threads, such as picking fights, making off topic posts that derail the thread, insulting other posters, etc.
    -Posting non-constructive comments.
    -Abusing the Report Post button by sending false alarms or nonsensical messages.
    -Numbering of a thread, IBTL, TLDR, etc.
    -Bumping threads.
    -Creation of First! posts.
    -Posting of off-topic comments.

    Creating Duplicate Threads
    Posts and/or private messages that, in any manner whether directly or indirectly, create new threads about existing topics or separate threads about an existing topic for further discussion in more than one forum (e.g., cross postings.)

    Cross Linking
    Posts and/or private messages that, in any manner whether directly or indirectly, contain links to threads from other forums or websites unless previously approved by a Super Moderator. Links posted in the Storm8 Fan Links subforum must abide by the rules listed in that forum.

    Advertising
    Posts and/or private messages that, in any manner whether directly or indirectly, contain any advertisement that has not been authorized by Storm8.

    Third-party Tools:

    Third-party tools may not be linked or discussed on these forums. Posting about third-party tools could result in action against your forum account up to and including being banned from these forums.

    Disputes With Others:
    You are solely responsible for your interaction with others that you come in contact with through the Site. However, we reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor and/or manage disputes between you and other users of the Site. If you have a dispute with other users, you release the Storm8 Parties (defined below) from claims, demands, and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with such dispute.

    Disputes with Forum Staff/TL Staff
    Please note that it is against the forum rules to dispute with forum moderators regarding a mod action in the thread. If you have a question about a mod action, please post in the Forum Disputes section, or send the moderators a Private Message.
    Last edited by [S8] Elsa; 04-19-17 at 11:19 AM.

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