Online Forum Rules
These rules were put into place in
order to maintain a friendly and comfortable atmosphere, where we can all learn
and share. They are basic rules of etiquette that will keep our site friendly
and posts organized. Violation of the rules will result in a warning by a site
administrator. Three warnings will result in a temporary suspension of your
membership. After a short period of time, typically three days, you will be
invited back to the forum. From that point on, any further violation of the
site rules and you will be banned permanently from the site without warning.
If you have questions or comments regarding the site rules, regarding a warning
you received, or to report a violation made by another member please contact a
site administrator privately. Do not post complaints in the public forum
or chat box. Our administrators and moderators work hard to keep our site
friendly and clean, they deserve your utmost respect.
- Each member is allowed only
one login account: Registering multiple accounts, sharing your password
with others, or logging in under someone else's account is not allowed.
All members and accounts involved in the such
will be banned from the site without notice.
- Post content: Posts should be clearly
understood and readible. Any post that our staff
cannot easily read do to language or errors will be deleted
with or without notice. All posts should be written in proper English
- Post in the right
posts must be posted under their appropriate topic. Forum Administrators
and Moderators may move posts that belong under another topic.
- Use descriptive
Subjects: This will keep the forums organized, so others can easily find
what they are looking for. Forum Administrators and Moderators may
change the Subject Title of your posts.
- Stay on Topic: Please keep replies
related to the subject of the original post. This will help others find
what they want to read. Posts not related to the original subject of a
thread will be deleted, with or without warning.
- Respect the privacy of
not post other's email addresses, phone numbers, names, home addresses,
pictures, personal thoughts, etc., without their permission.
- NO Personal Attacks: Criticize ideas, not people.
Flaming will not be tolerated. This includes any material
which is vulgar, defamatory, inaccurate, harassing, hateful,
threatening, invading of others privacy, sexually oriented, or violates
- NO Trolling: Don't post just to annoy
people, or to start arguments.
- NO Advertising: This forum is not free
advertising space. We do not allow people to post threads or to send
private messages or emails to members that advertise or solicit any
products or services. Explicit advertising in signatures is prohibited.
Links to other rottweiler forums are prohibited.
- NO Spamming: No commercial posts or
flooding the forum with useless content. This includes using the forum
email, Private Message system, and chat to spam other members.
- DO NOT disrespect the site,
its administrators, or its moderators by posting complaints about the
site, its staff, the way the site ran, or
regarding a warning you or another member may or may not have received. If
you have a problem, please contact an Administrator privately.
- DO NOT create posts
that are sexual in nature or that violate our community standards. This includes suggestive
images, graphics, and comments. Administrators shall be the sole
arbitrator of what does and what does not violate community standards.
- DO NOT create
meaningless posts or threads, one word (or short) non-sense posts, or the such. Multiple or repeated posting in order to
increase your post count is also not allowed.
- NO Cap Locks: Please do not post messages
with the subject or post all in capital letters, or your message will be
deleted. Words all in capitals are not only annoying, but are read 50%
slower than normal writing. Also, oversized font sizes and
messages all in bold are not allowed. Fonts in posts should be easy
to read and tasteful.
- Debates and discussions are fine and healthy, but we
will not tolerate rudeness, insulting posts, personal attacks, or
purposeless inflammatory posts, chat, or private messages.
- Discussion of illegal
such as software and music piracy, and other intellectual property
violations are not allowed.
- Post responsibility: You remain solely responsible
for the content of your posts, private messages, and chat.
- Administrators reserve
the right to remove any posts without notice.
- We also reserve the right to
ban anyone who willfully violates the forum rules.
- While these rules cover most
common situations, they cannot anticipate everything. Consequently we
reserve the right to take any actions we deem appropriate to ensure these
forums are not disrupted or abused in any way.
- Advertising in forum
signatures is not allowed.
- Links to personal
websites or personal blogs, that are not commercial and do not
contain product(s) and/or service(s) are allowed, provided the site
does not violate our community standards.
- Images in signatures are not
- Oversized font sizes and/or
more than four lines in signatures are not allowed.
- All pictures should be posted
under the topics "Pictures of Your Rottweilers" or “Pictures of
Anything” or "Photograhy 101". Pictures posted elsewhere may be
- Pictures must be tasteful
is size and content. Please don't post oversized pictures.
- Avatars must not exceed 64x64
- Ads or animated
avatars are not allowed.
you agreed to when registering:
When you registered you were asked
to accept the above rules and the following policies. Completion of
registration confirms that you have agreed to these rules and policies.
You agree not to use this forum to post any material which is vulgar,
defamatory, inaccurate, harassing, hateful, threatening, invading of others
privacy, sexually oriented, or violates any laws. You also agree that you will
not post any copyrighted material that is not owned by yourself or the owners
of these forums, without permission and/or citing the source.
You remain solely responsible for the content of your messages, and you agree
to indemnify and hold harmless this forum and their agents with respect to any
claim based upon any post you may make. We also reserve the right to reveal
whatever information we know about you in the event of a complaint or legal
action arising from any message posted by yourself.
Although messages posted are not the responsibility of this forum and we are
not responsible for the content or accuracy of any of these messages, we
reserve the right to delete any message for any or no reason whatsoever. If you
do find any posts are objectionable then please contact a forum
All information posted in the forums is for informational purposes only, and
does not necessarily reflect the views of the site owner. Any advice given is
to be taken at your own risk, and we are not resposnsible for any adverse
effects from advice or consultations given between members.