(1) Please treat ALL posters / users with respect and courtesy.-
- Anyone who is found to be abusive to another member will be subject to the Warning system below.
(2) No Obscenity -
- You must not post any obscene messages or pictures, including pornography or links to said material. Doing so may result in an instant ban.
(3) No Trolling -
- Do not post comments which have the sole purpose to cause an argument. You may express your opinion on a topic, however abuse to anyone who doesn't have the same opinion as you will not be tolerated. So again please think twice before you post.
(4) No Flaming or posting of material intended to start a flame war.--
- Forum wars are stupid and childish we will not get involved with them.
(5) No Racism or Discrimination -
- You must not post any racist comments or discriminatory slurs. These acts will not be tolerated, even if said or meant in a non inflammatory way. Every user has a right to expect equality. Doing so may result in an instant ban.
(6) No Piracy* -
- You must not post links to illegal downloads or copyrighted material such as movies and music.
(7) Keep it legal -
- With all forums you / we are held responsible for all posts so please beware and think before you post.
(8) No posting of personal contact information -
- This is for your safety, any public posting of personal contact information will be removed.
(9) Spamming of any type is not allowed---
- Any spam will be removed and the offender warned then possibly banned.
(10) No Smurfing - ---
- Users only require only one account to participate in AoCZone discussions, or sign up for tournaments. Smurf Accounts will be banned, and the original/main account will receive warnings or temporary bans.
If for some reason you feel you require a 2nd account, message the mods explaining why and your request will be considered.
Warning System :-
A three strike system is in effect for any user failing to fully comply with the rules:
- First Offence: A warning. After 1 month removed.
Second Offence: Suspended from the forum for 1 week. After 3 months removed.
Third Offence: A longer or even permanent ban.
In severe cases the offender may be banned before reaching 3 offences.
If you have a problem with any particular user, Please send a PM to one of the moderators. Please do not contact moderators or Admin about petty squabbles.
- We want everyone to take pride in this forum, however there may be times where some of our members or guests may feel upset. If this is the case please send the Admin a pm clearly stating what you are upset about ,, if you can take a screen shot to back up your claim then please do. Alternatively click the Report Post icon and add details as to why you are reporting.
Anyone found to be abusing the complaints system will be subject to the three strike warning system.
* By Piracy we mean
Illegal copying of a product such as software or music.
The unauthorized duplication and/or use and distribution of a software program, including Music, Programs,Movies etc.