6.01. Multiple back-to-back posts.
If you wish to add to a post you just made, please go back to that post and use the edit function to add the additional information. Do not create a new post immediately after it.
Cross-posting the same or similar messages in different forums or topics is spam. Post a topic once in the most appropriate forum. If a moderator moves your post to what she feels is a better forum, respect that decision. Cross-posted messages will be deleted or moved to the Temporary Forum. If you feel strongly that […]
6.03. Quoting without a comment.
Try to keep the text relevant to the topic as much as possible. See Excessive quoting of internal material.
6.04. Insubstantial posts.
Do not make Emoticons the sole substance of your posts. Posts that consist mainly of Emoticons may be deleted or moved to the Temporary Forum.
6.05. Deliberately incorrect forum.
Messages deliberately posted in an inappropriate forum. These will be removed or moved to the Temporary Forum. Post in the correct forum. If you are not sure which forum to post in, then state so in your post and leave it up to a moderator to move it for you, if necessary.
6.06. Posting utterly unrelated material.
Such off-topic posts will be removed or moved to the Temporary Forum. Digressions from the topic are allowed so long as they are in direct reply to a previous post, or there is, even, a nominal link to the conversation.
Gravedigging is replying to old topics when you have nothing substantial to add, or just to “bump” the topic back up to the top of the forum. Such acts are considered to be spam. Gravedigging replies may be removed or moved to the Temporary forum.
6.08. Valueless posting.
Posts deemed by a moderator to have no value to the forum they are posted in may be removed or moved to the Temporary forum.
Posting a link to a blog entry or back to your own website without adding original and/or relevant content is uncool. Examples of BlogSpam are posts like, “I went to Restaurant X last night. Click here to go to my blog for the review.” Or, “Did you hear what Obama did? Outrageous! Click here for […]