- Rules and Regulations
- Breakdown of the Disciplinary System
- Forum Newbie Index
Our Code of Conduct that must be followed by all members. Here at FPS247 we hold our members as well as our staff to some pretty high standards. We wish for this to be a place where anyone can come in and feel respected as a gamer and a friend. It is for this reason that we have rules in place to make sure our community is not only fun, but a safe and comfortable environment. Below you will find our Code of Conduct. Failure to follow FPS247 Code of Conduct will result in a warning, suspension or being banned from the community.
or flooding forums or threads by posting frequent and / or annoying messages in the forums which serve no purpose & irrelevant to the discussion.
2. No trolling
-In other words, inciting other members into arguments/disputes. If you can't add to the conversation, don't post. Do not intentionally post controversial or contrary messages to invoke other members of the community. This will result in an immediate ban.
3. No Prejudice or Discrimination
Do not discriminate based on ethnicity, nationality, religious views, sexual orientation, etc.
4. Explicit Material
No explicit pictures, or videos. (pornography, gore, etc.).Butt pics allowed...to an extent. Swearing is permitted is always permitted.
5. No Short Length Posts
A response with only a few words is considered spam. If you post a reply that contains less than 5-10 words, it is considered spam. If you do not have anything worth while to add to the conversation, then do not reply at all. Please refer to the No Spamming rule above.
6. Do not distribute personal information of any member or non member.
We do not condone cheating. (bugs, hacks, exploits). Cheating is defined as: anything that gives a player an unfair advantage in-game.
8. No Virus, Trojans or Warez
Posting links to and / or information about cheats, hacks, virus, trojans, warez and otherwise illegal content is prohibited. If this happens you will be banned immediately.
Unless an agreement is made with the owner, Send a Private Message to Pants (Administrator/Owner) you may not:
-Advertise any non-beneficial, non- FPS247.com related businesses, organizations, or websites. (e.g. referral links and other spam)
-Advertise competing sites in your signature, whether direct OR indirect, is not permitted.
-Post links to a YouTube channel or video outside of the designated sections or signatures (in spoiler tags within signatures).
You may not discuss disciplinary actions in the public forum. Any discussion about it must be made in private.
11. Circumventing a suspension or ban will result in an IP ban.
12 You may not discuss illegal activity. (ex. references to drugs or terrorism)
-"Illegal Activity" is defined as what is illegal due to United States law.
13. Drama Queen
Creating drama for attention is highly frowned upon. If you have personal issues or you have something to settle with another member(s), please do it outside of the public forum. We don't want you to bring that here. -For example: Asking to be banned can be done through a personal message to a staff member, don't wail and flame other members in a huge thread in General Discussion or Forum Feedback. You will be banned anyway, other members will remember it, and you won't be received well.
All of these rules apply to the chatbox/shoutbox. By posting in there you notify the staff that you have agreed to comply with these rules and regulations.
15. Signature Rules and Restrictions:
- Last.fm, soundcloud & video's must be in spoiler tags
- Maximum number of images: 1
- Maximum size of image: 600x300
- Maximum text size: 5
- Maximum lines: 5
- Maximum characters: 500
- Can use smilies: yes
Each user is permitted ONE account on the forum. Creating additional counts will result in the immediate ban of the extra account and an infraction or ban against the original account.
17. Clan Advertising/Recruiting
There is a minimum requirement of 20 (quality) posts if you wish to recruit for your clan on this forum. In no way must you advertise or recruit in any other thread until you have reached the required 20 posts. This includes advertising your clan in threads where members are looking to join a clan. The staff reserve the right to delete any posts they deem as spam or nonsensical to achieve the minimum post requirement. Persistent abuse of this rule will result in infractions or in severe cases outright bans.
The providers ("we", "us", "our") of the service provided by this web site ("Service") are not responsible for any user-generated content and accounts ("Content"). Content submitted express the views of their author only. All Content you submit or upload may be reviewed by staff members. All Content you submit or upload may be sent to third-party verification services (including, but not limited to, spam prevention services). Do not submit any Content that you consider to be private or confidential. You are granting us with a non-exclusive, permanent, irrevocable, unlimited license to use, publish, or re-publish your Content in connection with the Service. You retain copyright over the Content. We reserve the rights to remove or modify any Content submitted for any reason without explanation. Requests for Content to be removed or modified will be undertaken only at our discretion. We reserve the right to take action against any account with the Service at any time.
19. The end all/be-all rule.
If you ask for a ban, you're going to get it and it's not going to be reversed. Take a deep breath and think about what you're asking for before you decide to turn into a drama queen.
These terms may be changed at any time without notice.
If you do not agree with these terms, please do not register or use this Service. If you wish to close your account, please contact us. The staff members reserve the right to issue what disciplinary action will be carried out as they deem necessary. Forum members reserve the right to appeal to a higher authority if they feel that a disciplinary action that was taken against them was unjust.
(moderator -> admin. -> owner)
2. A thread will be sent to private forum for the staff, who will make the best judgment that he/she feels necessary.
The FPS247.com Staff