Welcome to the forums, where you can get support from Staff Members or other members of the community. Since we want you to have the best possible experience you can while using the forums, we have implemented a set of rules to keep the forums more organized, appropriate, and safe for everyone. Warning Points The forums use a different form of punishment for users - Warning Points. Whenever you do something that goes against the rules you will be issued warning points, the amount depending on what rule you broke. If you receive enough warning points, you will be banned on the forums, the lengths are shown below. Punishment List # of Points Punishment 3 7 Day Ban 6 30 Day Ban 9+ Permanent Ban Warning points are permanent. Once you get one you are stuck with it unlesss you get it removed via appeal. If you appeal a warning point after having it for a minimum of 1 Month, it must be removed. Punishments (Warning Points) Rule Example Punishment Post Spamming Making excessive posts/threads that are similar or are related to the same topic. 1 Warning Point Useless Posts Creating posts on threads that are in no way related to the main topic. 1 Warning Point Mention Spam Mentioning Staff/Members Excessively, spamming them with notifications. 1 Warning Point Inappropriate Wall Post Saying inappropriate or rude things on your wall, or the wall of another user. 1 Warning Point Inappropriate Images Embedding/Attaching inappropriate or explicit images to posts on the forums or your wall. 1 Warning Point Player Disrespect Saying hurtful things directed at another user with the intent to offend them. 2 Warning Points Racial/Religious Slurs Saying things related to race and religion that may be offensive to some users. 2 Warning Points Account Phishing Attempting to obtain the credentials to another user's account through any means. (Eg. Free Minecon/Optifine Cape) Permanent Ban Leaking Personal Information Leaking/exposing private information of the server/other users. 9 Warning Points, Perm. Ban Punishments (Miscellaneous) Rule Example Punishment Appeal Spam* Creating 3+ appeals for the same punishment after being asked to stop. Revoked Appeal Access False Appeals* Appealing a punishment you weren't given, or without following the Appeal Format. Must be done more than once. Revoked Appeal Access Report Spam* Creating excessive reports on the same user. Revoked Report Access False Reports* Reporting users without providing evidence of them breaking rules, or without following the Report Format. Must be done more than once. Revoked Report Access Fake Reports** Creating reports with fake/forged evidence with the intent to get the reported user falsely punished. Server Blacklist * Only Senior Moderator+ can punish ** Only Administrator+ can punish These rules are subject to change at any time without warning, so be sure to check them often for updated/added rules.