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Forum Terms of Service

Post by Doug » Sat Jun 16, 2007 7:28 pm

When you register, we ask that you use your real name as your display name. For example:

* John
* John Smith
* John S.
* J. Smith
* J.T. Smith
* John Smith (Nickname)
* johnsmith
* jsmith
* JohnS

We use real names on this Forum because it keeps the discussion more personal and friendly. If you cannot provide a version of your real name, then please do not register. If you ignore this request, the administrator will not activate your account. If you change your display name after registration, your account will be deactivated until the administrator reviews the change and approves it. Thank you for understanding.

Posting Messages

* Keep your posts concise.
* Keep your replies on-topic.
* If reading a message thread causes you to come up with an unrelated question, start another message thread.
* Resist the temptation to hit the Reply button unless you have something meaningful to add.
* Remember, the Forum is basically about posting questions and answers. It is not a chat room.

When posting to the forums, please keep things civil. Users are not permitted to, among other things, post abusive, hateful, or harassing information about any person or entity. Crude language, crude humor, and sexual content of any kind is prohibited. This is a G-Rated site, so please post accordingly.

While the administrators and moderators of this forum will attempt to remove or edit any generally objectionable material as quickly as possible, it is impossible to review every message. Therefore you acknowledge that all posts made to these forums express the views and opinions of the author and not the administrators, moderators or webmaster (except for posts by these people) and hence will not be held liable.

By using this service, you agree that you will not:

* Post any material that is knowingly false and/or defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, or otherwise in violation of any law.
* Post messages, images, avatars, or signatures of a political or religious nature.
* Post URLs in your signature. (You may post a personal or business-related URL in your profile.)
* Post any copyrighted material unless the copyright is owned by you or by this message board.
* Use profanity of any kind on this board; posts that contain profanity will be deleted summarily. Repeat violators of this policy (or any other board policy) will be banned from participating.
* Post advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes, and solicitations. These are inappropriate on this message board, and will be deleted summarily. Violators of this policy are subject to banning.
* Cross-post (post your message in more than one place on this board). This will actually hinder you from getting a rapid answer, and repeated cross-posting may result in your being banned.

The IP address of all posts is recorded to aid in enforcing these conditions. You agree that the webmaster, administrator and moderators of this forum have the right to remove, edit, move or close any topic at any time should they see fit. As a user you agree to any information you have entered above being stored in a database. While this information will not be disclosed to any third party without your consent the webmaster, administrator and moderators cannot be held responsible for any hacking attempt that may lead to the data being compromised.

This forum system uses cookies to store information on your local computer. These cookies do not contain any of the information you have entered above; they serve only to improve your viewing pleasure. The e-mail address is used only for confirming your registration details and password (and for sending new passwords should you forget your current one).