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The Rules
« on: August 09, 2011, 10:29:57 PM »

These are the rules of the road here. Some of them were part of what you agreed to when you registered. Others, have been forged from my experience over the years trying to maintain a peaceful and friendly place to share with my friends and like minded anglers.

F247/IF247 RULES

AVATARS: New this Year!
1.) No political banners, symbols, or symbols closely associated with political parties or candidates are allowed as avatars or within signatures.
2.) Avatars max size is 100x100px@72dpi. New this Year! You may have an image of your favorite outdoor product as you avatar. This image may not contain a url a phone number an email address or physical address.

SIGNATURES: New this Year!
1.) We are expanding your signature privileges to include a 6x2 inch image area (432x144px@72dpi) You may use this space for one large image or several smaller ones. The images in your signatures may not contain urls, phone numbers, email addresses or physical addresses.
2.) The text within your signatures may not contain: links to products or websites, urls, phone numbers or addresses.
3.) No political banners, symbols, or symbols closely associated with political parties or candidates are allowed within signatures.
4.) I shouldn't have to say it but if I don't someone will try to do it. NO PORN PICS or other offensive images or words. If it is not something to do with a healthy outdoors centered lifestyle then it probably doesn't belong.
5.) Images of your favorite adult beverage are OK as long as the rest of the conditions are met.
6.) There is a Business Membership available for members who would like to place a banner and contact info within their signature. For details on getting a Business Membership contact the Admin.

1.) Posts: You are free to discuss products, gear etc. as you please, however, no links to products or commercial websites within posts. Links to information within non commercial web sources such as wikipedia, govt. agencies etc. are OK. You may mention a product and the website just do not make it a link! (Leave off the www. part) Repeatedly linking to products and websites will get you, One warning after that.................
2.) There is a language filter in place that has a remarkably vast collection of profanity amassed by a leading expert on the subject. :) Efforts to circumvent this will be taken with good humor as long as it is good spirited and not directed at members or other individuals. For instance I felt like an A$$ when I dropped my rod in the crick is harmless enough. But _______ is a Stupid F**K is not. Its a simple concept, One warning after that.................
3.) Images: NO PORN, Bikini girls with fish are OK as long as you took the pics. Searching the web for Bikini girls with fish and posting them will get you,
One warning after that.................
4.) Topics: This is a fishing / ice fishing site lets try to keep the subject matter focused on the great outdoors and our favorite sports. If you feel you simply must vent about politics, the environment, or other divisive issues do it in the off topic board. Highly inflammatory language will result in having your off topic post deleted. State your case, leave out the personal attacks.

ALSO: You agree, through your use of this forum, that you will not post any material which is false, defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, adult material, or otherwise in violation of any International or United States Federal law. You also agree not to post any copyrighted material unless you own the copyright or you have written consent from the owner of the copyrighted material. Spam, flooding, advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes, and solicitations are also forbidden on this forum. Note that it is impossible for the staff or the owners of this forum to confirm the validity of posts. Please remember that we do not actively monitor the posted messages, and as such, are not responsible for the content contained within. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information presented. The posted messages express the views of the author, and not necessarily the views of this forum, its staff, its subsidiaries, or this forum's owner. Anyone who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to notify an administrator or moderator of this forum immediately. The staff and the owner of this forum reserve the right to remove objectionable content, within a reasonable time frame, if they determine that removal is necessary. This is a manual process, however, please realize that they may not be able to remove or edit particular messages immediately. This policy applies to member profile information as well. You remain solely responsible for the content of your posted messages. Furthermore, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless the owners of this forum, any related websites to this forum, its staff, and its subsidiaries. The owners of this forum also reserve the right to reveal your identity (or any other related information collected on this service) in the event of a formal complaint or legal action arising from any situation caused by your use of this forum. You have the ability, as you register, to choose your username. We advise that you keep the name appropriate. With this user account you are about to register, you agree to never give your password out to another person except an administrator, for your protection and for validity reasons. You also agree to NEVER use another person's account for any reason. We also HIGHLY recommend you use a complex and unique password for your account, to prevent account theft. After you register and login to this forum, you will be able to fill out a detailed profile. It is your responsibility to present clean and accurate information. Any information the forum owner or staff determines to be inaccurate or vulgar in nature will be removed, with or without prior notice. Appropriate sanctions may be applicable. Please note that with each post, your IP address is recorded, in the event that you need to be banned from this forum or your ISP contacted. This will only happen in the event of a major violation of this agreement. Also note that the software places a cookie, a text file containing bits of information (such as your username and password), in your browser's cache. This is ONLY used to keep you logged in/out. The software does not collect or send any other form of information to your computer.
« Last Edit: August 09, 2011, 10:33:48 PM by fishin_musician »
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