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Offline Giles

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Member Guidelines
« on: June 28, 2017, 01:43:39 pm »
We want everyone here to get answers to questions they may have, help others in return, have interesting interactions and generally have fun.  Please follow these general guidelines to keep this forum a good place to be.

Please be attentive to the moods, thoughts and vocabulary currently being used by the community of this forum. Be polite and courteous, but more importantly try to listen first. Pay some attention to the post you are responding to.

Do not be overly sarcastic or rude.  If you are then one of the Mod Squad will delete it. 

Please try and stay on topic. Know when being off topic has gone too far, also know when and how to bring a thread back on track.  Please do it with some respect.

We would prefer no discussion on politics, race or religion.  If you feel the absolute need to get on a soapbox about something, start a new thread in General Chat, it will either get deleted or die a natural death.

Please do not post the like of "I have this for sale" or "I want" in product threads.  We have a Marketplace for buying and selling.

Please do not post links to torrents.

Please do not place a link to a URL in your signature.

The Moderator is always right (sorry, that’s just the way it has to be). If you have a problem with a Moderator's judgment, the only recourse is to send a PM to me.

If a member publicly criticises a Mod decision or tries to undermine a Moderator's authority, they’re likely to be banned immediately.

A warning may be issued for violating any of these guidelines (which, let’s face it, aren’t too onerous). Persistent violation will result in either a 3 day or permanent ban, this to be at the Mod Squad's discretion.

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« Last Edit: October 27, 2020, 08:43:41 am by Giles »
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Offline neph93

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Re: Member Guidelines
« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2020, 10:45:48 am »
Update to our guidelines about political content:

Iron Heart is an international brand, and this forum also has a global reach. We are proud of that. For the forum to be a pleasant, inclusive place, where people from all over the world can come to discuss the brand, denim and other interests, we have always had guidelines that ask our users to refrain from posting comments likely to cause unnecessary conflict or create a negative environment. This includes posting about themes like politics, religion and other controversial issues. Our opinion is that there are other places on the internet for this kind of discussion. In addition, the hostility and ugliness often found in comment sections around the internet is not something we need or want here.

Unfortunately, there has recently been an increase in this kind of posting. This has begun to include posting of clothing or other artefacts showing support for different political groups or ideologies. We do not want to act as censor for our member’s posts, but we will not be able to tolerate people promoting their political ideologies in this way any longer, for the reasons described above.

For the record, the forum and the brand believe in equality for all people, regardless of gender, race, sexuality or nationality. As such, we take an especially dim view of overtly nationalistic, fascist, or intolerant, groups, ideologies or viewpoints being promoted here. As a general rule though we would like all users to refrain from posting any direct or implied political content.

Thanks for reading.

The Mod Squad and Stubborn Crew.