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====Intellectual Property Violations====
 
====Intellectual Property Violations====
Posted material is not to violate copyright, patent, or other intellectual property laws.
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Posted material is not to violate copyright, patent, or other intellectual property laws nor solicit, encourage or endorse such actions. Staff will act when there is any appearance or suggestion of infringement to ensure the site is protected.
  
 
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====Offsite Advertising/Gaming====
 
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Myth Weavers exists as a complete play-by-post gaming website.  Advertising other sites on Myth Weavers or using parts of the Myth Weavers to run games on other sites is not permitted.
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Myth Weavers exists as a complete play-by-post gaming website.  Advertising other sites on Myth Weavers or using parts of the Myth Weavers to advertise games on other sites is not permitted.  This includes games primarily played through 3rd party application such as OpenRPG or Maptools.  Feel free to use site resources such as sheets and wiki but do not advertise the game.
  
 
====Attempts to Circumvent Rules====
 
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'''Disclaimer'''
 
'''Disclaimer'''
These rules constitute a declaration of authority to moderate, edit, delete, or undelete any posted material to enforce rules enumerated or implied, or to execute Myth-Weavers Staff judgments. They do not constitute an obligation of enforcement.
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These rules constitute a declaration of authority to moderate, edit, delete, or undelete any posted material to enforce rules enumerated, implied, or unwritten, and for Myth-Weavers Staff to act on their judgment. They do not constitute an obligation of enforcement.

Revision as of 11:21, 4 September 2011


< Rules Index

Rule Zero

Myth-Weavers Staff are the final arbiters.

Hate Speech

Posted material is not be defamatory, abusive, bullying, harassing, racist, hateful, or violent. It may not include ethnic slurs, religious intolerance, homophobia, or personal attacks.

Intellectual Property Violations

Posted material is not to violate copyright, patent, or other intellectual property laws nor solicit, encourage or endorse such actions. Staff will act when there is any appearance or suggestion of infringement to ensure the site is protected.

Explicit Content

Posted material is not to include obscene, indecent, or offensive language, description or discussion of illicit drugs, sexually suggestive language, or appeal to a prurient interest.

Keep it Civil

Don't engage in personal attacks, name-calling, or blanket generalizations.

Report, Don't Respond

Use the Report button to notify Myth-Weavers Staff of rules violations, do not respond or take rules enforcement into your own hands.

One Account Per Person

Do not register multiple accounts. If you need your account name changed, or if you have multiple accounts already, contact Myth-Weavers Staff to resolve the issue.

Commercial Use

Myth-Weavers is not for commercial use, do not use the web site for selling or promoting a product or service for commercial gain unless it answers a specific question, is relevant to an existing, active discussion, or has specific Myth-Weavers Staff approval.

Offsite Advertising/Gaming

Myth Weavers exists as a complete play-by-post gaming website. Advertising other sites on Myth Weavers or using parts of the Myth Weavers to advertise games on other sites is not permitted. This includes games primarily played through 3rd party application such as OpenRPG or Maptools. Feel free to use site resources such as sheets and wiki but do not advertise the game.

Attempts to Circumvent Rules

Attempts to circumvent rules, whether by self-censoring expletives in a fashion to obfuscate them or prevent their being filtered, or disclaiming rules breaking (mea culpa) may be regarded as a separate offense in addition to what is being circumvented.

Notes

Posted material refers to any material, or references (such as hyperlinks) to material passed to Myth-Weavers via a form, including, but not limited to: Attachments, Character Sheets, Posts (in game or not), Private Messages, User Notes, and Visitor Comments.

Private material (including Private Messages, Private Threads, and material in Private Tags), should not be construed to create any actual expectation of privacy. "Private" material is more accurately described as material that may require permissions checks before being displayed.

Disclaimer These rules constitute a declaration of authority to moderate, edit, delete, or undelete any posted material to enforce rules enumerated, implied, or unwritten, and for Myth-Weavers Staff to act on their judgment. They do not constitute an obligation of enforcement.