Forum Rules

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Inappropriate Language
This category includes, but is not limited to, language and/or links to websites containing such language or images which:
• Are an inappropriate reference to human anatomy or bodily functions
• Contain swear words, curses, or other related language
• Are otherwise considered objectionable
If a player is found to have engaged in such actions, s/he will:
• Be temporarily banned from the forums
• Be given a one-time warning, after which any further Forum Rules violations will result in a permanent ban from the forums

Harassment or Defamation
This category includes, but is not limited to, both clear and masked language, images, and/or links to websites containing such language or images which:
• Insultingly refer to other characters, players, JumpStart employees, or groups of people
• Result in ongoing harassment to other characters, players, JumpStart employees, or groups of people
If a player is found to have engaged in such actions, s/he will:
• Be temporarily banned from the forums
• Be given a one-time warning, after which any further Forum Rules violations will result in a permanent ban from the forums

Spamming or Trolling
This category includes, but is not limited to:
• Excessively communicating the same phrase, similar phrases, or gibberish
• Creating threads to cause unrest on the forums
• Causing disturbances in forum threads, such as picking fights, making off-topic posts that ruin the thread, insulting other posters
• Making non-constructive posts
If a player is found to have engaged in such actions, s/he will:
• Be temporarily banned from the forums
• Be given a one-time warning, after which any further Forum Rules violations will result in a permanent ban from the forums

Obscene/Vulgar
This category includes, but is not limited to, both clear and masked language in posts, images, signatures, and/or links to websites containing such language or images which:
• Are an inappropriate reference to human anatomy or bodily functions
• Are pornographic in nature
If a player is found to have engaged in such actions, s/he will:
• Be permanently banned from the forums

Racial/Ethnic
This category includes, but is not limited to, both clear and masked language, images, and/or links to websites containing such language or images which:
• Promote racial/ethnic prejudice
• Are recognized as a racial/ethnic slur
• Allude to a symbol of racial/ethnic prejudice
If a player is found to have engaged in such actions, s/he will:
• Be temporarily banned from the forums
• Be given a one-time warning, after which any further Forum Rules violations will result in a permanent ban from the forums

Sexuality/Violence
This category includes, but is not limited to, both clear and masked language, images, and/or links to websites containing such language or images which:
• Refer to sexual acts
• Refer to violent real-life actions
• Pornography
If a player is found to have engaged in such actions, s/he will:
• Be permanently banned from the forums

Sexual Orientation
This category includes, but is not limited to, both clear and masked language, images, and/or links to websites containing such language or images which:
• Insultingly refer to any aspect of sexual orientation pertaining to themselves or other players
If a player is found to have engaged in such actions, s/he will:
• Be temporarily banned from the forums
• Be given a one-time warning, after which any further Forum Rules violations will result in a permanent ban from the forums

Real-Life Threats
This category includes, but is not limited to, both clear and masked language, images, and/or links to websites containing such language or images which:
• Refer to violence in any capacity that is not directly related to the game world
If a player is found to have engaged in such actions, s/he will:
• Be temporarily banned from the forums
• Be given a one-time warning, after which any further Forum Rules violations will result in a permanent ban from the forums

Distribution of Real-Life Personal Information
This category includes, but is not limited to:
• Releasing any real-life information about other players or JumpStart employees
If a player is found to have engaged in such actions, s/he will:
• Be given a one-time warning, after which any further Forum Rules violations will result in a permanent ban from the forums

Account Trading
This category includes, but is not limited to, both promoting your account or characters for sale or trade, or advertising that you are looking for an account or characters to purchase through:
• Forum posts
• Linking to online marketplaces
• Listing you have something for trade and then offering your contact information
If a player is found to have engaged in such actions, s/he will:
• Be temporarily banned from the forums
• Be given a one-time warning, after which any further Forum Rules violations will result in a permanent ban from the forums

Posting Cheats, Hacks, Trojan Horses or Malicious Programs
This category includes, but is not limited to:
• Posting links to cheats, hacks, or malicious viruses/programs
• If you would like to report information regarding cheats or hacks to JumpStart, send it to gaming@schoolofdragons.com. Do not post it to the forums.
If a player is found to have engaged in such actions, s/he will:
• Be permanently banned from the forums

Impersonating a JumpStart Employee
This category includes, but is not limited to:
• Passing yourself off as a JumpStart employee to post false information
If a player is found to have engaged in such actions, s/he will:
• Be temporarily banned from the forums
• Be given a one-time warning, after which any further Forum Rules violations will result in a permanent ban from the forums

Posting Unreleased Content/Hacking Data Files
This category includes, but is not limited to, language, images, and/or links to websites containing such language or images which:
• Show unreleased in-game items, equipment, or areas that have been unlocked by hacking into client data files
• Discuss or display any data not available through normal game play
If a player is found to have engaged in such actions, s/he will:
• Be permanently banned from the forums

Major Religions or Religious Figures
This category includes, but is not limited to, both clear and masked language, images, and/or links to websites containing such language or images which:
• Negatively portray major religions or religious figures
If a player is found to have engaged in such actions, s/he will:
• Be temporarily banned from the forums

National
This category includes, but is not limited to, language and/or links to websites containing such language or images which:
• Promote national hatred
• Are recognized as national slurs
• Allude to symbols of national hatred
If a player is found to have engaged in such actions, s/he will:
• Be temporarily banned from the forums

Illegal Drugs or Activities
This category includes, but is not limited to, both clear and masked language and/or links to websites containing such language or images which:
• Reference to abusing illegal drugs
• Reference to performing illegal activities
If a player is found to have engaged in such actions, s/he will:
• Be temporarily banned from the forums
• Be given a one-time warning, after which any further Forum Rules violations will result in a permanent ban from the forums

Creating Duplicate Threads
This category includes, but is not limited to:
• Creating threads about existing topics
• Creating a separate thread about an existing topic for further discussion in more than one forum
If a player is found to have engaged in such actions, s/he will:
• Be temporarily banned from the forums

Cross Linking Threads
This category includes, but is not limited to:
• Linking to threads from other forums
• Creating threads with the sole purpose of linking another post
If a player is found to have engaged in such actions, s/he will:
• Be temporarily banned from the forums

Advertising
This category includes, but is not limited to, advertisement of:
• Any non-beneficial, non-School of Dragons related businesses, organizations, or websites
If a player is found to have engaged in such actions, s/he will:
• Be temporarily banned from the forums

Discussing Disciplinary Actions
This category includes, but is not limited to:
• Creating posts or threads to discuss disciplinary actions taken against a player
• Creating posts or threads to discuss disciplinary actions taken against a character or account on the forums
If a player is found to have engaged in such actions, s/he will:
• Be temporarily banned from the forums

Circumventing a Suspension/Ban
This category includes, but is not limited to:
• Posting on another account
• Having someone post on your behalf
If a player is found to have engaged in such actions, s/he will:
• Be permanently banned from posting on the forums