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The Codex of The Temple - Rules of Behaviour
« on: May 15, 2007, 07:40:24 PM »
Let's keep the following rules for this place to remain good for all!

1. Context
1.1. Don't be a troll. Discrimination against someone based on his race, gender, nationality, sexual orientation or religious/spiritual beliefs will not be allowed. Let's discuss roguelikes.
1.2. Respect the opinions of the other posters; if you disagree discuss in a civilized manner.

2. Writing
2.1. Make your best to write in correct english, use punctuation marks, take your time to check spelling. This is a turn-based world, there's no need to hurry
2.2. Do not use ALL-CAPS WRITING
2.3. Do not make excessive use of colors, bolding or any other formatting that could annoy people / destroy the site look
2.4. Do not u53 l337 wr171n6.
2.5. Restrict the use of foul language

3. Profiles
3.1. Images in signatures may be fancy in other places. Not here :)
3.2. Avatars are cool, but please keep them in context, do not use sexually explicit images and/or anything else that could be generally disliked. If in doubt, ask your nearest moderator.

4. Moderation
Moderators have executive power to:
* Delete the content of offending posts, replacing them with the text: "(Deleted as offensive)", at their discretion. Then they'll post the text at the public moderation log http://forums.roguetemple.com/index.php?topic=4161.0 with a link to the original thread
* Delete posts regarding discussion about deletion from the offender.
* Move offending threads to the "off topic" subforum
* Mark continuous offenders with the shameful title of "Troll" on their forum profiles should they continue displaying offending behavior.
« Last Edit: May 26, 2014, 01:20:03 PM by Slash »

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Re: The Codex of The Temple - Rules of Behaviour
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2007, 08:53:18 PM »
Perhaps add a basic spell checking check box? Though I haven't seen too much in the way of terrible grammar or spelling so far -remarkable really.

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Re: The Codex of The Temple - Rules of Behaviour
« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2010, 09:39:04 AM »
2.1. Make your best to write in correct english, use punctuation signs, take your time to check spelling.

I believe the phrase you are looking for is "punctuation marks".

Also, us -> use in section 3.2.

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Re: The Codex of The Temple - Rules of Behaviour
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2010, 03:46:23 AM »
Thanks!

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Re: The Codex of The Temple - Rules of Behaviour
« Reply #4 on: July 23, 2011, 07:57:18 PM »
Oh c'mon just delete that bot already
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Re: The Codex of The Temple - Rules of Behaviour
« Reply #5 on: July 29, 2011, 03:34:34 AM »
God damn it
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Re: The Codex of The Temple - Rules of Behaviour
« Reply #6 on: December 20, 2011, 12:08:56 AM »
What is Rule 2.4 supposed to say?
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Re: The Codex of The Temple - Rules of Behaviour
« Reply #7 on: December 20, 2011, 08:19:24 AM »
What is Rule 2.4 supposed to say?

Do not use leet writing (or, as it's more commonly called, leetspeak). It's a way of writing that replaces letters with numbers in an attempt to look cool and like a 1337 h4x0r.

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Re: The Codex of The Temple - Rules of Behaviour
« Reply #8 on: December 20, 2011, 08:34:08 PM »
Oh, ok. Thanks
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Re: The Codex of The Temple - Rules of Behaviour
« Reply #9 on: September 03, 2012, 12:19:13 PM »
I agree with all your suggestions and would further suggest as advised by lavastine that a spell check option should be included

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Re: The Codex of The Temple - Rules of Behaviour
« Reply #10 on: September 03, 2012, 01:18:02 PM »
1.1. Roguelikers don't like trolls. Their favorite sport is to hunt trolls for some gold pieces or a miserable weapon.  Don't take this risk.

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Re: The Codex of The Temple - Rules of Behaviour
« Reply #11 on: September 03, 2012, 04:11:46 PM »
1.1. Roguelikers don't like trolls. Their favorite sport is to hunt trolls for some gold pieces or a miserable weapon.  Don't take this risk.

Oh, damn...
Ha, I feel sorry for you now. :P
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Re: The Codex of The Temple - Rules of Behaviour
« Reply #12 on: May 15, 2014, 04:35:44 PM »
Due to recent concerns expressed to me:  How's about we get an addendum to 1, or at least 1.1, centered around knocking off any sexist/exclusionary/etc drivel that is more likely to discourage all sorts of people from posting than foster any manner of meaningful discussion?

I'd sooner prefer to not ban people outside of a spammer bot context, so it'd be swell if folks can just bear it in mind going forward after today so I need not trouble myself on deleting posts or worse.   Unless Slash has some other thoughts on the matter?
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Re: The Codex of The Temple - Rules of Behaviour
« Reply #13 on: May 15, 2014, 07:00:18 PM »
Due to recent concerns expressed to me:  How's about we get an addendum to 1, or at least 1.1, centered around knocking off any sexist/exclusionary/etc drivel that is more likely to discourage all sorts of people from posting than foster any manner of meaningful discussion?

I really have to agree with this. Many topics get completely ruined by inappropriate discussion.

I tend to post little these days. Seems like you can't discuss anything without Krice taking a shit on everyone. Even reddit has a more positive vibe.

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Re: The Codex of The Temple - Rules of Behaviour
« Reply #14 on: May 16, 2014, 05:26:35 AM »
I tend to post little these days. Seems like you can't discuss anything without Krice

Hey, that's an attack on a person. My "sexist" (read: accurate) opinions are just that, an opinion. If you want to use a rule where some opinions are not "right" then I'm going to leave here myself.