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Definitions used in this page
  1. "You" or "Your" as in the person reading this page or any user posting on Frihost.
  2. "Moderators & Administrators" as in the Moderators & Administrators of the Forum, the people who look after the forum.
  3. "Bondings" as in the Boss around here. His decision is almost always final.
  4. "We" as in FRIHost's Moderating and Administrating Team.
  5. "Us" as in FRIHost's Moderating and Administrating Team.

The following rules apply to Posting in the Forum as well as Private Messaging.

1. General Rules
  1. Posts, avatars, signatures and usernames must not contain obscene/pornographic/offensive material nor links to web pages which contain such material.
  2. Posts, avatars, signatures and usernames must not contain links to or ask for information on warez, crackz, etc. or re-print material without permission.
  3. Posts, avatars, signatures and usernames must not degrade, insult or disrespect other users or groups of people.
  4. Posts, avatars, signatures and usernames must not harass other users or groups of people.
  5. Posts, avatars, signatures and usernames must not contain direct or indirect referral/affiliate links or links that you get credit for when people click on.
  6. Posts, avatars, signatures and usernames must not contain flame bait or anything encouraging another user to break the rules.
  7. Posts, avatars, signatures and usernames must not contain sites/links/scripts that are harmful to another user's computer.
  8. Posts, avatars, signatures and usernames must not imply, in a derogatory or discriminatory manner, that your culture, religion, ethnicity, race, sexuality, country and/or language is superior to any other culture, religion, ethnicity, race, sexuality, country and/or language. (Note that opinions can be expressed in a positive manner for the sake of discussion)
  9. Posts, avatars, signatures and usernames must not contain sites/links to or information about another webhost.
  10. Members are only allowed to have one account. Registering multiple accounts is not allowed.
  11. Abusing the points system will result in an immediate ban.
  12. Posts advertising ad blockers (not popup blockers) are not allowed
  13. Posts containing Forum type games are not allowed

    Any of the rules broken in this category may result in a warning or a ban


2. Rules related to posts
  1. Posts and Topics are to be made in the relevant forum. We request that you read the Forum Descriptions before posting. If you consistently post in the wrong forum you will be given a warning.
  2. Back-seat moderating is not allowed. If you witness someone break a rule or you think (s)he did, please report the post or user.
    Do not reply to the offending post or topic and attempt to handle the situation yourself. If you attempt to handle the situation yourself, a warning might be given.
  3. Do not attempt to cuss or bypass the filter. Bypassing the filter may result in your entire post getting snipped.
  4. Do not post anything that doesn't contribute to the topic (such as "lol", "haha").
  5. Do not revert a post's content back after a Moderator or Administrator has edited it.
  6. Do not create a trashed post's content back after a Moderator or Administrator has deleted it.
  7. If your thread has been locked (or trashed or moved to the Spam Can) by a Moderator, you may not start a new thread on the same topic without first sending a PM to the Moderator in question and discussing with him/her the reasons for your thread being locked (or trashed).
  8. Do not spam. Your post will be removed without warning and you will be warned. If you continue to spam even after being warned, you may be banned and your hosting account may be removed.
  9. The moderating team reserve the right to edit or remove any post at any time. The determination of what is construed as indecent, vulgar, spam, etc. as noted in these points is up to the Moderating Team and not the users.
  10. You are not allowed to create "Official" topics as per in point B is this section.
  11. You are not allowed to dig a topic up without a good reason.
  12. Please post only English in the forums other than in the respective language forums.
  13. The following are not allowed, regarding quoted or copied material:
    1. Using anything other than
      Code:
      [quote][/quote] or [quote="user"][/quote]
      for quoting.
    2. Failure to use QUOTE tags at all (i.e. copying and pasting material from another site as if it were your own).
    3. Failure to state the source of quoted material.
    4. Posting quoted material, even if properly marked, without providing any original content of your own.
  14. Double Posting is not allowed. We know which double posts are caused by the system and which are not.


3. Rules related to avatars
  1. Your avatar may not be bigger than 100x100 pixels (100 pixels in Height and 100 pixels in Width.)
  2. Your avatar may not be bigger than 24 kilobytes in size.
  3. If a Moderator or Administrator has requested you to change your avatar, please do so or your rights to have an avatar will be removed.
  4. Your avatar may not contain a rank image of a staff member.
  5. Extremely animated/irritating avatars are not allowed. This is determined by the staff and not the users.


4. Rules related to signatures
  1. Your signature may not be bigger than 600X175 pixels.

  2. The total file size of all the images in your signature (taken together) may not be bigger than 50kb.
  3. If a Moderator or Administrator has requested you to change your signature, please do so or your rights to have a signature will be removed.
  4. Signatures with dynamic information about users browsing the forums, like from danasoft, are not allowed. (eg: Your browser is firefox and your ip is ... )
  5. Extremely animated/irritating signatures are not allowed. This is determined by the staff and not the users.


5. Reporting a site that may have broken the Terms of Service
    FriHost welcomes you to report any site that may have broken the Terms of Service. But please do not post the sites on the forum. Instead, send a Private Message to a Moderator or an Administrator with the full url to the website.




You are advised to read this post at least once every month

The FriHost Moderating and Administrating Team reserves the right to ban anyone.
The FriHost Moderating and Administrating Team reserves the right to alter the rules anytime without prior Announcement or Warning.


This post is 2005-2010 Frihost free web hosting. Unauthorized reproduction of this post is not allowed without prior permission from Bondings.
n0obie4life
New Rule regarding avatars and signatures added.

Please remove all irritating/overly animated avatars and signatures.
wumingsden
Edited rule 1A to include all material
tidruG
Edited Rule 1 (h)
Traveller
Edited rule 4 (b) to clarify that the signature file size limit applies to the total, not to individual files.
rvec
edited 2.b because we have a report feature now Smile
Bikerman
amended copyright notice at the end to read 2010 instead of 2008 Smile
Vrythramax
Added Rule 1m pertaining to Forum type games.
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