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The Rules

Discussion in 'Announcements' started by Alfa, Mar 1, 2017.

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  1. Alfa

    Alfa Productive Insomniac Staff Member Administrator

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    Please post questions in the Site Use forum.

    Illegal Activity

    1. Requesting or offering illegal substances is not allowed.
    This includes chemicals on the UN red list, DEA List I or scheduled precursors as well as threshold or above quantities of DEA List II chemicals.

    This will get you banned instantly.

    If your request for a substance results in a reaction, the person reacting might be pulling your chain or an organization that will bust you. Do not be that stupid! Posts offering or requesting illegal substances will be removed. Members offering or requesting illegal substances will be banned and put upon our ip blacklist. For the same reason it is also not allowed to post that you are a drug dealer by profession or that you sell drugs for a living. This is almost the same as offering drugs and not allowed. Member names that imply dealing or soliciting are not allowed. Soliciting random off site contact with members, is seen as a hookup request, to engage in illegal activity.

    This forum software contains a script which alerts the admin of specific events. If the Admin feels there is illegal activity going on, your PM's will be searched and read. This forum software has PM searching and reading functions.

    2. Requesting, offering or trading sources for illegal substances is not allowed.
    This will get you banned instantly. This forum software contains a script which alerts the admin of specific events. If the Admin feels there is illegal activity going on, your PM's will be searched and read. This forum software has PM searching and reading functions.

    3. Do not PM members or moderators with illegal propositions or questions.
    This will get you banned instantly.

    4. Planning of illegal activity is not allowed.
    This includes discussion of smuggling and selling illegal substances.


    Commercial Products

    5. Do not advertise any commercial websites or product.
    This is considered SPAM. Commercial messages will be deleted on sight. This will get you banned instantly. It is allowed to post an objective review of products. No links to vendors.

    6. To avoid trade on this site, prices topics are not allowed.
    Prices & sources of common products from large corporations, chain stores, like K-mart or from government licensed brick and mortar pharmacies are allowed.

    7. Discussion of suppliers is only allowed in the Sources forums.
    This means that discussion of vendors is not allowed anywhere on the site, not in PM. Sources forums only.


    Accounts

    8. You must be 18 to be on this site.
    Sorry, but we do not allow minors to join the site. Minors will be banned until their 18th birthday.

    9. Each member may have only one account.
    If you get banned on one account, the system automatically bans you on all member accounts / member names.
    Opening a second account will cause infractions or even a ban.


    Posting Rules

    10. Use the search engine, before you post
    Make sure you are not double posting, search the forum first to make sure your question has not been answered dozens of time before. UTFSE! You can find the search button at the top of the page.

    11. Post in the right forum.
    You may have your post deleted if you post in the wrong forum.

    12. Don’t cross post.
    Don’t post the same thing in more than one forum.

    13. Use a descriptive thread title.
    This will help others find threads through the search engine. There's nothing more annoying than looking at all those stupid "A stupid question" subject lines. I mean, I'm damn lazy, but how hard is it to type "A stupid question about (insert something here)"? As a rule of thumb, most thread titles should include the full name of the drug discussed. Please avoid slang in thread titles. Do not use abbreviations.

    14. No links to other discussion boards
    Because of attempts of several other drug discussion sites to steal members, by spamming, etc. it is no longer allowed to post links to other discussion boards.

    15. Do not use abbreviations, slang or txtspk.
    Take the effort to write full words, so that everyone can understand what you are writing about. Many abbreviations can mean multiple things. Misunderstanding abbreviations can even lead to lethal situations.

    16. Post threads about images, video, music in the media gallery.

    17. Remove personal data from pictures
    When posting pictures, make sure that the camera used does not store personal data.

    18. Post documents in the Studies archive.
    Documents can only be posted in the forum, if related to the discussed topic.

    19. Signatures are expected to follow the same guidelines as posts.

    20. Reputation trade is not allowed.
    Trading ratings or leaving rates with your name or hints to your name in them is forbidden. Ratings need a reason. Asking or giving reputation points solely to increase member status is not allowed.

    21. No deletion of relevant content
    We do not delete content from threads, if the staff deems the content relevant. Deleting relevant posts destroys threads and makes them unreadable. By submitting content, you agree that it is publicized on this site network. Vandalism of posts is not allowed.

    22. No vague drug ID's
    We do not allow identification of unknown powders, street pills, vague pictures, because there is no way to for forum users to know what the drug is. We do allow the identification of plants, mushrooms, pharmaceuticals as long as there is clear information to go on.


    Posting Etiquette

    23. Don't make posts that are inflammatory just to annoy people.
    Trolling is not allowed.

    24. Personal Attacks.
    Criticize ideas, not people. Flaming will not be tolerated. This includes any material which is vulgar, defamatory, intentional inaccurate information, stalking, harassing, hateful, threatening, invading of others privacy or violates any laws. When writing your messages, please use the same courtesy that you would show when speaking face-to-face with someone. Flames, insults, and personal attacks will not be tolerated. It's fine to disagree strongly with opinions, ideas, and facts, but always with respect for the other person. Great minds do not always think alike, and that's where the fun is!

    25. Do not implicate or incriminate any member including yourself in drug production/creation/extraction.
    Discussion of drug production/creation/extraction may only be theoretical. You may not post that you or any other member is going to be, or has been involved/implicated in any drug production or related illegal activity. Before 2011 we did not allow self incrimination anywhere. This has changed and there are no restrictions except in the creation forums.
    It is allowed to describe hypothetical situations, your dreams or the actions of a third-party. Creative writing is welcome.
    Allowed: Safrole is sometimes used a precursor to phenethylamines following the XYZ reactions.
    Not allowed: I used safrole under the XYZ reactions to produce phenethylamines.
    Allowed question: Are non-polar solvents used to extract mescaline? If so, what NP solvent is used?
    Not allowed question: What solvent should I use to extract mescaline?
    Allowed statement: This solvent is sometimes used to extract mescaline.
    Not allowed statement: You should use this solvent to extract mescaline.

    It is not possible for staff to track your location as it applies to international drug-legality, therefore we consider implication in the production of any drug to be self-incrimination.
    This rule applies only to discussion of drug creation/production.
    Do not use SWIM anywhere on the site.

    26. Do not post useless one liners
    We will delete contentless posts and one liners. Only quality posts will get you to higher member levels. The mods and I read every post that is posted here (which is absolutely needed, because of the nature of this site). We want this site to be full of quality info, so please respect this. You can post your useless chatter in the 'Some for all' forum.

    27. Do not post with Caps Locks on.
    Please do not post messages with the subject or post all in capital letters. Words all in capitals are not only annoying but are read 50% slower than normal writing. It will not get you any more noticed. In fact, it is generally considered irritating shouting, and will piss Drugs-forum users off.

    28. Explain yourself.
    Your opinion is of no use if you do not explain why.

    29. Keep threads on topic
    Start a new thread if you want to discuss a new subject. If you have an issue with a reputation comment then report the comment. Do not complain about reputation comments in threads, as this brings the thread off topic.

    30. Suicide threats and self-injury threads are forbidden.
    These topics are beyond the scope of this site. Please see here for more information.

    31. Media with erotic or entertaining content must be in private Albums.
    You may share erotic or entertaining photo's and video's with members you follow, but not with all members. Set your album to private.

    Contacting Staff

    32. Do not message staff with questions, that can be answered on the forum.
    Staff has a busy job already, so please post questions in the forum. This way other members can answer and your thread will be helpful to others as well.

    33. Notifying staff of posts, PM’s, Blogs or email
    If you find a post is in conflict with these rules, please use the report icon at the top of the post, to alert us. You are helping us keeping this site alive and respectful.
    The same goes for PM's: If you receive a PM which is in conflict with these rules, please forward it to an administrator.
    If another member contacts you by email, social media, asking for illegal substances, please alert me by mailing it to an administrator or by pasting it in a support ticket.


    Breaking the rules will cause a ban or infraction points
    Each infraction gives a number of points, depending on how serious the infraction is. Repeated breaches of the rules will lead to a higher number of infraction points.
    50 infraction points will get you banned for one month.
    100 infraction points will get you banned permanently.
    When breaking a rule, you might receive a warning message, instead of an infraction. Warnings have no other effect than a reminder to the rules.

    Pointing Members to The Rules
    When you refer to the rules in posts, then please quote the part of the rules that you refer to. Please inform members about the rules in a kind respectful manner without breaking rule 24 yourself.

    Submissions
    By posting or submitting content to Websites, you grant SIN Foundation the right to use, reproduce, display, perform, adapt, modify, distribute, have distributed, and promote the content in any form, anywhere and for any purpose; and warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content and that public posting and use of your content by SIN will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party.

    By sending scripts, creative suggestions, ideas, notes, drawings, documents, or other information, collectively “Contributions”, directly to SIN through website contact forms, email, voicemail, non-electronic mail or other means of direct communication, you, the Sender, acknowledge and agree that your contribution automatically becomes the property of SIN without any obligation to you. SIN may reproduce, display, perform, adapt, modify, distribute, have distributed, and promote the contribution in any form, anywhere and for any purpose without compensation to you. You warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the contribution and by SIN using your contribution, SIN will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party.
     
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