- No vulgarities of any kind, nor links to sites that promote such.
- Respect is given to those with manners, those without who insult others or begin by starting wars will find their posts deleted.
- Some posts may get deleted accidently, don’t take it personally, it happens.
- A spam filter is used an some posts may disappear based on words, phrases, and/or links. If you feel you have been accidentally blocked, try posting a single one or two sentence comment to alert us and we will see if I can recover it for you.
- Trolls, personal attacks, and comment that adds nothing will get deleted for sure. No question at all. so don’t waste your time
- We all have other work and business to run so we will be expeditious with mediation and may make mistakes. If you think we are in error leave a short post.
- Phantoms who have cryptic or, no name, and no real email address get no respect. If you think your opinion or idea is important, be open and honest and we will respect that even if others don’t agree with you.
- You are responsible for your words. People who use their real name get more respect than phantoms. Professional nom deplumes may be acceptable if stated and agree to it and they are supported by a real person with a real email we can verify.
- We reserve the right to modify the policy as needed, including on a an event basis.
For more Blog Etiquette, go to PC Advisor:
They are summarized them here as the Top 10 dos & don’ts; How to survive in blogs and wikis
But a visit to the the site is recommended too as they make a good read in full and they are in plane English too:
- Thou shall not confuse thy opinion with gospel truth
- Thou shall not invoke personal attacks
- Thou shall stick to the subject at hand.
- Thou shall cite thy references
- Thou shall punctuate and capitalise
- Thou shall own up to thy mistakes
- Thou shall not use aliases or sock puppets
- Thou shall not feed the trolls
- Thou shall resize thy images
- Thou shall respect the old adage: What happens on the wiki stays on the wiki.