You may not use the Soviet-Empire.com discussion forum unless you read, understand and agree to the forum rules and terms and conditions of use.
Throughout this document "Soviet-Empire" refers to the website soviet-empire.com and the discussion forum located on that website.
By using Soviet-Empire you acknowledge that you agree to the following rules:
1. You are prohibited from transmitting through Soviet-Empire any unlawful or harassing or abusive materials and you will refrain from distribution or use of any threatening, obscene or vulgar material of any kind. This includes (but is not limited to) posting - or posting links to - pornography or 'warez'.
2. Remain courteous and respectful to other users of the forums at all times. Do not make personally directed attacks on any other user (for example, it is acceptable to accuse someone of making a "moronic proposition" but it is not acceptable to accuse someone of being a "moron").
3. You are prohibited from transmitting through Soviet-Empire any hateful or racially, sexually or ethnically objectionable material. As a guide: You should not attack groups or individuals on the basis of prejudices or stereotypes but only on the basis of their demonstrated actions or beliefs.
4. You are prohibited from transmitting material that may infringe on any intellectual property rights, copyright or trademark or any other rights of any third party.
5. Type properly. Do not tYpE lIkE tHiS or L1K3 7h15. Do not type whole messages or topic titles in ALL CAPS. Do not use improper abbreviations such as "ur" (you're) or "y" (why). Do not type entire posts without the use of grammar. Do not type entire posts in bold, colour or similarly formatted text.
6. Do not post the same thing repeatedly (Spamming). Even (in fact especially) if it has been deleted by a moderator for whatever reason. This includes posting the same thing in multiple forums (cross-posting).
7. Never re-post something a moderator has deleted (in any forum).
8. Do not register user-names that are deliberately offensive - this includes (but is not restricted to) swear words and anything that breaks the Soviet-Empire rules or terms and conditions of use.
9. You are prohibited from using Soviet-Empire to distribute junk mail or 'spam'. Or to collect information on users, including their email addresses without their agreement.
10. You are prohibited from using Soviet-Empire to advertise commercial products, websites or other discussion forums.
11. You are prohibited from using Soviet-Empire for the conduct of business and from making any potential revenue dependent on any part of Soviet-Empire.
12. Personal signature images may only be 100 pixels in height and 400 pixels in width. Only a single image may be included in your personal signature and images may not be animated. Personal signatures may not contain URLs or hyperlinks to websites outside Soviet-Empire.
13. Personal avatar images may only be 100 × 100 pixels exactly. Images may not be animated.
14. Double logins (multiple accounts) are prohibited. To ensure enforceability of this rule, using anonymous proxies to access Soviet-Empire and post on the forum is prohibited.
Failure to comply with any of the forum rules may result in your posts being deleted and/or your account being temporarily or permanently banned from Soviet-Empire. In addition, your account may be deleted or edited by the forum staff at any time without prior notification for whatever reason.