1. Keep forum threads and posts respectful and appropriate.
    1. If you think it might be disrespectful or inappropriate, don’t say it.
    2. Anything of a sexual nature is not permitted on the forums, and depending on the severity of the content posted, could lead to an instant suspension or deletion of your account.
  2. Racism, sexism, or other forms of bigotry are strictly prohibited.
    1. Do not use racial slurs or bigoted remarks (e.g. another user’s English abilities) towards other users.
  3. Any form of trolling, flaming, flame-baiting, or being overly aggressive towards other users is not permitted.
    1. Keep discussion civil. Do not harass or threaten other users or use Spigot as a place to coordinate attacks on others.
    2. Keep discussion relevant – derailing a thread will get you punished.
      1. The offtopic section is for threads that don’t really fit in with the rest of the forums. They should still stay on track with the given topic.
    3. Do not insult other users — doing so is abusive, and if it isn’t nice, just don’t say it. Even if another user is insulting you, the responsible thing to do is report the post and move on.
  4. Do not abuse any feature of the forums or else your privileges may be revoked.
    1. Do not access the forums via automated mechanisms.
  5. Swearing should be used in moderation.
    1. Shouldn’t be directed at other people or businesses.
    2. Shouldn’t be excessive (moderator’s discretion).
    3. Shouldn’t contravene other rules, such as Rule #1.
  6. Do not post threads in the wrong category.
    1. has several categories and this allows us the keep the posts organized. Please post in the correct category, and if you are not sure, post it in what you think is the closest category and report your thread asking for a moderator to move it if necessary.
  7. No advertising real-world products, services, or any other type of paid item / service.
    1. Threads and posts advertising any real-world products or services are not permitted and they will be removed. This includes services such as hosting services or other products.
  8. Do not threaten other users or communities.
    1. We do not support hate towards other communities, including, but not limited to, harassment or other similar activities. Such actions will involve punishments and sometimes even contacting authorities.
    2. Any release of private, personal information of another user is not permitted under any circumstances. This includes but is not limited to another user’s address, location, or IP address. In the event that you share another user’s information without explicit permission, you will receive an immediate suspension.
  9. Keep the forums in English as much as possible.
    1. English-speaking users should be kind and courteous to other users who aren’t as fluent in English. Deliberately harassing the user for a lack of English proficiency is not permitted.
  10. Discussion or distribution of illegal content is not permitted in any form.
    1. Depending on the severity of the content posted, your account could be immediately suspended without warning. If you’re unsure, just don’t post it.
    2. Additionally it is not permitted to give or request advice of a legal nature on these forums. Such requests should be handled by a lawyer licensed to practice in your jurisdiction.
  11. Ban evasion under any form is not permitted.
    1. Using an alternative account to evade a punishment will result in the immediate suspension of the alternative account and lengthening of your ban.
    2. Discussions of your ban, or other user’s bans is prohibited. All discussion of bans should be done via email.