Revised and updated 4/6/09.
The appropriate conduct below will apply here at SoapWorld Classic Soaps.
- Board Language:
- Flaming and Bashing:
No bashing other members or actors. If you disagree with someone that is fine. Please be respectful about it. Hate posts and personal attacks will not be tolerated. Bashing this board on the board is not allowed. Bashing other boards you may not like is also not allowed here.
If you join to deliberately bash a SoapWorld member or actors on any show you will be given an automatic ban.
Racism and or hate speech is not tolerated. This includes but is not limited to racist slang terms, hateful
comments based on skin color or background, religious bashing or intolerance, gay bashing, sexist or misogynistic material, faith based prejudicial
statements, derogatory remarks, and all poor taste jokes about these topics. Everyone is welcome here and such behavior will not be tolerated.
Posting of rumors is not allowed. If you cannot back it up (provide a valid link), we ask that you please do not post it.
- Posting of Personal Information:
Please respect the privacy of other members. Please do not post personal information about yourself or others (other members, your family/friends) on this board. Please do not tell people where you live. No one needs to know that information here. That type of information can appear on your Yuku profile if you wish to share it. Please try to refrain from posting personal e-mail addresses. If you need to exchange personal information with another member please use the "Private Message" function.
- Advertising & Solicitation:
Advertising and solicitation are not allowed here. You may not come here trying to sell
something. If you have a charity event for a soap opera or some other legitimate charity you may list it. Listing a message board link is allowed but it
cannot be a board where you're selling something. YOU MAY TRADE TAPES WITH OTHER MEMBERS HERE
IF YOU WISH. Please see our Buyer beware
- Derogatory Character Nicknames:
Please use the character's/couples proper names. Do not replace their names with derogatory nicknames or mocking variations of their names. Established fan nicknames for characters & couples are allowed.
- Community Messaging members for members:
We do not send out community messages to members on
other members behalf. You may post a message in the appropriate forum for members.
- Offensive user names and avatars:
No offensive user names or avatars. Offensive user names or avatars will be hidden at
Admin's discretion. Keep in mind, this would have to be something obscene, very graphic, or extremely unpleasant. If you feel your username or avatar may
be offensive, please feel free to ask one of the board Administrators.
- Pornography & Sexually Explicit Content:
Absolutely no forms of pornography or overly sexually suggestive imagery are allowed at this board. Pornography is not limited to images - descriptive sexually explicit posting is also not allowed at this board. Example of something that is not considered pornography or overly sexually suggestive material are shirtless pictures of soap stars.
- Suggestion about negativity:
- If you encounter a problem with other members:
- What if I disagree with the decision made by a moderator or administrator?
- Members artwork:
- Giving credit:
- Banning and warning system:
You will get three warnings, after that it's a ban for one week. If rules are
broken again a permanent ban will be issued. Administrators will decide if or what warrants a ban. Bans and warnings are private matters between the
staff members and person banned/warned. Discussion publicly or through third parties about bans/warnings is not allowed.
Please read SoapWorld's Disclaimer. Thanks!
- Shoutbox Rules:
Please read the Shoutbox rules before posting in it. Thanks!
- Rule to cover everything:
Since we can't have a rule to cover everything, this is the rule to cover everything. These is a public board, so please
act like you would if you were in a public place.
- Reserved rights by SoapWorld Staff members:
We reserve the right to update and or change the rules as needed when situations arise. The Administrators and Moderators of this board reserve the right to warn, ban anyone, delete posts, or close posts for rules broken.
*******By posting here, you agree to abide by these rules.*******
SoapWorld Classic Soaps Staff
Thanks and have fun!!!!!