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The terms and rules of the forum have been updated as of today, 02/21/2019.

If you have read them before, they may seem the same, but it is important to realize that there have been some subtle and important changes.

Before posting any further on the forum, be sure that you have thoroughly read the "rules for posting on the forum" section. The rules are pretty simple and straight forward. From this point forward, members purposely violating the rules just to see how far they can push will be given temporary, and possibly permanent bans from the forum.

Political Posts
One difference you will note is the change toward political comments within posts. We will no longer disallow political posts in threads outside of the politics forum. While this is a welcome change for some, it is important to also realize that we will not allow political trolling of the forum. If you are continually taking threads into a political direction, you will be notified. Continued trolling (as the moderators define as trolling) can result in account suspensions (bans). We do not want this to become an overly political forum outside of the politics specific forum we have provided for you.

Politics Forum
Be sure to note in the rules where we clearly expect this forum to be used for the creation and discussion of political topics. We do not want, and will not allow non political nonsense threads in this forum. This is also not a place to simply posts links to websites. If you are going to create a thread, it is fine that you link to another website, but have your own discussion to support it. Threads that are nothing more than link postings may be deleted.

Finally, pay serious attention to our "Be Courteous" policy and our policies toward Race, Ethnicity, Religion, and Gender. Insults and attacks regarding these topics will not be tolerated.

I want everyone to understand that, going forward, if you are here to simply troll the forum and start trouble, we will have zero tolerance toward it.


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I am leaving this open for a short period in case anybody has any questions. While all of this may sound minimal, it is a pretty significant shift from where we have been in some areas.