Blitzkrieg 3 Forum FAQ

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Forum Rules

Please read these rules, and consider them when using the forum. Clarification and additional information on many items can be found below each rule. Expand it by clicking  “More...”

Common definitions
Account - The service information about the registered user, login name, password, e-mail, etc.
Topic, thread - Forum topic.
Post - Message on the Forum.
Double-posting - Placing two or more posts in a row in the same subject over a short period of time (less than 24 hours).
Cross-posting - Placement of the same posts in different places, or duplicating threads across various forums or sections.
Overquoting - Excessive amounts of quoted material.
Off-topic - The message does not match the theme of the discussion.
Off-Forum - Message or theme for this post in the wrong forum or section.
Flooding - Lacking in substance or taking non-constructive positions.
Flame - Making personal comments, provocations, insults, etc.
Warez - Discussion of cracks, serial numbers, hacking, unlicensed content, etc.

Account sanctions
Read Only - Partial blockage of the Forum. Users with this status can read the forum, and use private messages.
Under supervision – messages are verified by the moderator before publication.
Ban - Full suspension from the forums.

1. General Provisions:
1.1. These Forum rules (the Rules) are not an exhaustive list of violations that could lead to sanctions.
1.2. These rules apply to the entire Blitzkrieg 3 Forum (the Forum).  More...
1.3. The forum is for pleasant conversation between users. The Forum is also open in read-only mode to guests and unregistered users.
1.4. The forum is intended for discussion of issues related to the game Blitzkrieg 3, developed by Nival (hereinafter - the game and the Company). Everyone is encouraged to discuss and give assistance.  More...
1.5. Participants of the Forum may use aliases (nicknames).
1.6. The order of the Forum is maintained by the administrators of the Forum.  More...
1.7. Forums are post-moderated.  More...
1.8. Reference to any information is equated to its publication, and moderated in accordance with the Rules.
1.9. The forum language is English.  More...
1.10. In case of a violation of the rules, the administrators of the Forum reserve the right to remove or edit any user-generated content, or to block a user’s access (partially or completely) to the Forum, at any time and without notice or obligation.
1.11. These rules do not apply to messages written by the administrators, or its actions relating to the operation of the Forum.

2. The following is prohibited on this Forum:
2.1. Using more than one account, even if one account is locked.
2.2. Logging into the Forum under a different account.
2.3. Publication of information on behalf of another person.
2.4. Profanity in any of its manifestations.  More...
2.5. Intentional disregard of the rules of English, incoherence and abuse of slang.  More...
2.6. Flaming.  More...
2.7. Discrimination on any grounds.  More...
2.8. Propaganda of nationalism, terrorism, extremism, and fascism.  More...
2.9. Promotion of drugs, psychotropic substances or their precursors.
2.10. Placement of materials containing overt eroticism or pornography, violence, or extreme violence.
2.11. Placement of any material in violation of copyright, warez.  More...
2.12. Posting of advertising or spam.
2.13. Creating themes with ambiguous, incoherent or irrelevant titles.  More...
2.14. Creating posts which duplicate discussions already present on the Forum.  More...
2.15. Off-Forum and Off-Topic.  More...
2.16. Cross-posting.  More...
2.17. Excessive formatting.  More...
2.18. Overquoting.  More...
2.19. Flooding.  More...
2.20. Open publication of private or proprietary information.  More...
2.21. Misuse of the reputation system.  More...
2.22. Unreasonable criticism.  More...
2.23. Writing provocative messages.  More...
2.24. Deliberately spreading disinformation.  More...
2.25. Trading accounts, game characters, and objects.  More...
2.26. Discussion of any vulnerabilities of Company resources.  More...
2.27. Disclosure of confidential information.  More...
2.28. Public discussion of acts or omissions of the Forum administrators.  More...
2.29. Referring to messages which violate the Rules.  More...
2.30. Malicious interference with Forum functionality.  More...
2.31. Publication of any material in violation of Terms of Service, or the laws of the Russian Federation.

3. Recommendations:
3.1. If you're new to the forum, take a look at its organization.  More...
3.2. Before asking a question, use the search.  More...
3.3. Before posting a new topic, make sure that it is in the right section of the Forum.
3.4. Creating new posts implies a detailed discussion will follow.  More...
3.5. Be respectful when communicating.  More...
3.6. Long messages should be divided into paragraphs.  More...
3.7. If you can make your message more concise, please do so.  More...
3.8. Do not quote entire messages. Select the important part, to capture the essence, and delete the rest.  More...
3.9. If you want to thank a friend, do it privately.  More...
3.10. If you come across a violation of the rules, do not write about it in public.  More...
3.11. Learn the forum’s capabilities to enjoy its full and easy use.  More...

4. Responsibilities:
4.1. Violations of the Rules of the Forum may fall into a number of categories. Points are assigned for each type of violation.  More...
4.2. Ignorance of the rules does not absolve Forum participants from liability.
4.3. Forum Administration is not responsible for the accuracy of messages on the Forum, or any materials placed on the Forum in violation of its rules. Administration will take all measures to suppress the presence of computer viruses, and will remove posts which threaten equipment damage, health, or material loss. However, the administration of the Forum cannot be liable for misconduct of users.
4.4. The administrator reserves the right to delete or edit posts or signatures. And to lock accounts which are in violation of the rules of the Forum.

5. Other:
5.1. In some sections of the Forum, topics may contain additional (local) rules that supplement these Forum Rules.
5.2. Forum participants may receive clarifying comments on the actions of moderators only through private messages. Appeals can be made to the board administrator. The administrator's decision is final and not appealable.
5.3. In some sub-forums, the message counter can be disabled.
5.4. To limit spam attacks, we restrict the creation of newly registered forum members. To begin posting, create one post, and within an hour the Forum should "give" you the appropriate access.
5.5. As a preventive measure, forum administrators have the right to set the "[Under supervision]" status for the worst offenders of the forum.  More...
5.6. The administration has the right to make changes to these rules, and inform the users in a timely manner through announcements on the forum. If you do not agree with the changes, you have the right to terminate access to these resources, and ask the administration to lock the account. The continued use of the forum and resources implies automatic acceptance of the revised regulations.

6. Violation chart:
ViolationPoints    Expiration (days)
Excessive formatting110
Overquoting110
Flooding110
Cross-posting220
Obscene material (section 2.4); violation of section 2.5220
Unreasonable criticism / unreasonable behavior220
Support or dissemination of false information220
Invalid signature / avatar220
Invalid theme / topic title (section 2.13, 2.14)220
Off-topic / Wrong sub-forum220
Violation of section 2.10330
Open discussion of moderation (section 2.28)330
Flaming330
Discrimination of any kind (racism, etc.)550
Violation of section 2.23550
Violation of sections 2.26, 2.30550
Illegal ads550
Open publication of private information (section 2.20)550
Publication informal materials / Disinformation (section 2.24)   550
Disclosure of confidential information (section 2.27)   550
Account Clone, in violation of Section 2.3550
Flaming the developers / admin550
Copyright infringement. p. 2.11880
Violation percentage points 2.8. 2.9880
Trading game characters (section 2.25)880
Malignant flame against the developers / Admin10100
Clone Account100never
Invalid nickname100never
Spam100never

7. Users may be blocked, depending on the number of their active points:
PointsBlock group     Unblock Condition
10 or more     Read onlyPoints fall below 10
100BannedNever

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