Latest Revision: October 6, 2017, v1.1
Generally speaking, as long as the following rules are met you should never find yourself subject to disciplinary action:
Ensure a friendly atmosphere to our visitors and forum members.
Encourage the freedom of expression and exchange of information in a mature and responsible manner.
Remember your audience; both present and future.
Remember, the administration and moderation team reserve the right to terminate any and all accounts or remove any content at any stage without prior notice. The rules outlined below are only the minimum expectations of members, and not every issue can be predicted and addressed here, so conduct could still be considered out of line even if it isn't covered here specifically. The instructions of the moderation team must be followed at all times.
Ensure a friendly atmosphere to our visitors and forum members
Encourage the freedom of expression and exchange of information in a mature manner.
Remember your audience; both present and future
No harassment, discrimination or abuse of any kind. This includes insults, fanboy, or trolling.
No Post count/reputation farming.
No 'Ask Me Anything’ threads.
No reposting illegal content, and tagging the aforementioned content as 'repost' or 'reported'.
No flame wars such as NVIDIA vs AMD, political or religious debate..
No advertising of any non ETT material, eBay/trading sites, personal websites or businesses except where appropriate. (Eg who can do data recovery in Seattle, Anyone know where I can get this part?, Can someone tell me what the best CMS is?)
Twitch/YouTube links are only allowed in user profiles.
Talking about piracy in general, broad details, is acceptable however the posting or discussing pirated/hacked/cracked or otherwise nefariously obtained content is not. This includes Windows content, games, hackintosh, etc. Also discussions regarding ways to avoid or block legitimately installed monitoring/tracking software or the like is also not allowed.
In the interests of personal safety we do not permit the posting of personal information other than your own. This includes usernames, email addresses etc.
Do not openly discuss the moderation of any content or user. If you have an issue, please contact a staff member.
Do not backseat moderate – if there’s an issue, please PM an Admin or Mod. @Buizel10 @Evanspy @PCGuy_5960 @Aiden771
Please be aware staff cannot see private messages.
If you have an issue with a moderator at any time, please contact an Administrator via PM @Evanspy