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Forum RULES & GUIDELINES:
These rules & guidelines have been created for the GunSite South Africa™ community. All members are expected to follow these rules & guidelines as part of their acceptance of using the forums.
In order to keep the forums running well and to prevent problems, please follow these simple rules for the forums here. If you have any questions or problems, please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
These rules & guidelines can be updated at any time, it's your responsibility to keep yourself up to date.
GunSite South Africa™ has an international user base, and as such is primarily an English language forum.
b) Paid up members
d) Registered Business
Advertising is allowed on GunSite South Africa™ providing you conform to the following:
a) Should your advertising be for, or catering to a hobby or business, rather than private use, we ask that you contact us at email@example.com for our commercial advertising services.
b) Unauthorised commercial adverts found on any thread ,will be deleted or invoiced at R250 per post accordingly. There will be no exception to this.
The classifieds forums are provided as a means for members of GunSite South Africa™ to advertise their items and requests, without unduly detracting from the content of the forums. ( A minimum post count of 50 is needed before you may sell items on this forum)
Excessive spamming or flooding of the sales forums with adverts will be penalised. Moderators will use their judgment as necessary.
Dealers who choose to advertise within the forums, outside of the classifieds or their personal forum are asked to add substance to their post and add value to the topic being discussed. Adverts not compiling to this will be moved to the classifieds section, no exceptions.
If using the GunSite classifieds, note.
Users:If you advertise more than 2 items a month , the moderators will likely consider you to be a hobbyist or dealer and ask you to upgrade your account accordingly and they may suspend your trading privileges until you do so.
Members:If you advertise more than 8 items a month , the moderators will likely consider you to be a hobbyist or dealer and ask you to upgrade your account accordingly and they may suspend your trading privileges until you do so.
Hobbyist:If you advertise more than 16 items a month , the moderators will likely consider you to be a dealer and ask you to upgrade your account accordingly and they may suspend your trading privileges until you do so.
Dealers: Dealers will be provided with their own board.
Moderators will use their judgment as necessary.
Posting and Attaching pictures:
We encourage members to post pictures in our forums, however we prefer these to be hosted externally with either Photobucket.com, Flickr.com or the likes. The attachment of pictures privilege is limited to our subscribed Members.
Picture posting in forum threads SHOULD NOT force the screen to horizontally scroll at a resolution of 1024x768 - if it does, either post the picture as a link, or resize it. Moderators will either ask you to resize the picture, or turn it into a link for you.
Spamming of the forums or members is not and will not be accepted. Members caught spamming will be banned from the forum, no exceptions, no second chances.
Members signatures are not to exceed 100 characters. Text should not be more than size 2 font.
Links in signatures or in posts must follow these guidelines:
a) URL links are allowed, provided the site is not sexual or does not violate GunSite South Africa™ community standards. The GunSite South Africa™ team shall be the sole arbitrator of what does and what does not violate community standards. (Examples might include links to sites about drugs and/or pornography.)
b) Links to websites or forums must be reciprocated - that website should have a clearly visible link pointing back to GunSite South Africa™. Failure to reciprocate will result in the link being removed from the signature or post.
c) Signatures that are in question will be wiped and replaced with a URL to this thread.
d) Email addresses in signatures are not encouraged, GunSite South Africa™ will not be held responsible should this email address be misused.
Members may upload their own custom avatars. They must not be pornographic, threatening or offensive in nature. Members (not users) will be able to upload animated avatars.
Moderators will use their discretion.
Violating of community standards will result in a ban, The GunSite South Africa™ team shall be the sole arbitrator of what does and what does not violate community standards.
Do a search:
Before posting members should search the forum for a direct answer to their question. Moderators may ask members to search for the answer to their questions, should it already have been answered.
Aggressive slander, foul language, or serious harassment of other members will not be accepted (otherwise known as flaming). However, GunSite South Africa™ does support an informal, friendly and relaxed discussion atmosphere, and in deference to this, acknowledges some tolerance to the above. As these forums are often viewed both at home and in workplaces, family language is encouraged. Moderators will use their discretion.
Members may have one (1) username, multiple aliases are not permitted.
You agree to comply with this set of rules as part of your terms of service of this site. If at any point you decide you no longer wish to abide by these rules, contact a moderator and we will suspend your account for you. Please note that you need to abide buy your local and international laws. GunSite South Africa™ will not be held responsible for any breach of these!
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Moderators are a group of individuals who freely give of their time and extensive knowledge, to ensure that the site runs as smoothly as it does. The owners of GunSite are deeply indebted to them all.
A moderator is neither paid nor in anyway way remunerated by GunSite South Africa and as such, are entitled as every other user of the site, to have their own views and opinions.
Limitation of Liability:
All messages and articles submitted to GunSite.co.za and made available as part of this discussion forum and any opinions, advice, statements or other information contained in any messages posted or transmitted by any third party are the responsibility of the author of that message/article and not of GunSite.co.za (unless GunSite.co.za is specifically identified as the author with username Admin of the message). The fact that a particular message/article is posted on or transmitted using this GunSite.co.za web site does not mean that GunSite.co.za has endorsed that message in any way or verified the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message. If you are an author (including direct poster to GunSite.co.za forums) you agree that by submitting articles or messages you warrant that you have the right to do so and you are granting GunSite.co.za an irrevocable, perpetual license to use the articles/messages in any way GunSite.co.za deems fit and you agree to indemnify GunSite.co.za for any claims related to such articles/messages against GunSite.co.za, its owners, moderators, or volunteers.
Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall GunSite.co.za be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the GunSite.co.za Forum or any information contained in any bulletin board. You specifically acknowledge and agree that GunSite.co.za is not liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any user.
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You understand that GunSite.co.za has no obligation to monitor the GunSite.co.za discussion forum and the bulletin boards. However GunSite.co.za reserves the right at all times to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, at GunSite.co.za's sole discretion.
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The GunSite South Africa™ Team reserves the right to amend or update these rules at any time. The onus is therefore on you the users of the GunSite South Africa™ forum , to be updated at all times with these rules and regulations. Basically we can and will, do as we please!
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