1. No excessive usage of profanity
While we have no objection to sharing your opinions and debating a topic - in fact, we encourage it - with other members of this community, we do not tolerate any excessive profanity whatsoever.
A minor or infrequent usage of profanity is permitted. If you are found to be using profanity frequently, your posts will be deemed of a flaming nature and you will be dealt with accordingly.
Since the measure of excessive usage is ultimately decided by the Administration on a case by case basis, you will receive ample warning prior to receiving disciplinary action due to the infringement of this clause.
2. Do not behave in a Malicious Manner
Avoid acting in such a way that could cause another user distress or harm, this includes but is not limited to bullying, insulting, and harassing another user with offensive material, leaking personal information about a user without permission. This also includes attempts to reverse engineer or exploit this service through any technical means.
This is a friendly community and as such you are expected to be courteous and follow general posting etiquette. There are times when you may not agree with someone, or you've had a bad day and that is fine, we all have those days. But please, for your own benefit, leave your problems off Ipno.us. Doing so will ensure that the Ipno.us is a welcoming, friendly one.
3. No spamming is permitted, whatsoever.
Spam is posting any content that is not within the topic of discussion, or does not contribute anything to the forums - off topic OR on topic. The definition of spam used by this community is determined by the Administration and is not open to discussion.
4. No flaiming, inciting hatred, or instigating flame bait is permitted.
This is a friendly community and as such you are expected to be courteous and follow general posting etiquette.
In general, any parties involved in a flame-fest - whether they be the instigator or the flamer, will be dealt with accordingly. The best way to stay out of trouble, with regards to flame-fests, is to not join in.
5. Do not beg (for likes, reputation, etc).