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« on: June 12, 2010, 07:52:21 PM »
Registration:

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« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2010, 10:32:15 AM »


All Member    Please read first!


Please note:


We all get emotional at times and use language, terms or abbreviations for words and phrases that don't show us at our best.

I'm as guilty as the next person. At times my blood just boils on here.

Our popularity is now such that that teens and preteens read this forum. Parents who follow us actually allow their children to do likewise.

That speaks volumes about our contribution to the community. Though adult in nature, we will always be a Community Forum.

Cursing ,swearing and their known abbreviations are not appropriate on a family friendly forum.

As adults I will ask all of you to avoid 'words and phrases'  that will reflect negatively on the Forum and you its members.

The words that might slip out of our mouths in a face to face situation, can be corrected here before we hit the 'Post' button.

Please keep that in mind.


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« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2010, 01:09:04 PM »

There will be No personal attacks against other Members by posting libelous or defamatory statements.

We will not condemn personal or political beliefs on this Forum as long as they are not in violation of existing laws.

If you believe some one is in violation of the Law, or a topic is questionable, please bring it to the attention of the Administration.