[RULES] Official Forum Rules

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    Gamekiller.net - Official Rules

    These rules govern this site. Upon entering this site, one falls under the category of a "Gamekiller Member" and is required to follow all of these rules. If after reading these terms, one finds anything disagreeable, the member must cease use of this site immediately. All information and files posted on Gamekiller.net are for EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY and we assume no liability nor ownership for any consequences regarding misuse of any of our services. In addition to this, ignorance of the rules is absolutely no excuse for breaking them. We recommend that each user take the time to read the rules and also suggest that they print out a copy for their personal reference.

    Gamekiller.net does not take any sort of liability for any content made or posted by its users. Each piece of content posted (a "post") is considered the intellectual property of the person who posted such content. Gamekiller.net does not own anything posted by its users.
    Upon registration at this site, you agree that you shall not violate these rules. In the case that such agreement is broken, you shall accept the sentence
    given.

    1. CHANGES TO THIS AGREEMENT

    While we try as hard as humanly possible, Gamekiller.net reserves the right to make any change to these terms at any point in time without any notice.

    2. USER ELIGIBILITY

    2.1 In acceptance of this agreement, all users, in accordance with COPPA regulations acknowledge that they are at least 13 years of age and older, unless given the express permission of a parent or guardian via an email to [email protected].

    2.2 No user that is currently employed, working for, or in any way affiliated with NEXON America Inc. and NEXON Corporation, NHN Corporation, OGPlanet, Neowiz, or any affiliated companies, may enter this website and we politely ask that you immediately close the browser window in which you're viewing this web page.

    3. REGISTRATION

    3.1 Any person upon opening this website, regardless of their registration status, falls under the Gamekiller rules and guidelines.

    3.2 All registration information must be accurate.

    3.3 Upon registering, the user acknowledges that Gamekiller.net has the right to use your information in any way it sees fit.

    4. REFUNDS
    No refunds will be given to those who purchase our premium memberships; unless fraud discrepancies are found. A refund will not be given if GameKiller is terminated or if it's services end unexpectedly. Refunds will not be given if we have no content in our VIP section; instead extensions will be given until we do.

    5. ANIME AND ECE
    Please be aware that Gamekiller is an index and database of embedded videos from video sharing websites. None of the videos or its video files are hosted on this site or its servers. If you believe that your copyrighted content is showing on Gamekiller, please take your DMCA take down notices directly to the video sharing websites that are hosting your videos or files. All Rights reserved to their respective owners.

    6. USER CONDUCT

    By using our site, you consent to our website's privacy policy. We do not own any content you post and you give us direct permission to do whatever we see fit with your account or any information attached to it. In addition to this, Gamekiller is not responsible if you or another member releases information to the public, which could be perceivable as a criminal offense.

    7. RESPONSIBILITY OVER ACTION
    One is responsible for the actions committed via their Gamekiller.net account or IM account(s) in connection to the website and its members. Being hacked or having your information stolen, is no excuse for what happens through your accounts.


    RULES

    1. No Flaming
    One shall not insult or attack another member anywhere on the website.
    Exceptions: SpamZilla and instances in which the receiver is not insulted
    Minimum sentence: Verbal Warning
    Maximum sentence: 2 Warning points


    2. Racism
    One shall not discriminate against others on the basis of race, religion or culture. Racial slurs or depictions will strictly not be tolerated.
    Minimum sentence: 1 Warning point
    Maximum sentence: Staff's Decision based on the severity of the case.


    3. No Spamming
    One shall not post irrelevant or meaningless remarks in any thread.
    Exception: Spamzilla
    Minimum sentence: Verbal Warning
    Maximum sentence: 2 Warning points


    4. No Multiple Accounts
    One shall not have or use more than one account on Gamekiller.net without permission from an Admin.
    Minimum sentence: Warning on the most used account and permanent ban on the other accounts
    Maximum sentence: Staff's Decision based on the severity of the case.
    Exception: Your most used account has been permanently banned. In this case, punishment will be staff's decision.


    5. Giving Credit
    One shall not present or claim someone else's work as their own. One may post such material and use it, integrating it with their own work if they give credits by posting the creators name.
    Minimum sentence: Verbal Warning
    Maximum sentence: 2 Warning Points


    6. No Warez
    One shall not link or upload illegal material without permission from an Admin.
    Minimum sentence: Verbal Warning
    Maximum sentence: 2 Warning points


    7. Usernames
    One shall not make similar names to any staff member.
    Sentence: Ban of account or name change.

    8. No Scamming
    One shall not perform fraudulent or deceptive acts when trading goods or services on Gamekiller.net.
    Sentence: Staff Decision

    9. No Begging
    One shall not demand hacks to be created or hacks to be updated.
    Exception: Spamzilla or if the hack producer allows the members to suggest new features, etc..
    Minimum sentence: Verbal Warning
    Maximum sentence: 2 Warning Points


    10. Stuck threads and announcements

    One shall comply with stuck threads.
    Minimum sentence: Verbal Warning
    Maximum sentence: 2 Warning Points


    11. Thanks and Likes Abusing
    One shall not excessively use the thanks or like button or bribe for thanks or likes.
    Exception: If one is offering a service in the user service section.
    Maximum: Verbal Warning
    Maximum sentence: Administrative Thanks Removal and Possible Ban


    12. Advertising
    -One shall not advertise a website to gain anything for themselves or the website in mention.
    -Any kind of url linking to a rival's forum is prohibited (Do not try and bypass this!)
    -Giving credits to a rival website is not allowed, rather you will credit the actual person(s).
    -Notifying the community about anything a rival site has, is not permitted.
    Definition of 'Rival': A forum/website which has any of the same gaming, hacking, or programming sections as GameKiller. 'Rivalry' does not pertain to any of the other sections.
    Minimum sentence: 1 Warning Point
    Maximum sentence: Staff's Decision



    13. Inappropriate material
    One shall not link anywhere or post inappropriate material which includes, but is not limited to, aspects such as nude, gruesome, or seizure inducing images or videos on GameKiller.net. Credit card dumps are strictly forbidden, under all circumstances.
    Exception: Private messages with the receiver's consent.
    Minimum sentence: Verbal Warning
    Maximum sentence: 2 Warning Points


    14. No Trolling
    One shall not intentionally provoke a negative emotional reaction from another member.
    Exception: SpamZilla
    Minimum sentence: Verbal Warning
    Maximum sentence: 2 Warning Points
    (The staff will dictate whether there was an "attempt" or if it was "intentional")


    15. Disputing
    The moderation acts performed by Staff are not to be criticized or objected to outside of the Dispute Section.
    Exception: Via Private Message to the Person who Infracted/Warned you (no one/where else).
    Minimum sentence: Verbal Warning
    Maximum sentence: 2 Warning Points


    16. User Bars
    One shall not use a user bar that they haven't earned as an avatar, signature or profile picture. Custom created user bars are not allowed.
    Sentence: 2 Warning Points and removal of said user-bar.


    17. Bumping old threads
    One shall not post in threads where the last post is more than thirty days old.
    30 Day Exception: Spamzilla, Stickied Threads, Anime, ECE and areas indicated by the section Stickies.
    Minimum sentence: Verbal Warning
    Maximum sentence: 2 Warning Points for recidivism.


    18. Mini-Moderating
    A non-moderator shall not post about anything needing to be moderated, unless one has a reply relevant to the thread in the same post. You shall use the report button to report something in need of moderating.
    Exception: Spamzilla
    Minimum sentence: Verbal Warning
    Maximum sentence: 2 Warning Points for recidivism.


    19. Privacy
    One shall not directly or indirectly release information within Gamekiller, pertaining to a member's personal life, without their consent.
    Sentence: Admin Decision

    20. Harmful Material
    One shall not post or spread any harmful material on this forum. These include RATS, keyloggers, phishers and viruses.
    Minimum sentence: Staff Decision based on the severity of the case
    Maximum sentence: Staff Decision based on the severity of the case


    21. Censors
    One shall not attempt to bypass the word censors in any way.
    Minimum Sentence: Verbal Warning
    Maximum Sentence: 2 Warning Points
    (The staff will dictate whether there was an "attempt" or if it was "intentional")


    22. Exploits on the Forum
    One shall not exploit any features that are available on Gamekiller. One must report these exploits to an administrator as soon as they are discovered.
    Sentence: Ban or Admin Decisionbased on the severity of the case.

    23. Falsified Evidence
    One shall not provide falsified evidence to protect/harm themselves or anyone, in any case brought to the staff or the community's attention.
    Sentence: Administrator's decision based on the severity of the case.

    24. Wrong Section
    One must post a thread in the most appropriate and fitting section on the forums.
    Minimum Sentence: Verbal Warning
    Maximum Sentence: 2 Warning points
    Note: If you genuinely did not mean to post in the wrong section simply pm a staff member to get it moved. No warning or infraction will be issued if a mod is contacted to move the thread.



    List of possible consequences:
    1- Verbal Warning
    2- 1 Warning Point
    3- 2 Warning Points
    4- Permanent suspension from the concerned section
    5- Temporary suspension
    6- Permanent suspension
    7- I.P. Address suspension
    Other: Despite the fact that we would like to be able to say that all punishments are outlined in black and white, we take everything on a case by case basis. The administration reserves the right to take each case as they may see fit.

    *Recidivism of the rules being broken may result harsher penalties from staff or even a permanent IP suspension, if seen fit by an administrator. Moderators picking on a member with infractions may result in a different punishment from an Admin.*



    Section II: Division of powers


    Legislative: Every member
    Executive: Super moderators, moderators and Administrators
    Judicial: Administrators, Super Moderators and moderators

    Staff only includes these user groups: Administrator, Super Moderator, Moderator, and GFX Moderator.



    Section III: Rights


    1. One shall be innocent until proven or found guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. Ignorance of rule is no excuse.
    3. An administrator can dismiss a rule.
     
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