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Discussion in 'GzP Help Files' started by ARH., Feb 23, 2017.

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  1. ARH.

    ARH. ✮ Moderator | Developer of ARH Modz ✮ Staff Member GzP Underground

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    About Moderation
    While we'd like to have everyone behaving properly all the time, in the real world, chances are it's not going to happen. GamerzPlanet.net is a moderated forum. While we try to do our best in eliminating problems that arise, moderators and staff cannot be everywhere and see everything. If you see something that is against the Board Rules, please send a private message it to the forum leaders that correspond to the section in question. The moderators have much more leverage on resolving distributes than registered users so don't try to act like a moderator. We will evaluate and handle every situation that is reported to us and we'll do our part by taking appropriate action where needed.

    Account Suspension and Banishment
    Your account may be suspended or banished from the GamerzPlanet.net depending on the circumstances.

    Your account will be suspended if the rule abuse is flagrant and repetitive. Most rule-breaking member accounts will be suspended within 30 days unless noted. Banishment from the forums comes thereafter.

    If you log onto the GamerzPlanet.net and receive a message that you have been banned, please do not make any attempts to dispute your ban in public. Bypassing bans through the use of proxies will result in continuous permanent banishment.

    Moderators, super moderators, administrators and staff reserve the exclusive right to suspend or ban an account with a stated, logical reason, without prior notice.

    Following are the things that you should be aware of while posting at GamerzPlanet.net:

    Copyrighted Material
    GamerzPlanet.net users agree not to post any material that is protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner(s) of said copyright, trademark or other proprietary right. This includes but is not limited to magazine, book and newspaper scans, television broadcasts and copyrighted photos, pictures, and other forms of media.

    Flaming, Bashing, and Trolling
    Hate posts, defamatory posts and personal attacks will not be tolerated on the GamerzPlanet.net. Treat others on these message boards as you would expect them to treat you. Talking negatively about another user or posting topics specifically to provoke a negative response from an individual, a group or an entire community is not acceptable on our message boards. These posts will be closed or deleted and may result in having the privilege of posting on the boards revoked.

    Bashing other message boards is also not allowed on the boards. Please respect the various Internet communities. If another board is not your favorite, there's no need to complain about it. Simply refrain from visiting it. Board bashing posts will be closed or deleted.

    You are not allowed to advertise any rival gaming sites/forums at any circumstances, this includes but not limited to posting links/images in your posts user title and signature.

    Referral Links
    You are not allowed to post any referral links to any sites. You will receive a 30 days ban for violating this rule. Referral Links mean sites that you will gain something, usually money or in game currency, for doing it.

    Serious Discussions, Debates and Opinions
    Frivolous debates benefit no one. We encourage intelligent discussions about the merits and flaws of each argument, but senseless bashing against ones argument, opinion and/or viewpoint is unacceptable and should be avoided.

    Profanity and Obscenity
    While some may feel more comfortable talking in profanity-laced slang, we condemn the use of profanity on GamerzPlanet.net. Offensive language is unacceptable. While we may let you get away with anything you might hear on network television or radio, don't go overboard. Bypassing the word filters are not allowed here either. All letters of an offensive word must be edited out. A simple rule to follow is: "When in doubt, leave it out." You don't have to use excessive profanity to get your point across, and it's usually better to avoid it altogether. Profanity in posts will be edited out. Repeat offenders or those who use excessive profanity may lose the privilege to post on these boards by suspension or banishment, depending on the severity of the case.

    Spam Posts
    Purposely spamming a message board with senseless, vacuous, or empty messages to take advantage of certain features is unacceptable. This includes such things as party posts, chain letters, two-word, three-word responses, continually posting the same topic on a particular board, posting the same question across several boards and using the Quote feature without contributing anything new to a thread.

    On a similar note, participating in repeated spam attacks on the GamerzPlanet.net board or planning a spam attack is unacceptable, and these actions will be reported to your ISP.

    'Asking for' is tantamount to begging. If you're "just asking" for a hack, you're begging. If you cannot find a specific file on GamerzPlanet, use the search feature (you'll see a link in the navbar). If, after searching, you still can't find it: too bad. We do not tolerate, permit, condone or support begging. Feel free to learn how to make your own hacks/trainers/cheats/whatever if you've got a problem with this.

    Piracy, ROMs, and Warez
    Linking or giving information about any site that distributes illegal software, ROMs, media, or emulators, seeking help to circumvent any copyright laws, admitting to possessing and/or distributing illegal copyrighted material, or encouraging software or media piracy is prohibited and serves as grounds for an immediate account banishment. See our rule about Copyrighted Material for further information.

    Impersonating Other Users / Accessing Another User's Account
    You may not impersonate another board member or create an account specifically for the purpose of provoking other users. Additionally, impersonating staff members is also forbidden. Also, accessing or using someone else's account or attempting to access another poster's account is strictly prohibited. If you engage in this type of behavior, the account of use and the IP address using the account will be banned.

    Off-Topic Posts
    Things happen when you accidentally post in the wrong section. You probably won't get your account suspended or banned for an off-topic post, but try to post suitable subjects on each of the appropriate boards. You don't want to talk about supermodel in a section about books. C'mon, that's pretty obvious. Please read what the sections are about before posting just so you refrain from making posts that are off-topic.

    One Account Per User
    You are allowed to create only one account on GamerzPlanet. There is no reason that you need to create more than 1 account on GamerzPlanet. If we find out that you create more than one account, we will ban all the accounts that you created and we might also ban your IP Address.

    Citing Sources
    It is important that you cite your source for anything you copy and paste. GamerzPlanet does not encourage plagiarism in any way, and you will receive an infraction for not citing your source. The original creator spent his time and effort on whatever you’ve chosen to copy and paste onto the website, and giving him his due credits is necessary. Keep in mind, this goes for hacks, news articles, or anything you may post. If you are found renaming a hack or program in order to claim credits for yourself, you will be banned, no questions asked.

    General Posting

    As a general rule at GamerzPlanet, don’t post in threads that haven’t seen any activity in one week. Furthermore, we do not allow any advertising or referral links. Advertising is considered as purposefully asserting one object, business, program, or otherwise, as being the superior to its rival, and encouraging the sale of said service. Repeated offenses of advertising will result in your ban, and should you do it across several accounts, you will be reported to your internet service provider.
  2. ARH.

    ARH. ✮ Moderator | Developer of ARH Modz ✮ Staff Member GzP Underground

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    Other Questionable Content
    Specific rules, that are not mentioned here, are left to the interpretation and discretion of the individual moderators and staff. Generally speaking, any material that is knowingly false and/or defamatory, misleading, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, racist, sexist, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy or that otherwise violates any law or encourages conduct constituting a criminal offense will be dealt with respectively.

    The board rules extend to all areas of the GamerzPlanet.net/vBulletin system, including but not limited to private messages, avatars and signatures. This also includes asking for or offering anything against the board rules via private messages.

    Other Notes
    • Word games and the like will not be tolerated. They will be immediately moved to the spam section.
    • Moderators can do whatever they see fit – this includes giving a more severe infraction than listed.
    • If you have an issue with an action a moderator has taken, please private message that moderator, and if you feel the moderator has not given you a valid explanation as to what has happened, you may try to appeal said action by contacting any of the Senior Staff of the Forum. These include Administrators, Super Moderators and Senior Moderators
    Program Submission Rules
    Programs submitted to GamerzPlanet are still the property of the author and, when submitted, the author is responsible for any damage the program may create (whether it be legal or physical). Any legal dispute about the program(s) by a third party agency or organization is the responsibility of the author/creator.

    In most download areas of GamerzPlanet, thread moderation is activated. When you submit a thread to one of these sections, a moderator will need to review the application, scan it for malicious code and confirm its authenticity before approving the attachment. That is, until a moderator approves your download, you won’t see it on GamerzPlanet. To avoid being warned, make sure you only submit your thread once!

    Programs must not contain any illegitimate malicious code. It is understood that rootkits (among other things) are on occasion included in certain hacks/trainers, mostly to avoid detection from third party game protection programs (i.e. nProtect/Game Guard), however: if a user is to submit a program/attachment that is malicious (that is, contains a keylogger/Trojan/damaging program, etc), (s)he will be banned on the spot.

    Terms of Service
    GamerzPlanet.net is not responsible for messages posted on the GamerzPlanet.net or the content therein. Unless expressly stated otherwise, this includes messages posted by site personnel, agents, representatives et al. GamerzPlanet.net reserves the right to reveal the identity of or whatever information we know about any user in the event of a complaint or legal action arising from any message posted by said user.

    GamerzPlanet.net has the right but not the obligation to monitor and/or moderate the boards. We reserve the right to change any or all other parts of these rules at its sole discretion and without notice, including but not limited to implementing rules of conduct, Terms of Service and/or other measures.

    Users are not permitted or authorized to copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, or distribute Materials (or any portion thereof) in any way or by any means, except that you may download one copy of appropriately limited portions of the Materials on any single computer for your personal, noncommercial use only, provided you include "Copyright 2009 GamerzPlanet, All Rights Reserved. Used With Permission" or "© 2009 GamerzPlanet, All Rights Reserved. Used With Permission” on every page containing copyrightable elements and you keep intact other proprietary notices. Modification of Materials or use of Materials for any other purpose is a violation of GamerzPlanet's copyright and other proprietary rights. For purposes of these Terms and Conditions, use of any Materials in any unauthorized manner (including, without limitation, on web pages or sites that contain paid or free advertisements, third-party endorsements of any kind or nature (including without limitation, endorsements of a religious, political, or social orientation nature), promotions, products, games, services, or other inappropriate content) is strictly prohibited. GamerzPlanet hereby grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-assignable, revocable, non-transferable license to use and display, for noncommercial and personal use only, one copy of appropriately limited portions of the Materials and/or software that are downloadable from this Site, including, without limitation, any files, codes, audio, or images incorporated in or generated by or in conjunction with the Site and/or GamerzPlanet, provided that that "Copyright 2009 GamerzPlanet, All Rights Reserved. Used With Permission" or "© 2009 GamerzPlanet, All Rights Reserved. Used With Permission" accompanies all copyrightable Materials and other notices are properly maintained. You agree not to reproduce, modify, create derivative works from, display, perform, publish, distribute, disseminate, broadcast, sell, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or circulate any Materials to any third party (including, without limitation, display and distribute the Materials via a third party website) without GamerzPlanet’s express prior written consent. Unauthorized or prohibited exploitation of Materials will result in deletion of the offender's account from the Site, and may subject the offender to civil liability and criminal prosecution under applicable federal and state laws.

    GamerzPlanet respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. GamerzPlanet may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, terminate the accounts of users who infringe the intellectual property rights of others.

    If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide any GamerzPlanet administrator with the following information:

    (1) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
    (2) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
    (3) a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the site;
    (4) your address, telephone number, and email address;
    (5) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
    (6) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

    Follow the rules, or you may be subject to an account ban!

    *Credits to r2k for the rules and TOS of the forums!
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