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    Chat Guidelines

    The chat has been developed as an entertainment-platform, to make communication easier. Please treat others with respect.

    Game321 does not have an age-limitation and we therefore have players under the age of 8. We ask you to keep this in mind and follow the guidelines below.

    Please use the Forum for discussions, explanations, and support questions.

    1. The Chat-Language is English

    2. Messages that disrupt the chat for other users,

    Intentional or not, are prohibited.

    This includes, but is not limited, to:

    - Blank Messages
    - Sending multiple identical or near-identical messages
    - Messages consisting of all or mostly capital.
    - Intentionally hard-to-read messages (i.e. using all, mostly, or alternating capital letters, using no spaces, capital letters, or punctuation, using large amounts of "1337 speak", etc)

    3. Flooding/Spamming

    Messages that clearly advertise or disturb the chat flow are not allowed.

    This includes, but is not limited to:

    - Personal web site advertisements
    - Repeated Guild advertisement (Clan search)
    - For-Sale/For-Trade/For-Auction/Wanted notices – content in the Forum.
    - Chain letters, and pyramid schemes
    - Writing the same thing over and over again.
    - Writing of one word per line.
    - Symbols and attempts at pictures.

    4. Offensive chatting

    Messages of an offensive nature are not allowed.

    This includes, but is not limited to:

    - Using vulgar, profane, or sexually explicit language
    - Using race, religion, sexual orientation, culture, ethnicity, handicap, nationality, or gender as a means of insult
    - Using sexual preference terms as a term of insult in any way, shape, or form
    - Using threatening, harassing, defamatory, hate-speech, or libelous language
    - Providing or requesting links to material from pornographic, obscene, or hate-speech web sites
    - Providing links to web sites with potentially offensive content
    - Providing any links to web sites
    - Descriptions or details about any sexual act or sexual organs
    - Using three and four letter acronyms that have offensive words in them will attract a ban as if you have used those words.
    - Using symbols such as @ and # to replace letters in an offensive word.

    5. Flaming / Trolling / Illegal Matters

    Messages clearly insulting other guild members, individually or as a group, directly or indirectly, are not allowed.

    This includes, but is not limited to:

    - Name-calling
    - Direct insults
    - Offensive orders
    - Insinuations

    Messages intended to annoy and/or offend other Guilds or Guild-Members by disturbing the nature of the chat are strictly prohibited.

    This includes, but is not limited to:

    - Provoking other users to respond with “flames”
    - Provoking fans of a particular guild or guild-member
    - Providing false information as fact.
    - Messages that violate or provoke others to violate the law are not allowed.
    This includes, but is not limited to, asking for or providing, in any way, shape, or form:
    - Illegal copies of copyrighted software (ROMs, Warez)
    - Methods of circumventing copyright protection (Cracks, CD Keys, mod chips)
    - Illegal copies of copyrighted music (MP3s), movies, videos, or any other type of media
    - Methods of cheating in online games

    6. Violating any of the above rules with a username or any part of the user profile (signature, quote, e-mail, IM) is considered a severe violation.

    7. The publication of personal information is strictly prohibited over the chat.

    This includes, but is not limited to:

    - Telephone Numbers
    - E-mail-Addresses
    - ICQ-Numbers

    8. Selling / Trading / Buying of Accounts

    This includes, but is not limited to:

    Any attempts of trying to sell / buy / swap / transferring ownership of ship accounts on the chat.

    9. Respect the moderators.

    Do not argue or flame moderators for enforcing the rules.

    When these rules are broken, you may be banned. You may or may not receive a warning depending on the seriousness of the breach.

    Please be aware that our Chat S Moderators regularly review the bans of players. Repeat offenders will receive updated bans that are longer, and more adequately reflect their constant abuse of the above chat rules.

    Any complaints or disputes with any moderators will only be discussed with out Customer Care Team.

    Each chat rule does have a guideline that should be Strictly followed! There will be no excuses.