Server & Forum Rules

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  1. Kenneth

    Kenneth KZ-Climb.com Founder Staff Member

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    Global Server Rules

    These are our general server rules. Please read and follow the rules of our servers. Not knowing the rules is not an excuse to break them. Please note that no one is void from following the rules, regardless of rank within the community. These rules apply across all of our servers.

    1.) Don't cheat, hack or use exploits.
    • We have a strict zero tolerance policy when it comes to the use of 3rd party tools, server exploits, ghosting, malicious scripts and map exploits.
    2.) Do not spam on the servers.
    • Do not spam on the servers. If your mic doesn't work properly please don’t use it. The playing of music or sound clips is NOT allowed. Players found playing music/clips will be asked to stop. If you fail to stop the music/clip after the first warning you will be muted/gagged. If you avoid the mute/gag you will be permanently muted/gagged.
    3.) No harassment, racism, discrimination, or threats.
    • This includes, but is not limited to, threats against the servers or its admins, racism, sexism, hate speech, and/or any form of harmful speech used only to offend someone. The servers are for everyone to play on. Don't take joking too far, show respect to all players on the server and within the community.
    4.) Do not interfere with admin doing their jobs.
    • This includes arguing with admins over how they decide to handle situations. If you disagree with an admin's actions or feel they are abusing their powers then the best course of action you can do is post it on our forums and let us know. Arguing in-game won't go anywhere and won't solve anything.
    5.) No scamming.
    • We have a zero-tolerance policy when it comes to scamming. This includes tricking another player into a trade that they would not otherwise make. If you have been scammed on one of our servers by a player or member of the community please make sure to have sufficient proof, screenshot chat logs and trade history to record the incident. You can make a report in our report thread, utilize the website SteamRep and be sure to report the incident to Valve.
    6.) No Advertising.
    • Advertising services, websites, other servers and recruiting for clans/communities is not allowed. This includes in chat, over mic or in your name. You are allowed to set your name to your Twitch only if you are currently streaming your game play on the server but posting the link in chat, asking for viewers by text or voice is considered advertising/spam.
    7.) No Idling/extended AFK'ing.
    • If you connect onto one of our servers please connect on to play. Players who excessively idle at spawn or go AFK for an extended period of time will be warned. If you continue to remain idle/AFK you will be kicked from the server to open space for users who do want to play.

    Forum Rules

    These are the rules of the forums and forum sub-sections (some subsections may have additional rules). Please read and follow the rules, not knowing the rules is not an excuse to break them.

    Harassment, racism, discrimination, or threats.
    This is not permitted or tolerated on our servers or forums. The forums and servers are for everyone to enjoy. Don't take joking too far, show respect to all members on the forums and within the community. Any posts that are reported or considered to fall under one or more of these categories will be scrutinized by our moderators. Violation of this rule can result in temporary suspension of forum privileges and possible banning.

    Spam.
    Spamming is not tolerated on the forum, including, but not limited to, threads, posts, PMs, comments, profile fields, sigs, etc. If you spam on these forums your account will be subject to suspension or permanent ban.

    Advertising.
    Advertising services, websites, other servers and recruiting for clans/communities is not allowed. This includes in threads, posts, comments, profile fields, sigs, etc. Promotional links with referral or affiliate are forbidden and will be removed immediately. All personal website links can be displayed in your profile. If you feel that you offer a service that could be beneficial to the community please contact Otis.

    Images.
    When posting images, consider using a free hosting service such as Imgur or TinyPic.
    1. GIF's.
      Please keep all Images / GIF's out of the admin application section.
    2. Pornography / Nudity.
      Posting pornographic/lolicons pictures, avatars, videos, sigs, or outside links are NOT permitted on these forums. This includes but isn't limited to breast, nipples, bush, bare ass and tube steaks. Suggestive PG-13 is acceptable (such as slight cleavage or swimsuit), but keep it classy.
    Scamming.
    We have a zero-tolerance policy when it comes to scamming. This includes tricking another player into a trade that they would not otherwise make, or failure to follow through on agreed upon terms. If you have been scammed by a member of the community please make a report in the report thread and utilize the website SteamRep.

    Trolling.
    Trolling... Chances are you're bad at it. Trolling is not allowed on the forums, this includes derailment of topics, GIF's and general douchebaggery in threads, posts, PMs, comments and etc. Trolling/thread derailment will result in threads/post deletion. On going trolling can result in temporary suspension of forum privileges and possible banning.

    Witch Hunting.
    Please do not make public threads if you suspect a player of cheating, any information regarding as such should be presented IN PRIVATE to the KZStats team (i.e. @Funk, @Zpamm Zpamm , @klyve, @so0le and @Kenneth).

    User Accounts.
    1. You are permitted to have ONE account on KZ-Climb.com. If you require more than one, please contact us explaining why you need a second account. If you do not, both accounts are subject to removal at any time. If you made a typo in your original name or want to change your account name, you may contact us and request a name change.
    2. Usernames may consist up to 20 characters. Usernames that contain racist or offensive names/slurs or names that are similar to those of moderators/administrator users are not permitted.
    * Please note that these rules are subject to change at anytime without warning.
     
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    Kenneth KZ-Climb.com Founder Staff Member

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