General Forum Rules & Guidelines

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Make sure you are posting constructive criticism, whether it's negative or positive. Contrary to what some people believe, we do take feedback from here into account.

Notice: Administrators/Moderators reserve the right to change/edit/delete any content at any time if they feel it is inappropriate.

I. General Forum Rules:
Do not:
  • Flame or insult other members.
  • Abuse or encourage abuse of the Reputation, Post Reporting, or Private Messaging Systems.
  • Post personally identifiable information (i.e. name, address, email, phone number, etc).
  • Bump threads.
  • Derail a thread's topic.
  • Post links to phishing sites.
  • Post spam (i.e. +1, 10char, rickrolls) or Re-post Closed, Modified, Deleted Content.
  • Repetitively post in the incorrect forum (example: trade requests belong in trading forum).
  • Openly argue with a moderator. Contact the Moderator via a private message.
  • Share your account. Forum accounts are intended for the use by one person.
  • Create alternate, backup, or multiple accounts.
  • Publicly post or otherwise share PMs with other users unless you have the expressed permission of the sender to do so. Private Messages are intended to be just that - private.
  • Spam / Advertising / Self-promote in the forums.
  • Ask for email addresses or phone numbers.

II. The following topics are strictly off limits, including in external links:
  • Porn, gross stuff, or anything else not safe for work.
  • Piracy, warez, Leaked content.
  • *Any* discussion of piracy will result in a permanent ban from the Steam Forums.
  • Cheating, hacking, game exploits.
  • Threats of violence or harassment, even as a joke.
  • Posting copyrighted material such as magazine scans.
  • Soliciting, begging, auctioning, selling, advertising, referrals.
  • Racism, discrimination.
  • Drugs, alcohol.
  • Religious, political, and other “prone to huge arguments” threads.
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