Rules Update: VIP Chat

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by ClarinetPhoenix, Jan 25, 2017.

  1. ClarinetPhoenix

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    We have updated the rules regarding the VIP channel as there has been a lot of confusion around what should or should not allowed in this channel.

    Inappropriate Discussions Clause


    Clause 3 - Inappropriate/Touchy Subjects and Discussions




      • EcoCityCraft is a server community consisting of many age groups, religious groups, and political backgrounds. As such, there are many touchy subjects that we do not allow in our public channels in order to keep the peace and prevent arguments and flame wars from occurring.
      • All chat must be kept appropriate and clean at all times. There is to be no discussion of anything deemed inappropriate for a workplace, including, but not limited to, sexuality, excessive violence, alcohol/drugs and inappropriate or dark humor.
      • This rule extends into subjects about illegal substances or actions, including drugs.
      • Politics, religion and suicide are common “touchy subjects”, however they are not the only ones. Should a staff member ask you to change a subject they feel is touchy and/or is causing the direction of chat to deviate towards an argument or flame war, you must drop the subject immediately.
      • Discussing a banned user's ban reason and why they were banned is not allowed, however simply mentioning a banned player's username is allowed.
      • Accusing other players of breaking any of the Server Rules is not allowed. Use the proper means to address these concerns such as speaking to a staff member or filing a complaint.
      • These subjects are allowed in VIP chat, except for any harassment or discussion of illegal topics.
      • *These subjects are allowed in VIP chat except for any harassment, slander, directed vulgarity or discussion of topics including but not limited to pornography, illegal drugs, racism or anything illegal via American and Canadian law.
      • *The general chat rules regarding trade ads, spamming, foreign language and discussion of ban reasons still apply in the VIP chat.
    Red is the removed portion of the rules
    Green is the new additions

    Keep in mind that if Staff members ask you to discontinue a topic that is causing major issues you must do so.

     
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    #1 ClarinetPhoenix, Jan 25, 2017
    Last edited: Jan 25, 2017
  2. Ozzyblack21

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    It's about time we had some boundaries set!
     
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  3. ASilverFox

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    Yay not vip won't be a cesspool of swearing and touchy crap!
     
  4. youthfulyoyo

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    if you people have a problem with getting swore at the just leave vip chat stop whining about it to the mods
     
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  5. Mission001

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    Or change it so you have to join the channel. meaning young people and people who dont want to see it dont have to. People who do join.
     
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    #5 Mission001, Jan 25, 2017
    Last edited: Jan 25, 2017
  6. purplelegoender

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    At least their will be some containment and order in VIP chat now. :)
     
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    Do racial slurs fall under the category of racism? If not, is that going to be added in? Or are racial slurs seriously going to be allowed now.
     
  8. FuryFudge

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    I think context is important. I think it should only be disallowed if it is being used in a negative manner, or spammed.