Rules sections

Board rules

These rules are disclosed to clarify the various responsibilities of all community members here on Alliance of Independent Nations. They shall be adhered to by everyone to ensure that our board runs smoothly and provides a fun and productive experience for all of our community members and visitors.

  1. General rules

    1. Members must be at least 13 years of age when registering on these forums. #
    2. Members must abide by all laws passed by the Senate. #
    3. Members should represent the union on other sites with proper conduct.
      1. Proper conduct includes, but is not limited to: showing respect for other members and their opinions, helping new members, offering constructive criticism, and any behavior which may be classified as selfless, considerate, helpful or creative.
      2. Improper conduct includes, but is not limited to: reacting to a member's out-of-character behavior with in-character consequences, destructive or unconstructive criticism, rudeness, needless threats and ultimatums, selfish acts that lead to wider consequences for others, and ignorance.
    4. Members are expected to show proper conduct on the forums. #
    5. Members may not share personal information of other members. #
    6. Members may not impersonate fellow members of these forums elsewhere. #
    7. Members may not advertise real-life products of any type on these forums without consent. #
    8. Members may not plagiarize. #
    9. Members may not cheat in union events. #
    10. Members may not spam threads. #
    11. Members must follow all instructions, orders, etc. given by a forum moderator or administrator.
      1. Exceptions may be granted if a sufficiently good reason is given.
      2. The mod/admin team shall decide if a reason is good enough to justify granting an exception.
    12. Members may not commit criminal damage.
      1. Criminal damage consists of defacing, destroying, or making unauthorized edits to union property, including (but not limited to) the AIN website, forums, wiki, or laws.
    13. Members may not make posts that target another member.
      1. Targeting a member includes, but is not limited to: flaming, jokes at a member's expense, discrimination based on race/sex/religion/creed/sexual orientation etc., defamation of any kind, or taking moderative or administrative action against a member due to a personal dispute.
    14. Members may not glorify Nazism in their posts, regardless of whether it is in roleplay or not.
      1. Glorification of Nazism consists of: denying the Holocaust; displaying any Nazi symbols anywhere on the forums, wiki, or chatrooms except in a way that mocks Nazism; displaying a non-joke image of Adolf Hitler anywhere on the forums, wiki, or chatrooms; using Nazism or any part of its ideology in the formation of national identity; and any speech that favors Nazism.
  2. For more information on this board's rules, including disciplinary procedures and the statute of limitations for violations of these rules, you may read Alliance Charter - Article 4. #