Self-promotion is not allowed on this site.  If you are an artist or photographer and would like something written about your work, please contact alice@mymodernmet.  If you are caught spamming any of our members you will be immediately removed from this community.

Forum and Blog Rules:
  • Your posting on this public forum and blog will become public.  Your text will be available to anyone with an internet connection.
  • Keep all commentary civil, and be courteous at all times. Constructive criticism is welcome, but insults directed towards other users or the site admins will not be tolerated. Coarse/insulting language will not be tolerated.  Our decision is final in these matters.
  • Racial, ethnic, gender based insults or any other personal discrimination will not be tolerated.
  • Stalking or harassing other members is not allowed.
  • Please refrain from posting meaningless threads, one word (or short) non-sense posts, or the such.
  • Choose an appropriate subject line. Try to summarize the problem briefly in the subject, and elaborate in the message itself. Repeat the subject in the body if it will make things clearer. Do not use all caps and do not add false information just to get attention (e.g. ;read this or you will be arrested;). Do not use a URL as a thread title.
  • You cannot post advertisements or notices for contests.
  • Spamming is not allowed.  This includes using the forum email and Private message system to spam other members. 
  • Self promotion is not allowed.  This includes posting excessive, inappropriate and unnecessary references to your products and websites. 
  • Trolling is prohibited.  Trolling is the word used to describe a post that is deliberately designed for the purpose of angering and insulting the members of the forum community. Posts of this nature are disruptive and do not convey a friendly attitude.
  • Each member is allowed one login account. Registering with multiple accounts is not allowed.
  • Do not impersonate anyone whom you are not, regardless of who the other individual may be. Identity theft is illegal and will not be tolerated.
  • Use your own words. If you wish to use the words of somebody else, quote them, citing the source. Plagiarism is unethical and is illegal in many countries.
  • Any posts that encourage illegal intent will be removed and the account disabled.
  • Do not link to any site that contains adult content - sexually oriented material that is considered offensive. Any post containing an inappropriate link will be deleted and the poster will receive a warning.
  • Non-pornographic adult related material (such as lingerie) is allowed, as long as you provide a warning in your post, such as: "WARNING - May Not be Safe for Work"
  • Make sure the images are displayed at a reasonable size.
  • Do not upload or attach files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer.
  • The Met has the right to request alteration or deletion of any offensive post. Posts may be deleted for any reason the forum administrators deem reasonable.
  • We reserve the right to remove offensive posts without notice or explanation.
  • Also while these rules cover most common situations, they cannot anticipate everything. Consequently we reserve the right to take any actions we deem appropriate to ensure these forums are not disrupted or abused in any way.
Failure to abide by these rules may result in an editing, negative moderation or deletion of your post. We reserve the right to ban abusers from the site. We reserve the right to change these rules at any time.

Forum/Blog Abuse Policy:
  • 1st Offense - A polite Private Message from an Admin pointing out the Form and Blog Rules, in addition to the editing or deletion of the post
  • 2nd Offense - Admins will discuss and possibly ban user from the Met.
Depending on the situation, Admin may bypass any and all of these steps and take whatever action is deemed appropriate.

Last updated by alice May 4, 2009.


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