Optimal Swat Rules

The Administrative Staff at Optimal Swatwant all of our members to enjoy participation on our website.

Basic free accounts are given to all persons who register a user account with us, and with that account you will be granted certain free limited accesses. However, in order to post and use special features, you must purchase the P.A.S.T book.

When signing up to this website, you agree to the following rules;

General Rules of Posting:

  • Language which is offensively racial, overly obscene, vulgar, hateful, threatening, or otherwise violative of any laws in this forum will result in an immediate termination of your account, and permanent ban from this website.
  • Respect to all moderators and administrators of this forum is a requirement, and violation of this rule will result in an automatic 48 hour ban from this website. Continued infractions may result in a permanent ban and termination of your account on this forum.
  • The owners and Administrative staff of Optimal Swat reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any content item for any reason.
  • The rules of this website subsequently can change at the discretion of the Administrative staff. When there are rule changes that are significant, you will be alerted via email.
  • All messages express the views of the author, and neither the owners of Optimal Swat, nor vBulletin Solutions, Inc. (developers of vBulletin) will be held responsible for the content of any message.

Choosing your screen name:

  • Vulgar and sexually explicit / suggestive screen names are strictly prohibited. Should your user name be deemed tasteless and offensive it will be changed by the Administration without notification.
  • One member per account. Multiple users on one account is not allowed.

Advertising and URLS in posts and Signatures:

  • Advertising is not allowed anywhere on this website unless approved by the administrators.
  • You can not put URLs in your signature that display the IP addresses of other users. This will incur an infraction and can get you banned if deemed to be malicious.
  • URL's to sites where any illegal activitity takes place and will result in an infraction. Continued use of such URL's by ANY user will result in a permanent ban.
  • Links in your signature or profile to any other discussion forum or message board is not allowed. Also posting such links on this forum or soliciting this sites members to other discussion forums via private messages will cause your account to be terminated / banned.

Picture Etiquette; Avatars and Signatures:

  • Avatars and/or photos in signatures should be be in good taste and non pornographic in nature. If found to be in bad taste they will be deleted without notification. This rule also applies to signatures and pictures that exceed a reasonable limit making browsing and reading posts difficult for other members.
  • Overly sexually suggestive or explicit photos, or links leading to pornographic material is NOT allowed.
  • Signatures deemed inappropriate or generally annoying by the Administration are subject to editing or deletion.

Advertising, Solicitation and Copyrighted Material:

  • Soliciting of any kind on this forum is STRICTLY PROHIBITED. If it is determined that you have perpetrated a fraud on this website which causes any member to incur a financial loss, your account will be terminated and you will be banned from this website.
  • You will not use this board to post any material which you know to be inaccurate, obscene, racist, pornographic, illegal, or overly sexually explicit.
  • You agree not to post any copyrighted material unless the copyright is owned by you or by this board.
  • Copying material or copyrighted materials from this site to your personal website or business venture is STRICTLY PROHIBITED and may result in legal action.

Making Posts on this Forum - The fine line of debate and attacking

  • It is expected that members will not always agree on everything, and as with any online community, debate is encouraged. In light of this, we expect our members to disagree RESPECTFULLY with each other even in the heat of debate. Name calling, personal attacks, insulting or degrading comments, or disrespecting the opinions of others is NOT allowed.
  • We seriously suggest that you read and re-read your statements before posting them on this forum. You will ultimately be held responsible for whatever you post.
  • If it is determined by the moderators or admins that you are a person that is constantly in disputes or starting disputes with other members which often times result in threads being closed, you run the risk of your account being terminated.
  • "Calling" people out on the forum IS NOT ALLOWED. Do not use the open forum to discuss personal disputes with other members.
  • Should a disagreement or dispute of any kind occur between yourself and another member, take it up with them RESPECTFULLY through private messages, NOT on the public forum. This sort of behavior will not be tolerated, and all such posts are subject to deletion.
  • The Administration of this forum reserves the right to delete posts and lock or close threads at any time, for whatever reason. If you are a person who starts threads with the sole intent of insighting drama on this site, you run the risk of your account being permanently terminated.

Respect for every member's posts is not asked, but is a REQUIREMENT to remain a member of this forum.

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