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*****New Point System And Forum Rules*****

I've decided to add a new point system to help control some of the issues we have been experiencing lately. We all have to remember that this is a car forum first before anything else and after seeing some the latest drama on the site I feel something needs to be in place.

The points scale is listed below. All the points listed will NEVER expire so be careful that you don't break any of the rules below because it will lead to a ban. Also know that the admins can at any time assign a custom set of points. It will depend on the severity of the infraction.

Hopefully this will help everyone stay focused on helping the site grow into a more positive resource.

  • Causing a thread to go off topic = 2
  • Posting off topic threads in the Advanced Sections = 2
  • Multiple Posting = 3
  • Misleading Link = 3
  • Breaking any forum rule not mentioned here = 5
  • Spamming = 5
  • Dodging the 15 Post Private Classifieds Rule = 5
  • Insubordination = 5
  • Other (See private message) = [B]5[/5]
  • Dodging The Swear Filter = 5
  • Flaming = 5
  • Posting Street Racing Content = 5
  • Vending without Vendor Membership = 5
  • Vendor Bashing = 5
  • Posting Inappropriate Content = 10
  • Vendor to Vendor Flaming = 15
  • Disrespect Towards Staff (Mods, Admins, EvoM staff members) = 15
  • Racist, Prejudice Remarks = 15



Total Amount of Points = Ban Time
  • 10 points = 1 day ban
  • 20 points = 3 day ban
  • 31 points = 2 week ban
  • 40 points = 1 month ban
  • 46 points = 6 month ban
  • 50+ points = perm ban

Also note that the list may change so make to check back here!!

EXAMPLES::

Posting OT threads in the Advanced section
Forum: Advanced Engine/turbo

Ex 1
Thread: Hey, what do you guys think of the New Lancer?

Ex2
Thread: Anyone here from the Charlotte area?


Causing a thread to go off topic
Thread: What heat range spark plugs to use for my car?

I have an Evo 8 with a XYZ turbo back, XYZ tune, running 20psi and I live in FL where temperatures are general hot.

Ex1:
Why the hell would you be using a an XYZ exhaust and tune when it’s a much better idea to get an ABC exhaust and go to Bob for a tune. XYZ exhausts suck

Ex2:
I hear FL has a lot of alligators. I once saw an alligator when I was 10 and I wouldn’t want to live near them.


Misleading Link
Ex1:
Hey, check out the pictures of my new Evo here(actual link goes to **** site, business site, **************, or any other site that is not at all what was described)


Dodging swear filter
Examples and discussion as to what is allowed and what is not can be found here:
http://forums.evolutionm.net/site-fe...ml#post6693229


Vending without vendor status: Applies to threads, posts, sigs, PMs, and avatars
Ex1:
Check our new shop/dyno/product/service

Ex2:
PM/call/email me for prices on XYZ

Ex3:
For Sale: XYZ cams
Selling XYZ cams for $$$. Have 10 sets new in box

Ex4:
Links to or information about you business or what you deal


Flaming
Ex1:
You’re an idiot and a worthless human being for painting your car that color. You should be shot

Ex2:
Your product sucks(without sufficient evidence)


Insubordination
Ex1:
EvolutionM admins/staff/mods ask you to remove something from you signature and you do not

Ex2:
EvolutionM admins/staff/mods ask you to stop instigating a fight and you proceed


Dodging the 15 post minimum
Ex1:
Place for sale/wanted posts outside the for sale section

Ex2:
Repeatedly post whoring with such posts as “cool” or “I like that”.

Post Whoring
Ex1: Posting meaningless, non-contributing posts that do not move the thread along.

Ex2: Bumping, +1, Cool, Nice

Ex3: Openly admitting to post whoring.

Spamming
(generally a multiple post offense through posts or sigs)
Ex1:
Hey, check out my event coverage site at www.xyz.com (repeatedly)


Posting inappropriate content
Ex1:
Posting picture/videos of ****

Ex2:
Anything street racing


Disrespect towards staff
Ex1:
I don’t care what you guys say you are all just a bunch of fascist jerks and can go to hell


Racist and or Prejudice remarks – self explanatory


Vendor to Vendor flaming – Same as flaming but when direct from one vendor to another.
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