[ 1.] Do not use vulgarity, obscenity, profanity, ethnic slurs, hate speech, or sexually explicit language, or harass, abuse, or threaten other members in the forum. Do not libel or defame others. This site strongly disapproves flaming.
[ 2.] No advertising, trading of goods and services, or other commercial use allowed. No bulk e-mail, junk email or spam, chain letters, or repeat postings of the same message is permitted anywhere on the forum.
[ 3.] Do not post/attach or link to copyrighted/pirated content including software,movies,music,bootlegs,etc. Users linking to or asking for information on warez, crackz, etc. or re-printing material without permission will receive a warning and their post will be removed.
[ 4.] Treat other members and the R5 group with courtesy and respect when posting messages to the board. No unnecessary name calling or abuse toward any member is allowed.
[ 5.] Use your own username when posting to the board. Do not impersonate anyone else.
[ 6.] Conduct yourselves in a proper, respectful and mature manner at all times and avoid shouting (using all capital letters) in the discussion forums.
[ 7.] Do not post, share or ask for any personal information about any of the R5 band members. Should you decide to post some news or info, please keep the personal information of the band members private. (News or information in this case can be defined as news about the band and info of the band as a whole or by individual members, obtained by a band member or members, a family member, close friend, manager, etc.)
[ 8.] Keep on topic! Responses to a particular thread should be on-topic and pertain to the discussion. Members should use the New Topic button to start a new discussion which would otherwise be off-topic in the current thread. Threads that are off topic may be closed by the moderator. When creating new threads, please be sure to post in the correct forum. Do not post off-topic in any forum or thread.
[ 9.] While we welcome fans from all over the world, this is an English speaking community so all posting should be in English.
Depending on the severity of the violation, we will usually give you a warning first, but if the violation is bad enough or in case of spamming, we will ban you permanently on the spot. We have a zero tolerance for any violation of any of the above rules.
1st Offense: Post/Topic edited or deleted and a warning from Administrator or Moderator in the Thread and a Red Flagadded to status
2nd Offense: Post/Topic edited or deleted and permanent ban from board and website
The privacy and protection of the group members is one of our main priorities. We will not tolerate people trying to break that privacy and protection. If any such thing is suspected to be taking place that could potentially breach their privacy and protection, proper action will be taken and user will be permanently banned from the network and reported.
With all this said, have fun and express yourselves!
Last Updated:April 23, 2012 12:15am PST
**These rules and consequences are subject to change without notice. It is the member's responsibility to check this page often to see if any changes have been made.**