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#1 Cap'n Refsmmat

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Posted 2 July 2011 - 12:20 AM

We've recently made further clarification to the forum rules to make our policies clearer and more flexible. Here's a summary of the changes:

  • We've clarified our anti-spam rule to say that links relevant to discussion are permitted, and that links to commercial sites in signatures and such are not permitted. You're free to link to your personal blog or Twitter, of course.
  • Our rule on hazardous materials has been updated to give staff greater discretion. Previously the rules allowed posting of procedures for making hazardous materials, so long as the disclosure is legal; now we have given staff discretion to remove posts we believe are a significant danger. For example, a post which explains procedures for making unstable explosives, even with disclaimers about safety, may be removed.

You can view the complete rules here.

In the future I hope to clarify and streamline our forum rules further so members understand what's acceptable and what's not. Let me know if you have any questions.
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#2 CaptainPanic

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Posted 6 December 2011 - 09:48 AM

ROFL!!!

The 1st reponse to the new updated anti-spam rules is a spam message. Classic.
Can we keep it (of course without the 4 commercial links)?

[edit] Maybe an on-topic remark is good for the thread: I totally agree with the new hazardous materials rule - in this time and age, it is the right thing to do. I hope that the entire world will relax over the coming years, so it is once again possible to just openly talk about dangerous things without being suspected of criminal or terrorist activities. But this is 2011 and that rule is necessary.

Edited by CaptainPanic, 6 December 2011 - 09:50 AM.

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#3 swansont

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Posted 6 December 2011 - 11:14 AM

ROFL!!!

The 1st reponse to the new updated anti-spam rules is a spam message. Classic.
Can we keep it (of course without the 4 commercial links)?


Actually it was the fourth. The others had already been deleted.
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#4 CaptainPanic

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Posted 6 December 2011 - 12:49 PM

Aww... you removed it! :(
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#5 Phi for All

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Posted 6 December 2011 - 01:50 PM

Aww... you removed it! :(

(Shhh, we'll substitute one of our own ;) )

Your post is highly informative. I appreciate your efforts.

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#6 swansont

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Posted 6 December 2011 - 03:22 PM

(Shhh, we'll substitute one of our own ;) )

Your post is highly informative. I appreciate your efforts.

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Now in digital format! The iPad for when things go iBad!
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#7 imatfaal

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Posted 6 December 2011 - 03:53 PM

the new incontinence iPad - for those with a weak digital bladder
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#8 CaptainPanic

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Posted 6 December 2011 - 06:19 PM

Spammers, take notice, this is how you hijack a thread, and talk about the iPad for iCrap (*points to posts above*)


And we all some fools even read it.
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#9 imatfaal

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 01:05 PM

!

Moderator Note

user suggestions regarding current barrage of spam split off to the suggestions sub forum. and we really could do with a helping hand here

 

http://www.sciencefo...am/#entry751876


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