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VBOAT: Rules of Debate

Our community thrives on healthy debate, sharing opinions, and fostering constructive dialogue. To ensure a respectful and enjoyable experience for all users, we’ve outlined the following rules and guidelines that govern participation in the discussion section of polls on VBOAT.

Participating in Discussions

  1. Stay on Topic: Keep your comments related to the specific poll or topic being discussed. Off-topic comments may be removed.
  2. Be Respectful: Disagreeing with others is natural, but do so in a way that respects differing opinions. Personal attacks, insults, or demeaning language will not be tolerated.
  3. Promote Constructive Dialogue: Share your thoughts in a manner that encourages further discussion and exploration of ideas. Ask questions, provide insights, and engage in thoughtful conversation.

Unacceptable Behavior

  1. No Personal Attacks: Attacking or belittling another user based on their opinion, background, or personal characteristics is not allowed.
  2. No Hate Speech or Discrimination: Comments that promote or incite violence, hatred, or discrimination against individuals or groups based on race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or other characteristics are strictly prohibited.
  3. No Spam or Advertising: Posts that promote products, services, or other unrelated content are considered spam and will be removed.
  4. No Trolling or Disruptive Behavior: Deliberately provoking others, spreading misinformation, or engaging in behavior that disrupts the natural flow of discussion is not permitted.

Moderation and Enforcement

  1. Moderation: Our moderators monitor the discussion forums and have the right to edit, move, or delete any post that violates these rules.
  2. Reporting: If you see a comment that violates these rules, please report it to our moderators using the ‘Report’ function or contact us.
  3. Consequences: Users who repeatedly violate these rules may be warned, temporarily suspended, or permanently banned from participating in discussions.

Privacy and Safety

  1. Protect Your Privacy: Be mindful of sharing personal or sensitive information in public discussions.
  2. Follow the Law: Do not post content that violates any applicable local, national, or international laws.

Changes to Rules

We reserve the right to modify these discussion rules at any time. Any changes will be communicated on this page, so please check back regularly for updates.

 

Spot a Violation of the rules? Let us know.

If you have any questions or concerns about the discussion process or rules, please contact us. We take free speech seriously.