The guidelines below are the principles for the moderation of comments across our network. We aim to encourage intelligent discussion so that the comments section is useful and inviting for all contributors and readers.
Any derogatory comments based on background, race, religion, gender, or sexual orientation will not be tolerated.
We do not tolerate comments which can be interpreted as violent threats.
We do not allow begging for tips/money, eg pasting wallet addresses of digital currencies.
Personal, vindictive attacks on public figures, authors or other users will not be tolerated. People should not to be afraid to post comments for fear of mindless abuse from others.
Constructive feedback and criticism are welcome, but smear tactics and mud-slinging are not acceptable.
Spam and other commercial comments will not be tolerated. All comments with links pass through moderation, so please be patient with moderators.
Please make sure your username and email are not offensive or overly promotional. These comments are more likely to enter the moderation queue before being accepted.
Please do not use URLs as your username. Your comments WILL be deleted.
Do not copy/paste the same comment into every thread.
Do not paste links with no explanation as to what you are posting.
Constant trolling of others to get into arguments will be noticed. The appropriate action will be taken.
Duplicate comments will be discarded.
And above all… do no evil.