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The Rules are Severely Outdated

20.3k Brendorkus  1.7 years ago

I gotta say it. We all know it’s true. The rules are not very efficient for a few reasons:

  1. Strikes:
    You get 3 strikes and your out. It’s that simple. But, this isn’t clear. It doesn’t mention it anywhere in the rules section. And you can’t see how many strikes you have. We need to either remove the strike systems, or add it to the rules.

  2. Age requirement:
    You need to be 13 to make an account here. Which is understandable, but they don’t mention that anywhere in the rules either. So many people have gotten banned because they didn’t know you have to be 13 to make an account. I really think this should be in the rules.

  3. New users not knowing the rules.
    Many new users make their first post some giant questionably shaped metal rod or maybe a post commemorating Hitler, and they get banned. This wouldn’t happen as much if there was a feature where you immediately had to read the rules after making an account.

I think SP is great, but it could be much greater with a few changes to the rules. It would get rid of the nazis, and the weirdos. I’m not going to tag a dev to implement this because I’m nice, though.

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    "This wouldn’t happen as much if there was a feature where you immediately had to read the rules after making an account."

    Ummm, dont people just pretend to read the terms of services and just click read? Your arguement is flawed and im a better hooman than u. However, for real, the idea might not work out. Rest of your ideas work out though

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    120k Kennneth

    Hahahahaha same @Thebite12345678910

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    120k Kennneth

    @hfdjdcksbfjsbflshfldhg Rip man

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    14.8k OwO

    @Brendorkus no but i am a weirdo

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    40.7k KnightOfRen

    @Brendorkus
    No but ALL HAIL THE BF-109

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    20.3k Brendorkus

    That depends. Are you a Nazi? @TheDerpingMemes

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    SP is the only forum that I've been on that diesn't require new users to read the rules before the join...

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    i 100% agree with number 2, i mean my old account got banned because of that

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    14.8k OwO

    " It would get rid of the nazis, and the weirdos." are you trying to get rid of me?
    i am T R I G G E R E D

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    14.8k OwO

    agree to terms and agreements when signing up
    i know no one ever reads the term and agreements but that's basically that

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    @SupremeDorian ok then. i just wanted to ask this question for a very long time.

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    @banbantheman Usually a week or two. It depends on the severity of each offense; you could have 3 very minor offenses and not get banned at all.

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    @SupremeDorian 3 strikes and someone is banned for what time?

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    1. Strikes are less of a rule and more like guidelines for us moderators to use when deciding what to do with someone. You can't see it, but there are some people with more than 3 strikes that are still here, and some with fewer than 3 that aren't.
    2. It's in the site TOS, which by signing up you indicate that you agree to. It's not our fault you might not have actually read through it. We have this requirement because the law demands it.
    3. Not a bad idea, but seeing as so many people seem to have also not read the terms of service and privacy policy despite agreeing to them, I don't have faith in that working so much.
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    @banbantheman lol

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    @banbantheman RuLeS I HaVENT ReAd THE rULEs

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    @hfdjdcksbfjsbflshfldhg yeah, but apparently it is a gaiN st ThE rUleS

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    @banbantheman but the thing is it never asked me if I was under 13

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    @hfdjdcksbfjsbflshfldhg oh boy you'll get banned in a while for saying that

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    i think they should make a no rules day
    like, every year there would be a day on the website where users would be allowed to write even the worst things they could imagine. and the next day, the site would go back to normal and all the things that the users said would be forgotten. like in "the purge", an anarchy day with no limits and rules. how's that?

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    and never asked me if I was under 13

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    I'm under 13 and I have an account

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    30.0k UltraLight

    And, I think strikes should get removed, one every 6 months. Good people do bad things sometimes.

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    reject rules
    return to monke

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    32.5k tsampoy

    I never knew that the 13-year requirement was never in the rules.

    1.7 years ago
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