Board rules

These rules are disclosed to clarify the various responsibilities of all community members here on . They shall be adhered to by everyone to ensure that our board runs smoothly and provides a fun and productive experience for all of our community members and visitors.

  1. TERMS OF USE

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    2. FORUM RULES

    These rules are disclosed to clarify the various responsibilities of all community members here on Off-Grid Forums. They shall be adhered to by everyone to ensure that our board runs smoothly and provides a fun and productive experience for all of our community members and visitors.

    1. All information posted within these forums is to be used at your own risk.
    By following or using any of the posted information you give up the right to hold offgridforums.com liable for any damages.

    2. This board is for the sole purpose and discussion of off-grid technology. We would hope that everyone gets along. Please refrain from arguments and confrontation.

    3. We would like for all our members here to feel welcomed and be able to enjoy these forums.

    4. Introducing yourself will help you get to know other members and help create a positive environment.

    5. Do not hide in the background. Contribute to discussions to get as much as possible from them and or to help others.

    6. If you find something confusing or want to know more, do not hesitate to ask questions. Make sure to post your questions in the appropriate thread.

    7. Share your knowledge. If you have something to offer, please share it, but allow everyone to contribute equally to a discussion.

    8. Be tactful and kind. You can hurt the feelings of a person reading your post.

    9. Read all the posts in a thread before responding so you don’t repeat what others have already said.

    10. Try to contribute clarifying information or a new idea to a discussion.

    11. All the forums are categorized by topics. Post all topics in the appropriate forum.

    12. If a topic is posted in a forum that is not appropriate, the Admins and Moderators have the right to move that topic to another better-suited forum.

    13. Absolutely no posting of any copyrighted material on our forum, it's strictly prohibited.

    14. Please refrain from using profanity on these forums. This will not be tolerated.

    15. The members of this forum have the right to request the alteration or deletion of any offensive post.

    16. Posts may be deleted and/or modified for any reasons the forum administrators deem reasonable.

    17. Spamming on these forums WILL NOT be tolerated. There will be ZERO tolerance of spam and you will be banned for life. #