Wagon Advertiser Forums are dedicated to cultivating a friendly,
courteous on-line community, where participants can feel
comfortable at all times. To create such a positive atmosphere,
it will be necessary for users to abide by certain rules.
Violation of the rules may be subject to a range of responses,
from a warning to being subject to a permanent ban from
are solely responsible for protecting their accounts from
others. Choose a password that is hard to guess. Do not
give your password to others. Users that are found to be
sharing accounts and passwords with others will be banned
from these forums.
disagreement is imaginable, overt displays of anger and
hostility will not be permitted. If you are an experienced
part of the internet environment, you may be familiar with
the term flaming. In general, to flame someone is to insult
them. Flaming is not permitted.
Churchill was known for plain language. What I am saying
to you is this: Be polite, be fair, and play nice. Don't
use foul language. Don't be vulgar, obscene, sexist, racist,
or insulting in any way. Don't bait people by being antagonistic.
Don't use these forums inappropriately to promote businesses
or services, rather than legitimately using available advertising
services available through this website. The administration
of this board reserves the right to make all decisions pertaining
to participant behavior, and possible exclusion from these
forums are programmed to identify a list of words that are
considered to be vulgar and inappropriate. Users will not
be allowed to post these words. Any attempt to bypass the
censor mechanism by misspelling, inserting multiples of
the letter x or some punctuation character, inserting spaces
or symbols, transposing letters, or any other method, is
not allowed. Prohibited words are not allowed in subject
titles. Any users attempting to bypass the censor mechanism,
directly or by oblique implication, will certainly be warned,
their posts deleted, and very possibly said users will be
banned permanently. Administrative action in such matters
is not subject to review or appeal.
post in ALL CAPS, and do not post in aLtErnAtE cAps. Such
posting is considered disruptive and intentionally irritating,
and will not be tolerated. The material that is easiest
to read will be that material that is conventionally capitalized,
such as you would find in any book or newspaper.
written word lacks inflection. The reader cannot see the
expression on your face, nor can the reader intuit the spirit
of your remarks. Subtle nuance is not evident in the typical
written phrase. Write your posts, replies, messages, with
crystal clarity uppermost in your mind, so as to avoid problems.
who intentionally or repeatedly interferes with the intended
spirit and purpose of these forums will be banned. Administrative
decisions regarding user behavior are not subject to review.
Posting private information about other users is unacceptable.
unacceptable to impersonate any other user, or by using
a name that is intended to impersonate, mock, or antagonize
any other user or group of users.
illegal for a user to post any content that is copyrighted
or trademarked, unless that user holds the copyright or
trademark. Any time a user paraphrases an original work,
it is the best and most conservative thing to cite and credit
the original source.
are allowed to place images in their posts. In addition
to observing copyright restrictions that prevent the posting
of copyrighted images, it is important to note that users
may not under any circumstances post images that are sexual
or otherwise offensive in nature. Users are advised not
to post links to images hosted elsewhere, due to the possibility
of those images being copyrighted or offensive. If the images
hosted elsewhere are the property of the user, then such
images may be linked.
links deemed to be pornographic, offensive in any way, copyrighted,
or otherwise inappropriate in any way, can be removed immediately
at the discretion of the administrator of these forums.
user who feels a message, post, or thread is objectionable
is encouraged to immediately contact a forum moderator or
administrator. This is a manual process, so please realize
that a moderator or administrator may not be able to remove
or edit content immediately.
actual deletion or modification of content will be done
to ensure the maintenance of a healthy, positive environment
for all users to enjoy. Decisions about deleted or modified
content are not open for debate. Administration may choose
to offer explanatory comment if it is thought to be desirable
Wagon Advertiser forums reserves the right to deny membership
or access to anyone thought to be abusing the privilege
of forum use, or otherwise exploiting it in ways that are
detrimental to forum users, or the Power Wagon Advertiser
person making a post to these forums shall be referred to
in this coverage of copyright and granted permissions as
the author of the text contained in the post.
term post is defined as the text and/or image(s) entered
in a forum by an author.
term thread is a group of two or more posts pertaining to
the topic found in the subject line or title of the thread
formed by the assembly of multiple posts.
an author posts to the forums, he or she holds the copyright
to the text and/or image(s) contained in his or her post,
providing that post is not in violation of any other copyright.
As the copyright holder of posted text and/or image(s),
an author may reproduce his or her posts, and only his or
her posts. Threads composed of multiple posts by a single
author, and including the work of no other authors, shall
be copyrighted to the author posting the text and/or image(s).
of two or more posts by multiple authors are copyrighted
to the Power Wagon Advertiser forums, and may not be reproduced
as threads for any purpose or in any manner without the
express, written permission of Gordon Maney and the Power
Wagon Advertiser Forums. Any permitted reproduction shall
necessarily include provision of attribution to the authors.
the act of posting on these forums, an author grants the
Power Wagon Advertiser Forums, the Power Wagon Advertiser,
and Gordon Maney Publishing, royalty-free, perpetual, and
irrevocable rights to use the posted text and/or image(s)
in any way, worldwide, and to include the posted text and/or
image(s) in any sort of medium now known or subsequently
permitted use shall include provision of attribution to
the authors of the post(s). Authors wishing to best ensure
copyright protection of their material shall use their proper
name in posting, not a chosen screen or user name.
of possible subsequent reproduction of text and/or image(s)
in posts and threads include an assembly of the best threads
or posts in an identified time period, or individual threads
or posts considered to be of significant merit. Reproduced
posts or threads could be included in a separate forum designated
for particularly valuable content, publication in the Power
Wagon Advertiser, or in printed or other media produced
and distributed by Gordon Maney Publishing.
may not use these content-specific forums to promote themselves,
their merchandise, products, or services. Businesses having
interest in advertising on the Power Wagon Advertiser website
should contact the site directly by e-mail to discuss these
and employees of businesses, their affiliates or subcontractors
may certainly be registered users of these forums and enjoy
full use of them. Such individuals just may not abuse those
privileges by inappropriately promoting said businesses.