*Rules updated 3/15/2021
ALLKPOP FORUM RULES
- Post in the appropriate section
- Use descriptive and non-misleading thread titles
- Topics should aim to generate intelligent discussion
- Maintain only one active account at a time
- Focus on the topic, not the user
- Read the thread before posting to avoid duplicating discussion
- Use the report function, don't ping
- Be polite, especially when addressing issues to/with staff
- Abuse the report function
- Post spam-like behavior.
- Post spam/porn/lewd/graphic imagery or content
- Advertise competing sites
- Trigger other users by baiting/trolling with malicious intent
- Mass tag when off topic.
- Falsely accuse or make inflammatory remarks calling out* other users
- Doxx, cancel or post spiteful exposé-like content
- Engage in hate speech, racism or discrimination
Any off-site activity designed to harm allkpop or its staff and users will result in a permaban.
* Call outs are uncalled for shade outside of on topic discussion.
** Aggressive behavior occurs when posts begin attacking people, not mere arguing or disagreement.
THE WARNING SYSTEM
3 Warning Points = Signature Removal
4 Warning Points = Signature + Avatar Removal
5 Warning Points = 2 Week Ban
6 Warning Points = Permaban
All warnings as well as warning expirations are given at the moderator's discretion.
Warnings can range from a verbal warning (0 points) to a permanent ban (6 points).
Warning expirations are based on a range and can range from 30 (minor) to 90 (major) days.
The last and most important rule of all
* Be a decent human being.
THINGS WE DO NOT DO:
Personal requests for:
- a temporary or permanent ban
- thread deletion unless in error
- post deletion