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Be yourself but please obey the rules!

Postby kerchi » Sun Feb 01, 2009 6:23 pm

I don't think you really want or need me to go into detail here so I will keep this short and sweet, simply because we have a good bunch of people on this site, but please keep track of the forum rules here!
You can use this section to chat about anything you like!
It is, however, up to you police your chosen subject matter just in case of offending others. We don't mind things a little broad-minded but keep things clean(ish) in case there are younger, impressionable members on site.Here is just a re-cap of the forum rules relating to posts:Forum Use
Your use of the Border Regiment Forum is subject to the rules shown on this page, therefore, by using this forum you agree to adhere to these rules. These rules significantly apply to the following:
  • New threads that include the title and main body of your post;
  • Replies to other posts;
  • Private messaging;
  • Image uploads.
Please respect other members of the forum by:
  • Not posting messages that are in any way obscene, abusive, racist or sexist;
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  • Respecting other members opinions, views or expressions;
  • Respecting all members and treating them equally, whether new or old to the forum, having none, little or encyclopaedic knowledge of the subject matter.
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This forum has been designed with the primary focus of raising topics and discussing matters pertaining to the Border Regiment from inception to present day. All subject matter must adhere to the above (unless posted within 'The Lounge' and 'Funny Stuff' forums). Anything deemed unsuitable will be removed. While some subjects and images can be a little disturbing it is understood that within the confines of these rules discussions and image uploads on the horrors of war will be allowed. Any subject matter or imagery too shocking and/or graphic will be removed from the forum for the general courtesy of others. Any discussions that have largely drifted 'off-topic', and continue to in such a manner, will be locked and/or deleted. Topics and discussions about the following are not accepted:
  • Extremist political views relating to modern-day warfare;
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  • Preaching on the rights & wrongs of war;
If any of the above discussions are found they will be removed from the forum. Please do not post messages of the same or similar theme in multiple areas of the forum. Messages posted that are irrelevant to the discussion and designed to distract or disrupt and will be deleted.
Please have some fun in this section. The whole purpose is so we can all enjoy chatting about things that aren't related to the Border Regiment and our research!
Thank you.Chris 8)
In memory of John Bardgett (15309 L/Cpl.), 11th Border Regiment who died 1st July 1916.

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Re: Be yourself but please obey the rules!

Postby plbramham » Wed Jul 09, 2014 7:07 pm

Totally agree Chris,
Personal opinions should be reserved for and reflected when you cast your vote at elections, not on forum such as this which is just surely for sharing information.
Religion , while some would argue a cause of many wars, should not be mentioned at all. ( I don't have to declare "an interest" as I do not have a faith)
Regards Paul
Actually a slight amendment to religion. Maybe there could be tiny exceptions, say if maybe someone was writing about the native soldiers reason for objection to animal fat on cartridges Indian Mutiny time, or anything about an Ireland issue. You don't need to be offensive though, just factual.
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