These rules are applied with TDOANE and KC-ladder sites:
These rules apply at all times, unless otherwise noted.
The rules are subject to change, violations of the rules will sometimes lead to strikes and ultimately Perma-Banned from the game, serious violations will receive no strikes and will be instantly Perma-Banned.
The following rules will/may give you a warning:
- Posting in a language other than English for the sole purpose of excluding the majority of the users.
- Posts discussing moderator actions are not allowed.
- Remaking or complaining about a locked or deleted thread by creating a new thread.
- Complaining or boasting about any ban, including comments in signature text.
- ALL CAPS posting.
- Multiple or repeated posting in order to increase your post count is not allowed.
- Chasing / harassing / flaming other users, regardless of who instigated it.
- Insulting or harassing Staff and forum users. This includes using the Forum, Forum-PM, main chat, IG-chat and private message systems.
- Advertising without permission.
- After 3 warnings you will be permanently banned.
The following will/may give you an instant Permanent Ban:
- Using racist, sexist, homophobic or hateful language.
- Posting or linking pornographic (including cartoon porn) or NSFW (Not Safe For Work) material that is deemed unsuitable by Kaiba Corporation, or illegal in the country in which our website is hosted is forbidden. We reserve the right to notify the proper authorities under such circumstances.
- Linking to viruses, referral sites, or maliciously coded websites either in your signature or in your posts.
- Instigating malicious attacks on other websites.
- Hacking or attempting to hack anything managed by [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
or [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
- Link schemes, misleading links, any other website that shortens URL's for the purpose of hiding the true content of a page or earning money is not allowed.
- Posting any members real life information.
- Giving out/requesting personal information, i.e. Telephone numbers, addresses etc.
- Each member is allowed one forum account and one chatbox account. Registering with multiple accounts is not allowed.
- Disrupting the enjoyment of other users gameplay via malicious means.
We reserve the right to remove offensive posts without notice.
Exceptions to the rule:
- Taunting of other players in a competitive/fun manner is allowed. However the line is drawn at harassment of other players, with a moderator to determine whether a line has been crossed or not.