Powerforms Healing Forums/Groups Rules, Guidelines, Questions & Moderators
- No Spam / Advertising / Self-promote in the forums. 2
- Do not post copyright-infringing material 2
- Do not post “offensive” posts, links or images. 2
- Do not cross post questions. 2
- Do not PM users asking for help. 2
- Remain respectful of other members at all times. 2
- Consequences of my actions. 3
- Account Management & Termination. 3
- Please use SEARCH first!……………………………………………………………….. 5
- Be DESCRIPTIVE and Don’t use “ill-advised” topic names. 5
These forums define spam as unsolicited advertisement for goods, services and/or other web sites, or posts with little, or completely unrelated content. Do not spam the forums/groups with links to your site or product, or try to self-promote your website, business or forums etc.
Spamming also includes sending private messages to a large number of different users.
DO NOT ASK for email addresses or phone numbers
Your account will be banned permanently and your posts will be deleted.
Providing or asking for information on how to illegally obtain copyrighted materials is forbidden.
Any material which constitutes defamation, harassment, or abuse is strictly prohibited. Material that is obscene or overly discriminatory is not permitted on these forums. This includes user pictures. Use common sense while posting.
This is a web site for people who behave mindfully.
Please refrain from posting the same question in several forums. There is normally one forum which is most suitable in which to post your question.
Do not send private messages to any users asking for help. If you need help, make a new thread in the appropriate forum then the whole community can help and benefit.
All posts should be professional and courteous. You have every right to disagree with your fellow community members and explain your perspective non-judgmentally.
However, you are not free to attack, degrade, insult, or otherwise belittle them or the quality of this community. It does not matter what title or power you hold in these forums – you are expected to obey this rule.
7. Consequences of my actions
Trolling and harassment extend beyond responding to someone in a thread. Other forms of trolling and harassment include targeted mass downvoting, spamming and creating alternate accounts. Before taking action, think about what the consequences may be and remember you can contact a mediator, moderator or community staff member if you are experiencing an issue. Users who take part in targeted mass downvoting, spamming or creating alt account will be suspended.
A “3 strike” system is being used for those who violate the Forum/Group Guidelines. It will take 3 violations of the guidelines for a user to be permanently suspended. The strikes will be as follows:
- Initial warning with a message from a member of the moderation team and a link to the forum guidelines.
- 1st strike: A 24-hour suspension
- 2nd strike: a week-long suspension
- 3rd strike: Permanent suspension
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The Powerforms Healing forums and social groups are places where everyone should feel comfortable to contribute knowledge and take part in thoughtful discussion. These guidelines are based on the values of the Powerforms Community. Reporting abuse or tagging @powerformshealing-moderation will alert the moderation team to users who intentionally disregard these guidelines.
Before you post, please consider…
Your fellow community members: Be respectful towards your fellow community members. Your words carry weight – everyone deserve the same respect no matter their role or amount of knowledge. Derogatory, defamatory and vulgar posts are not welcome – everyone should feel excited to contribute knowledge without begin abused or harassed. Continued use of hate speech in the forums and groups will lead to suspension. See more on language in the forums here.
Is what you are posting good content? The forums and groups are a place for thoughtful discussion, not for irrelevant posts and trolling. Here’s a good checklist to go through before posting:
- Am I posting in the right forum?
- Do I have anything constructive to say?
- Am I derailing or spamming this thread?
- Is this thread’s topic similar to any other recent threads? (We have a search function)
- Is the information I am sharing appropriate?
Purposely posting irrelevant or ill-mannered posts, baiting, or trolling users will result in your thread/post being deleted and your account being suspended.
Is the content you are posting SFW (Safe for work)? We have a zero-tolerance policy for NSFW content. This includes graphic/violent images as well as explicit nudity. If you upload an NSFW avatar or send users NSFW material in private messages or post links/images to NSFW content, your post will be deleted and you will be suspended.
Is the content you are posting legal? We have a zero-tolerance policy for hosting illegal download links and posting private information/photos. Posting or requesting such content in the forums may result in suspension.
We figured this was necessary because a lot of people come in and post threads without thinking, and without realizing that there is no possible way they could get help because of the way they posted the question. Here are some general guidelines:
There is a pretty good chance that unless you have some really odd or unique problem that it has been addressed on our forum before, please use the forum’s search feature first to see if there are already some good threads on the subject. It’s easy to search – just click the “Search” button at the top right of the page.
PLEASE post a descriptive topic name! Give a short summary of your problem IN THE SUBJECT. (Don’t use attention getting subjects, they don’t get attention and only annoy people).
Here’s the type of topic subjects YOU SHOULD NOT POST:
Help me – Hello – Very urgent – I have a question
Generally ANYTHING similar to those is unacceptable. Just post your specific problem.
Here is a good example of a way to post a question:
“Is the heart chakra in the upper chest or lower chest”
“Is it better to sweep upwards or downwards when smoothing the aura”
Remember when people help you they are doing YOU a favor
Be patient, help people out by posting good descriptions of what you need help with, and don’t snap at people with rude statements, such as
“If you aren’t going to help don’t waste my time replying.”
- Am I allowed more than one account?
No, there is no reason why you should have more than one account at Powerforms Healing forums. If you are banned from the forums, please do not create a new account. If you continue to create new accounts after you have been banned, your IP address will be blocked from the forums.
- What happens if I break a rule?
If you break a rule, then you will either be warned or banned. A ban of your user account may either be temporary or permanent.
The administrators and moderators also have the right to edit, delete, move or close any thread or post as they see necessary, without prior warning.
- What happens if I see a thread/post which has broken a rule?
Please report the thread/post to the moderators or admin.
- Where can I find out who is in charge?
The Forum Moderators are displayed in every Forum.
All moderator applicants must be a member for at least 90 days (3 months) and have at least 100 posts.
You must be active in the individual forums you wish to moderate and regularly create and respond to threads in those forums.
You must also maintain a working knowledge of the subject matter.
Please be aware that applying to be a moderator does not guarantee acceptance and that moderators will only be appointed when needed.
Current moderators and administrators will review applications and decide if the applicant fits the desired post. Administrators have the final say and we reserve to right to refuse applicants with or without cause.
To Apply to Be a Moderator You Must be:
- A forum regular.
- Have been at the forum for over 3 months.
- Have a positive presence on Powerforms Healing Forums.
- Be proactive (not reactive).
- Knowledgeable in the Forums they would like to moderate.
- Polite and helpful towards other members and give advice whenever needed and whenever possible.
- Visit the forum each day, actively take part in discussions as often as possible, ideally once a day. This sets a good example to the other members.
- Take an active part in discussions between Moderators relating to the running of the forum.
- Help to keep unsuitable content out of the forums as much as possible.