Welcome to islamicity discussion boards!
smooth running of the discussions, the board members are requested to
abide by the following guidelines of conduct in the conference room.
1. We manage here an Islamic
discussion board, thus all members are requested to maitain the
deorum as per the standards of an Islamic cultural society. Any joke, or casual statement which the moderators find insensitive, may result in edition or deletion.
2. A generally pleasant demeanor and cordiality in language is requested during discussions.
Use of any profanity or obscenities of any kind within a post, even
disguised with *asterisks or dashes etc will either lead to editing or
deleting of the entire message.
4. Use of upper case and bold/large
(font) is not permissible for the whole of the message body, however it
may be used to add emphasis to words or phrases contained within your
5. The subject of your message should be in accordance
with the theme of the forum. (if the text is found irrelevant to the
theme, it may be deleted).We also request you to avoid straying from
the 'topic' of discussion.
6. Please stay within the thread
while answering to a former response in the existing threads. Creating
new threads to address someone on a topic which is already being
discussed in a pre existing thread, rolls the screen unnecessarily and
pushes the older ongoing discussions down the list and below the
7. We request you to always choose a topic for your message, and take care that it is not obscene, provocative or insolent.
Spamming of any kind is not allowed. Any response to spammers will be
deleted along with the spam. This includes multiple copies (2 or more)
of one message in one and/or many forums. (if this behavior is spotted
several times, by the same user we may remove ALL the copies of that
message, including all the responses below them).
several messages at random and not responding to the generated
questions or dialogues following the original posts may also be
considered as spamming.
10. We will not tolerate personal
attacks on participants from ANY Community (personal attacks are
defined as comments that reflect upon the person instead of their
opinion). Furthermore, any insults intended to ANY religion or ANY
prophet of God, or ANY holy scripture shall be removed.
Slanderous, defamatory, obscene, indecent, lewd, pornographic, violent,
abusive, insulting, threatening and harassing comments are not
tolerated. ALL comments by the person who adopts such a manner may be
removed and the person will lose the privilege of participating in the
forums in future. We will try to block attempts from the same person to
sign up with a different name as well.
12. Materials that are explicit in nature, pertaining
to sexuality will not be tolerated - even when the purpose is
13. We request you not to post URLs of sites the sole existence of which is to slander a religion or spread lies about it.
14. Graphic materials will not be entertained.
Members can post URLs to such texts, however, all such texts should go
with a forward warning the readers about the nature of the material.
URLs posted without warning shall be removed.
in discussions with multiple user names to make it appear as these are
different individuals and not one(and the same) person, will be
regarded as deceit and such user names will be blocked permanently.
(this does not deny the privileges to maintain anonymity for genuine
16. We don't allow impersonation of other participants or such accounts will be removed.
17. Screen names that are obscene or slanderous shall be denied access permanently.
If any board member is found inadequate in observing any of the above
rules, he/she may be prompted once, twice or thrice by the moderators
before denying him/her all access to discussion boards in future.
participation in discussion forums is a privilege and not a right.
"Free Speech" here means that you don't pay for speaking your mind as
opposed to any other belief(s) you might have. We reserve the right to
remove any comment or comments that are not in line with the above
rules, without giving reasons, notifications or explanations to anyone.
We wish everybody a pleasant stay and an enriching experience on these forums.