- The following rules must be followed by every user. These rules can be changed at any time, so every user is expected to keep themselves up to date with any changes.
- Furthermore every user has to show decent behavior in our forums, this means no racism, discrimination or defamation.
- Before creating a new thread, the search engine has to be used to check if a similar thread has already been created.
- Threads should be created in the provided sub-forums/categories relevant to its topic and language.
- The thread’s title should be meaningful and not misleading, it should properly describe its contents.
- It is generally forbidden to create threads for paid services / contents (including advertisements for services e.g. hosters), excluded are searches for paid developers.
- Posts should always be understandable, readable and written in the appropriate language. The content of the post has to be in line with the relevant thread and sub-forum/category.
- Bumping* threads is only allowed after 48 hours since the last post was written.
- Bumping refers to adding a new post onto an existing thread, purely for the sake of getting it notified by others, for example, if there hasn’t been a reply to a question for a while.
- Posts should never contain insults to other people or groups, discriminate them or attack or offend them in any other inappropriate way.
- Creating duplicate posts is forbidden.
- Posts that violate these rules have to be reported.
- Ref-links (links which will financially benefit the poster).
- Extremist, pornographic, illegal, harmful to adolescent, insulting, morally offensive, discriminating, or other unwanted content and links to content of this nature are forbidden.
- One account per-person. Using a single account to represent a group or community is not allowed. If more than one person is living in the same house which have an account in the GT-MP forums, it is required to report this as fast as possible to the GT-MP team after the creation of these accounts. If it comes to our attention that a person uses a “double account”, the person must expect that both of his accounts get banned and possibly deleted.
- The username may consist exclusively of letters of the English and German alphabet (including the characters “ÄÖÜäöüß”), numerical characters (0-9), Hyphen, Underscore, round/square brackets and spaces.
Punishments for violations
- The punishment for breaking the rules is at the discretion of the GT-MP team.
- Depending on the severity of the violation, posts will be deleted, a warning will be saved to the account and in the worst case it will lead to the exclusion from the community.
- Heavy violations lead to a permanent exclusion from the community.