1.1 Forum Content Related Rules (Threads, Posting, etc.)
The following will be driven by and acted upon primarily through reports provided by users from the War Thunder Community.
1.1.1. Insult any forum members, Gaijin employee or forum staff.
1.1.2. Start or participate in flame wars, intentionally derail a topic, or post useless spam messages in moderated areas.
1.1.3. Post personally identifiable information (i.e. name, address, phone number, etc.) in the forum’s public spaces without permission.
1.1.4. Impersonate any Enlisted user/Gaijin staff in any way. This includes usernames, signatures, post content, titles, status updates, or any other material considered to be fraudulent by Gaijin Community Staff. This rule applies to both the forums and in-game.
1.1.5. Deliberately challenge moderation or administration, if you have issues or concerns with any actions taken please send a Private Message to Moderators.
1.1.6. Publicly post Private Message content or individual official communications from Gaijin staff that is aimed solely at the recipient without the expressed permission of the sender.
1.1.7. Encourage other users to stop playing the game, or encourage users to avoid purchasing any content from the store, in order to prove a point.
1.1.8. Encourage or Post links, workarounds, or any other method in avoiding local taxation laws or pricing policies therein.
1.1.9. Use red text font in any respect. This is reserved for staff use to highlight problems or statements.
1.1.10. Post any links to 3rd Party Apps before having approval from Gaijin that the App falls within the fair play and ethical guidelines. Please contact a member of the Administration for further guidance.
Strictly off Limit Topics and Discussions, including posting links:
1.1.11. Pornographic and other socially unsuitable and objectionable content. This includes the intentional misuse of images or skins used in a non-historical placement or sizing to exhibit and/or enhance offensive, lewd or erotic material and signatures on aircraft or tanks.
1.1.12. Piracy and willful copyright infringements.
1.1.13 Discuss usage of cheats, exploits, hacks or any related topic.
1.1.14. Links to illegal software, warez, cheating or hacking orientated sites.
1.1.15. Any advertising messages excepting Enlisted orientated media channels produced by the players.
1.1.16. Any form of serious threat or harassment.
1.1.17. Racism, xenophobia and any form of discrimination.
1.1.18. A) In accordance with the laws of Countries hosting Gaijin servers or offices, discussion of any logos, symbols, emblems, organisations or figures connected in any way with any groups that have been convicted of existing International laws and/or rules (including variations of Nazi symbolism, abbreviations and signs (SS and 1488), as well as credentials, names and surnames of Nazi leaders/War Criminals). B) Also, those which may promote national/ethnic/religious hatred.
1.1.19. Profanity and insult via direct statement or implication (full or partial circumvention). This includes the use of swearing, medical-related reference (such as cancer, mental illness, etc.), offensive and abusive language, and other references of an insulting or profane nature. Automatically filtered items are exempt from action.
1.1.20. Promotion of criminal activities, including drugs and the abusive use of alcohol.
1.1.21. Any form of political or religious discussion liable to cause dissent.
1.1.22. Screamers or any material intended to shock or frighten members of the community, including Photosensitivity imagery that may cause epileptic and or other Photosensitivity related seizures.
1.1.23. Any post judged to be “insulting and/or inflammatory by deed or intention” by the Gaijin Staff and administrators.
1.1.24. You have the right to appeal after punitive measures. Appeals can be made to a Senior Forum Moderator or Admin via the PM system, who may include other Senior Moderators or Admins to assess the situation.
Spamming and trolling (this category includes):
1.1.25. Excessively communicating the same phrase, similar phrases, or pure gibberish.
1.1.26. Abusing the “Report Post” feature by sending false alarms or nonsensical messages
1.1.27 Topic titles MUST NOT: be fully capitalised, use unclear abbreviations, reflect profanity (even through the forum filter), and they must be a clear indication of the content of the post.
1.2. Account Related Rules (Nicknames, Avatars, Signatures, etc.)
Note - All account related features are to be in compliance with all rules stated under the “1.1. Forum Content Related Rules”
It is forbidden to use nicknames, signature or avatars that contain, use or describe any:
1.2.1. Obscene or abusive images or language including words and consonants with the words and phrases in any language written, including transliteration.
1.2.2. Images, words, phrases and idioms that promote discrimination at all levels, including national, racial, ethnic and sexual.
1.2.3. Images, words, phrases and idioms related to psychotropic or narcotic substances and their use.
1.2.4. Images or nicknames, in whole or in part, composed of copyrighted trademarks and names.
1.2.5. The names, or images, of politically historical figures from the 19th to 21st centuries. This may include images of convicted Military Personnel, political commentary, or images displaying personnel with adornment stated in 1.2.6.
1.2.6. A) In accordance with the laws of Countries hosting Gaijin servers or offices, display of any logos, symbols, emblems,organisations or figures connected in any way with any groups that have been convicted of existing International laws and/or rules (including variations of Nazi symbolism, abbreviations and signs (SS and 1488), as well as credentials, names and surnames of Nazi leaders/War Criminals). B) Also, those which may promote national/ethnic/religious hatred.
1.2.7. Reference to drugs and narcotic substances (e.g. “420”)
1.2.8. Usernames or avatars which encourage other users to stop playing the game, or encourage users to avoid purchasing any content from the store, in order to prove a point.
1.2.9. Names connected with negative historical or political personalities, including those judged by international courts for crimes against humanity, members of currently existing terrorist organisations, or groups that generally arouse feelings of suffering or disgust by the majority of people, etc.
1.2.10. Nicknames that are misleading about their affiliation with the developers, project officials (moderators, chat moderators, community coordinators, game masters) and administrators of the project.
1.2.11. Nicknames and avatars judged to be insulting or inflammatory by the Gaijin Staff.
1.2.12. Do not use multiple accounts on this forum or the live site - if you want to start a new one, ask a Gaijin staff member first. Also, do not share your account with anyone else - every user has to have their own account.
1.2.13. You have the right to appeal after punitive measures. Appeals can be made to a Senior Forum Moderator or Admin via the PM system, who may include other Senior Moderators or Admins to assess the situation.
- The forum rules listed herein pertain to the English / international section of the Enlisted forums. Please note that the forum rules for the RU section of the Enlisted forums may be different, and they will only be applied thereto