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  • Any content posted by any user may be edited or deleted by the Admin or Staff.
  • Civil behavior is expected and will be enforced.
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  • There is no three-strikes rule nor other set rules for how the Admin or Staff may handle an issue on the forums; it is entirely up to their discretion.  Options include a stern talking-to, editing or deleting of a post, temporary or permanent bans, or in extreme cases, referral to law enforcement.
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