Board Rules and FAQ - Read before posting In addition to the following, be sure to read the Stratics Rules of Conduct. The Legends Forum is a place for general discussion about Ultima Online, Legends, and shard activities. Although Off-Topic (OT) posts will show up now and then, try to keep them to a minimum, and confine the discussion to one thread. If an OT discussion gets out of hand, a moderator may lock or delete the thread. Rules: Do not post bugs or exploits: Posting a "how-to" for any bug or exploit, regardless of how harmless the bug may seem, will result in an insta perma-ban. Also listing bugs and exploits is forbidden. DO NOT TYPE IN ALL CAPS IT IS OFFENDING. No Spamming: Posting simply to increase your title or annoy people (just two of the many examples) may result in immediate and permanent banning of your account. This may include "bumping" of posts. NOTE: If you have something of interest spanning many forums (contest, etc.), contact the news reporters and let THEM spam it for you. See the news post section below for details. No personal attacks: Besides losing the respect of the regulars here who feel you should be able to argue with someone's point of view rather than call people names, it often just sends people off-topic and really has no place here.*** No pornography: This goes without saying. Posting pornography or links to it will result in an instant perma-ban. Do not test me on this! Don't do it to be funny. Don't do it and then say you didn't know. Don't do it and then blame it on your dog. Don't do it. Player run shards: Player run shards violate the OSI TOS and may not be advertised or linked to on any stratics forum. Signature Sizes: Please adhere to the following restriction for images that are not directly related to the topic of the thread under discussion: Maximum size of image file(s): 35k Maximum height of image(s): 125 pixels Maximum width of image(s): 600 pixels Posts dealing with BODs, power scrolls or stat scrolls are to be confined to the Power scroll/ BOD thread stuck near the top of the Legends forum. Post selling/buying/auctioning items for real life cash are to be confined to the Ebay/real life cash thread. It should be noted that links in a message and Private Messages are regulated by the same rules as the post itself. Addendum: For the most part, the Stratics Rules of Conduct are no brainers and were only written down because of the response of the very small minority of people who apparently didn't know how to behave in public ("But how was I to know you weren't supposed to link to pornography?"). Some of the rules are not so obvious (like the signature size) and were added to make the forums run more efficiently (with 80,000+ users you need all the edge you can get) and the nice effects can be found in the FAQ which, like the RoC, has a link at the top of every page. Only Stratics Staff may post official [News]. The use ot [News] in the subject line is restricted to stratics staff. If there is something going on on the legends shard and you think others would like to know, here is how you can get the news listed. Send all news of events, announcements and summaries to [email protected] . Sales Threads on the Legends Forum Same as before we will go back to freely posting what we have for sale etc. but to keep it all within limits, and so there are not a lot of trade posts clogging up the forum, there is a limit. One post per two days per poster and if you have something to add or if the item(s) have been sold within the two days please edit your post. If the poster bumps the thread it will be locked. Except for auctions, players wishing to ask questions about an item for sale or a price check, please pm the poster. Please, this is in all our interests to keep the forum flowing with conversations and not only trade posts. Trade posts do help build communities and that is why we are going back to it. All Ebay and Real Life Cash posts please put in the sticky sales thread for them. That's about it, so above all let's try to have fun.