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Important LMC Info | Official Forums Rules

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Our system of forum moderation utilizes "Warning Points".
Each time a rule is broken, the offending post is deleted and a certain amount of warning points are issued to the offending user. Evasion of a ban based off warning points will have the ban elevated higher.

The following thresholds are in place for the warning system:
3 Points: 1d Ban
4 Points: 2d Ban
5 Points: 3d Ban
6 Points: 7d Ban
7 Points: 14d Ban
8 Points: 30d Ban
9 Points: 60d Ban
10 Points
: Permanent Ban

[Warning Points: 1]
Posting minimal words without meaningful conversation or without adding anything to the content of the topic in question. (eg. "first", "k")
*The "+1" or "-1" rating should now be used in place on suggestion, instead of simple replies that state this.

[Warning Points: 1]
Messages that are the same or similar in nature being posted in rapid succession.
Examples include but are not limited to:
>>Group Spam: A group of players that each post similar messages - all parties involved will be punished.
>>Rating Spam: Either having a friend "boost" your rating amounts rapidly, or spamming others with unwanted ratings due to a personal disagreement or the like.

[Warning Points: 1]
To create alts to farm likes, comments, or other positive remarks or ratings.
This includes getting friends/acquaintances to needlessly rate your posts, as well as doing so for other people to the point of creating spam.

[Warning Points: 1]
The posting of content on a post that has been inactive for 1 week. This is replying to any thread that has not been recently posted on within the last 7 days. This rule applies to the entire forums when needed, but is usually completely relaxed in the 'Off-Topic' or 'Suggestion' sections.

|Troll Posts // Applications // Accounts
[Warning Points: 2]
Accounts, posts, and applications made solely to cause trouble, upset, or waste time, will be removed. The owner's main account will receive the punishment. Staff reserve the right to determine and define what exactly counts as a "troll" post, application or account. Clickbait titles will be counted under this clause.

|Post Farming
[Warning Points: 2]
Creation of unnecessary posts, usually in order to obtain a post count. This also usually occurs in succession.

|Recreating Locked Threads
[Warning Points: 2]
Locked threads are locked for a reason - do not re-post them, or similar content. Applies to deleted threads as well.

[Warning Points: 2]
Needless to say, one should never attempt to be an existing staff member / higher rank than they are, in order to mislead other players or get the victim into trouble.

|Advertising Foreign Trades
[Warning Points: 2]
Advertising trades that involve currency outside of LuminousMC's economic system. This includes trading money and/or items in other games. Trading of in-game money for donation items, and vice versa, is allowed.

|Sensitive Subjects
[Warning Points: 2]
Any conversation pertaining to controversial religious and political topics // making light of national or worldwide disasters.

[Warning Points: 3]
To continually hound a player or staff member, especially on similar subjects, after being asked to stop. Unrequited sexual advances, implications, or references to non-consensual sexual acts fall under this category.

|Inappropriate Content
[Warning Points: 3]
Any discussion or linked content (sexual, pornographic, grotesque, horror links, or otherwise) deemed inappropriate for public view.

|Offensive Language // Slurs // Discrimination
[Warning Points: 3]
Speech that contains harmful language that may cause discomfort, utilizing someone's age, gender, name, sexual preference, beliefs, political stance, medical conditions, or anything similar for the sake of degradation.

[Warning Points: 5]
Advertising full IP’s with or without additional information with the sole intention of diverting players to another server. Any IP that looks like an actual IP, regardless if it is a joke or not, may be met with the same punishment.
NOTE: If player is new and clearly only here to advertise the IP, ban will be permanent.

|Suicidal Encouragement
Any statement that can be interpreted to suggest harmful action against another player in real life, joking or otherwise. This includes lethal drinking suggestions, or other dangerous activities. Graphic mentions of self-harm or suicide are also disallowed under this rule.

|Community Disruption
Attempts at throwing "shade", causing a community disturbance/disruption, protests, etc. This punishment carries across all platforms, and the rule applies across all platforms as well.

|IRL Threats
Any statement that can be interpreted to threaten harmful action against another player, or their family, friends, property and pets, in real life, joking or otherwise.

|DDOS Threats // Hack Threats
Any threatening message, joking or not, that has to do with hacking into another player’s account or the server itself (such as Minecraft accounts, Facebook, Twitter, etc.) or maliciously interfering with another player's connection.

|Releasing Personal Information
Releasing personal information about someone without their consent. This includes, but is not limited to, last names, age, social media, address [work or residential], IP Addresses, etc. It does NOT matter if the information released is contained within the player's username or faction name - ASK before releasing any kind of personal details about someone else.

Excessive offences will be punished upon at the discretion of the Admins, Managers, Developers & Owners.
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