2004-07-27 05:39:26 UTC
1. You may not bait, insult, flame, or otherwise abuse a TMer.
2. You may not bait, troll, lurk or flame on alt.m.t.
Baiting is defined as posting with a clear intent to provoke anger.
Trolling is posting incendiary messages with intent to form hostility.
Lurking is behavior that results in trolling and baiting, then flaming.
Flaming is an attempt to cause a forum war or riot.
Avoid redundant posts and always insure data integrity.
You are not allowed to post the copyrighted work of others in order to
prove your point in a debate. Usenet does not qualify as educational
'fair use'. Don't plagiarize - it's illegal. Use your own words.
You may not spam a TMer.
Spam includes, but is not limited to, the following:
Excessive off-topic threads
Posting nonsensical messages
"Flooding" the forum with similar meaning messages
Messages without content
Using a persons name in the subject line
Posing as another using their handle
You may not post any form of real life information of a TMer unless they
permit it by express consent. Examples of real life information include
name, address, IP addresses, and phone numbers, place of employ, or Dome
You may not distribute email address, private/email Messages, and/or
Instant Messenger messages ("Chatlogs") with intent to harass or in any
way demean a TMer.
You should not post any form of real life information if you are 13 or
Do not post negative posts and discussions that are repeated over and
over and over with no other purpose than to disrupt TMer conversation
and debate. If you feel the need to say something, say it once and then
Don't make up stuff.
You are not allowed to bash the Maharishi - if you do, you will be asked
6. Do not disrupt multiple threads between TMers in order to get your
7. You are not allowed to solicit sex with a minor TMer or anyone else
on alt.m.t. Avoid discussing anyone's private sex life, or lack thereof.
8. Stay on topic.
Updated on 7/27/2004