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Forum Charter - Please Read Before Posting (26/12/2015)

  • 26-12-2015 4:42pm
    Moderators, Science, Health & Environment Moderators, Society & Culture Moderators Posts: 3,368 Mod ✭✭✭✭ andrew

    This Charter lists the general guidelines on conduct in the Debating and Public Speaking forum. It is not an exhaustive list and the general rule in this forum is ‘think twice about saying anything you would not say to a room full of your peers at a debating or public speaking competition’.

    The charter may be updated at any time. Look for the revision dates in the thread title.

    It is the responsibility of the user to be familiar with the charter. We will try to make it as obvious as possible to all users when an update occurs. Ignorance of the charter will not be accepted as an excuse for rule breaking.

    Forum Scope
    1) The discussion of all forms of competitive public speaking or debating formats, including but not limited to British Parliamentary Debate (BP), Policy Debate, Mace Style, Irish Times Style etc.
    2) The Discussion of debating at all levels, from primary/secondary school to inter-varsity and university level ‘open’ competitions.

    Forum Specific Rules
    1) Advertising: This is primarily a discussion forum, so:
    a) Do not advertise general University Society events, such as guest speakers or weekly debates
    b) Do not advertise a debating competition which would also not be publically announced at an intervarsity competition. General Rules – These are site-wide rules which apply always to boards as a whole
    1) Be Civil (Don't be an arsehole)
    2) Don't post porn
    3) Don't spam your message/post
    4) Don't advertise your company
    5) Don't abuse people personally
    6) Don't backseat moderate
    6a) If you take issue with a moderation decision, please see here
    7) Don't give / request medical or professional advice
    8) Not reading the rules is against the rules
    9) Don't post stuff that is not safe for work [NSFW]
    10) Moderators have ultimate discretion over the rules

    Further information can be found here

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