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There shall be no: Posting of personal attacks against another member, moderator or administrator in any forum. Posting of insults. Attacking family members in any way, shape or form. No trolling - Which we define as the posting of inflammatory, irrelevant, or off-topic posts with the primary intent of provoking other users into an emotional response or of otherwise disrupting or deflecting on-topic discussion. No Explicit Sexual Topics or photos. Forums are to be treated as 'family content only'. No Politics. The only exception is non-partisan posts when dealing with news or legislation on boating. No religion or religious topics. Spam or promotion of your personal site for advertising purposes. Posting of personal messages, in whole or in part, which have been received by you without the expressed permission of the sender. We consider Private Messages to be private. Attempting to get around the forum rules by modifying the spelling of prohibited words. This includes the creative use of pictures, diagrams or GIFs. Creating an account for the purpose of representing yourself as another person, company or entity. Registering more than one account. NOTE: If you use an alternate account during a suspension, you will be banned and not allowed to sign up for an account again. Use of a false, invalid or "one-time" e-mail address. Posting Information on how to defraud any company or promotion of any kind of illegal or unethical activity. Anything aimed at defrauding or taking advantage of another company, exploiting flaws or weaknesses in their systems or sites. Posting personal information (full name, street address, etc of another member or non-member without their consent). Moderators reserve the right to remove any posts, signatures, or avatars that violate forum rules, that may antagonize other members, or for any other reason they deem appropriate. If you see something posted that you think needs moderating attention please use the "Report This Post" feature, the icon in the corner of all posts but your own, to bring it to a moderator's attention. Each forum may have additional rules that need to be followed for that specific area. These will be found in a sticky thread at the top of that forum.
We realize that there will be disagreements between members. However, we have a zero tolerance policy for personal attacks. Attacking family members is NOT permitted anywhere on our forums. Posts which contain any type of racial or ethnic slur may result in immediate suspension of your user account The FPYC and its members, volunteers and board do not endorse products or advice from members of this forum. It is a forum for discussion of boating parts, activities and things related to boating. As with any advice, always check your facts, do background research and further instigation before following or making your decisions.