Yappi Sports - THE Ohio Prep Sports Authority  

Go Back   Yappi Sports - THE Ohio Prep Sports Authority > Girls HS Sports > Girls Basketball

Notices

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 02-08-08, 09:16 AM
Bhudda Bhudda is offline
All World
 
Join Date: 12-12-01
Posts: 2,926
Bhudda
Yappi Rules for Posting

No name calling please refrain from using derogatory names when in a heated discussion. (idiot, jerk, etc. will not be acceptable)
No swearing - including trying to get around the censor filter with other symbols.
Negative comments of a personal nature - a person's personal life that does not have any bearing on their sports life should not be discussed.
Posting multiple times in a row - please do not continually respond to your own posts to pad your post total.
"Outing" an anonymous poster - revealing the real identity of a poster is not allowed.
Multiple Usernames - one username per individual, if subsequent usernames are found, they will be deleted without notice.
Derogatory Usernames - usernames that are chosen to degrade someone/something else are unacceptable. They will be deleted without warning.
Stalking - stalking would be defined as following another user around and harrassing them in threads that they post in. Basically, if someone is having a problem with someone and they resort to looking for every post they make so they can confront them about other issues is becoming troublesome.
Hijacking - hijacking a thread is defined as taking any topic over and changing the subject and debating something new. This has always been a reason for threads to be locked, deleted, or split. But if a pattern continues where one or more posters choose to continue doing this, then some form of censoring their opinions is bound to happen.
Habitual Trash Talking - this falls under stalking and hijacking but deserves it's own rule. This is when a user continually trash talks about the same team(s) and offers no other insight. Following other users around and disrupting threads out of spite for another team will no longer be tolerated. Some trash-talking is inevitable when it comes to sports but should be limited.
Spamming - posting links to other websites that are for personal gain. Linking to a news article or a fun interesting website is fair game . Posting a link to your own website or a competitor with the intention of earning money or driving people to a competitor is not acceptable. Spamming through the private message system will immediately place the domain on the censored list.
Trolling - A troll is deliberately crafted to provoke others with the intention of wasting their time and energy. A troll is a time thief. To troll is to steal from people. That is what makes trolling heinous. Trolls can be identified by their disengagement from a conversation or argument. They do not believe what they say, but merely say it for effect. Trolls are motivated by a desire for attention by people and can't or won't acquire it in a productive manner.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 02-27-12, 09:49 PM
JINX JINX is offline
Junior Varsity
 
Join Date: 08-19-06
Posts: 48
JINX is on a distinguished road
Please read!

Please read the callmedoug posts! Out of line.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 01-30-14, 11:41 PM
FairwoodKing FairwoodKing is offline
All American
 
Join Date: 02-19-12
Posts: 2,218
FairwoodKing is on a distinguished road
You should add hate speech. I am gay and I get called all sorts of names. You should ban these people.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 01-31-14, 09:30 AM
SMARTY22 SMARTY22 is offline
All American
 
Join Date: 04-23-09
Posts: 1,108
SMARTY22 is on a distinguished road
LOL! Rules that are not enforced are GREAT Rules!
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 04-05-14, 09:40 PM
Bhudda Bhudda is offline
All World
 
Join Date: 12-12-01
Posts: 2,926
Bhudda
Seriously Smarty, see the reporting posts thread if you have something to say.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:27 AM.




Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.