RebootMC Rules

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  1. Cynthia

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    The following rules apply to the RebootMC Server, Discord, and Forums

    The following rules apply to the RebootMC Server, Discord, and Forums. All rules apply to any RebootMC chat systems including (but not limited to) private messaging and faction chat.

    All users are to read and comply with these guidelines to ensure that all players feel safe and comfortable in this community.

    Using an alternate account to avoid punishment such as a mute or ban is prohibited on RebootMC. If caught doing this, the existing ban/mute will be extended and the alternate account will be banned.


    Respect All Staff Members
    All decisions made by RebootMC Staff are final. If a player feels they have been treated unfairly, they are able to contact the administration team on the forums or message them privately.

    RebootMC reserves the right to remove or lock threads of which the purpose is to publicly complain, shame, or rage about RebootMC Staff. These issues should be dealt with in private with the administration team.


    Account Security and Sharing
    RebootMC players are responsible for the security of their own Minecraft and RebootMC website accounts. If another user gains access to a players account, the player is still responsible for the account. It is the player’s responsibility to ensure that their passwords are secure and kept private.

    RebootMC does not allow the sharing of Minecraft accounts on the server. If a player is one of multiple players that use a single account and they break a rule, the consequence will remain on the account regardless of any claims that it was another player. If a player is believed to be using multiple accounts to evade consequences, said consequences will be carried over to the other accounts.


    Advertising is not Permitted
    Advertising other servers on RebootMC or forums will result in a ban from the server and/or forums. This includes sharing an IP or website/domain (other than that of RebootMC) in public chat, messaging system, pet names, etc..

    Advertising faction names, promoting a faction, and inviting players to join a faction is permitted. However, if these requests are deemed as repetitive or spam, the perpetrator will be muted.


    Buying and Selling Minecraft Accounts
    If a player has bought a Minecraft account from another person and find that it is banned from the server, RebootMC accepts no responsibility to lift the ban. Once penalised, the consequence stays with the account.

    To protect the users of this server, RebootMC does NOT allow the sale (or advertising of) Minecraft accounts on RebootMC or Forums. Selling Minecraft accounts is a commonly used avenue for scammers. Disallowing these sales helps protect the users of RebootMC

    Do not Impersonate or “Pretend to be Someone”
    RebootMC does now allow Impersonations on any platform. Impersonation of any kind, whether it be a YouTuber or staff member, will result in consequences. If a player witnesses another player impersonating someone else, they are encouraged to contact a member of the RebootMC staff team as soon as possible.


    You can recognise staff members by looking at their tags:
    Vice Moderators will have the light red [VM] prefix,
    Moderators will have the light red [M] prefix,
    Administrators will have a dark red [A] prefix.
    Developers will have an aqua [D] prefix.
    Owners will have a dark red [O] prefix.


    Inappropriate Language and Content is Forbidden
    RebootMC aims to be a welcoming community so please be mindful when speaking to others. Though banter between players and factions is allowed, RebootMC requires respect between players and staff.

    Posting links or pictures including inappropriate content on any RebootMC platform is prohibited.

    Using a language other than English on RebootMC is prohibited.


    Illegal Threats Are Not Permitted
    Any threats or actions that lead to, include, or promote illegal activities are not permitted. This may include (but is not limited to) DDoSing, doxing, threats to DDoS, and/or Swatting, etc.

    Threats and actions that do not directly refer to illegal activities are still considered an offense. "Toaster frying" threats will be taken seriously.


    In-Game Scamming is Permitted
    Scamming is permitted on the server, however, players misrepresenting items for sale in the Trash and Treasure will not be tolerated. This includes renaming items as if they are something they are not (such as iron golem spawners, custom enchant books and the like). If this occurs, the item will be removed and action will be taken.

    Insiding a faction is not considered scamming. Be wise about who you team with!

    Furthermore, TP/TPA Killing and Traps are allowed. However, traps that remove a players ability to /spawn or /home will result in removal from the server without warning. Examples of bannable traps are those that would render the player completely unable to play (i.e. if the trapper were to log off the player would be stuck there indefinitely). If a player chooses to enter a dangerous area they do so at their own risk. Please be advised that coaxing a staff member into a trap or killing them through ways such as asking them to teleport to witness a hacker or to fix an issue is also an offense.


    Real Money Scamming / Chargebacks
    Scamming someone out of real money will result in permanent removal from the server.

    Chargebacks will also result in permanent removal from the server. If players have an issue with not receiving the correct purchase, this should be taken up with RebootMC staff directly.

    Purchasing ranks for another player other than yourself or in trade for items in-game is permitted, however, players who agree to this type of transaction are placing themselves at risk.

    20 Chunk Buffer Limit
    Factions are allowed a maximum of 20 chunks buffering their base. A 20 chunk buffer equates to 160 walls (for some perspective). The buffer is measured from the EXTERIOR WALL OF THE BASE and does NOT include the base itself.

    If a faction has a buffer that exceeds 20 chunks, they may be asked to correct the issue themselves, or the issue may be resolved manually by a member of RebootMC staff.

    If a faction reclaims that area, the buffer faction, or the main faction risk further repercussions including (but not limited to) warnings, bans, unclaiming of land, and disbandment.

    Persistent offending could result in complete and permanent removal from the server, disbanding of your faction or the like.


    Do not Spam or use Excessive Capital Letters
    Spam on RebootMC platforms will not be tolerated. The minimal requirement for it to be classified as spam includes (but is not limited to) posting the same or similar messages consecutively within a short timeframe. Messages comprising of all or a large number of caps is also considered spam.


    Faction Punishment
    If any player were to use modified/hacked clients with intentions to present an unfair advantage for said player’s faction, the player will be banned (temporarily or permanently). In addition, the faction may also be punished.


    Offensive Skins and Capes are not Permitted
    Skins and capes that are offensive or sexually explicit are not permitted on RebootMC. Players using a skin or cape of such nature will be issued a warning. Disregard for this rule following a warning will result in further consequences.


    Offensive Usernames are not Permitted
    Usernames that are considered offensive, sexual, or distasteful in nature are forbidden.


    Client Modifications
    The use of Minecraft client modifications on RebootMC is strictly moderated and monitored. While some types of modifications are allowed, players are responsible for all activity on their account even if they are unaware of any modification interferences.


    What is a Blacklisted Modification?
    Any modification that gives a player a significant advantage in-game is a blacklisted modification. Modifications that alter the way that the client sends data to the server are forbidden.

    A list of allowed modifications can be found HERE.


    Cheating or Exploiting is Prohibited
    This includes:
    - Using any form of Hacked Client which gives an unfair advantage against other players.
    - Using any of the forbidden modifications found above.
    - Exploiting any kind of bug or glitch.

    All bugs and glitches can be reported HERE.


    Discord Rules
    https://discord.rebootmc.net
    Rules that are listed above are still enforced in the Discord server. Please read the rules below that relate to the RebootMC Discord.

    - Playing music (at a reasonable volume) is allowed with the consent of all users in your channel.
    - Playing music (above a reasonable volume), random sound files (i.e. sound bites) or using a voice changer is forbidden.
    - Voice recording on Discord without the permission of users or a staff member is forbidden.

    Please note that some countries/states consider it illegal to record another person’s voice without their consent, so please familiarise yourself with your local laws. RebootMC does not take responsibility for users’ actions in this regard.

    - Names that can be considered offensive or inappropriate are not allowed.
    - Trolling, screaming, or acting in an immature manner will not be tolerated.
    - Do not annoy or abuse RebootMC staff in any way.

    Failure to follow Discord Rules will result in a kick or ban from the RebootMC Discord server.
    Your actions on Discord may also result in a ban on the RebootMC server if necessary.


    Forum Rules

    AVATAR GUIDELINES
    Guidelines/Rules


    - Photos must not contain any nudity or sexual reference.
    - Photos must not contain any reference to drugs or alcohol.
    - Photos must not encourage violence, racism, or any misconduct.


    SIGNATURE GUIDELINES
    Requirements

    Users are expected to comply with the following guidelines. All users who do not follow the guidelines will be dealt with as such stated at the bottom of this post.

    What can you hyperlink?
    Signatures cannot have any links in them that contain harmful cyber trash including (but not limited to) viruses, harmful cookies, or phishing.
    Users ARE allowed to advertise THEIR OWN social media pages, as long as it follows our network rules and other guidelines. Any signatures with animated images (.gif) or videos that contain flashing lights are not allowed, as these can be harmful to other users.
    Non-flashy animated images are allowed.

    Videos in spoilers
    Signatures can only contain videos if they are wrapped in spoiler tags. Videos must be appropriate for all audiences and follow our network rules and guidelines regardless of whether or not it is in a spoiler.

    Common courtesy
    The use of signatures is a platform for users to promote themselves, their achievements, and share social media with others. This space should be used wisely as it is publicly visible. Mentioning a user in one’s signature should only be done with the user’s permission.


    The RebootMC Network Rules are subject to change at any time; users of any platform owned or affiliated with RebootMC are responsible for keeping up to date with them. Use of the server, discord, or forums means that a user agrees to these terms. The RebootMC Administration reserves the right to add, remove or modify any and all items on the list of rules and regulations. Thank you for reading and following these rules.


    Enjoy RebootMC!