SingaporeBikes Forum (SBF) General Rules & Regulations
The following guidelines for Posting in SBF will apply (but is not restricted to)
1) Categories of prohibited threads/postings
b) NEW TCSS or post-clocking threads (existing ones will remain)
c) Threads which glorify post-clocking.
d) Threads asking an individual to enter.
e) Defamation against any party.
f) Duplicated thread (e.g. Nee Soon, Yishun, Nee Soon Central, Nee Soon South etc).
g) Thread topic contains nicks of SBF member(s)
h) Query/question where the answer has been obtained.
i) Threads containing sensitive or classified information
j) Anti-government/political contents
k) Greetings (Good morning/afternoon/night/Hi/Hello etc)
l) Flame wars.
m) Boh liao threads that are not constructive but serve as a clock posts and offtopic comments thread.
n) Threads that link to blogs or websites for the purpose of flaming, posting critisms, negative comments to any particular individual/individuals.
o) Reference or referals to any other external bike forums
p) Spam and/or unauthorized advertising.
q) Nudity or obscene material.
r) New threads or posts by banned or suspended errant members using clone accounts.
a) Each individual is and will only be allowed ONE (01) account in SBF. Any individual found having more than one member account (clones) in SBF will have the accounts banned. All subsequent clones will similarly be banned on sight.
b) Sharing of a single account between multiple individuals is strictly prohibited. This is to encourage responsible posting by our members.
c) Nicknames of an offensive / political nature will either be removed or the offending member will be asked to provide another nickname which is non offensive in nature.
d) Person(s) who have previously been banned for offences commited and register a new nickname will also have their new nickname(s) banned on sight. The ban applies to the PERSON, not just a virtual nickname.
3. Member Avatars & Signatures
a) Each member is allowed to have ONE (01) image not exceeding 640 x 480 pixels in his/her signature. Image size must not exceed 100KB (KiloBytes) for the benefit of mobile users and users on slower connections.
b) Strictly NO advertising is allowed in the signature column. An exception is made for the following users: Advertisers, CMO. PMO
4. Posting Guidelines
a) The main language of communication in SBF is in ENGLISH. Other languages are allowed, but not exclusively in other languages other than ENGLISH. Exceptions are made for existing specific threads like "S4 Melayu Riders" and such.
b) Post clocking is strictly frowned upon. Offenders will be penalised.
Offenders may be slapped with the following penalties:
a) Infraction issued to member. 3 strikes and adios, you are out.
b) For more serious offences, a Moderator Preview status may be issued to the member. Postings from the errant member will have to be previewed by a moderator before it is visible to the public.
c) Being Banned (Banished) from SBF. Any attempts by the same person to register another nickname will similarly be banned on sight.
d) For serious cases where the Police is involved, the forum management may be required to furnish information to assist in their investigations. IP addresses are traceable. So are you. Be safe, not sorry. Please post responsibly.
The moderators reserve the right to edit the following:
a) Inappropriate thread topics.
b) Substitution of profanaties/words with suitable replacements.
A Few Guidelines for a pleasant visit to SBF
Respect for each other
- Please respect each other so there will be few, if not no problems. Respect other users, moderators & administrators without any political , social or any other kind of difference. We are afterall, human. Quote: "Respect to be Respected"
*** DISCLAIMER ***
Neither SingaporeBikes.Com (SBF), it's Administrators (admin) nor Moderators (mods) will not be responsible for any messages posted. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message or infomation, and will not be responsible for the contents of any message. The messages express the views of the author of the message, not necessarily the views of this forum or its management. Any user who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to contact us immediately by using the "REPORT POST" button on the bottom left of each post. Admins & Mods have the ability to remove objectionable messages and we will make every effort to do so, within a reasonable time frame, if we determine that removal is necessary.
You agree, by posting, and through your use of this service, that you will not use this forum to post any material which is knowingly false and/or defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of any person's privacy, or otherwise violating any law. You agree not to post any copyrighted material unless the copyright is owned by you or by this forum. You also agree not to hold liable SingaporeBikes.Com, its administrators and/or moderators for any information posted on this forum.
First release: 29th June 2005
Last revised: 6th Mar 2009
Above list is by no means exhaustive and is subjected to changes without prior notice.
In most cases, the moderators' decision is final and no correspondence will be entertained.
The rules may appear to be very strict, but ultimately the rules are here to protect our own members.
It is to encourage responsible posting by our members.
Nobody likes to be in a forum where unnecessary flame wars rage daily like some other forums.
SBF Management reserves the right to amend the forum rules at our own discretion.
If a thread is deemed to be closed/deleted in error, kindly inform the respective moderator(s) of that section via Private Message (PM)