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Introduction

These are guidelines, not rules. They provide guidance on how people can be a positive part of the community. They also inform Moderators in conducting moderation. Our focus is to ensure a friendly environment.

Terms

  • Moderators are responsible for moderating conduct within the community, providing help to others, and organising events.
  • Leader is Bluecewe.
  • Management team is the Moderators and the Leader as a collective.

Positive Guidelines

All in the community should behave as follows.

  1. People should be polite. This includes greeting one another, saying goodbye, and informing others when leaving a game or going offline.
  2. People should be sociable. This means chatting with one another in text and voice, and developing friendships, rather than simply dropping into a game and then leaving.
  3. People should move to a Team channel if others wish to use The Lounge for chilling or socialising.

Negative Guidelines

All in the community should avoid behaving as follows.

  1. Rude or aggressive behaviour.
  2. Raging and moaning consistently, such as about poor gameplay experience.
  3. Links to content others may find uncomfortable without warning.
  4. Provoking, malicious teasing, trolling, personal attacks, or being disingenuous with others.
  5. Revealing personal information about others without their consent.
  6. Engaging in conversation in the #videos, #music, or #links channels.
  7. Pressuring others to leave a team.

Moderator Guidelines

Moderators should behave as follows.

  1. Moderators should be approachable and friendly around others.
  2. Moderators should respect the confidentiality of those they discuss issues with.
  3. Moderators should not abuse their authority.
  4. Moderators should inform others if they cannot attend a meeting.
  5. Moderators should act in accordance with policy decided by the management team.

Application Policy

Moderators should follow the following guidance in managing membership applications.

  1. Moderators should take decisions when there are no objections.
    Mentioning this in the #management Discord channel would suffice.
  2. A moderator should reply to each application, greeting the applicant and directing them to join Discord.
  3. A moderator should approve an application if they determine an applicant to be suitable to join the group.
    Pursuant to Application Policy Guideline 1.
  4. A moderator should cancel an application if they determine an applicant to be unsuitable to join the group.
    Pursuant to Application Policy Guideline 1.
  5. A moderator should cancel an application if the applicant makes no contact with the group within two weeks.
    Pursuant to Application Policy Guideline 1.
  6. A moderator should promote an Initiate to Member once one month has passed if they determine an Initiate to be suitable to stay with the group.
    Pursuant to Application Policy Guideline 1.
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