MH370:Terms and Conditions
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Rules of Conduct
These forums are for discussing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (henceforth “MH370” and/or “MAS370”), aviation accidents, and aviation related topics.
As this forum is designed for the discussion of aviation accidents and incidents which may involve the tragic loss of life, no material which the owners, administrators, or moderators consider to be insensitive or offensive to survivors or victims’ next of kin will be permitted.
Personal attacks are prohibited. This specifically means any text/post that is blatantly attacking another person on or off the forum, especially in a personal way. No libel or defamation of character. Racist comments, offensive or abusive posts, sexually explicit or vulgar material or language, posting of addresses or telephone numbers, and revealing the identity of another poster/member are all strictly prohibited and may result in account termination and a permanent ban from this forum. Additionally, posting in a manner for the purpose of angering and/or insulting other participants of this forum is strictly prohibited.
Solicitations, advertisements, and spamming are prohibited.
Private Messages received on these Forums are to be considered private and are not to be posted publicly unless the sender of the private message agrees. You shall not post messages containing personal phone numbers or addresses other than their own.
Please respect the opinions of others and choose your words wisely. Each user has their own point of view, and these views must be respected. Please word all criticism, whether of another user's opinion, a photograph, crew member, a political topic, etc., in a constructive manner. Criticism which serves no purpose other than to incite or insult other members will be deleted and your account possibly suspended.
As this is an international website, messages must be written in English, and must be easy to read. Messages should not be typed in ALL CAPS, non-English characters, etc. Do not post a message on how you find a topic or user irrelevant, boring, childish or stupid.
All members are expected to comply with forum rules even if they have been provoked by another member.
When stating facts, statistics, or newsworthy bulletins please be sure to include an HTML link or reference to a publication. if you are merely providing an opinion, please mention this in your post. It is each member's responsibility to avoid arguments based on rumors or misinformation.
All Forums have a main topic. When starting a new thread, make sure you do so in the proper Forum.
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