Please treat this discussion forum with the same respect you would a public park. We, too, are a shared community resource — a place to share skills, knowledge and interests through ongoing conversation.
These are not hard and fast rules, merely guidelines to aid the human judgment of our community and keep this a clean and well-lighted place for civilized public discourse.
Be yourself: The best conversations happen when people are being authentic and true to themselves.
Add to the conversation: Whether you agree, disagree or have a completely different perspective, we want to hear your views and your reasons behind them
Respect each other: Our opinions may differ but it’s important that we treat each other with civility at all times, so we can engage in productive conversation.
Respect the forum: Avoid posting anything obscene or explicit. Let’s keep the forum tidy too - no crossposting or veering off-topic.
If you see a problem, flag it: Let’s work together to uphold the values of our forum.
This community is operated by your friendly local staff and you, the community. If you have any further questions about how things should work here, open a new topic in the site feedback category and let’s discuss! If there’s a critical or urgent issue that can’t be handled by a meta topic or flag, contact us via the staff page.
Yes, legalese is boring, but we must protect ourselves – and by extension, you and your data – against unfriendly folks. We have a Terms of Service describing your (and our) behavior and rights related to content, privacy, and laws. To use this service, you must agree to abide by our TOS.