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Forum rules - please read!
« on: June 07, 2008, 08:21:31 PM »
Please understand that the following rules are intended to benefit our membership and provide for a better HMA experience. If the following rules are not followed, your posts may be deleted and you could be banned from the site - without notice or explanation.

1. FOUL LANGUAGE: Please refrain from using foul language on this message board. Remember, we're here to talk masks, monsters, and horror. We're not to see who has the best George Carlin imitation.

2. FOUL AVATARS, SIGNATURES, AND PICTURES: Please refrain from using any adult themed or foul avatars, signatures, videos or pictures in your posts. We have to remember that minors also use this forum. Again, we're here to talk masks, monsters, and horror. If we find your thread / post to be unsuitable for our membership, for any reason, it will be deleted and you may be banned from the site without notice or explanation.

3. POSTING IN THE CORRECT FORUM: Please try to post your message in the correct forum. familiarize yourself with our forums, so you know the best home for your threads.

4. LINKING TO OTHER COMMUNITY SITES WITH MESSAGE FORUMS: Please do not post any links to other community sites with message forums on your thread. It totally defeats the purpose of providing The HMA providing our own community.

5. LINKING TO RETAIL MASK SITES: Please do not post any direct links to mask retail sites. The HMA has paid sponsors who offer most of the same products. If you have a mask retail site and you're interested in advertising on The HMA, please use our Contact forum for details.

6. NO COMMERCIAL POSTS: This forum is not intended for non-HMA sponsored, commercial / advertising purposes by members. If you have an advertisement that doesn't fit into our Classifieds forums or Upcoming Events forum, use our Contact form and inquire about formal advertisement on this site.

7. THE GOLDEN RULE: Treat others as you would have them treat you. The HMA is meant to be a fun and positive community for mask and monster enthusiasts. We ask that all of our members treat each other with the utmost dignity and respect. If we feel that a member is being disruptive or disrespectful to any other member, The HMA, or any outside individual or entity, the member in question may be warned and possibly banned without notice or explanation.

8. RULES & GUIDELINES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE: All of the aforementioned rules and guidelines are subject to change without notice, by HMA Admin.

Now get in there and have some fun!

Take care,