CSShelp - Official Rules & Guidelines
FM Focus- Official Rules & Guidelines
Welcome to FM Focus. In order to make your stay as pleasant and constructive as possible please take your time to read through this document, it will help you navigate the pits and traps this community has created for new members ;) These rules can be changed without notice though normally we announce changes via announcement in all the forums.

Be Nice & Show Respect:
Be nice to each other and respect the moderator. Profanity and insults will not be tolerated. If you have a problem with another member turn to the respective moderator and if the moderator can't help you send a private message to Matti.

No Multiple Accounts:
Each member is allowed only one account. Multiple registrations are prohibited. If you had problems registering and you end up creating more than one account please PM a Moderator and they will assist you in getting squared away. Multiple accounts from the same IP address are not allowed. Sharing the same account is not allowed. You are responsible for your own account. Do NOT share your login password with anyone else. Excuses of your account being used / abused by someone else will not be taken into consideration, unless your account was genuinely hacked from another computer.

No warez, cracks:
No warez, cracks, serials or illegally obtained copyrighted content! Links to content of a questionable nature (e.g. anything you don't own and/or have downloaded), asking for, offering, or asking for help/helping to process such content in any way or form is not tolerated.

Private Messaging Rules:
No advertisements can be send via PM to other members. If we catch you * you can get an permanent ban.

No Crossing No Bumping Topics:
No cross posting. Post your message once, to the appropriate forum and nowhere else or it will be locked or trashed without warning. Bumping Your topics is allowed every 24 hours in all sections, If you would like to add more Info Please use the *EDIT* button.
If you see a topic is few months old. Don't bump the old one just remake the topic.

Topic Title:
Use a title that describes the content of your post. Don't use all caps or special characters to draw attention.

Topic Title: Do not use title like "Problem", "Help me", "Help me Urgent!" or "I have a question" you must use a title related to your problem/question.

Topic Description: Please try to be clear when you ask a question, for example, if you have an error, tell us what error it is. The more info you give, the better we can answer you.

Post in the correct forum:
Remember to post in the correct forum. Take your time to look at other topics and see where your topic should go. If your topic is placed in the wrong forum, it will be moved by a moderator.

Avatars & Signatures:
Please use something friendly. No Racial/images will be allowed.
Signatures are not allowed for normal members on this forum.

Admin and Moderator rights

  • If a Moderator lock's a topic, it is for a good reason. Don't start posting the topic again. If you don't agree with it, Personal Message the Moderator who has locked the topic.
  • Moderators have the right to change Members posts. This can happen for various reasons, like posting spam or flaming. If a Moderator do this, usually he will post in red the reason why he changed the post.
  • Moderators and/or Admins have the right to ban you from the forum for breaching our forum rules.
  • Moderators have the right to delete a topic without further notice. This can be done for 2 reasons.
  • 1. The topic was full of spam 2. The topic had a great amount of posts that where against the Forum Rules. Have respect for the decision of a Moderator/Admin. If you are against something, Personal Message the Moderator or Admin.
  • As you know these rules are given for keeping a good standard in our forums. Hope you can understand that & co-operate. For breaking above rules you may be warned/banned appropriately!

Possible sanctions

Warning bars are simply a way so that staff and you can see how good your acting on this forum. If you have miss followed any rule your warning status will change colors (NOT GOOD) Below is a guide on the color of the bar so you know if your at a good status or a bad status:

=> Green Bar - wow your fine No broken rules! (Everyone will start off with this colour unless you have broken a rule and your status has went down.)

=> Yellow Bar - Hmm. you seem to have made a little mistake. Maybe you should read the rules.

=> Orange Bar - Uh oh! you have made a big fault in the rules. Make sure you read ALL the rules, and take it easy on the forum.

=> Red Bar - At this point you are VERY close to having a ban from the forum! you must read all rules and think about your actions.

=> Banned Bar - You have been banned from this forum which means you are unable to access anything of this website until you ban time is up.

Do not post about your warning or your warning level. If you have a question about your warning, PM a mod/admin.

Many Thanks
FM Focus Administration & Staff