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    Celebrity Extra Forum Rules

    The Celebrity Extra Forum is dedicated to celebrity news, gossip, humor, inquiries and/or other stuff not necessarily related to what is currently being posted in the Celebrity Photos section. Primarily conceived as a chat forum, Celeb Extra is also meant to accommodate image threads that don't meet the criteria of the Celebrity Photos Forum rules.

    Do a SEARCH before posting to avoid reposts.

    1. Social Media & Other Content Posts

    a. Thread Titles: Celebrity Extra will now be the proper forum for posting images from "social media" sites, i.e., Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, etc. Be as informative and descriptive as possible in giving a title to your thread. Use the celebrities' full name, event and/or short description of pic, name of originating website, and date of image.

    ** Post only personal "twitpics" from the verified accounts of the celeb in question. Threads of this type that come through second and third party sources, and those that have tags from another site, will be trashed. **

    b. All other threads where the focus is on specific image or video content are to comply with rule a. above.

    c. Do Not Direct Link or hyperlink pics from another site or forum.

    d. Do Not use imagecodes from other people/sites. Download and Upload them on your own.

    e. Images and GIFs should be posted as clickable thumbnails; all thumbnails are to be comprised of still images only. All pics and thumbnails posted must be uploaded to one of our approved imagehosts!

    f. Hotlinking of single pics is an acceptable practice for images that are not expected to stand the test of time, because experience tells us they won't. If you wish to post image content that is meant to last indefinitely, especially in threads dedicated to image content, then we insist you post thumbnails.Please bear in mind that hotlinking is demanding on hosters' resources, and excessive use has seen off quite a few imagehosts in the past! Several of the approved imagehosts offer large scale thumbnails that provide an adequate substitute for direct hotlinking. Check the various sites for offered dimensions and file size restrictions. If you need help or a recommendation, feel free to consult with a member of the Staff.


    2. Banned Content

    a. No images, still or moving, are permitted of anyone under the age of 18, unless they are subordinate or background figures in multi-party or group pictures, are appropriately and modestly dressed, if not fully clothed, and are not the focus of any attention. Moderator discretion applies. If you have any doubts or questions concerning under-18's in images you would like to post, feel free to consult a member of Staff first.

    b. Do not post any images of rape, bestiality, or incest, even if only implied!

    ** Repeated violations of any of these rules could earn you a ban. **

    3. Personal Behaviour and Language

    Anybody making sexually explicit, salacious or suggestive remarks about children under the age of 18 will receive an instant ban! No warnings!

    In appropriate sections on phun.org, images of 18+ year-olds are permitted with full nudity and engaged in sexual activity, real and implied - i.e. pornography! In such cases and places comments of an adult nature are acceptable, although it must be borne in mind that the phun-wide embargo on under-age sex, bestiality, rape and incest, even if only fantasised or implied, applies to words as well as images!

    However, when images are presented of 18+ year-olds in Celebrity Extra, they will be appearing in non-pornographic situations and activities such as public media events, fashion modeling, paparazzi-shot candids, selfies, etc., etc., and observers are expected to display maturity and to reflect the non-sexual nature of the circumstances in any comments and repartee that they indulge in!

    Moderation

    It should be clear from the above that Celebrity Extra is not the place to discover pornographic postings of any kind - look elsewhere if that's what you seek! Browsers' comments that do not reflect this non-pornographic nature will invite appropriate, possibly severe Moderation, which may take account of not only words, but also any introduced images, including smilies, or any images present in avatars and signatures!

    4. General Rules

    a. All discussion and chat in this section will be subject to the Phun.org Personal Conduct Guidelines. Mind your manners and keep your perverse comments to yourself. Most other members do not care to know about your weird proclivities!

    b. Discussion thread titles should have some sort of context describing what is to be found within. Don't be lazy, spell it out!

    c. Do a SEARCH before posting to avoid reposts.

    d. Do not create duplicate threads of image content already found in the Celebrity Photos forum.

    e. This section IS NOT a place for you to dump your collections of favorite celebrities. They will be summarily trashed.

    f. Because this section is not specifically meant for current events only, bumping or reviving older threads will not be met with derision.

    g. Any other threads with image content should follow the posting guidelines in Section 1.c, d and e. Hotlinked images are discouraged but not forbidden. However, clickable thumbnails tend to last a lot longer.

    h. Pictorials originating from a paysite (e.g. Playboy) are limited to a maximum of 20 pictures per thread. No Adds and no full sets allowed, unless the pictorial is less than 20 images in the first place.

    i. We have a new procedure for stickying threads. Please see THIS thread.

    j. English language only (except for foreign film/publication titles). Non-English alphabets, accents, diacritics, runes and hieroglyphs screw up the search system, and should not be used.

    k. Do not use ALL CAPS for titles, except for acronyms or abbreviations.

    ** Please also read the forum phun.org General Rules / FAQ.

    5. Tools

    a. Image Mass-Uploading
    IIIUploader for ImageVenue, ImageBam, ImageHaven, ShareNXS, etc.

    b. Image Mass-Downloading
    BulkImageDownloader - http://bulkimagedownloader.com/

    Mourao Image Grabber - MIG


    Breaking any of these rules may lead to thread deleting/trashing!
    Persistent violations will lead to a ban!


    Enjoy posting and have phun!

    Thanks,

    The phun.org Staff
    Last edited by S-type; 04-17-2015 at 04:33 PM. Reason: Updated for 18+ regime
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    Default Forum Rules Updates

    Celebrity Extra Forum Rules Updates

    Changelog / Date

    1) Rule 3.c moved and included as a provision of Rule 1.a, source of social media pics added Oct 03, 2013

    2) Section 3. Personal Behaviour and Language added, Jan 8, 2014

    3) Section 4.h added regarding paysite images.

    4) Section 1 modified concerning thread titles Dec 12, 2014

    5) Edited to reflect the 18+ regime (17 April 2015)
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