TheFakeWorld rules

 Started by 1StormFox

These are the rules and regulations for all of TheFakeWorld, Including but not limited to The Forums, In-game signs, pet names, Discord, And server.

These are subject to change and may be modified at any time in the future, It is your responsibility to keep up to date with them.


Global chat rules

  • Do not use profane language.
    • This server is PG-13, Keep within these guidelines
    • You may use 'crap', 'hell' and 'damn' if not used against another player.
  • Any form of spam is forbidden
    • Key spam (7+ repeated characters in a row or spamming random keys for no reason, for example: aaaaaaa OR qwueqmeu)
    • Chat spam (Repeating the same message multiple times)
    • Caps spam (6+ words ALL IN CAPS)
    • Long "welcome" messages (Keep "welcome" messages to one or two lines of text)
  • All messages sent in the global chat must be English
    • An exception to this rule is in /msg but no other place.
  • Advertising is forbidden in any form
    • Posting IP addresses to other servers
    • Posting any links that are not related to the server
    • This applies everywhere, Chat, Discord, Signs, Holograms, Names, and more
    • You will be met with an instant ban if you break this rule
  • Rules for colors in chat (LegendPlus)
    • Using colors in chat comes with some regulations, stick to these to make sure chat isn't a total mess!
    • Do not use colors all the time, they are meant to be used every so often and if they are constantly being used it can ruin chat
    • Don't make it hard to read, using heaps of colors in the one message can be hard to read
    • If you have more questions, please ask an admin or owner.

General rules

  • Do not exploit bugs
    • Exploiting in ANY bugs is not tolerated here and will be met with a permanent ban
    • If you discover any bugs report it on the forum 
    • This includes using the MobHunting spawner glitch, If you are caught using this glitch there will be consequences.
  • PVP is not allowed
    • You may not PVP anywhere, on any server or world
    • The only exceptions to this rule are designated PVP areas (like /warp arena)
    • Any attempt to kill or trap a player is not tolerated
  • Impersonation is not allowed
    • Do not attempt to impersonate anyone
    • Any attempt of impersonation with a player, or a staff member is strictly forbidden.
  • Modded / hacked clients are strictly forbidden
    • Xray, Fly hacks, Jesus hacks (walking on water), or any other unfair client modifications are forbidden
    • Allowed modifications include Cosmetic modifications as long as they do NOT give you an unfair advantage. 
    • Examples of allowed modifications include:
      • Aesthetic modifications (Shaders or Texture packs)
      • Hud modifications (Armor status, etc)
      • Gamma modifications
      • Performance improvement (Optifine, etc)
      • Minimap modifications (as long as they DO NOT show data such as resources, cave systems, etc)
  • Griefing in any form is forbidden
    • Forms of Griefing:
      • Placing OR Destroying blocks without PRIOR consent from the original builder
      • Looting unprotected chests, furnaces, item frames, etc
    • Before claiming be sure to check the surrounding area and file a /modreq to verify if any builds are abandoned, A member of the admin team will notify you if you are able to claim.
  • Offensive skins/usernames are forbidden
    • Joining with either of these will get you immediately banned, You may appeal on the forums after changing your skin/username
  • Backseat moderating is forbidden
    • Do not backseat mod on the server, if you find a player breaking the rules and there are no staff on you may report it in the player reports forum

Miscellaneous rules

  • Do not leave floating trees, 1x1 towers, or 1x1 holes randomly
    • This does not apply if it is in a region
  • Do not create laggy redstone machines, mob grinders, etc
    • If these are found to be lagging, an admin is likely to either delete it or disable it (with notice) 
    • Intentional lag machines will be met with a ban
  • AFK pools are forbidden, including any other way to bypass the AFK kicker
  • Your nickname must start with the first three characters of your username
    • This is to help people when using TAB on your name
      • For example if your username is "alkalinekats", your nickname must start with "alk" for example "alkrylickats"
  • Do not ask for a staff position, You can post in the staff-applications forum to apply.
    • Mentioning/Asking about your application to others may end up making us deny your app, It's best to stay away from doing this.
    • If we see you mass-mentioning your application in places or asking how the application is going we will probably deny your application without bringing it to Staff Interviews.
    • Asking questions about the staff interview process is allowed, However please refrain from mentioning your own/someone else's application.
  • If you feel a staff member's decision was not acceptable please message one of the owners.
  • The use of an alt account is allowed but discouraged. However, if you are banned, the use of an alt will result in a permanent ban of the alt and a time extension to your main account's ban. 

Forum rules

  • Post threads in the relevant forum
    • Threads in the wrong forum will be moved
  • Do not change a thread's topic
    • If you wish to discuss a new topic do so by creating a new thread
  • All global chat rules must be followed
    • Be sure to follow all the rules even on the forums, Including keeping it all English
    • Post farming is not tolerated
      • This includes one word replies or anything else that is just to increase your post count.
      • Actions will be taken on breakers of this rule, including removal of your forum account.
  • Always use common sense
    • Think before you post
      • Well thought-out posts are good to help members understand your post.
    • If you don't know if your post will break a rule or not, Don't post it and ask as staff member.
    • Do not post on a thread that has not been posted on for a long time
      • This is counted as a form of post farming

This thread was last edited on the 31st of march 2020

By 1StormFox, over 2 years agoLast edited: 6 months ago

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