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action9000

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Basic rules and regs for RPG participation
« on: May 09, 2007, 05:36:48 pm »
Please consider the following rules regarding RPGs to ensure that everyone has a pleasant experience here:

1) The creator of the RPG does not have infinte power over which direction the RPGs go unless this is agreed upon at the Very start of the RPG by all participants.
In other words, if you start an RPG, you need to understand that different people will tend to pull a story in a different direction than you may have had in mind.  If you really want to take a story in Your direction, I suggest you write a story instead of start an RPG.  Forum RPGs tend to be quite dynamic since every participant will have different ideas for it.  If you don't want to listen to these ideas, I recommend you write your own story instead.

2) Give the members ample time to find and decide to join your RPG.  There is no benefit to complaining about people not joining your RPG.  All that will accomplish is general annoyance to anyone who reads your post.  If you want a succcessful RPG, be patient and let people join in their own time.

3) This is a Land Before Time RPG topic.  Any other RPGs should go in the Random RPG section of the boards. LBT Crossovers belong in this forum.

4) If you are starting a purist, strict LBT Role Play, please post it in the Strict-LBT-Only subforum, in the top section of the LBT RPG forum.  
The definition of a strict LBT Roleplay can be found here:
http://z7.invisionfree.com/thegangoffive/i...p?showtopic=557
THe simplest explaination is, if the RP cannot be made into an LBT movie that 100% follows the trend of released LBT movies, it is not a purist/strict LBT RP.

5) Sexually explicit role plays are not allowed on the Gang of Five.

Violation of these rules, depending on their severity, may result in a discussion, editting or closure of the topic or a warning.

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« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2008, 09:19:56 pm »
I'm posting here to bring eveyone's attention to the new rule here in the RP section

edited in by Action9000 himself

read it carefully and study the directions =)

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« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2008, 05:19:06 pm »
Alright but, what if no one joins in the rp anyway? :p it's sad when that happens.

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« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2008, 10:53:09 pm »
Very true.

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« Reply #4 on: December 19, 2009, 06:40:27 pm »
All Role Play Gamers, please take notice that by vote of the admin staff the following rule amendment has been added to the rules of the RPG section:

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5) Sexually explicit role plays are not allowed on the Gang of Five.

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« Reply #5 on: December 19, 2009, 06:50:56 pm »
That's a good idea. This won't affect anyone's already-existing RPs, will it?

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« Reply #6 on: December 19, 2009, 08:08:20 pm »
Quote from: Malte279,Dec 19 2009 on  04:40 PM
All Role Play Gamers, please take notice that by vote of the admin staff the following rule amendment has been added to the rules of the RPG section:

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5) Sexually explicit role plays are not allowed on the Gang of Five.
Gee.  I'd think that would be obvious.  Better safe than sorry I guess. :rolleyes

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« Reply #7 on: December 20, 2009, 06:54:38 am »
Quote from: Noname,Dec 20 2009 on  12:50 AM
That's a good idea. This won't affect anyone's already-existing RPs, will it?
Of course they will. If they have anything like this in it anyway. :rolleyes:

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« Reply #8 on: December 20, 2009, 10:33:15 am »
Makes sense since this is a pg type of site.

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« Reply #9 on: December 20, 2009, 11:15:12 am »
Normally such themes like those that are sexually explicit were restrained to PMs in any other forum I've been to. This is a good rule to have.