Forum Discussion Guidelines invites people from a wide variety of experiences, backgrounds, and mindsets. These guidelines can help you to have an enjoyable experience with our discussions.
In short
  1. Be a good citizen: Interact, connect, and treat others with respect.
  2. Stay on topic: Keep your content relevant and in moderation.
  3. Know the rules. Your activity on is subject to these guidelines and the Terms and Conditions. If you don’t follow these rules, we may take action on your account, which could include deactivation.
Things to do
  1. Be respectful. Being online has given everyone to interact with people around the world. These people may have different beliefs, opinions, sensitivities, and comfort levels. Please be polite and respectful in your interactions with others. Consider your audience when posting in public. Moderate your content where appropriate.
  2. Be a good citizen. You have the opportunity to help shape our online community. Contribute thoughtful content. Report abusive content if you see it. Encourage rich, fulfilling engagement and interactions with others.
  3. Moderate your content. Take responsibility for what you post or upload. When in doubt, check these guidelines or the Terms and Conditions. We prefer that you err on the side of caution.
  4. Share. Encourage broad discussions and contribute original content and thoughts to the forum. Chances are someone may enjoy your knowledge, opinions, or personal experiences.
  5. Use your tools that help users personalize services and limit their exposure to unwanted content. Know what tools are available in the products you use, and use them to tailor your experience.
Things not to do
  1. Don’t discriminate. Discrimination affects a person or group on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, disability, disease, age, sexual orientation, gender, or gender identity. We’re a global community of people with diverse beliefs, opinions, and backgrounds, so please be respectful and keep hateful and incendiary comments off.
  2. Don’t bully or harass members of the community. is not a place to harass, bully, shame, impersonate, or intimidate others.
  3. Don’t forget the children and teens. Remember that children and teenagers are a part of the community, too. If you would hesitate to show what you’re about to post to a child, your parent, or a stranger on the street, you shouldn’t post it here. Think before you post and moderate accordingly.
  4. Don’t be obscene. Sexually explicit and vulgar language and images are not welcome.
  5. Don’t behave maliciously. Members of the forum are not above the law. They must conduct themselves consistent with our Forum Discussion Guidelines and the Terms and Conditions. Don’t attempt to defraud, impersonate, threaten, harass or harm another user. Don’t invade another user’s privacy or spam another user or the community. Don’t try to trick people into sharing their personal information, steal anything (like copyrighted or trademarked material), or break into places you shouldn’t be. Don’t post links to sites that contain viruses or malicious programs or that interfere with the operation of
Things will do
  1. Act to promote community, collaboration, and discussion.
  2. Remove content and/or deactivate accounts that violate these Forum Discussion Guidelines or our Terms and Conditions. We care greatly about our users and their ability to have safe, rich online experiences. We cannot be present for every interaction and upload, and we rely on our community of users to report abusive and potentially harmful content to our attention. After we are notified of a potential violation, we may review the content and take action.
  3. We may make exceptions to these policies based on artistic, educational, or documentary considerations, or when there are other substantial benefits to the public from not taking action.
  4. We have a zero tolerance policy toward: (1) sharing adult or sexual content of another person without that person’s consent (Non-Consensual Pornography). If you experience this, areport it to our attention; (2) content that exploits or abuses children, including all child sexual abuse imagery (even cartoon images) and all content that presents children in a sexual manner; and (3) content that promotes or supports violent criminal behavior, organized criminal activity, or acts of terrorism, including content supporting or celebrating terrorist organizations, their leaders, or associated violent activities.
  5. If you don’t feel that you can abide by our Forum Discussion Guidelines as outlined above, participating here isn’t for you. We’ve crafted these guidelines to ensure that everyone within the community has an enjoyable experience.
Please refer to our Terms and Conditions and other policies for more information. Should you need help on how to report an abuse, email or call (718) 705-8828.