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Unread 12-24-2001, 01:49 AM   #1
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1. Although questions are always welcome, when posting answers make sure that the information you are submitting is accurate. If it includes references to something it says in some Sefer or something that the Rebbe said - provide the source. If you provide inaccurate information, or post misleading information, your posts will be deleted. If you notice such posts written by others, please report them to us.
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Unread 12-24-2001, 01:59 AM   #2
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2. Participants on these forums are expected to treat each other with dignity and respect. All participants have the right to engage in heated and even passionate debate. Please remember that an attack on your opinion is NOT an attack on you, personally. Don't take everything said to heart and you'll enjoy yourself more.

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Unread 12-24-2001, 02:03 AM   #3
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Keep a copy of important posts on your hard disk

3. These message boards sometimes "misplace" posts (especially if you break the rules, or post about subjects you are evidently unfamiliar with ), so please save long and important ones to your hard disk before clicking the submit button.
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4. When posting, you want to know where and how to post your opinions.
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Unread 12-24-2001, 02:19 AM   #5
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5. Although we do believe in free speech here, please avoid anything political.

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Rules for Coexistance (from Darchei Shalom):

7. Address issues, not people.

8. Check your sources. Statements about the beliefs, behaviors, and quotations of other group should always be verified with members of that group for accuracy, context, and intent.

9. Avoid stereotyping and sweeping generalities, such as defining whole groups behavior by the behavior of some.

10. Avoid words of incitement. Language meant merely to mock, divide, and insult should *never* be used.

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12. It is requested that users stick to English and translate obscure hebrew/yiddish terms

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14. As an extension of rules #2 and # 10, when mentioning the Rebbe, honorifics--other then Nasi Doreinu--are not permitted.
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16. This is a board for the discussion of Judaism, and Judaism only. This board does not encourage pluralistic discussions of other religions, or comparisons between Judaism and other religions. Missionizing of any kind will not be tolerated.

I shouldn't have to say this, but it looks like it needs to be said.
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