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PostPosted: Sat Apr 21, 2012 7:14 pm Reply with quote
I was reviewing "Teh Rules" when a thought occurred to me: How about a slight change in the formatting below "Above all else: Be Polite."?

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    (9B) Commerce is allowed in the Retail Forum! HOWEVER, commerce is limited to COMMERCIAL WEBSITES ONLY. Individuals seeking to sell DVDs are not permitted. Links to online auctions are not permitted. Websites that sell items in violation of Rule #10 will be removed and their URLs banned (see Rule #12).

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  13. Use the search engine and read the site. This should be obvious, but people regularly ask questions that have recently been covered in other forum threads on in ANN's articles. So before asking a question, put the keywords into the ANN search engine and the [url=http://www.
    animenewsnetwork.com/bbs/phpBB2/search.php]forum search engine[/url]. Checking the Encyclopedia may be a good idea too! (depending on your question).


Maybe this isn't such a good idea -- the links do not seem to be working..... Crying or Very sad
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