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Rules of site

The Awe Times is a platform for communities to discuss, connect, and share in an open environment, home to some of the most authentic content anywhere online. The nature of this content might be funny, serious, offensive, or anywhere in between. While participating, it’s important to keep in mind this value above all others: show enough respect to others so that we all may continue to enjoy The Awe Times for what it is.

Unwelcome content

2 While The Awe Times generally provides a lot of leeway in what content is acceptable, here are some guidelines for content that is not. Please keep in mind the spirit in which these were written, and know that looking for loopholes is a waste of time.

3 Content is prohibited if it

Is illegal
Is involuntary pornography
Encourages or incites violence
Threatens, harasses, or bullies or encourages others to do so
Is personal and confidential information
Impersonates someone in a misleading or deceptive manner
Is spam
Prohibited behavior

4 In addition to not submitting unwelcome content, the following behaviors are prohibited on The Awe Times

Asking for votes or engaging in vote manipulation
Breaking The Awe Times or doing anything that interferes with normal use of The Awe Times
Creating multiple accounts to evade punishment or avoid restrictions
NSFW (Not Safe For Work) content

5 Content that contains nudity, pornography, or profanity, which a reasonable viewer may not want to be seen accessing in a public or formal setting such as in a workplace should be tagged as NSFW. This tag can be applied to individual pieces of content or to entire communities.

Enforcement

6 We have a variety of ways of enforcing our rules, including, but not limited to

Asking you nicely to knock it off
Asking you less nicely
Temporary or permanent suspension of accounts
Removal of privileges from, or adding restrictions to, accounts
Adding restrictions to The Awe Times communities, such as adding NSFW tags or Quarantining
Removal of content
Banning of The Awe Times communities
Moderation within communities

7 Individual communities on The Awe Times may have their own rules in addition to ours and their own moderators to enforce them. The Awe Times provides tools to aid moderators, but does not prescribe their usage.