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invocator2k
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 23, 2012 2:20 pm 
 

Because a lot of people still don't follow the rules or simply don't bother reading them, we'll have to be a little less tolerant.

This section is for trading only. If you are only selling, then use the "Selling and Buying Board" instead.

We used to move posts to the right section hoping users would eventually understand, but it doesn't seem to be the case. From now on, topics regarding items for sale (ie. distro list, personal list, eBay links, etc.) will be deleted without notice - we will no longer be moving them. Users who will keep posting in the wrong section will eventually receive warnings.

Of course, if you're doing both (ie. trading & selling), then yes, you're allowed to post here as well, as long as it is clear that you also accept trades and that your activity here clearly shows that you trade once in a while. This means that someone with a list of common distro stuff who will only accept trades for rare discs (Sororicide and most old-school death metal releases for example) will be considered either a seller or an idiot and will have his posts removed from here as well.

Furthermore, users are only allowed one active topic. Some of you have already been asked by PM to merge their own topics, but we'll eventually issue official warnings to offenders. There is no reason to have a topic for your trade list, and one for your want list. Both can easily be in the same post. You have a special item for sale? Simply change the subject line and first post of your own active topic to attract viewers to it. There again, users using multiple topics may see some of their posts either deleted or merged without notice.

ONLY ONE TOPIC PER USER!

Is this strict? Perhaps. Is it different from other boards? Not really. Some will forbid eBay links (we allow them in Selling & Buying), most limit users to one active topic anyway, so we don't think those rules are too harsh. It just makes it easier for users to find what they're looking for without having to go through an avalanche of irrelevant posts.
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dreadmeat
emere vendere cambire

Joined: Sat Oct 04, 2008 4:50 am
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Location: Auckland, New Zealand
PostPosted: Wed Apr 16, 2014 12:43 am 
 

Can we make the ONLY ONE TOPIC PER USER! text in the title red + bold?
If any of you have multiple threads and want them merged or need any 'house keeping' done feel free to let me know and I'll see what I can do :crash:
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dreadmeat
emere vendere cambire

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 20, 2014 12:01 am 
 

The description of the Trading Board has been changed to
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Forum for swapping/exchanging music-related wares with other metalheads.
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