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Here you can find answers to questions about how the board works. Use the links or search box below to find your way around.

Why have some of the words in my post been blanked?

Certain words may have been censored by the administrator. If your posts contain any censored words, they will be blanked-out like this: -----.

The same words are censored for all users, and censoring is done by a computer simply searching and replacing words. It is in no way 'intelligent'.

Are there rules for community behavior at the Islamicboard Forums?

Yes! When you registered you agreed to our website guidelines. To reread these guidelines [Click here]

These website guidelines help keep Islamicboard Forums on track especially in the discussion area of our website. Please make yourself familiar with our "Guidelines".

What is Netiquette?

Proper manners help make a community get along well. With so many members its important to be aware of your tone, your grammar, etc.

Here are some commonly used "Netiquette" rules:
  • Typing in ALL UPPERCASE LETTERS is considered yelling.
  • *Asterisks* surrounding a word can be used to make a stronger point.
  • Try to remember good writing skills; punctuation (or lack thereof) can change the whole meaning of a sentence. Paragraphs make it easier to read a lengthy message.
  • Remember that these discussions are "public" and meant for supportive and constructive exchanges. Treat the others on the thread as you would want them to treat you.

Is there freedom of speech at Islamicboard Forums?

Freedom of speech rights do not extend to this privately owned website. The Guidelines of this website governs the behaviours and activities of the members. If you choose not to follow the guidelines agreed to during registration, the result is a disabling of your account.

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