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Members must not attempt to portray the user as having an official status here (e.g. mimicking ranks, usernames or copying avatars of mod team members) Any members not conforming to this rule will be politely asked to make changes immediately

You agree not to create usernames which may offend other members

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You agree, through your use of this service, that you will not use this forum to post any material which is knowingly false and/or defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, sexual nudity, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, threatening,  invasive of a person's privacy, or otherwise a violation of any law. We now practice a Zero tolerance on anyone deliberately harassing, insulting or abusing forum staff and other members.

You agree not to post any copyrighted material unless the copyright is owned by you or by this website.

In addition there is to be no advertising of commercial sites on the forum unless authorised by the owners of this site. If you wish to advertise here then contact us.

No promoting of other competing sites either in the forum, chat room or private message system. In the event of receiving such spam messages, please report the incident to a member of the moderating team.

You agree not to poach registered members for other aquatic forums.  Anybody caught doing so will earn themselves a lifetime ban without warning

Spamming will not be tolerated under any circumstances.  SPAM posts will be deleted immediately and the offending poster will have their account terminated permanently without warning.

We have a zero tolerance on any members inciting hatred against Oscarfishlover.com.  This can be in the form of derogative messages posted on either our own forum or any other forum.  Any member found to be posting such messages on the Internet will have their account terminated immediately without any warning

The admins, moderators & site owners have final say, they reserve the right to terminate any account without warning and without reason (although we would normally tell you why you have been suspended)

By submitting your photos to our monthly photograph competition, photograph gallery, forum thread, you therefore give us permission to use your photographs on our website. However, out of courtesy we normally ask permission first. We also copyright the photo to its owner

Members must not construct messages using "texting jargon". Members who insist on writing posts using mobile phone shorthand jargon will have their messages deleted without warning. Persistent offenders will receive an official warning.

You agree not to publish avatars that contain sexual content, or are likely to cause distress to other members. Furthermore you agree not to advertise any aquatic products within your avatar image

You agree not to argue and disrespect other members when they are trying to help answer your questions

You agree that articles and photos submitted to Oscarfishlover.com become available for us to display when and how we choose. You may not request for articles and photos to be removed from our website at any time.  You also agree that some editing may need to be done on any articles.

MINORS
Posting material that exploits children, or is unsuitable for viewing by children on our community forum is strictly forbidden.  Offenders will have there account terminated immediately without notice or warning.

Unfortunately we are unable to reliably verify the age of any user of Oscarfishlover.com.  Minors under the age of 13 years old are not permitted to use the forum without adult supervision.