When i joined this forum, i thought it was pretty unique. it was informative, civil, and very useful. However, after spending some time on here, i see that it is no different than any other forum. I still love it. But i feel that people need to read (some) of this and understand that there are universal properties to every forum. I've redacted some of the ...less appropriate parts. 8. There are no real rules about posting 9. There are no real rules about moderation either - enjoy your ban 10. If you enjoy any rival sites - DON'T 11. All your carefully picked arguments can easily be ignored 12. Anything you say can and will be used against you 13. Anything you say can be turned into something else - fixed 14. Do not argue with trolls - it means that they win 15. The harder you try the harder you will fail 16. If you fail in epic proportions, it may just become a winning failure 17. Every win fails eventually 18. Everything that can be labeled can be hated 19. The more you hate it the stronger it gets 20. Nothing is to be taken seriously 21. Original content is original only for a few seconds before getting old 22. Copypasta is made to ruin every last bit of originality 23. Copypasta is made to ruin every last bit of originality 24. Every repost is always a repost of a repost 25. Relation to the original topic decreases with every single post 26. Any topic can be easily turned into something totally unrelated 32. You must have pictures to prove your statements 33. Lurk more - it's never enough 38. No real limits of any kind apply here - not even the sky 39. CAPSLOCK IS CRUISE CONTROL FOR COOL 40. EVEN WITH CRUISE CONTROL YOU STILL HAVE TO STEER 42. Nothing is Sacred 43. The more beautiful and pure a thing is - the more satisfying it is to corrupt it FYE.