As of the 21st Dec 2012, the following Community
Guidelines will be in place:
Welcome to the Ten Forums! Other than adhering to the
Ten Site Terms Of Service (the Terms), we’ve got a few Guidelines for
how users should behave when entering conversations on the Ten Forums.
You are responsible for the content and legality of your posting.
Respect every participant, including our moderators and
Abuse, swearing or personal attacks are not welcome.
No shouting. Don't post capitals or mixture of capitals and lower
Don't pretend to be another member, admin or celebrity.
No posting on behalf of suspended or banned participants.
No off-topic material. Please post in the correct Forum.
Do not create a new topic if one with a similar subject already
All posts appear on the Site at our discretion. Posts
will be removed if they:
Contain links to any external sites. Only links to official
Ten sites are allowed. If referring to a news article in discussion,
please state the title, author and where it was published rather than
posting a URL.
are deemed off-topic or of a similar subject of an existing thread.
do not directly relate to Ten Shows. These threads will be locked
Contain advertising material, spam, or inappropriate content such
as graphic images.
has content with is deemed inappropriate at the
discretion of Network Ten staff, which includes but is not limited to
swearing or abusing language or inappropriate photos.
defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate
the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others
contain any defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent,
misleading or unlawful material or information.
contain material which discriminates
against a member of the community based on sex, race, sexuality, religion
or any other issue.
contain spoilers, unless the word SPOILER is in capitals in the
subject of the post or the post is in the relevant ‘Spoiler’ thread.
contain non-constructive personal abuse, including discussions
about sexuality or people’s personal lives, including that of show
Contestants, Hosts or Guests.
constitute direct bullying: picking on someone who can't defend him
or herself is not appropriate. Direct bullying includes: name calling,
insults, homophobic or racist remarks and verbal abuse. Constitute
indirect bullying: designed to harm someone's social reputation and/or
cause humiliation. Indirect bullying includes: lying and spreading
rumours, playing nasty jokes to embarrass and humiliate, mimicking a
person and encouraging others to socially exclude someone.
contain content that incites hatred against, serious contempt for
or revulsion or severe ridicule of another person or group of persons on
the grounds of their race or religion.
contain any comments about any court proceedings and/or any
other legal matters.
in any way breach the Terms.
Posts will also be removed if they discuss any of the
A topic or post that has been removed.
A warning that you or someone else has received.
Any direct communication had with a moderator.
The contents of personal messages with other Forum members.
Any personal contact details, including home address, phone number
or email. Posts which state forums members real names, if they use a
pseudonym, may also be amended.
Please follow the rules, if you do not you will risk:
Removal of your posting.
Having your account suspended without warning or notice.
Future participation privileges being revoked absolutely and
without notice, and, where relevant, you may also be reported to your
Internet Service Provider, or in serious cases, to legal authorities.
Anything that you feel breaks these rules should be
reported. All reports will be brought to the attention of a moderator who will
deal with your concerns as soon as possible.
Off-topic or general discussions which do not directly
relate to a show will be locked - afterall, our specialty is television! For
shows where current affairs are key to a show, please ensure your posts adhere
Our message boards and Forums are a public space. Do not reveal any
personal information about yourself or anyone else in your postings
(including photos, your real name, the name of your family members, your
phone number, credit card details etc).
Never arrange to meet anyone in real life through any Forum or
Don't trust the type. People may not be who they say they are. Use
commonsense and report any problems to the moderators.
For more information on staying safe
online, visit Cybersmart, an Australian Government initiative
for web safety.
While we are not responsible for mediating disputes
between Forum participants, if you have a concern or complaint, please let us
know either by contacting a Forum moderator via Private Message, email
email@example.com or via the contact details
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