Forum Rules 07/06/2016Introduction The Squad Team reserves the right to edit, update, add and remove rules at any time. Applicable rules extend to the PM system. Your PMs are private, but the Squad Team may be informed about unacceptable PM content by the receiving party. Section I: Posting Rules §1 Show Respect This community can only work if we all respect each other. To that end, it is imperative that any time you engage with another user, either directly or indirectly, you show them respect with the content of your post. In particular refrain from flaming, insulting, abusing, taunting, racism, and other similar types of actions towards other forum users. §2 Attitude & Behavior Poor attitude and behavior are the most common ways a negative / unsafe environment is created and perpetuated. As such that kind of behavior will not be allowed on these forums. Please be mindful of this rule when posting personal positions and opinions regarding topics which could be considered contentious in nature. As a rule of thumb, keep your posts civil in nature, and refrain from making posts that are likely to incite arguments and create a negative environment. As a privately hosted web forum we reserve the right to maintain an environment that we are happy the majority of our players are comfortable with. §3 Swearing While we will not strictly moderate every little swear that occurs, please try to avoid excessive bad language. The moderation reserves the right to remove rants and unsuitable content at any time. §4 Illegal Topics
Prohibited topics include, but are not limited to: Piracy, drugs (including cannabis), pornography, religion, racism, sexism, homo/trans -phobic content, videos and images showing violent death or serious injury, ‘spam threads’, hacking & griefing (endorsement thereof), religion, politics, etc. Prohibition may be suspended for some threads if they are found to be suitable by the Moderation (such as scientific debate).
If there is doubt, the Moderation Team can decide whether a topic is considered illegal. §5 Attitude towards Squad and the Development Team
As per §1 and §2, keep in mind to be respectful and reasonable, not only towards all users of the forum, but also towards the Squad Team and towards any ideas and content and the game itself. Criticism is welcome, but if it is not constructive and/or if it is offensive, the Moderation may need to step in. Please refrain from posting if you are upset, angry or drunk, or you may be punished for things you wouldn’t have otherwise written, which is not in anyone's interest. §6 Language & Legibility
Please post only in English. Non-English content (including non-legible content) may be removed. If you see someone posting in another language because s/he apparently does not speak English, please report their post - if you can, you may reply in their language to explain their question, but please do translate their and your message so it can be reviewed by the Moderation. ‘Hiding’ insults in non-English posts will be punished harshly. Posts written largely in ‘leetspeak’ or full of spelling / grammatical errors may be treated like non-English content. This rule does not extend to PMs. §7 Forum structure & Search
Please ensure when posting a new thread, that the thread is located inside the correct forum section. Check all forum section titles to judge where your thread should belong. Threads created in the wrong forum section will be moved or deleted.
Before posting a new thread, please make use of the forum search to find older threads about the same topic. In doubt, it is recommended to rather post in an existing thread, unless that thread is years out of date. However, do not bump old threads without adding a new question / answer / insight that wasn’t in that thread before - use common sense. §8 Thread Titles
Please name your thread appropriately; the subject title should sum up / explain the content in the thread. If you fail to name your thread properly (such as ‘Hey!’ or ‘Check this out!’ or ‘Help!’), we will either rename or lock the topic. Repeated offense may lead to infractions. The practice of using CAPITALS only in your thread title is not allowed and will be edited or the thread will simply be deleted. Strange or abnormal Unicode characters should be excluded from thread titles for the sake of being distracting and unnecessary.
§9 Thread Capitalization
Please ensure that your post is not in all CAPITALS, as this is not allowed. Any threads posted in all caps will subsequently be removed from the forum. Repeated offenses may lead to infractions against your account. This practice is not approved or accepted here.
§10 Images in posts
When posting images, mind the following restrictions:
.gifs will be allowed and may be removed by Staff if deemed necessary.
Maximum size for images is 1280x1024.
Do not include more than ~1 large image per paragraph of text, unless in image collection / announcement threads. Link to further images.
Consider posting thumbnails. You may post a few more images per post if they are reasonably small, the details are for the Moderation to judge. §11 The use of BBCode
It is allowed to use the BBCode in your posts. Over usage is not allowed. You may use the Bold in a reasonable manner but not for the whole text body. You may use the size feature but in a limited reasonable manner. You may not use any of the additional fonts at all. Color may be used to high light a point but again, not for the whole text body. Moderators will be watching for misuse and will edit when required without giving notice. Continued disregard for this rule will result in Moderator action in the form of warnings. §12 Complaints of Server/Admin Abuse Reports of server/admin abuse will not be posted publicly. All reports concerning this type of behavior should be place in the appropriate sub-forum. http://forums.joinsquad.com/forum/241-report-server-admin-abuse/ All posts made outside of this area will be be removed. Section II: Reporting & Moderation §1 Reporting Posts
There is a Post Report system in place. If you notice a post that violates forum rules, simply use the exclamation mark icon below the users avatar image to send a report to the Moderation. We will then review this post. Your report will not be made public and cannot be linked to your person by anyone outside of the Squad Team. You will not be punished for using the Report system even if the report was false, unless you repeatedly abuse the system to spam it.
Do not ‘report’ posts by replying directly in public to them. In case of spambots, this prompts them to respond in turn, spamming the forum further. This also fuels flame wars and arguments. §2 Reporting Moderators
Moderators are subject to the same forum rules (and some additional rules / exceptions). If you think that a Moderator has treated you unfairly or is otherwise breaking forum rules, please PM the Lead Moderator or any Administrator. Do not accuse Moderators in public, the Squad Team will treat every complaint seriously and it is in our interest to discipline or remove Moderators who are known to break forum rules. §3 Respect Squad Team members and Moderators
Do not ignore or argue against Admin, Moderator or Dev instructions on the forum. If you have a complaint, as per §2, please inform the Team in private. You are expected to follow orders given by the Moderation, Administration and Development Team, and it is necessary for smooth running of the forum to respect their decisions. Being stubborn or ignoring warnings will lead to harsher punishments - however, we do not tolerate Moderator / Admin abuse of power / privileges, so do not hesitate to inform other Team members if you feel treated unfairly. §4 Bans and multiple accounts
If your account is temporarily or permanently banned, do NOT create another account. Bypassing a ban will result in further action, and a permanent ban of all of your accounts.
You are not allowed to have more than one account for any reason. If you share an internet connection with another user who has their own account, it might happen that this account is incorrectly identified as a secondary account - please get in touch with the Moderation or Administration to resolve such issues.
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Server Name: ✠ Squad United ✠ Connect: steam://connect/126.96.36.199:27165 Discord: https://discord.me/squnited Battlemetrics: https://www.battlemetrics.com/servers/squad/2547124 Deutsche Version befindet sich im oben genannten Discord, im Channel #rules. Rules General Racism, insulting and sexism of any kind are not tolerated. Official server languages are German / English. Player names need to be pronounceable and readable. Squad leads need to have a microphone. He also needs to use it! Players with too high pings negatively influence the gaming experience and may be kicked. Players who are absent can be kicked off the server. Cheating / Glitching / Bugusing Anything that causes an unfair advantage over other players is prohibited. This includes, for example, setting an FOB at an inaccessible location, e.g. in the water, in a (destroyed) vehicle. Teamwork / Fairplay Violating or Teamkilling of players which are in the same team is not allowed. Das Verletzen oder Teamkillen von Spielern des eigenen Teams ist zu unterlassen. A hindrance of the game procedure is omitted. If the gameplay does not change despite the admonition, the player may be kicked. Locked one-man squads are not allowed. Exceptions are Logistic Squads. Vehicles that require the Crewman Kit to drive and fire may only be used by two players. Vehicles won't be treated as disposable means of transport. Squadleaders are responsible for their use even if the vehicles are operated by other members of the squad. An excessive loss of vehicles should be avoided. Offenses Everyone is responsible for his own account, excuses like "my brother has played" do not exist. Players can be kicked or banned through rule violation. Admins and moderators are allowed to decide independently. For unbanning requests you can contact an admin in our official Discord via private message. Seeding Up to approximately 40 players active. Release to normal game via broadcast message. Only the middle flags of the layout will be the target to play on. A FOB may only be placed 100 meters behind the active flag. Enemy FOBs may only be attacked if they are placed on the active flag. Additional Advertising for other clans, communities and servers is not allowed. You only have the right to a whitelist slot if you have no VAC exclusion, game exclusion or a ban on our server. The administration-team reserves the right to change rules at any time. Further, we are subject to the official Game Server Administration Guidelines
Argy posted a topic in Teams & ClansABOUT US GFL is an ever expanding gaming community. Our servers are created, customized and optimized to give every player the gaming experience they deserve. In addition to this, we hand pick all of our admins, and take pride in having the best team to keep our servers clean. We are always recruiting, and welcome new members daily. Feel free to apply for membership if you haven't already! ->List of all GFL servers<- ->Youtube Channel<- ->Twitter<- ->Facebook<- TeamSpeak 3 IP: ts.gflclan.com Discord server link: https://discord.gg/qqpM47e If you are looking to make a ban appeal, report a player, apply for admin, or otherwise interact with the community, please do so on our forums ->~Website~<- ->~Donate~<- ->~Sign up~<- Server Information We currently are hosting two Squad servers (NA & EU), both are licensed meaning that they are vanilla. If players would like to play modded Squad please let us know by giving us feedback on the Squad website and/or GFLClan website. 188.8.131.52:7787 184.108.40.206:7787 Rules As of right now we are currently enforcing only the rules that the Squad forums has required for us to enforce; however, there are still community rules on our website that still need to be followed. These rules pretty much align with all of the rules set-forth by the Squad rules. If for any issue you have any problems with the rules set by Squad please contact anyone of our admins or the Squad Forum Staff members since we abide by their rules and policies. What this means is that if you get banned for breaking a rule, not only does it count as breaking our community rules, but also the Squad forum rules for hosting as well. Now if you feel that you have been banned in anyway that did not violate any such rule on our website or the Squad website then please contact an admin or upper staff! Link to our Squad Rules We do not tolerate any international Team Killing, doing so will grant you a lovely punishment. Admins Management (GFL Owner) Roy (Server Manager - US) k2nod Server Admins Cally CrusTi TBA (Looking for more!)
Z Special Unit [ZSU] Squad Community Server Server Location: Sydney, Australia Server Primary Language: English Discord Website With the advent of the Oceanic Squad community growing larger, Z Special Unit and other oceanic Squad communities banded together to form the OCE Squad Community Server. After a while, it was deemed beneficial to have the server bear the ZSU banner that everyone knows, and can respect. This is a place for every Squad player, who can bear witness to a great administrative team, good game play from the active and loyal players on the server, while also being around a respectable and well known inclusive community. Server Rules: SQUAD is a teamwork orientated game - please play it as such. Intentionally team-killing will lead to a permanent ban. Apologising in all chat will identify intentions. Hacking in any form will result in a permanent ban. Intentional glitching to gain an advantage on the server will result in a 24hr ban. Repeat offenders will be permanently banned. Do not be an d**k. Act like an adult and play with teamwork and communication in mind. Use common sense - not doing so may result in admins removing you. Our server is based in Australia and is generally an English speaking server. All SL's must have a mic and communicate on this server. Impersonation of an admin will not be tolerated, and will result in your removal from the server. Abusive comments made towards an admin will not be tolerated, and will result in your removal from the server. Squad leaders must play objectives in the game and actively play for and with the team. Not doing so may result Admin intervention. Do not abuse vehicles or the role of the vehicle. eg. Dumping high value vehicles, with no intention to reuse them will result in your removal from the server. If you have an issue with anything on the server (Admins or rules etc.) bring it up in the discord. Any form of discrimination or abusive comments made against fellow players will not be tolerated, and will result in you being removed from the server. Squad names must not contain language that is offensive to the average person - keep it clean. SQUAD Admins in this Discord are coloured purple, and can be contacted by mentioning @SQUAD Admin This server is not intended to be a training ground for competitive clans. You may be asked to split up if team stacking.
Website: United Warfare Gaming Discord: United Warfare Gaming Steam Group: United Warfare Gaming Location: US (Dedicated Machine) 80 Players, All maps, All modes Server Rules: SLs Must Use A Mic SLs Can Kick For Any Reason SLs Must Work With Other SLs No Advertising Without UWG Approval No Racist, Sexist, and Abusive behavior No Cheating - Any use of glitches, exploits, and/or hacks. No Offensive Names No Intentional Team Kills No Unassigned/AFK No Overly-negative Behavior, Trolling, and/or Disrespect No Disrespect Toward Mod or Admin No Main-Spawn camping. The closest an enemy combatant can get to a Main is half the distance from that Main to its first objective. Ambushing enemy vehicles and infantry beyond that radius is allowed. Locked Squads - Every squad must have a minimum 2 people in order to lock, maximum of 8 squads per team. Any role-specific squad MUST help the team and not "lone-wolf". Responding to Command Channel is Required. Admin/Mods reserve the right to remove anyone at anytime. Ban Appeals, Complaints and/or reporting players on the server are handled on our Discord and Website
Alpine Gaming | US East 1 - Hosted in Virginia Website: https://alpinegaming.org Discord: https://discord.gg/f4HtZAV Server Rules: No spamming, trolling or harassing players No LOCKED one squads SLs must speak English and have a decent microphone AFKs will be kicked if room is needed Play as a team and work together Acknowledge TKs and apologize Do not revenge kill TKs