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So you've landed in Hell, eh? The hosts (listed at the top of the board) run the show down here and are the ones to contact if you have any problems. In an uncharacteristic fit of generosity they have decided to cut you apprentice demons a break (don't get used to it) with some guidelines to help you survive.

Read them, learn them, become one with them, because ignorance of the law is no excuse. The atmosphere round here is much more Old Testament than New, so prepare yourself for a bit of fire and brimstone.

1. Racism, sexism, etc. – while you have a right to hold whatever opinion you like, if you post racist, sexist, disable-ist, or whateverist drivel here, may God have mercy on your soul.

2. Strong language – only use colourful language if it's genuinely humorous. Gratuitous posting of offensive language will reveal your intellect for what it is, and you will be treated accordingly.

3. Flaming – if you need to flame someone, this is the place. However, if you make unprovoked attacks, asbestos underwear is highly recommended.

4. Been sent to Hell? – if you've been sent here by another board host because you're in the middle of a personal argument, your opening post should say which board and thread you've come from as well as who your argument is with.

5. Warning – by starting a thread in Hell, you are drawing a large bullseye on your chest.

6. Accountability – by posting in Hell, you agree that you are accountable for what you write. There is no comeback from here – no whining, no complaining, no appeals to lower authority. You've reached the end of the road.

7. The rules – apart from this, the normal Ship of Fools 10 Commandments continue to apply. But if you do break the rules, don't expect everyone else to adhere to them in responding to you. An eye for an eye...
 
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