1. Be Respectful: Treat all members with courtesy and respect, even if you disagree with their opinions or experiences.
2. Stay On Topic: Keep discussions related to timeshares, timeshare resorts, and related topics. Off-topic posts may be removed.
3. No Spam: Do not post spam, advertisements, or promotional content unrelated to timeshares. Self-promotion should be kept to a minimum.
4. Use Descriptive Titles: When creating a new thread, use clear and descriptive titles to help others understand the topic.
5. Search Before Posting: Before asking a question, search the forum to see if the topic has already been discussed. Duplicate threads clutter the forum.
6. Avoid Personal Attacks: Do not engage in personal attacks, insults, or harassment. Disagreements should be civil and constructive.
7. No Offensive Content: Do not post offensive, obscene, or discriminatory content, including text, images, or links.
8. Privacy and Personal Information: Do not share personal contact information or private details about other members without their consent.
9. Copyright and Attribution: Respect copyright laws. When sharing content, provide proper attribution and credit when necessary.
10. Fact-Based Information: When sharing information or advice, base it on facts, personal experiences, or reputable sources. Speculation should be clearly labeled as such.
11. No Trolling: Do not post with the intent to provoke or disrupt discussions. Trolling is not allowed.
12. Use Proper Language: Write in a clear and concise manner. Avoid excessive use of slang, shorthand, or all capital letters.
13. Moderation Decisions: Respect the decisions made by forum moderators. Contact them privately to discuss any concerns or disputes.
14. Report Violations: If you come across a post that violates the forum rules, report it to the moderators rather than engaging in an argument.
15. Stay Legal: Do not discuss or promote illegal activities, such as fraudulent timeshare schemes or illegal resale operations.
16. Review Terms and Conditions: Familiarize yourself with the forum's specific terms and conditions and follow them accordingly.
17. Help Others: Contribute to the community by helping fellow members with their timeshare-related questions or concerns.
18. Keep Emotions in Check: It's natural to feel strongly about timeshare issues, but avoid excessive emotional reactions that can lead to conflicts.
19. Signature Guidelines: If the forum allows signatures, ensure they are within the specified size and content guidelines.
20. Stay Updated: Be aware of any updates or changes to the forum rules, as they may evolve over time.
These rules are intended to create a positive and informative environment for discussing timeshares. Users should familiarize themselves with these guidelines and follow them to ensure a harmonious and valuable forum experience.