Global Chat Guidelines The following rules apply to all of MeleeCraft's server chats. Violation of these guidelines will result in a warning, mute or even a ban, if necessary. If you violate a rule more than four times within 24 hours, you may receive a 3-day ban. A punishment under a 3-day ban lasts 24 hours before violations reset. Punishments that are 3-day bans or above last for 7 days, and the 5th violation is a 14-day ban. - Spamming Chat - Warning → 15m Mute → 45m Mute → 2hr Mute Saying a repetitive amount of statements (4 or more statements in a row within 10 seconds). e.g. - [Manager] Tectoxic: Oh, - [Manager] Tectoxic: Hello! - [Manager] Tectoxic: There! - [Manager] Tectoxic: Hi! Flooding Chat - Warning → 15m Mute → 45m Mute → 2hr Mute Saying a repetitive amount of characters (specifically 10+) in a sequence or in a row. e.g. - [Manager] gkidedabeast: aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa - [Manager] gkidedabeast: ababababababbabaaba Bypassing the Filter - 15m Mute → 30m Mute → 2hr Mute → 12hr Mute Using other characters to say an automatically filtered word. e.g. - [Manager] gkidedabeast: A*$ (Means A*S) (If you censor the word, it is not bypassing.) Discriminatory, Vulgar or Racist Statements - 45m Mute → 8hr Mute → 3d Mute Saying a word or phrase that may upset, disturb or offend another player. e.g. - [Manager] gkidedabeast: n1**3r (If you censor the word, it is not bypassing.) Light Server Advertisement - 30m Mute → 3hr Mute → 1d Ban Saying the name of an unrelated or unaffiliated server. e.g. - [Manager] Tectoxic: hy****l (If you censor the word, it is not punishable.) Server IP Advertisement - Permanent Ban (Appealable » 14 days) → Permanent Ban Stating the entire IP of an unrelated or unaffiliated server. e.g. - [Manager] Tectoxic: mc.totallyfake.server! jOiN nOw! Unrelated/Social Media Advertisement - 1hr Mute → 8hr Mute → 1d Mute Advertising your own personal social media or saying a non-MeleeCraft link in chat. e.g. - [Manager] Tectoxic: https://twitter.com/totallyfakeprofile Toxicity and "Flame-Wars" - 1hr Mute → 12h Ban → 3d Ban A generic flame-war will result in starter and those who continue it receiving punishments. (Those on the side will not be punished.) Toxicity and Flame-Wars in it's generic form will have punishments above, however, at a staff member's discretion, they can increase your punishment if they see fit. As such, it is up to a Senior Moderator or above to suggest the punishment or deal with it themselves. e.g. not specified. Impersonation of Staff - (Removal of Nick and) Warning → 1hr Mute → 8hr Mute → 1d Ban Saying something that may impersonate a staff member or changing your nickname to that of a staff member. e.g. - [Manager] kahlilnc1: (real name is Tectoxic). - NOTE: Developers can issue a punishment if they believe you have disturbed their work. Lying to an Owner can also result in a punishment. Staff members above Senior Moderator can mute you for Nuisance if you are being a disturbance during a crisis or any other problem that requires their attention. Toxicity on Factions is allowed to an extent, however, extensive Toxicity will be punishable at the discretion of a Senior Moderator.