Please read and agree to these rules before posting threads and/or posts to prevent yourself from being muted or banned from the forums.
1) Flaming is not tolerated here. Anyone caught flaming another user(s) will be subject to a temporary ban.
2) Do not advertise on the forums. That includes advertising in signatures. Any advertisements found on this forum will be asked to be removed. If you do not, a moderator will remove it and you may face consequences.
3) Illegal Material is not on the forums. Users caught violating this rule will instantly receive a permanent ban. Illegal materials include: warez, drugs, alcohol, crimes etc.
4) Spamming is not encouraged in this forum and is considered an infraction. Any users caught spamming the forums will be temporarily muted.
5) Inappropriate Material is also not to be posted anywhere on this forum. This is a serious issue, and violating this rule will not be tolerated. Users caught posting inappropriate material may be banned. Inappropriate materials include: pornography, excessive swearing, etc.
6) Scamming is definitely not allowed on this forum, and even in-game. If anyone is caught trying to scam, they will instantly get a permanent ban. Scamming includes bribing others and making false claims.
7) Give credits to someone if something you posted does not belong to you. People may dislike you for not giving credits, and claiming something that you didn't write as yours is plagiarizing. Plagiarizing will not be tolerated. If something you posted has already been posted earlier on this forum or on another website, you will be permanently muted.
8) Buying/Selling/Trading accounts or anything related to HoboStory or MapleStory is fine as long as it is in the correct section. Any posts found in the wrong section will be removed. Other Buying/Selling/Trading topics are not allowed if they do not relate to HoboStory or MapleStory.
9) Forum Names cannot be similar to the names of Moderators, Admins and Game Masters. Anyone with a name that is similar to these people will be asked to change their names. IF you don't agree to that, your account will be Temporarily Suspended and or Deleted. This is to make sure that nobody impersonates as a Game Master/Moderator/Admin.
When posting on the forums, use your common sense and don't do something you know is wrong, even if it isn't in the rules. Lastly, have fun and enjoy your time at the HoboStory Forums.