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commGuideLink02 <a href='https://habitica.fandom.com/wiki/Habitica_Wiki' target='_blank'>The Wiki</a>: the biggest collection of information about Habitica. <a href='http://habitica.wikia.com/wiki/Habitica_Wiki' target='_blank'>The Wiki</a>: the biggest collection of information about Habitica.
commGuideLink03 <a href='https://github.com/HabitRPG/habitica' target='_blank'>GitHub</a>: for helping with code! <a href='https://github.com/HabitRPG/habitica' target='_blank'>GitHub</a>: for bug reports or helping with code!
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commGuideList01A Terms & Conditions apply across all spaces, including private guilds, party chat, and messages.
commGuideList01B Prohibited: Any communication that is violent, threatening, promoting of discrimination etc. including memes, images, and jokes.
commGuideList01C All discussions must be appropriate for all ages and be free of profanity.
commGuideList01D Please comply with mod requests.
commGuideList01E Do not instigate or engage in contentious conversation in the Tavern.
commGuideList01F No begging for paid items, spamming, or large header text/all caps.
commGuideList02A <strong>Respect each other</strong>. Be courteous, kind, friendly, and helpful. Remember: Habiticans come from all backgrounds and have had wildly divergent experiences. This is part of what makes Habitica so cool! Building a community means respecting and celebrating our differences as well as our similarities. <strong>Respect each other</strong>. Be courteous, kind, friendly, and helpful. Remember: Habiticans come from all backgrounds and have had wildly divergent experiences. This is part of what makes Habitica so cool! Building a community means respecting and celebrating our differences as well as our similarities. Here are some easy ways to respect each other:
commGuideList02B <strong>Obey all of the <a href='/static/terms' target='_blank'>Terms and Conditions</a></strong> in both public and private spaces. <strong>Obey all of the <a href='/static/terms' target='_blank'>Terms and Conditions</a></strong>.
commGuideList02C <strong>Do not post images or text that are violent, threatening, or sexually explicit/suggestive, or that promote discrimination, bigotry, racism, sexism, hatred, harassment or harm against any individual or group</strong>. Not even as a joke or meme. This includes slurs as well as statements. Not everyone has the same sense of humor, and so something that you consider a joke may be hurtful to another. <strong>Do not post images or text that are violent, threatening, or sexually explicit/suggestive, or that promote discrimination, bigotry, racism, sexism, hatred, harassment or harm against any individual or group</strong>. Not even as a joke. This includes slurs as well as statements. Not everyone has the same sense of humor, and so something that you consider a joke may be hurtful to another. Attack your Dailies, not each other.
commGuideList02D <strong>Keep discussions appropriate for all ages</strong>. This means avoiding adult topics in public spaces. We have many young Habiticans who use the site, and people come from all walks of life. We want our community to be as comfortable and inclusive as possible. <strong>Keep discussions appropriate for all ages</strong>. We have many young Habiticans who use the site! Let's not tarnish any innocents or hinder any Habiticans in their goals.
commGuideList02E <strong>Avoid profanity. This includes milder, religious-based oaths that may be acceptable elsewhere and abbreviated or obscured profanity.</strong> We have people from all religious and cultural backgrounds, and we want to make sure that all of them feel comfortable in public spaces. <strong>If a moderator or staff member tells you that a term is disallowed on Habitica, even if it is a term that you did not realize was problematic, that decision is final.</strong> Additionally, slurs will be dealt with very severely, as they are also a violation of the Terms of Service. <strong>Avoid profanity. This includes milder, religious-based oaths that may be acceptable elsewhere</strong>. We have people from all religious and cultural backgrounds, and we want to make sure that all of them feel comfortable in public spaces. <strong>If a moderator or staff member tells you that a term is disallowed on Habitica, even if it is a term that you did not realize was problematic, that decision is final</strong>. Additionally, slurs will be dealt with very severely, as they are also a violation of the Terms of Service.
commGuideList02F Avoid extended discussions of divisive topics in the Tavern and where it would be off-topic. If someone mentions something that is allowed by the guidelines but which is hurtful to you, it's okay to politely let them know that. If someone tells you you've made them uncomfortable, take time to reflect instead of responding in anger. But if you feel that a conversation is getting heated, overly emotional, or hurtful, <strong>cease to engage. Instead, report the posts to let us know about it.</strong> Moderators will respond as quickly as possible. You may also email <a href='mailto:admin@habitica.com' target='_blank'>admin@habitica.com</a> and include screenshots if they may be helpful. <strong>Avoid extended discussions of divisive topics in the Tavern and where it would be off-topic</strong>. If you feel that someone has said something rude or hurtful, do not engage them. If someone mentions something that is allowed by the guidelines but which is hurtful to you, it’s okay to politely let someone know that. If it is against the guidelines or the Terms of Service, you should flag it and let a mod respond. When in doubt, flag the post.
commGuideList02G <strong>Comply immediately with any Mod request.</strong> This could include, but is not limited to, requesting you limit your posts in a particular space, editing your profile to remove unsuitable content, asking you to move your discussion to a more suitable space, etc. Do not argue with moderators. If you have concerns or comments about moderation, email <a href='mailto:admin@habitica.com' target='_blank'>admin@habitica.com</a> to contact our community manager. <strong>Comply immediately with any Mod request</strong>. This could include, but is not limited to, requesting you limit your posts in a particular space, editing your profile to remove unsuitable content, asking you to move your discussion to a more suitable space, etc.
commGuideList02J <strong>Do not spam</strong>. Spamming may include, but is not limited to: posting the same comment or query in multiple places, <strong>posting links without explanation or context</strong>, posting nonsensical messages, posting multiple promotional messages about a Guild, Party or Challenge, or posting many messages in a row. If people clicking on a link will result in any benefit to you, you need to disclose that in the text of your message or that will also be considered spam. Mods may decide what constitutes spam at their discretion. <strong>Do not spam</strong>. Spamming may include, but is not limited to: posting the same comment or query in multiple places, posting links without explanation or context, posting nonsensical messages, posting multiple promotional messages about a Guild, Party or Challenge, or posting many messages in a row. Asking for gems or a subscription in any of the chat spaces or via Private Message is also considered spamming. If people clicking on a link will result in any benefit to you, you need to disclose that in the text of your message or that will also be considered spam.<br/><br/>It is up to the mods to decide if something constitutes spam or might lead to spam, even if you don’t feel that you have been spamming. For example, advertising a Guild is acceptable once or twice, but multiple posts in one day would probably constitute spam, no matter how useful the Guild is!
commGuideList02L <strong>We highly discourage the exchange of personal information -- particularly information that can be used to identify you -- in public chat spaces</strong>. Identifying information can include but is not limited to: your address, your email address, and your API token/password. This is for your safety! Staff or moderators may remove such posts at their discretion. If you are asked for personal information in a private Guild, Party, or PM, we highly recommend that you politely refuse and alert the staff and moderators by either 1) flagging the message, or 2) emailing <a href='mailto:admin@habitica.com' target='_blank'>admin@habitica.com</a> and including screenshots. <strong>We highly discourage the exchange of personal information -- particularly information that can be used to identify you -- in public chat spaces</strong>. Identifying information can include but is not limited to: your address, your email address, and your API token/password. This is for your safety! Staff or moderators may remove such posts at their discretion. If you are asked for personal information in a private Guild, Party, or PM, we highly recommend that you politely refuse and alert the staff and moderators by either 1) flagging the message if it is in a Party or private Guild, or 2) filling out the <a href='http://contact.habitica.com/' target='_blank'>Moderator Contact Form</a> and including screenshots.
commGuideList02M Do not ask or beg for gems, subscriptions or membership in Group Plans. This is not allowed in the Tavern, public or private chat spaces, or in PMs. If you receive messages asking for paid items, please report them by flagging. Repeated or severe gem or subscription begging, especially after a warning, may result in an account ban.
commGuideList05D Impersonation of Staff or Moderators - this includes claiming user-created spaces not affiliated with Habitica are official and/or moderated by Habitica or its Mods/staff Impersonation of Staff or Moderators