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commGuidePara050 Overwhelmingly, Habiticans assist each other, are respectful, and work to make the whole community fun and friendly. However, once in a blue moon, something that a Habitican does may violate one of the above guidelines. When this happens, the Mods will take whatever actions they deem necessary to keep Habitica safe and comfortable for everyone. Overwhelmingly, Habiticans assist each other, are respectful, and work to make the whole community fun and friendly. However, once in a blue moon, something that a Habitican does may violate one of the above guidelines. When this happens, the Mods will take whatever actions they deem necessary to keep Habitica safe and comfortable for everyone.
commGuidePara051 <strong>There are a variety of infractions, and they are dealt with depending on their severity</strong>. These are not comprehensive lists, and the Mods can make decisions on topics not covered here at their own discretion. The Mods will take context into account when evaluating infractions. <strong>There are a variety of infractions, and they are dealt with depending on their severity</strong>. These are not comprehensive lists, and the Mods can make decisions on topics not covered here at their own discretion. The Mods will take context into account when evaluating infractions.
commGuideHeadingSevereInfractions Severe Infractions Severe Infractions
commGuidePara052 Severe infractions greatly harm the safety of Habitica's community and users, and therefore have severe consequences as a result. Severe infractions greatly harm the safety of Habitica's community and users, and therefore have severe consequences as a result.
commGuidePara053 The following are examples of some severe infractions. This is not a comprehensive list. The following are examples of some severe infractions. This is not a comprehensive list.
commGuideList05A Violation of Terms and Conditions Violation of Terms and Conditions
commGuideList05B Hate Speech/Images, Harassment/Stalking, Cyber-Bullying, Flaming, and Trolling Hate Speech/Images, Harassment/Stalking, Cyber-Bullying, Flaming, and Trolling
commGuideList05C Violation of Probation Violation of Probation
commGuideList05E Repeated Moderate Infractions Repeated Moderate Infractions
commGuideList05F Creation of a duplicate account to avoid consequences (for example, making a new account to chat after having chat privileges revoked) Creation of a duplicate account to avoid consequences (for example, making a new account to chat after having chat privileges revoked)
commGuideList05G Intentional deception of Staff or Moderators in order to avoid consequences or to get another user in trouble Intentional deception of Staff or Moderators in order to avoid consequences or to get another user in trouble
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commGuidePara054 Moderate infractions do not make our community unsafe, but they do make it unpleasant. These infractions will have moderate consequences. When in conjunction with multiple infractions, the consequences may grow more severe. Moderate infractions do not make our community unsafe, but they do make it unpleasant. These infractions will have moderate consequences. When in conjunction with multiple infractions, the consequences may grow more severe.
commGuidePara055 The following are some examples of Moderate Infractions. This is not a comprehensive list. The following are some examples of Moderate Infractions. This is not a comprehensive list.
commGuideList06A Ignoring, disrespecting or arguing with a Mod. This includes publicly complaining about moderators or other users, publicly glorifying or defending banned users, or debating whether or not a moderator action was appropriate. If you are concerned about one of the rules or the behaviour of the Mods, please contact the staff via email (<a href='mailto:admin@habitica.com' target='_blank'>admin@habitica.com</a>). Ignoring, disrespecting or arguing with a Mod. This includes publicly complaining about moderators or other users, publicly glorifying or defending banned users, or debating whether or not a moderator action was appropriate. If you are concerned about one of the rules or the behaviour of the Mods, please contact the staff via email (<a href='mailto:admin@habitica.com' target='_blank'>admin@habitica.com</a>).
commGuideList06B Backseat Modding. To quickly clarify a relevant point: A friendly mention of the rules is fine. Backseat modding consists of telling, demanding, and/or strongly implying that someone must take an action that you describe to correct a mistake. You can alert someone to the fact that they have committed a transgression, but please do not demand an action -- for example, saying, "Just so you know, profanity is discouraged in the Tavern, so you may want to delete that," would be better than saying, "I'm going to have to ask you to delete that post." Backseat Modding. To quickly clarify a relevant point: A friendly mention of the rules is fine. Backseat modding consists of telling, demanding, and/or strongly implying that someone must take an action that you describe to correct a mistake. You can alert someone to the fact that they have committed a transgression, but please do not demand an action -- for example, saying, "Just so you know, profanity is discouraged in the Tavern, so you may want to delete that," would be better than saying, "I'm going to have to ask you to delete that post."
commGuideList06C Intentionally flagging innocent posts. Intentionally flagging innocent posts.
commGuideList06D Repeatedly Violating Public Space Guidelines Repeatedly Violating Public Space Guidelines
commGuideList06E Repeatedly Committing Minor Infractions Repeatedly Committing Minor Infractions