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<center><b>xat Chat is a place for users to meet people from around the world. In this chat, you must abide by these rules (the general idea of the rule is put in bold).<br> This makes it a safe and clean environment for all users to chat and not be offended.</b><br></center>
 
'''Translations:''' <br>
 
*[http://util.xat.com/wiki/index.php/World_ChatFr French] ''Voir cette page en français''<br>
 
*[http://util.xat.com/wiki/index.php/ChatDE German] ''Diese Seite auf Deutsch''<br>
 
*[http://util.xat.com/wiki/index.php/World_Chat_IT Italian] ''Leggi questa pagina in italiano''<br>
 
*[http://util.xat.com/wiki/index.php/Chat_World Spanish] ''Ver esta página en español''<br>
 
*[http://util.xat.com/wiki/index.php/ChatPT Portuguese] ''Veja está página em português''<br>
 
*[http://util.xat.com/wiki/index.php/ChatRo Romanian] ''A se vedea această pagină în limba română''
 
*[http://util.xat.com/wiki/index.php/ChatTR Turkish] ''Bu sayfanın Türkçe versiyonu için''
 
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<center><u>'''ALL RULES APPLY TO YOUR MESSAGES, NAME, STATUS, HOMEPAGE, AVATAR, ETC.'''</u><br></center>
 
1. <b>All languages are allowed!</b> This is an ''international'' chat.<br>
 
2. <b>Be respectful.</b> Don't say anything that may offend someone, including "flaming" a person, group, race, religion, chat etc.<br>
 
3. <b>Be appropriate.</b> No sexual pictures, names, etc. No bad smiley combinations. No flirting. No swearing. No talk about drugs. No hack talk.<br>
 
4. <b>Don't advertise.</b> Whether it be a site or chat that belongs to you, a friend, or anything else not "mainstream." Linking to YouTube or an image is fine (as long as the video/image is appropriate).<br>
 
5. <b>Don't impersonate.</b> Don't impersonate xat staff, [[volunteers]] and Chat staff.<br>
 
6. <b>Don't request a higher rank.</b> Asking for member/mod/owner is strictly forbidden. You must earn your position!<br>
 
7. <b>No personal information.</b> Do not disclose or request personal information of yours or any other person.<br>
 
8. <b>No begging.</b> Begging for xats, days, or powers will not be tolerated. You can either purchase your xats or enter contests hosted on [http://community.xat.com forums].<br>
 
9. <b>Don't spam.</b> Smiley spam is over three smilies in a message, or over six in name. Four messages in a row, or saying one sentence in several messages is considered flooding. You may add extra characters to a word as long as it doesn't take up space (abusing this is a bannable offense).<br>
 
10. <b>Give staff respect.</b> The staff of this chat are volunteering their time to moderate and keep the chat clean. If you're saying one of the moderators are bad, or publicly ranting about something bad the mod did, that is a bannable offense. If you have a genuine report for the main owner, you may submit one [http://xat.com/web_gear/chat/ownerfeedback.php?GroupName=Chat here] (ALL messages are read).<br>
 
11. <b>Don't lie.</b> If there's evidence you're faking reports on anybody on Chat, you'll be punished.<br>
 
12. <b>Selling/trading:</b> Selling in your status/homepage is allowed (xats/days/powers only), but advertising it in main chat isn't. You may trade in Private Chat only however it is preferred you go to [http://xat.com/trade xat trade]. Selling IDs in names, statuses or avatars is not allowed. You may sell IDs on your xatspace, however you cannot use any signs to draw attention to your xatspace. (e.g in your name, status or avatar) If you have xat IDs in your name/status, it will automatically assumed that you are selling them, unless it's the ID you're currently using. Selling content from other websites is strictly prohibited.<br>
 
13. <b>No drama/disruption.</b> Any form of disruption or drama will not be tolerated. This rule is left up to mods/owners discretion.<br>
 
14. <b>Don't troll.</b> This chat is to meet people and enjoy a fun time together. So please behave.<br>
 
15. <b>Obey the [http://xat.com/terms.html xat Terms of Service].</b> Failure to do so will result in a ban. The major ones here are exposing personal information, abusing/teaching glitches, or phishing/scamming. Also do not discuss, link to, or otherwise mention private servers.<br>
 
16. <b>Do not use a blank name.</b>  Users  must be using a name at all times, this can cause confusion and also disruption.<br>
 
17. <b>No caps.</b> 5 words with caps are allowed in each message as long as it is not done constantly. Owners are an exception to this rule.<br>
 
  
<font size=1>THE OWNERS / MAIN OWNERS OF CHAT RESERVE THE RIGHT TO BAN YOU FOR ANY LENGTH OF TIME FOR ANY REASON WITH NO CONTACT TO YOU.</font><br><br><br>
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xat Chat is a place for users to meet people from around the world. In this chat, you must abide by these rules (the general idea of the rule is put in bold).
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This makes it a safe and clean environment for all users to chat and not be offended.
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#'''All languages are allowed!''' - This is an international chat.
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#'''Be respectful''' - Don't say anything that may offend someone, including "flaming" a person, group, race, religion, chat etc. Give staff respect. If you have anything negative to say, or publicly ranting about something bad the mod did, that is a bannable offense. If you have a genuine report for the main owner, you may submit one here (ALL messages are read).
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#'''Be appropriate''' - No sexual pictures, names, etc. No bad smiley combinations. No flirting. No swearing. No talk about drugs. No hack talk.
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#'''Don't advertise''' - Whether it be a site or chat that belongs to you, a friend, or anything else not "mainstream." Linking to YouTube or an image is fine (as long as the video/image is appropriate).
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#'''Don't impersonate''' - Don't impersonate xat staff, volunteers and Chat staff.
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#'''Don't request a higher rank''' - Asking for member/mod/owner is strictly forbidden. You must earn your position!
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#'''No personal information''' - Do not disclose or request personal information of yours or any other person.
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#'''No begging''' - Begging for xats, days, or powers will not be tolerated. You can either purchase your xats or enter contests hosted on forums.
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#'''Don't spam''' - Smiley spam is over three smilies in a message, or over six in name. Four messages in a row, or saying one sentence in several messages is considered flooding. You may add extra characters to a word as long as it doesn't take up space (abusing this is a bannable offense). Watch caps, 5 words with caps are allowed in each message as long as it is not done constantly. Owners are an exception to this rule.
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#'''Don't lie''' - If there's evidence you're faking reports on anybody on Chat, you'll be punished.
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#'''Selling/trading''' - Selling in your status/homepage is allowed (xats/days/powers only), but advertising it in main chat isn't. You may trade in Private Chat only however it is preferred you go to xat trade. Selling IDs in names, statuses or avatars is not allowed. You may sell IDs on your xatspace, however you cannot use any signs to draw attention to your xatspace. (e.g in your name, status or avatar) If you have xat IDs in your name/status, it will automatically assumed that you are selling them, unless it's the ID you're currently using. Selling content from other websites is strictly prohibited.
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#'''No drama/disruption''' - Any form of disruption or drama will not be tolerated. Don't troll. This chat is to meet people and enjoy a fun time together. So please behave. This rule is left up to mods/owners discretion.
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#'''Do not use a blank name''' - Users must be using a name at all times, this can cause confusion and also disruption.
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#'''Obey the xat Terms of Service''' - Failure to do so will result in a ban. The major ones here are exposing personal information, abusing/teaching glitches, or phishing/scamming. Also do not discuss, link to, or otherwise mention private servers.
  
<b><u>STAFF INFORMATION</u></b><br>
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*Your behavior on other chats defines the chat and how it is run. Chat staff should be aware of this while present on other chats.
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*Your behavior on other chats defines xat_test and how it is ran. Test staff should be aware of this while present on other chats.
*You must be active in order to retain your rank (this rule also applies to volunteers, however some leniency is given due to them being busy). Activity is measured by Events power, so coming online and chatting won't be recorded.
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*You must be active in order to retain your rank (this rule does not apply to volunteers). Activity is measured by Events power, so coming online and chatting won't be recorded.
 
*If a staff member is breaking rules please take it under your own discretion whether to demote them. If you are unsure please contact an owner.
 
*If a staff member is breaking rules please take it under your own discretion whether to demote them. If you are unsure please contact an owner.
 
*You may ban as long as your rank permits. Please do not ban for long times for measly reasons.
 
*You may ban as long as your rank permits. Please do not ban for long times for measly reasons.
<font size=1>*The owners, main owner, or xat staff may promote/demote you to any rank as necessary, for any reason, and possibly without any prior warning or notice.</font><br><br><br>
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======The [[Xat_test History|main owners]], xat staff, or volunteers may promote/demote/ban you as necessary, for any reason, and possibly without any prior warning or notice.======
 
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==[[News|News]]==
 
Click here to learn new updates and features that have been added to online xat chat rooms and groups.
 
 
 
==[[FAQ|Frequently Asked Questions]]==
 
 
 
New to xat? No problem! Find frequently asked questions here.
 
 
 
==[[UserGuide|User Guide]]==
 
Basic functions on the xat chat box can be located here.
 
 
 
==[[OwnerGuide|Owner/Moderator Guide]]==
 
 
 
What permissions do owners and moderators have? What makes a good one? This guide teaches you more about the ranking based system on all chats.
 
 
 
==[[Xats|xats Guide]]==
 
Learn about the endless ways to spend your xats here.
 
 
 
==[[SubscriberGuide|Subscriber Guide]]==
 
 
 
With subscriber days you can use powers and fancy picture effects. Learn more about what subscribers can do here.
 
 
 
==[[Powers|Powers Guide]]==
 
Extra abilities and features of xat are available for purchase. Learn more about powers and how to use them here.
 
 
 
==[[Gifts|Gifts]]==
 
Make your holidays and special occasions memorable on xat by sending gifts in the form of a digital card.
 
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==[[Trading|Trading Guide]]==
 
 
 
Do you have unwanted xats, days, or powers and looking to make a bargain? This guide will help you out and teach you the basics of trading and how to use the trade engine.
 
 
 
==[[Applications|Applications Guide]]==
 
 
 
Grid, Player, IM, Games, Doodle, Groups, Smilies, and Translate are applications found on tabs on the left of chat group pages. This guide will help teach you how to use them!
 
 
 
==[[xatspace|xatspace Guide]]==
 
 
 
A page solely dedicated to you! What might you fill it with? This guide shows you how you can make the most out of your xatspace!
 
 
 
==[[Live|xat Live Guide]]==
 
 
 
Online events can be handled easier with this feature.
 
 
 
==[[Phishing|Phishing]]==
 
 
 
Unfortunately, there are users on xat who will try to deceive you into giving them important information related to your xat account so they can steal your xats/days/powers. This guide will teach you how to prevent being phished.
 
 
 
==[[AccountProtection|Account Protection]]==
 
 
 
This feature of the login page prevents unauthorized users from gaining access to your xat account.
 
 
 
==[[XatsReserve|xats Reserve]]==
 
 
 
The xat Reserve system sets limits on your account which may affect transferring or trading. This can also protect your xats, days and powers from other people who might try to scam them from you.
 
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Revision as of 21:17, 29 May 2015

Chat Rules

xat Chat is a place for users to meet people from around the world. In this chat, you must abide by these rules (the general idea of the rule is put in bold). This makes it a safe and clean environment for all users to chat and not be offended.
ALL RULES APPLY TO YOUR MESSAGES, NAME, STATUS, HOMEPAGE, AVATAR, ETC.
  1. All languages are allowed! - This is an international chat.
  2. Be respectful - Don't say anything that may offend someone, including "flaming" a person, group, race, religion, chat etc. Give staff respect. If you have anything negative to say, or publicly ranting about something bad the mod did, that is a bannable offense. If you have a genuine report for the main owner, you may submit one here (ALL messages are read).
  3. Be appropriate - No sexual pictures, names, etc. No bad smiley combinations. No flirting. No swearing. No talk about drugs. No hack talk.
  4. Don't advertise - Whether it be a site or chat that belongs to you, a friend, or anything else not "mainstream." Linking to YouTube or an image is fine (as long as the video/image is appropriate).
  5. Don't impersonate - Don't impersonate xat staff, volunteers and Chat staff.
  6. Don't request a higher rank - Asking for member/mod/owner is strictly forbidden. You must earn your position!
  7. No personal information - Do not disclose or request personal information of yours or any other person.
  8. No begging - Begging for xats, days, or powers will not be tolerated. You can either purchase your xats or enter contests hosted on forums.
  9. Don't spam - Smiley spam is over three smilies in a message, or over six in name. Four messages in a row, or saying one sentence in several messages is considered flooding. You may add extra characters to a word as long as it doesn't take up space (abusing this is a bannable offense). Watch caps, 5 words with caps are allowed in each message as long as it is not done constantly. Owners are an exception to this rule.
  10. Don't lie - If there's evidence you're faking reports on anybody on Chat, you'll be punished.
  11. Selling/trading - Selling in your status/homepage is allowed (xats/days/powers only), but advertising it in main chat isn't. You may trade in Private Chat only however it is preferred you go to xat trade. Selling IDs in names, statuses or avatars is not allowed. You may sell IDs on your xatspace, however you cannot use any signs to draw attention to your xatspace. (e.g in your name, status or avatar) If you have xat IDs in your name/status, it will automatically assumed that you are selling them, unless it's the ID you're currently using. Selling content from other websites is strictly prohibited.
  12. No drama/disruption - Any form of disruption or drama will not be tolerated. Don't troll. This chat is to meet people and enjoy a fun time together. So please behave. This rule is left up to mods/owners discretion.
  13. Do not use a blank name - Users must be using a name at all times, this can cause confusion and also disruption.
  14. Obey the xat Terms of Service - Failure to do so will result in a ban. The major ones here are exposing personal information, abusing/teaching glitches, or phishing/scamming. Also do not discuss, link to, or otherwise mention private servers.
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