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Forum Rules
The Rules of RCShortCourse.com
Tech Sections
  • The tech sections are for just that, threads/post with some tech in them. Post your build threads, technical questions, how to's, etc.
  • Tech should be related to radio control Short Course trucks only, not nitro monster trucks, buggies, or onroad.
Non-Tech Sections
  • Post pictures of your bash sessions, races etc.
  • In chit chat talk about whatever you like.
  • If you have a link or picture that may be offensive, please mark it with something like NWS (not work safe) or 35% if there are scantially clad people.
Newbie Section
  • There is absolutely no flaming allowed in the newbie section.
  • Post your questions that you think there may be an answer for but you couldn't find it here.
  • If we feel that you asked a question not worthy of the tech sections (like what truck should I buy?) we will move your post to the newbie section.
Classifieds
  • No one can reply to those threads, even the people that created them. So there is no "Bumping" your own thread or anyone else's.
  • People can delete their own threads, when the item is sold.
  • DO NOT DELETE your own thread and create a new thread for the same items, just to get your post to the top just because you change the price or some other detail. Edit your first post. This will be considered as you trying to "Bump" your thread and this WILL NOT BE TOLERATED AT ALL! If your caught doing such things, YOU WILL lose your rights to the "Classifieds" section for good.
  • Threads older than 15 days, will be pruned and deleted from the system. After that time has passed feel free to relist your item if it has not sold.
  • As stated above - You CAN NOT REPLY to a thread. You must PM or email the seller only.
  • No links to a site where you are selling elsewhere-ebay, craiglist, other forums, etc are allowed, post a add here with all your information, otherwise it will be deleted and no notice will be given.
  • No "Best Offer (BO)" allowed. Figure out a selling price you would accept and stick to it, this is not E-Bay. You can state a selling price, then have OBO after that.
  • If you want your post approved, then keep images to a decent size, largest pic possible would be 800x1200 anything larger will get your add deleted.[/color]
  • If your caught trying to bump your adds, you will be removed from the classifieds for 3 weeks. Can't follow the rules? Can't do the deals. Simple.

    ONCE AGAIN, DO NOT REPOST YOUR ADD TO GET IT TO THE TOP!!! YOU MUST WAIT 15 DAYS BEFORE DOING SO. I WILL NOT REMIND YOU, YOU WILL JUST BE REMOVED FROM THE CLASSIFIEDS.
  • Do not put for sale or want ads in your signature.
  • Do not put for sale or want ads in the tech sections.
  • There are stickies describing the rules of for sale and wanted posts, read them or your ad will be deleted.
  • Chit chatting in the Feedback section will result in a permanent removal form the classifieds.
Feedback
  • You can input any user or vendors name into the advanced search function and tell it to search in the "feedback" section. You'll find more than you need to know about the dealings with them going that route.
  • If it's a vendor that has their own section in the "vendors" area, check that thread and most of them have a "feedback and questions" section that you can read about past customers thoughts regarding service and orders.
  • Don't post up your opinion in a feedback thread if you do not have experience with the person(s) involved. No chit chat.
Vendors
  • In order to sell your goods on this site you must become a supporting vendor.
  • RCSC will not allow anyone without a vendor star to create "feeler" threads to gauge interest on the product you are thinking about selling.
  • Feeler threads will be deleted without notice. If you continue to create them you will be warned or given an infraction, then banned, not necessarily in that order.
  • Please try to support the RCSC vendors whenever you can as they are doing the hobby a great service to bring you the best short course specific parts available.
  • There are lots of vendors in the Vendors Market section, search around in there.
  • Vendors can post up product announcements with the technical details of the product in the relevant tech specific forum. Giveaway threads should be treated as a product announcement thread to promote and advertise your product. Please keep the pricing and availability out of these "tech" threads & forums.
  • The Vendors Marketplace and individual vendor forums are for vendors to post their product "sales" threads that include price and availability of the product/'s. These threads typically turn into members asking when the item is available, posting up that they placed an order, the delivery speed of their order and possibly any questions on issues with the product. These type of threads do not add any technical value to our tech specific forums so we ask to keep them in the vendor forums.
Supporting Member Information
  • The purpose of this site is to promote the hobby of Radio Control Short Course Racing. Running the site and promoting events costs money, that's why we ask you to become a star holding member.
  • There are three levels of supporting members. Green star, Gold star, and Blue (vendors) star.
  • Please click here for more information on becoming a supporting member: Member Info
Giveaways
  • The vendors on RCSC have lots of giveaways for supporting members, please see this thread for giveaway rules. Click Here
Infractions
  • Here are the current infractions we have.
    Flaming Other Member(s)
    Inappropriate Language
    Non vendor pimping products
    Not following forum rules
    Post whoring
    Signature Rule Violation
    Spammed Advertisements
    Unneeded feedback
  • Most of these gives 1 point that lasts for 7 days, after 7 days the points go away. If before the points expire you get another of the same type of infraction it's penalty is added to the end of the first one. So if today I get one for flaming a member then tomorrow I get another one for the same thing, they actually won't expire for 13 days.
    The non-vendor infraction lasts for 90 days.
    If at any point a person gets 5 infractions they will be moved to a banned usergroup. This is a new usergroup that still allows then to look at the site, but they cannot post, ect. Basically it gives them the same permissions as someone that isn't logged in. Once their points drop back under 5 they will move to their original group.
Report Post
  • At the bottom left corner of each post is a triangle shaped white/red button. Use this to report something that you feel needs the moderators attention.
Helpful Tips
  • RCSC is a fun place, we try not to keep people from having a good time so just remember a couple things.
    1) You gotta be able to take some ribbing around here to survive.
    2) Respect is earned, not deserved.
    Those are key to a happy life on RCSC as I see it. 8)
  • Use the search feature alot, there is an enormous amount of information here. Search before you post.
  • Read the stickies at the top of each section, they are there for good reason.
Post Count
  • Certain forums do not count posts when posted in, so if you have posted in any of these forums, that is why your not seeing your post count increase.
    The following forums do not add to your post count.
    Chit chat
    Comments, Suggestions, and Help
    Regional (all regional sub forums)
    Classifieds
  • Don't think that a high post count makes you "cool" or respected. A person who posts a little good information will always be respected more than someone who posts a lot of garbage.
Posting pics
  • Read this post if you want to post pictures. Click Here
  • Pics should be no more than 800 pixels wide x 1200 pixels tall to keep upload times of the pages reasonable.
  • Pictures (including avatars) should not be sexually suggestive or have any nudity.
Resizing pics
  • If yer not great with computers and can't resize pics here is a simple suggestion. Click Here

Thanks and enjoy,
RCShortCourse.com Management
For breaking above rules you may be warned/banned appropriately!



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