This is a guide meant to introduce people to the entire forum system. Although most of it will be managed by me (Zygarde), anyone can contribute in it. To contribute, you just have to make a guide about a forum feature and Message me the link of the thread so I can add it to this guide.
This guide is meant to introduce you to everything in Community Royale. So, I'd request everyone who is new to the forums to read this guide at least once.
First of all, while you registered here, you must've had to fill out some details as your email, a captcha and you had to agree to the Terms of Service as well. So, do you remember what the Terms of Service were? You forgot? No problem, here is an exact copy/paste of the Terms of Service of Community Royale:
Terms of Service
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You agree, through your use of this service, that you will not use this
community to post any material which is knowingly false and/or defamatory,
inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually
oriented, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, or otherwise violative
of any law. You agree not to post any copyrighted material unless the
copyright is owned by you.
We at this community also reserve the right to reveal your identity (or
whatever information we know about you) in the event of a complaint or legal action arising from any message posted by you. We log all internet protocol addresses accessing this web site.
Please note that advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes, and
solicitations are inappropriate on this community.
We reserve the right to remove any content for any reason or no reason at
all. We reserve the right to terminate any membership for any reason or no
reason at all.
You must be at least 13 years of age to use this service.
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Now, the Terms of Service are the most important thing (are you serious?) in these forums. As breaking them might totally terminate your account from existence (What is this? Terminator 4?).
Now, that you've reread the Community Royale Terms of Service, you would think that following them would totally save your account from all harm. Or would it? No, not really. There is one thing you must be aware of to be completely safe on the forums.. Which are....
the Forum Rules.
If you want to read the Forum Rules, here is the link to them: https://communityroyale.com/discussion/1415/updated-main-forum-rules/p1
After you've read the rules. You must've understood them clearly, right? If not, then I'd also request you to read the Forum Rules explanation here: https://communityroyale.com/discussion/114/updated-forum-rules-explanations-and-q-a/p1
So.... you read the Forum Rules and their explanation. Now you might be wondering, what will happen to you if you, by any chance, break the Forum Rules? The answer depends mostly on the situation. But most of the time, you will get an Infraction Point. Now you must be wondering, what on Earth are those? Infraction Points are points used to determine how much you or a certain person have broken the rules. You get Infraction points after rule-breaks. And a certain quantity of Infraction points can get you banned. To know more about them, read this: https://communityroyale.com/discussion/490/the-infraction-system/p1
After reading that, you'll surely know what will happen to you if you break the rules. Now, what would you do if you notice someone breaking a certain forum rule? The answer to that, is pretty simple. You Flag them. How to do that? Well, if you want to know how to Flag someone, you should take a peek at this: https://communityroyale.com/discussion/172/reporting-posts-how-you-can-make-a-difference/p1
There, so you know about the Terms of Service and the Forum Rules. And you also know what will happen to you if you break them or what to do if someone else breaks them. Now you can browse the forums safely. But... no one is safe, especially not a
forum member. Chances are the vast amount of sub-forums will confuse you to death (yes, that can happen). Just in case that doesn't happen, we suggest you to
read this: https://communityroyale.com/discussion/742/what-are-all-the-subforums-categories-explanation-and-detailing-all-subforums/p1
Now, I hope you know all the basics about the forums. This is the end of the First Part of the Ultimate Forum Guide. But fear not, more is coming really soon.