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    MineCity staff work hard to ensure that players feel comfortable and respected at all times. We try to make sure that the community around the network always feel safe and are having fun.

    Please make sure to read these rules, failure to do so will lead to listed/further punishments.
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    | Advertising -

    Any kind of advertising if not directly linked to MineCity is punishable.

    Server Advertising - Players who fail to adhere to this rule usually join the server for one reason: advertising. An example of advertising would be “join mc.example.com for free ranks!”
    First offence of advertising a server is a permanent ban, you will rarely be unbanned.

    Youtube/Streaming/Links Advertising - Please only post your Youtube/Streamer links if it is related to MineCity or a minecraft tutorial, anything else is up to staff’s discretion. First offence of advertising anything none MineCity related is a 1d ban, Second offence of advertising anything none MineCity related is a 7d ban, offences afterwards is a permanent ban.

    Server Names - Mentioning server names other than MineCity is punishable, do not do it. An example would be “1v1 me on [insert server name other than MCG]”. First Offence of mentioning server names is 1h mute, Second offence of mentioning server names is 1d mute, Third offence of mentioning server names is a 3d ban, Fourth offence of mentioning server names is a 7d ban, offences afterwards is up to staff discretion.


    | Caps and/or Spam -

    Any sort of obnoxious spam or caps is punishable, please try to avoid this.

    Examples of caps would be “WILL ANYONE GIVE ME ACCESS TO THEIR PLOT?”

    Capitalising one or two words is fine (an example would be “HAHA” or “LOL”) anything after that is seen as abusing caps.

    Examples of spam is continuously posting the same thing over and over again in chat, this includes character spam such as “helloooooooooooooo”.

    First offence of Caps/Spam is a friendly warning, Second Offence is a 10min mute, Third Offence is a 1h mute, offences afterwards will start the cycle again (warning,10 min mute,1h mute) Players will rarely be banned for this punishment, It’s up to staffs discretion if they feel that you are abusing this statement, a decided punishment will be granted (usually a ban) if they feel you have an excessive number of warnings/mutes for Caps/Spam.


    | Swearing and Bad Language -

    Examples of swearing would be “F**k this server” or *F**k, I lost a pickaxe!”. First offence of swearing is a 15min mute, Second offence of swearing is a 1h mute, Third offence of swearing is a 1d mute, Fourth offence of swearing is a 2d mute, Fourth offence of swearing is a 1d ban, offenses afterwards is up to staff discretion.

    | Hacking and Blacklisted Modifications -

    Any sort of hacked client or blacklisted modification which has unfair advantages is extremely not allowed. Blacklisted modifications can be seen here.

    Hacked clients and Blacklisted Modifications in general will result in a permanent ban, genuinely you will be given a second chance after 2 weeks, second offence of a hacked client/blacklisted modification will result in a permanent ban without that ‘third chance’.

    | Duping -

    If you believe that you have found out a duping glitch, please report it to a staff member. DO NOT abuse the dupe as this may result in a ban.

    Players who have duped or are involved in a duping glitch will be permanently banned, these players will rarely be unbanned ever.

    | Disrespecting -

    Any sort of disrespect/arguing with other players or staff is extremely frowned upon and will result in a punishment. This includes swearing towards or about other players if used negatively.

    An example of player disrespect would be “John is such a c**t” or “I hate John, he’s so stupid”. An example of staff disrespect would be “Chrisbeg is such a bad Owner” or “That moderator is so dumb, they should be demoted” First offence of disrespect is a 15min mute, Second offence of disrespect is a 3h ban, Third offence of disrespect is a 12h ban, Fourth offence of disrespect is 3d ban. Any of these offences can be skipped or increased if a staff member feels that you have been excessively disrespectful.

    | Racism and Homophobia -

    Any sort of racism/homophobic comments whether directed towards a player or not is punishable, keep your opinions to yourself.

    First offence of racism/homophobic comments will result in a 1d ban, Second offence of racism/homophobia is a 7d ban, Third offence of racism/homophobia is a permanent ban.

    | Inappropriate Content/Builds -

    Any sort of inappropriate sexual references/builds will result in a punishment. Staff are able to find out who built anything.

    First offence of inappropriate content/builds is a 1d ban, Second offence of inappropriate content/builds is a 3d ban, Third offence of inappropriate content/builds is a 7d ban, Fourth offence of inappropriate content/builds will result in a permanent ban.

    | Arguing -

    Arguing is simply not allowed. This includes arguing with staff in public chat about a punishment you or a friend received.

    First offence of arguing is a 15min mute, Second offence of arguing is a 30min mute, Third offence of arguing is a 1h ban, Fourth offence of arguing is a 1d ban, any offences afterwards are up to staffs discretion.

    | Discussing Sensitive Topics -

    This includes discussing topics that could cause distress to other players or are not appropriate for younger audiences. Examples include drugs, suicide, terrorism, substance abuse, self harm.

    First offence of discussing sensitive topics is a 15min mute, Second offence of discussing sensitive topics is a 1h mute, Third offence of discussing sensitive topics is a 1d ban, Fourth offence of discussing sensitive topics is a 3d ban, any offences afterwards are up to staffs discretion.

    | (D)DoS and Hacking Threats -

    Threatening to Hack or (D)DoS other players is against the rules, you will be punished sufficiently. An example of (D)DoS and Hacking Threats are “I’m going to (D)DoS you”, “I’m booting you off” or “I’m going to Hack you”

    First offence of threatening to hack or (D)DoS is a 7d ban, Second offence of threatening to hack or DDoS is a permanent ban.

    | Leaking Personal Information -

    If you decide to leak someone's personal information without consent, you will be punished. Personal information includes, real names (unless already publicly out there), social media, addresses etc.

    First offence of leaking personal information is a 2w ban, Second offence of leaking personal information is a permanent ban.


    | Mute and Ban Evading -

    Deciding to not wait out a punishment means that you will receive an increased punishment.

    Ban Evading - people decide to ban evade by using an alternative account. If you’re caught ban evading the first offense is alternative account permanently banned along with your main accounts punishment increased by a 2d ban. Second offence of ban evading is an ip-ban, this is even the case if your main account punishment was not initially permanent.

    Mute Evading - people decide to mute evade by using signs/books to communicate with other players. If you’re caught mute evading the first offense is a ban for the same amount of time as your mute.

    | Blacklisted Player -

    This ‘title’ will be granted players who we feel need to be removed from the community due to certain reasons. These players are mostly banned due to constant toxicity towards players, server and staff.

    The punishment for Blacklisted Player is a ip-ban, management are the only staff members who can grant / remove this punishment.

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    | Screamers -


    Screamers includes playing Music, Videos and Screaming through your mic in order to scare others and overall annoy users.

    First offence of Screamers is a kick, Second offence of Screamers is a perm ban on discord.


    | Advertising -

    Any kind of advertising if not directly linked to MineCity is punishable.

    Server Advertising - Players who fail to adhere to this rule usually join the server for one reason - advertising. An example of advertising would be “join mc.example.com for free ranks!” First offence of advertising a server is a perm ban.

    Server Names - Mentioning server names other than MineCity is punishable, do not do it. An example would be “1v1 me on [insert server name other than MC]”. First Offence of mentioning server names is a kick, Second offence of mentioning server names is a perm ban.

    | Swearing and Bad Language -

    Examples of swearing would be “F**k this server” or *C***s!”. First offence of swearing is a Kick , Offenses afterwards are up to staff discretion.

    | (D)DoS and Hacking Threats -

    Threatening to Hack or (D)DoS other players is against the rules, you will be punished sufficiently. An example of (D)DoS and Hacking Threats are “I’m going to (D)DoS you”, “I’m booting you off” or “I’m going to Hack you”

    First offence of threatening to hack or (D)DoS is a permban.

    | Leaking Personal Information -

    If you decide to leak someone's personal information without consent, you will be punished. Personal information includes, real names (unless already publicly out there), social media, addresses etc.

    First offence of leaking personal information is a perm ban.


    | Racism and Homophobia -

    Any sort of racism/homophobic comments whether directed towards a player or not is punishable, keep your opinions to yourself.

    First offence of racism/homophobic comments will result in a kick, offenses afterwards are up to staffs discretion.

    | Inappropriate Content -

    Any sort of inappropriate sexual references will result in a punishment.

    First offence of inappropriate content/builds is a kick, offenses afterwards are up to staffs discretion.

    | Arguing -

    Arguing is simply not allowed. This includes arguing with staff in public about a punishment you or a friend received.

    First offence of arguing is a kick, Second offence of arguing with staff is a perm ban.

    | Discussing Sensitive Topics -

    This includes discussing topics that could cause distress to other players or are not appropriate for younger audiences. Examples include drugs, suicide, terrorism, substance abuse, self harm.

    First offence of discussing sensitive topics is a kick, any offences afterwards are up to staffs discretion.


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    | Thread Spam -


    Thread spam includes spamming threads over and over again which state around the same thing, this is usually done for attention.

    First offence of Thread Spam is 1 warning point, Second offence of Thread Spam is 3 warning points (3d ban), Third offence of Thread Spam is 6335 warning points (perm ban).

    | Necro Posting -

    Necroposting means that you post on a dead thread. Usually, dead threads have died because they did not get enough support. Please do not post on threads which have been inactive for 2 weeks, this does not include announcements or threads posted by management.

    All offences for Necro posting is 1 warning point.


    | Advertising -

    Any kind of advertising if not directly linked to MineCity is punishable.

    Server Advertising - Players who fail to adhere to this rule usually join the server for one reason - advertising. An example of advertising would be “join mc.example.com for free ranks!” First offence of advertising a server is a 6335 warning points (perm ban).

    Youtube/Streaming/Links Advertising - Please only post your Youtube/Streamer links if it is related to MineCity or a minecraft tutorial, anything else is up to staff’s discretion. First offence of advertising anything none MineCity related is one warning point, Second offence of advertising anything none MineCity related is 3 warning points (3d ban), offences afterwards is 6335 warning points (perm ban).

    Server Names - Mentioning server names other than MineCity is punishable, do not do it. An example would be “1v1 me on [insert server name other than MineCity]”. First Offence of mentioning server names is one warning point, Second offence of mentioning server names is 3 warning points (3d ban), Third offence of mentioning server names is 6 warning points (6d ban), offences afterwards is 6335 warning points (perm ban)

    | Swearing and Bad Language -

    Examples of swearing would be “F**k this server” or *C***s!”. First offence of swearing is 1 warning point, Second offence of swearing is a 3 warning points (3d ban), Third offence of swearing is a 6 warning points (6d ban), Fourth offence of swearing is a 10 warning points (2w ban), offenses afterwards is up to staff discretion.

    | (D)DoS and Hacking Threats -

    Threatening to Hack or (D)DoS other players is against the rules, you will be punished sufficiently. An example of (D)DoS and Hacking Threats are “I’m going to (D)DoS you”, “I’m booting you off” or “I’m going to Hack you”

    First offence of threatening to hack or (D)DoS is 6 warning points (6d ban), Second offence of threatening to hack or DDoS is 6335 warning points (perm ban).

    | Leaking Personal Information -

    If you decide to leak someone's personal information without consent, you will be punished. Personal information includes, real names (unless already publicly out there), social media, addresses etc.

    First offence of leaking personal information is 10 warning points (2w ban) , Second offence of leaking personal information is 6335 warning points (perm ban).


    | Racism and Homophobia -

    Any sort of racism/homophobic comments whether directed towards a player or not is punishable, keep your opinions to yourself.

    First offence of racism/homophobic comments will result in 3 warning points (3d ban), Second offence of racism/homophobia is a 6 warning points (6d ban), Third offence of racism/homophobia is 6335 warning points (perm ban).

    | Inappropriate Content -

    Any sort of inappropriate sexual references will result in a punishment.

    First offence of inappropriate content/builds is 3 warning points (3d ban), Second offence of inappropriate content/builds is 6 warning points (6d ban), Third offence of inappropriate content/builds is 10 warning points (2w ban), Fourth offence of inappropriate content/builds will result in 6335 warning points (perm ban).

    | Arguing -

    Arguing is simply not allowed. This includes arguing with staff in public about a punishment you or a friend received.

    First offence of arguing is 1 warning point, Second offence of arguing is 2 warning points, Third offence of arguing is 3 warning points (3d ban), Fourth offence of arguing is 5 warning points, any offences afterwards are up to staffs discretion.

    | Discussing Sensitive Topics -

    This includes discussing topics that could cause distress to other players or are not appropriate for younger audiences. Examples include drugs, suicide, terrorism, substance abuse, self harm.

    First offence of discussing sensitive topics is 1 warning point, Second offence of discussing sensitive topics is 2 warning points, Third offence of discussing sensitive topics is 3 warning points (3d ban), Fourth offence of discussing sensitive topics is a 3d ban, any offences afterwards are up to staffs discretion.

    | Blacklisted Player -

    This ‘title’ will be granted players who we feel need to be removed from the community due to certain reasons. These players are mostly banned due to constant toxicity towards players, server and staff.

    The punishment for Blacklisted Player is a 6335 warning points (perm ban) + ipban, management are the only staff members who can grant / remove this punishment.

    Key:

    3 warning points (3d ban)
    6 warning points (6d ban)
    6335 warning points (perm ban)
    10 warning points (2w ban)

    Decisions made by staff members are final. Do not argue with a punishment that has been made by one the staff at MC. If you feel that one of our Staff members have falsely punished you, please create a ban appeal and if you feel it is needed, a staff feedback form here
     
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