Site Rules
Forum rules apply everywhere.

1. Don't post images, videos, or links containing: Killings, mutilations or Excessive blood/guts, pornographic or nude pics, child Porn (underage models).
2. Don't post or links to spam, advertisements, malware, direct downloads or torrents.
3. Don't cross-post or post on inappropriate boards.
4. Don't bump or double post (you may bump a post if you have no replies after a week or so) ***
5. Don't post off-topic. ***
6. Don't troll or flame. ***
7. Don't edit, argue with, ignore, or spoof modcalls. If you disagree with a call then PM the mod, a supermod, or an administrator.
8. Don't use puppet accounts to break rules or evade bans--you will be held fully accountable.
9. Don't bring grievances from other sites to this one in posts, they will be deleted if it concerns a site member.

Poetry Forum Rules:

1. Place a content warning by the side of the title in the subject heading like so; (content) "Title" for: Rape, graphic violence, adult content, excess of expletives. If you fail to do so it will be done by a mod.
2. Do not critique or attack the poet or critic.
3. Post in the most suitable forum:
a) Don't post in serious critique if you only want a bit of encouragement, support, advice, or an odd tip or two.
b) Don't cry or argue if you don't like, or don't agree with the feedback given.
c) Always give honest feedback without being cruel to others (It is possible).
d) Give feedback/critique to others. (It will help your own poetry in the long run).
e) Apart from the novice, serious and mild critique forums, feedback given will be down to the person giving it unless you state what kind of feedback is okay, if any. The onus is on the poet to let the reader know. 4. You have to be 15 years and older to use any of the Forums (this includes the Poetry Boards).

Due to poets being overly eager to post poetry (too many poems at once)
5. A new rule exists; One Poem Per Day in the Novice Forum, Mild Critique Forum, or the Serious Critique Forum. (NOT ONE IN EACH per day)
6. Only post in the Novice, Serious or Mild Critique Forums if...
you have already posted at least one considered, suitably detailed comment on someone else's poem in these or other critique forums

The Pig Pen could not exist without the interaction of its members. In return for the right to post your own poems and receive comments/critique, you must attempt to provide honest and meaningful feedback on the poems of other members, or interact in some other fashion on threads other than those you create for your own poetry.

Meaningful interaction does not include short, generic comments on poems (e.g. "I really like this"; "great flow"; "I can relate to this" etc).

Rules with *** Do not count in the Pig's Arse, or the the Sewer.
Rules are not written in stone and may change on short or without prior notice.

plagiarism is not allowed !
Ya vol mein capitan!
My new watercolor: 'Nightmare After Christmas'/Chris

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