Dear new forum member, these forums previously sent out a private message explaining various things upon you signing up, but this feature was inadvertently disabled because it was attached to another, more annoying feature.
For this reason, I’ve copied the contents of this former private message below:
A message from milla
Thanks for joining The Blockheads, and welcome!
Welcome to The Blockheads Community. We have a few rules laid out here:
Meta is SO meta! This is the category where you come to talk about the categories, mechanisms, policies, and so forth of this Discourse community. Guidelines for Meta: If you have a question about discourse, your discourse account, our community rules, or similar please use this forum to discuss them. Please check out the sticky posts at the top before posting a new topic, if you haven’t already. Suggestions for this community channel should go here, while those for the game go into th…
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It’s great to meet you! As you participate here, over time we’ll get to know you, and your temporary new user limitations will be lifted. Keep participating, and over time you’ll gain new trust levels that include special abilities to help us manage our community together.
We believe in civilized community behavior at all times.
Enjoy your stay!
In the instance where you’ve ignored every hyperlink, please at least take the time to read these quick tips:
No inflammatory or otherwise controversial topics.
No posting to a thread which has been inactive for 1 month or more (excluding #multiplayer).
No posting twice (uninterrupted) to a thread in under an hour.
No inappropriate content, this includes hacks or exploits.
No sharing of personally identifying content.
No spamming (except in Last Post Wins).
No naming & shaming, if you have a problem with a given user, please report it to milla via private message.
Finally, make sure to check out the categories to make sure you’re posting in the right slice of the forums.
In the sincere hope that you’ve read through this guide in full, I welcome you to the forum. Have a cookie!