AutosandCartalk Rules of Engagement

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Segun a.k.a Legalwealth

Forum's Owner & Admin
Staff member
Nov 20, 2019
Lagos & Abuja
Dear AutosandCartalkers,

We, the Moderators and Administrators of this forum, appreciate your contributions and hope you can enjoy the wealth of information available in this forum.

The mission of our forum is to learn, contribute and help others with all their automotive needs, queries and issues.

Being the number one automotive forum in Nigeria, we have some basic rules in place to guide everyone on what is expected from each member of our community. As with any community, we must organize ourselves and establish a standard of behavior which will bring optimum results to all members.

By using this forum, you will agree to the rules of engagement below. Violation of these rules will be subject to appropriate action by the autosandcartalk management including but not limited to immediate termination of your account.

  1. Strictly NO ADVERTISING except in the AUTOS section only and NO FORBIDDEN CONTENT
    1. The aim of the forum is to provide independent, genuine and valuable information to the forums members. Hence, you will not post advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or solicitations, all of which are inappropriate and prohibited in the forums.
    2. You will not use profanity in our forums against anyone, nor post any language or content that is obscene or sexually oriented.
    3. Strictly no sex related content.
    4. You will not use these forums to violate any laws nor to discuss illegal activities.
  2. Members Privacy
    1. You will respect other people's right to personal privacy. You will not post any other person's identifying information (including their contact information, and any other relevant information) within the forum but your own.
    2. You will not to impersonate any person or entity or manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any posting, nor collect or store personal data about other users.
  3. Posting
    1. Your posts MUST be legible in good English, Yoruba, Hausa or Igbo.
    2. Thread titles should be meaningful and concise.
    3. Thread titles should already give a hint on what the subject is about. We would all like to get into the meat of the discussion and not mess around with titles.
    4. SMS shorcuts and randomly alphabetized characters are strictly not allowed. Make sure you use clear and transparent writing. The use of webcuts, however, are acceptable.
    5. You have the responsibility to ensure that all your posts contribute to the welfare and good of the community.
    6. You are expected to post in the proper forum category.
    7. Each section of autosandcartalk has a description which will be your basis on where to post your threads. If the thread you are posting does not belong to any particular category, you will post the said thread in the miscellaneous sub-forum.
    8. You will not behave in an abusive and/or hateful manner, and will not harass, threaten, nor attack anyone.
    9. You will not post messages that are clearly outside of the stated topic.
    10. If you feel that you're already discussing something else, by all means create a separate thread for that new topic.
    11. You are not to post repeated irrelevant messages or copies of identical messages.
    12. Vehicles/Cars buying and selling must be posted in the classifieds section of the platform which is Autos or you post them on for better trust.
  4. Search first in order to make sure your topic is not in existent.
    1. Take some time to familiarize yourself with the forum search feature.
    2. You are expected to use the search function before creating a new thread. Find out if the topic you are searching for is not yet available in the forum.
  5. Governance
    1. You will respect the moderators and administrators of the forums at all times.
    2. You will, if asked by any team member of this forum, cease posting any content, and/or links to content.
    3. Multiple accounts for the same person will not be tolerated.
Autos and Cartalk management reserves the right to amend the above rules of engagement without prior notice.
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