Welcome to the NAWCC Forums. The purpose of this venue is to promote the accumulation, preservation, and distribution of horological knowledge and information. It is an educational venue, not a commercial one, and the rules herein are written to maintain that purpose as well as to make your experience more enjoyable and meaningful.
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Your Personal Profile
Your profile may include as much information as you wish. Creative or humorous themes may be used but no advertising nor any personal or business promotion is permitted. Avatars and profile photos, if used, must conform to image usage Rule 6 below. No links are permitted other than a personal website in your signature and/or website block.
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Some forums have specific rules that are posted in the Forum introduction; familiarize yourself with those before posting.
Rules are subject to change or amendment
Forum rules may be modified and rules added or removed as deemed appropriate by site administration. All changes made take immediate effect when posted here.
Rules completeness and interpretation
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English language forums
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Posts on behalf of a banned member
You may not post on behalf of a banned member. Users found in violation will also be banned.
Reporting rule violations
Users should report posts thought to be in violation of the Rules or otherwise objectionable, whether in a forum or a PM/Conversation, by using the “Report Post” link found at the lower left of every message. Reports can also be made to the forum moderator or any administrator by starting a PM/Conversation.
Rule violation actions by NAWCC
On discovery or reporting of a rules violation or for any other reason, NAWCC reserves the right to edit, delete, or otherwise change or remove message content at any time as deemed appropriate. Affected users will be notified of all such actions. Users who are deemed to have been involved in rule infractions and disputes will receive a fair hearing by site administration, which may result in posting restrictions or loss of posting privileges. A user may appeal to the NAWCC Executive Director if disagreement still exists. His/her decision will be final.
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Discussions of value
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Offers to buy or sell, links to active sales
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No discussions, references or links to these topics are permitted in posts, thread titles, signatures, or profiles.
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