Important Dome Network Rules

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    Dome Network Rules


    GENERAL RULES

    Respect the staff
    The decisions made by our staff members are final, therefore you may not argue with them. If a Moderator is found abusing their powers, misusing their permissions or making unfair decisions, you may collect evidence and contact a Senior Moderator. If this is a Senior Moderator case, contact an Administrator. If it was an Admin, privately contact a different Admin.
    Back-talking to staff is not allowed in any way. Please keep in mind that they have offered their free time to help us, therefore we expect you to be respectful towards them.
    The staff can be identified by their colored names: Moderators, Senior Moderators and Administrators.

    Do not advertise other servers
    It is forbidden to advertise other Minecraft server IPs, websites, or anything else outside our network, whether it was intended to be so or not.

    No excessive channel advertisement
    You may advertise your YouTube or Twitch content once per lobby without excessively spamming it.

    No spamming or usage of excessive caps
    Spamming usually pollutes the chat and makes the game less enjoyable. If you send the same message over 3 times, or if you send any garbage message (mashing the keyboard and sending random letters with no sense) it will be considered as spam. Sending a message with full caps is disallowed as well.

    Behave appropriately and respect others
    We ask you to behave well, in an appropriate manner. The following is list is mandatory to be followed in all cases:
    • No disrespecting
    • No racism
    • No sexism
    • No ageism
    • No remarks about disabilities
    • No religion discrimination
    • No radical feminism remarks
    • No homophobic remarks
    No flame wars or inappropriate content
    Swearing is allowed as long as it is not directed to someone, but if you are threatening someone, it will get you in trouble. Controversial discussions are not tolerated on our network. Inappropriate content mostly stands for adult content and is not tolerated in our community. Sending inappropriate links is also forbidden. Try to keep the chat clean.

    No misleading
    You may not troll others in order to get an advantage of it. The following list brings a few examples:
    • No tricking others into leaving games with the purpose of getting a reward (E.g: ranks, kits, etc.)
    • Pretending to be a staff member when you are not is forbidden
    • Do never claim to be using any disallowed modification, whether it is in-game, Discord or forums, it is not allowed, no matter if it is true or not
    No usage of alternative accounts purposely
    Usage of alternative accounts is forbidden if you use it exclusively for any of the following cases:
    • Punishment evading. If you have restricted access to any of our platforms, you are forbidden to use an alternative account to bypass the active punishment, no matter if it’s a temporary or a permanent one. Any attempt to use an alternative account while punished will result in a permanent removal from the network
    • Statistics boosting. If you use an alternate account to boost your statistics, whether it's in-game or on our forums, it will result in an immediate punishment from our network on all accounts
    No inappropriate names
    We do not allow users to have any type of inappropriate or offensive names. Under the term of an offensive name we mean:
    • Nicknames which may offend a specific religion
    • Nicknames which may offend a specific race
    • Nicknames which may offend a specific gender
    • Any usernames which are considered as inappropriate on our server (the list is above)
    No selling
    Selling an item, whether it is virtual or physical, buying or borrowing one is disallowed. We hold no responsibility for any transfers you make with other players.

    No DDoS or death encouragements
    Any attempt or threat to DDoS or death in real life is strictly forbidden and those who exploit this rule will be immediately removed from the network.

    No sharing personal information
    Sharing the IP address, full name, country, city, phone number etc. of another user without their consent will not be tolerated and will result in an immediate removal from the network.


    MINECRAFT SERVER RULES

    All general rules apply
    The general rules stated above apply to our Minecraft server (play.domemc.net)

    Usage of a hacked client is prohibited
    Using hacked clients gives you unfair advantages against other players, therefore it is completely forbidden.

    No modded clients
    Using any modded clients that are not listed below will get you in trouble. Allowed modifications:
    • FPS improvement mods (E.g: Optifine)
    • Shaders or any other aesthetic modifications
    • Any status HUDs
    • A full list of allowed modifications is listed at the bottom of this post.
    Offensive capes and skins are forbidden
    It is strictly forbidden to use an inappropriate Optifine cape or a Minecraft skin. The following list is a set of those kinds of skins or capes you are not allowed to have:
    • Sexually explicit skins or capes
    • Nazi skins or capes
    • Communist skins or capes
    • Terrorist skins
    • Radical feminist skins
    • Specific hate related organization skins
    • Any other kinds of inappropriate or disturbing skins
    Exploiting glitches or bugs is not allowed
    Do not attempt to exploit any glitch or bug related to a map or a plugin. Instead of doing so, please report them in the bug reports section.

    No revealing disguises
    You are not allowed to reveal another player’s true username in case they are under disguise.


    FORUM RULES

    All general rules apply
    The general rules stated above apply to our forums.

    No excessive bumping
    You may not spam-post on a thread to make it always appear at the top of a specific forum, as this not only fills the thread with pointless posts, but it also pollutes the recent posts and annoys users, especially those who are searching for interesting recent posts.

    No necroposting / grave-digging
    Necroposting, also called grave-digging, stands for posting on a thread that has been inactive for over 30 days, or "bringing it back from dead". If a thread has been necroposted, as soon as a moderator or any other staff member will witness that, the thread will be instantly locked and the user will be warned for their rules violation.

    Do not double-post
    Double-posting refers to a user posting the same message, either on a thread or a profile, multiple times, or the user posted different messages right after posting the first message. You may use the 'edit' button if you want to add anything else to your original post, otherwise, a staff member will always try to merge all posts into one and the unnecessary posts will be removed.

    No irrelevant postings
    Pointless messages which are exclusively used to boost your messages count will be removed.

    Use appropriate and suitable avatars
    You may not use any inappropriate avatars. The full list of what is considered as inappropriate content is written in the general rules section above.

    Post threads in corresponding sections
    If you are found posting a content thread in an incorrect forum section, a staff member will move it to the corresponding one as soon as witnessed.


    DISCORD SERVER RULES

    All general rules apply
    The general rules stated above apply to our Discord server.

    Use a sensible name
    It's highly recommended to use a name which is easy identifying yourself (preferably your forum or Minecraft name)

    No continuous channel switching
    Please do not spam channel switching as it can bug not only the users who are located in those channels, but also the Discord server as a whole.

    No soundboards, music bots or unpleasant sounds
    Voice changers, soundboards, screamers, or playing loud music whether it is coming from a music bot or from your own microphone, is not allowed in any way. Our Discord server channels bring players together, thus everyone has to enjoy their time and not get disturbed by unpleasant sounds.

    Act politely and do not disturb others
    Screaming or utilizing other methods of disturbing other members in voice channels is not welcomed. Audio recording without consent from a staff member and all users in the channel is not allowed either.

    No inappropriate avatars
    You may not have any inappropriate avatars. The full list of what is considered as inappropriate content is written in the general rules section above.

    No Morse code
    Keep it away as not everyone knows how does More code work and it may disturb some users.

    Regarding Staff channels
    If you are not a member of our staff, you are not allowed to be located in any of the channels that belong to staff members (apart from the admin chats) without a member of the staff with you.


    PREMIUM MEMBERS RULES

    All general rules apply

    Premium members must respect these rules as well. They will always be treated the same as any other user playing on our servers.

    No abusing privileges

    Donators shall never abuse their privileges, such as constantly joining a full server, thus forcing to kick a random regular player.

    No chargebacks
    Under no circumstances shall chargebacks be allowed, whether you have purchased a wrong package, been banned from using our services or simply do not want to use the purchase anymore, disputing the money you sent us is disallowed.

    Web store terms & conditions apply
    All the terms, rules and conditions listed on our web store before you confirm your purchase are enforced on our platforms as well.

    Exclusive premium support is granted
    If you are of a premium rank, you will indeed receive special support if you are experiencing an issue, however, this does not guarantee a special treatment above regular members. If you have any issues or concerns regarding your premium rank or you are in need of support whatever the matter is, please email us: contact@domemc.net


    ALLOWED MOD LIST

    Below is a list of client mods which you may use on our server. If a mod is not on this list, do not use it without checking with a staff member. You can suggest mods to be added to this list by posting a thread in the feedback forum.
    • Modloader
    • Forge Modloader
    • AntiSteve
    • Optifine
    • Show Durability
    • TooManyItems // NotEnoughItems
    • Better Animations/Better Horses etc. (Mods that improve aesthetics but not mechanics)
    • Any Minimap Mod that does not show entities
    • Shaders Mod
    • Better-Sprint Mod
    • Advanced HUD
    • Mob Dismemberment
    • MatMos Sounds Mod
    • Zoom Mod
    • TwitchTV Chat Mod
    • Toggle Sneak, Sprint Mod
    • MC Capes Mod
    • ItemPhysics Mod
    • Blocks3D Mod
    • 5zig Mod
    • Bspkrs Mod

    ADDITIONAL NOTES
    • These rules are put in place by the administration of the server to ensure the network remains a safe environment for our users. If you do not agree with the following terms, please do not continue to use our services. Failure to comply will result in removal from our community
    • Attempting to find and exploit loopholes in these rules is not allowed
    • Assisting or helping other players to break the rules or bypass punishments will lead to you also being punished. Refusing to release information to staff members about users bypassing punishments is not allowed. If you know a player is bypassing a punishment, please inform a staff member
    • These rules are subject to change at any time. The networks administration has the right to modify them at any time, and it is the responsibility of players to keep up to date with them. We usually post announcements on the forums homepage when rules are changed, however, cannot assure you anything
    • Our network disposes of a support email which every single community member may use in case they need assistance or simply want to contact the Administration for a serious matter. Please remember that we are all human and it may take up to 24 hours for us to respond to your inquiry, although we do tend to respond as soon as we can if we are emailed at contant@domemc.net
    • Any questions, concerns, or suggestions in regards to these rules shall be contacted to the Administration for a further discussion or clarification through our email, unless you want your suggestion to be seen by other community members; in this case, you may use the feedback forum to share it

    Disclaimer: The Dome staff members reserve the right to issue a punishment against any kind of offense we consider is inadequate, no matter if it is listed herein or not because we simply cannot track and write down every single malicious offense in this post. It has already been stated that this list is subject to change and/or update at anytime with the approval of the Administration.
     
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