Terms of Service
As a community site, encourages its members to
engage in open and lively online discussion. We recognize however, that as in
any community, certain rules of etiquette must be observed to ensure that all
members have a satisfying experience. We have detailed these rules below, and
by marking the box on the registration form, you acknowledge that you will
abide by these while on the site.
Membership Rules

1. Members will not interfere with the use and enjoyment of by other members (for example, by harassing or
threatening any other participant on the site, and/or by using expressions of
bigotry, racism, hatred, or profanity);

2. Members will not use to conduct any activity
that is illegal or violates the rights of others, provide instructional
information about illegal activities, or promote physical harm or injury
against any group or individual;

3. Members will not use for any commercial
purposes, including, but not limited to advertising or selling products or
services to others;

4. Members will not post or transmit material that is libelous, defamatory,
obscene, fraudulent, harmful, threatening, pornographic or abusive, that
violates the property rights of others (including without limitation
copyright or trademark), that violates the privacy or publicity right of
others, or that is used to circumvent manufacturer-installed copy-protection
devices, including digital watermarks and registration numbers for software

5. Members will not post or disclose any personally identifiable information
belonging to children or displaying material that exploits persons under 18
years of age;

6. Members will not post graphics, audio or javascript files;

7. Members will attempt to post their messages on the topic being discussed
as much as possible. Members may not deliberately disrupt discussion with
off-topic messages or “spam”;

8. Use of your membership is expressly limited to you. Members bear the sole
responsibility for all use of their membership and the confidentiality of
their password. Your membership may not be shared with any other party,
temporarily or permanently;

9. Members are responsible for all telephone or internet access charges
related to connecting to; and

10. Members ordering any merchandise and/or services from anyone other than, through any commercial service accessible via, acknowledge that all such orders are solely
between themselves and the seller of the merchandise and/or services. makes no warranties or representations with regard
to any goods or services provided by the seller of the goods or services and
shall not be liable for the costs or damages arising, either directly or
indirectly, from the products or services or from the actions or inactions of
the seller. has no responsibility for the content of any
material posted by members. Member profiles and any member posted content
contain the opinions and views of other members and
is not responsible for such content. If a member violates this Agreement or
if believes in good faith that any portion of the
material a member posts is infringing any copyrights or proprietary rights, reserves the right in its sole discretion to (i) edit or
delete in whole or in part such member’s posted material appearing on, (ii) refuse access to all or portions of to such member, and/or (iii) terminate such
member’s membership.

Member Information and Privacy reserves the right to release current or past
member information to third parties for limited purposes in the event believes that accounts are (i) in violation of this
Agreement, (ii) used to commit unlawful acts, or (iii) required to be
disclosed to comply with applicable laws or regulations, or with a court or
administrative order. further reserves the right to
share current or past member information internally within is free to disclose
aggregate member information (such as how many members are from the Midwest)
to third parties. For a member’s own protection, members should not give any
personal information on the web site or message boards. may periodically send e-mails to members who, when registering, or through other
voluntary means, gave their permission to receive such e-mails. Members may
remove themselves from such e-mail list by sending an e-mail to:

See Privacy Policy for additional details.

Proprietary Rights

A member posting material represents that such material is owned by the
member or used with permission of the copyright holder; the member grants to a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable,
non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish,
translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, and display
such content (in whole or part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other
works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed for the
full term of any rights that may exist in such content. The site, as well as (i) all materials on the site posted by and (ii)
the organization and layout of both the site and the materials posted by
members and, is owned and copyrighted by or its suppliers and may be accessed, downloaded or
printed for members’ personal non-commercial use only. Without the prior
written permission of or its suppliers, members may
not copy, distribute, or transfer any material on,
in whole or in part.

Linking or Framing on Other Web Sites may include any posted material on other Internet
sites. does not necessarily endorse any such sites
or the information, material, products or services contained on or accessible
through such other Internet sites, and the members’ access and use such
sites, including information, material, products and services therein, solely
at the Member’s own risk.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY and its suppliers disclaim all express and implied
warranties with regard to the information, services and materials contained
on the web site and message boards, including
without limitation any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a
particular purpose and non-infringement. All such information, services and
materials are provided “As Is” and “As Available” without warranty of any
kind. All responsibility and liability with respect to such information,
services and materials, including, without limitation, the accuracy of any
information, is hereby disclaimed.


In no event shall or its suppliers be liable for
any special, indirect, punitive, incidental, exemplary, reliance or
consequential damages, or any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use,
business, data or profits, litigation and the like, whether based on breach
of contract, tort (including negligence), product liability or otherwise,
even if advised of the possibility of such damages.


The member agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless, its affiliates and suppliers from any liability,
loss, claim and expense (including reasonable attorney’s fees) related to (i)
the member’s violation of this Agreement, and (ii) the member’s posting of
material to

Changes to and the Agreement may make improvements or changes in the
information, services, products, and other materials on the web site, at any time without notice. may modify this Agreement at any time, and such
modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting of the modified
agreement. The member agrees to review this Agreement periodically, and the
member’s continued use of shall be deemed the
member’s acceptance of the modified agreement.

Entire Agreement

This Agreement constitutes the entire and only agreement between and the member and supersedes any and all prior or
contemporaneous agreements, representations, warranties, and understandings
with respect to, the content, information, goods
and services provided by or through, and the
subject matter of this Agreement.


This agreement and the resolution of any dispute related to this Agreement or shall be governed by and construed in accordance
with the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to conflicts of law principles thereof.’s failure to insist upon strict enforcement of any
provision of this agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any
provision or right. Any legal action or proceeding between and the member related to this agreement shall be
brought exclusively in a federal or state court of competent jurisdiction
sitting in California. is a trademark of, Inc.
All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.