You are our guest. We try to be a good host, you try to be a good guest. Let's keep it civil and fun for everyone.
2. Spamming & Flooding are prohibited.
Threads/posts with no other intent but to advertise another site or product. Such threads/posts will be subject to deletion. If made repeatedly, the offender will be subject to an immediate ban.
Repetitive posting designed to disrupt or derail threads. Continual threads about the same topic would also be considered flooding.
This includes wallposts on your own- and walls of others.
3. The posting of bestiality links, images and videos are prohibited.
4. The posting of videos or images of animals being tortured or killed for the purposes of entertainment is strictly forbidden. Creating such videos for the purpose of posting on any part of JpopAsia.com will result in your immediate banning AND having any details we have passed on to the relevant authorities.
5. There are to be absolutely no child porn related links, images, text, videos, drawings, or cartoons. If you post child porn, your details can and will be reported to the appropriate authorities. Threats to a member's child/ren, are strictly forbidden. Referring to others in a pedophilic manner is also prohibited. This will be dealt with harshly, and most likely will result in an immediate ban. Your IP and ISP information might well be passed on to your relevant local authority.
6. All posts must be written in the English language in exception for our language forums.
7. No posting of another member’s personal information without their consent. This includes, but is not limited to; real names, email addresses, telephone numbers, PMs private IM conversations, IM screen names and home addresses It does not matter if the member has posted this information themselves in the past. Member’s unseen personal photos are also forbidden to be posted without permission. However, if the photo was posted on JpopAsia.com in the past with permission from the owner, it is now in the public domain, you can do with it as you please.
8. No flaming, hate or racism in user profiles. This includes avatars, signatures, user names and all of the information contained on a member’s profile page.
9. No sexually explicit material in avatars.
10. Create threads in the proper sections. Those who continuously make threads in the wrong sections will be subject to warnings or a ban depending on the severity. This includes posting threads in the wrong section as a joke.
11. Links to warez, downloadable copyrighted material, and software "cracks" are not permitted. Attachments containing such materials are likewise forbidden. Making requests for such material is also prohibited and all will result in a ban.
12. Signatures are permitted, as long as they do not containg flaming, hate or racism.
13. Do not intentionally derail threads. Keep your posts on topic. Members who repeatedly make off topic posts can expect to be warned and may result in a ban.
14. Racist and Hate posts are not permitted. Disparaging remarks, slurs or slang terms with regards to anyone's race, color, creed, religious observance or sexual orientation are prohibited.
15. The posting of any type of pornography is forbidden. This includes links, images and videos.
16. No Flaming*.
17. Multiple accounts. If a member is found to have multiple accounts one of three things will happen:
If all the accounts are clean the original account will be allowed to remain and any further accounts will be banned. The original account may or may not recieve a warning. This will be left to the discretion of the moderator concerned.
If the accounts have infractions then all infractions will be carried over to the original account.
If more than one account has been banned it is possible your original account will be banned also.
18. No insulting or offending posts. What drives our community is the friendliness of our members.
19. Respect each others opinions.
20. No comparing topics in example; "Which is better [artist A] or [artist B].". Every artist has fans and all fans think they are the best.
21. No crosspost between topics. Don't copy-paste your posts between topics or report similar problems in different topics.
22. Moderators reserve the right to change the titles of topics, threads and sections at any time. This includes changing the wording, structure and organization without prior notification.
23. Moderators reserve the right to change and remove any submitted content to JpopAsia at any time without prior notification.
24. Any issues or concerns regarding other users, staff or the community at large should be brought to the attention of the appropriate moderator in a private message or using our contact form at the bottom of the site. Any attempt to publicly harm or damage the image of individual users or the site which is deemed to be defamatory in nature can result in the removal of the material in violation at the discretion of the staff.
25. All moderator are considered to be staff of JpopAsia and are the only ones who may represent the site. Rules set by the staff reflect the interests of the site and must be followed. If you disagree to any of the above rules, please remain from using the JpopAsia site and all our affiliates which can be found in the footer under "Partners". We try to maintain a positive environment for anyone who loves Asian music.
*Flaming- Messages meant to incite a response through the use of insults, profanity, derogatory comments, etc.
We consider the fact that the members are a tight knit community and will make fun of one another. We understand that so long as it remains good natured and funny, it is not meant as a "flame" (see above). Provided the people involved act in a civil and tolerable manner, we will allow for fun and jokes, wit and sarcasm. Should your post prove to be malicious in its intent, disruptive to a person or group of people, we reserve the right to remove the post and/or administer a warning for the violation. Personal arguments MUST be kept to the Private Messaging system of the boards. We will not tolerate conversations or personal grievances being aired on the boards. Those too, will be removed and possible warnings will be administered or complete site bans.
Please be aware JpopAsia.com is a privately owned company. Whilst we make every effort to provide as non censorial a site as we can we reserve the right to refuse membership and remove any material or posts without prior warning.
Besides all the rules, we value you being a Jpopasia.com visitor. Rules are there if things get out of hand, but we are always willing to reconsider, review, and revision our rules depending the situation.