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The Law

Post by carpe » June 5th 2008 - 3:12 pm

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These are are the 'laws' of the forum, break them and it can result in your posts getting deleted or even getting banned. Phantom P2P does not host any files what so ever. The rules listed here apply to all sections of the site.

General Rules:

1. The language of the forum is English. Excessive foul language will not be tolerated.
2. Racism, personal attacks & hateful posts will not be tolerated. Be polite and respect your fellow members.
3. No overt nudity or porn allowed.
4. The moderators guide the forums (Use the report function to flag a problem in a post or contact a section mod by PM) - If any issues cannot be resolved on a section level please contact a member of the Admin team.
5. No posting of download links other than ED2K , DDL , or Torrent Magnet links (in the specific section). Links to Warez/Crack/Serial sites are strictly prohibited. Do not post serials.
6. No Advertising. Site & shared tags are not allowed in posts, links or images unless it is your own original release. (A line of promotional text is allowed in your signature block and a recommended sites thread is available).. This rule may be suspended for those advertising a site partnered with phantomp2p, participating in a link exchange, and helping to post links here for our members.
7. Do not type messages in capitals only.
8. When starting a new Topic, please make sure the Topic doesn't already exist (search) and make sure to post in the correct section.
9. No dots "." in thread titles (except for software release versions).
10. No cheating will be tolerated in the arcade. Hacking of any sort anywhere on the site will result in an immediate ban.
11. Have Fun!

Signature & Avatar Rules:

1. Avatars: maximum size is 150x200 pixels.
2. Signatures: You are allowed a total signature area of 640 x 200 pixels. This includes signatures, userbars, lines of text etc.
3. The total filesize of all your art (avatar + sig + userbars etc) must not exceed 600kB.

GFX Requests:

1. Give as much information as possible, it really helps the designers.
2. Make sure you include what size you want it, if you don't the designers will make it in the sites standard.
3. Requests filled on this site require a PhantomP2P watermark included in the design.

Release Rules:

1. Give credit to the original poster/releaser where possible.
2. No linking of images directly from the manufacturers site.
3. Verified links only.
4. Posting password protected files is authorized if the password is clearly listed in the post.
5. Premium DDL links are allowed only if free links are also provided.
6. Posts should be clear & legible.TV sections only - Aside from the season title which should be bold and underlined, please do not change the font style/size/color. Example Post
7. English subtitles are required if possible when posting foreign releases.
8. No spoilers in the release sections (use the discussion sections).
9. Subject needs to include:
  • A. Title of the release
    B. Year Movie/Album/TV was made/aired and the year the TV show finished airing. If the show is still ongoing use "??" Example: (2001-2010/??)
    C. Release type (Bluray, 1080p, 720p, DVDRip, HDTV, etc)
    D. Release group (Excluding TV sections)
    E. Latest episode added & the quality of the episode added. Should be in the following format: *1x01 HDTV/720p Added* (TV-Rip sections only)
    F. Audio/Video codec information (Movie sections only)
10. Post needs to contain:
  • A. Cover - Use websites like: Amazon or upload the images to Tinypic | Uploadimages
    B. Short description
    C. Information links (IMDb |TV.com | EpisodeWorld)
    D. Specs (Not applicable for TV-Rips) - Dependent on the release type & should include things like:
    • Video/Audio Source
    • Video/Audio codecs & bitrates
    • Resolution
    • Audio language(s)
    • Subtitles
    • Tracklists
    • Installation instructions
  • F. The following are optional but highly recommended:
    • NFO (games/software sections - posted using the

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          [*]Screenshots (no ripping)
          [*]System requirements 
          [*]DD/Code tags (DDL section only) [i]Please refer to the [url=http://phantomp2p.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=216&t=50698]DDL Posting Guide[/url] for more info.[/i][/list][/list]
      
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Last edited by carpe on December 20th 2016 - 6:09 pm, edited 3 times in total.
Reason: added torrent magnets to allowed release methods

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Re: The Law

Post by carpe » June 13th 2011 - 7:31 pm

Please be aware a tenth rule has been added to the forum rules.
10. No cheating will be tolerated in the arcade. Hacking of any sort anywhere on the site will result in an immediate ban.

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Re: The Law

Post by carpe » October 17th 2011 - 9:11 pm

System requirements have been moved from rules to suggested.

there is a sticky with a link to check if your system can handle any givin game in the ddl and ed2k sections.

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Re: The Law

Post by carpe » November 8th 2011 - 6:19 pm

the rules have been updated :jrc:

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Re: The Law

Post by carpe » December 20th 2016 - 11:41 pm

update to rule 6. :sparta:

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