No profanity, racist or sexist comments.
This includes using abbreviations or changing one letter of a swear
word such that the word(s) are still interpreted by most as profane.
No pornographic or obscene material of any kind.
Any user posting pornographic pictures, or links to such material will
be blacklisted. This includes materials within a signature file or
No attacking other posters. If you feel
the need to harass another poster, don't do it. What is
considered attacking other posters?
Bringing up their name in posts that they did not start
or were not involved in, just to get a reaction from them.
Consistently responding to their posts and responding
with no merit other than to belittle them.
In short, making a poster a target.
Do not post unsubstantiated rumors about players,
coaches, etc. If you have a link to a news story, that is one
thing. But if you have heard something 'from a friend of a friend,'
this is not the website to post innuendo and rumor. Those posts will be
No repetitive negative posting. What
makes a repetitive post? If you come to the forum and consistently say
the exact same thing about the exact same topic day in and day out,
that is being repetitive. Be sure to understand that no one is saying
that you can not be critical. But this site will not be overrun by the
same people coming on the site day after day saying the same negative
No flaming: If a poster come onto the
board with the intent only to flame, and continues to post nothing but
flames or engages in no substantive discussion, the poster's posts will
be deleted and the poster will be banned at the monitor's discretion.
No attacks on players or coaches.
Criticism is allowed, and encouraged if the shoe fits. But that does
NOT mean you have free range to bash or alienate a player or coach with
your comments. If you disagree with how they played or the effort they
put forward, please voice your opinion and state why you hold that
opinion. If it's something you would not say to their faces, then don't
No attacking recruits: Just because a
player may choose another school does not give you the right to blast
them, in any circumstance. There will be zero tolerance on this issue.
No posting of commercial offers, competing
websites or spamming of the board will be permitted.: All
threads will be deleted at the discretion of the board monitor.
No posting or or distribution any material that
infringes and/or violates any right of a third party or any law.
Post will be deleted and member can be banned at the monitors
discretion. This means no posting of premium information from other web
Do not give out your personal information on the
message board or chat room. Please keep in mind that
whenever you give out personal information (such as your email, phone
number etc.) online --- for example, via message boards or chat ---
that information can be collected and used by people you don't know.
You give out your personal information at your own risk. We are not
responsible for any actions that occur if you give out your personal
No fishing. Do not attempt to trick
fellow posters into posting their email address by promising the inside
scoop on a situation. These poor attempts at humor are very disruptive
to the board.
No dominating the conversation. Do not
dominate the conversation, whether it is a single thread, or the
overall conversation on the board for the day. A successful message
board community involves give and take. If one poster contributes too
much, to the point of disrupting the community, he or she may be banned.
Terms of service. By subscribing,
registering or using the sites, you agree that Rivals and or the
publisher(s) and board moderators of the sites have the right, in
addition to other rights, to delete your posts or blacklist you or any
other user at any time, if they believe that action is in the best
interest of the sites, for whatever reason, and the reason need not be
disclosed. For more information, you can read the Terms of Service for
The golden rule is a good one to follow: Do unto others as you
would have done unto you.
To the vast majority of fans who read this site and already
function within this rule set, thank you very much for your adult
candor and responsible posting.