It is important to have a safe community where all are welcome. Subscribing to whatever you believe in is exactly that, it's what YOU believe in.
Listed below are the guidelines for the chat rooms and forums. What's right for one, may not be right for another. We are all survivors, who come from many different paths.
Asking for or providing assistance in obtaining pirated software or media is not permitted.
The role of the administration team is to look after No More Panic's online community so that it remains a friendly and safe network of anxiety sufferers.The use of the Chat Network for chats relating to illegal drugs or drug paraphernalia is strictly prohibited and requests for help with self-mutilation or suicide will not be tolerated.Also please note that the use of d Amn to link to external web pages that violate these rules is strictly prohibited.Administrators can be contacted via the Forum Leaders page or by clicking on their profiles.This Tool-Kit for building Online Communities was first presented at the Next Five Minutes Tactical Media Conference in Amsterdam, 12-14 March '99.Deviant Art is not responsible for anything you say or for any consequences that may arise from your words and actions.Those that break this rule will be the one's held responsible, not Deviant Art.This includes spamming or advertising for outside companies.With the increasing popularity of the Internet and the easy availability of pornographic websites, cyber sex addiction is becoming a problem.Online Communities are groups of people who share common ties with each other and interact on a regular basis within an online forum. Sometimes, email lists can even help to foster a sense of community amongst participants.Online Communities frequently employ the use of email lists, message boards, chat rooms, and other interactive features found online. Most email lists are moderated, meaning that the list owner checks messages to see that they are relavent before sending them on to the list recipients.Cyber sex addiction has the same characteristics as any other addiction. A person with addiction to cyber sex feels cravings for an online "fix" much like an alcoholic craves a drink.Being online becomes a priority, to the detriment of real-life relationships.In order to keep all aspects of No More Panic running smoothly and prevent problems, please follow these simple rules.