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Moderator's judgment applies here. "You are wrong" is not a personal attack;
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13. Our tech forums are here to answer important technical questions pertaining
to the civic. The quality of the content is very important, thus questions
lacking technical merit will either be deleted or moved.
15. When replying to a thread in ANY of our tech forums, the poster should have
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and post that in another forum if you feel that the topic is related. The goal
is to prevent two discussions on the same topic at the same time.
17. We at 8thcivic.com value the safety of all members and all drivers on the road. However, we understand that from time to time, you may want to push the speed of your vehicle on public roads. We would prefer that you keep racing on the track. If you wish to post or discuss exhibition of speed on public roads, we at 8thcivic.com will not be liable for your actions, but you may be allowed to share videos and stories, granted that it is not a blatant disregard for the safety of others on the road.
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For Sale Rules
19. "Low Balling" in the Marketplace is not allowed. This includes comments on
price, where to get it cheaper or any inflammatory remarks.
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permanent ban of the member.
Members that violate these rules will typically be warned. If the offense is
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