important Global Rules

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As we are not perfect and because it is not possible to list every possible way to violate the intent of the rules, we ask you to use common sense. If you see something that would typically be illegal on other networks, but is not specifically listed here, please do not attempt it. Staff have extensive training and all punishments are given at staff discretion. Prolonged discussions interfere with staff's ability to moderate chat and may result in punishment.

If you feel a staff has been unfair or may have abused their powers you may report them by creating a form here here .

To appeal a punishment (without accusing staff of intentional wrongdoing) you may Appeal your Ban/Mute here .

Global Ban Offenses


Hacked Client

Use of hacked clients is punishable

Auto Fishing/Auto Clicking/Macros
Using AFK macros is not allowed. This includes, but is not limited to, Auto Fisher, Auto Mining, Auto Sell (Any macro that can automate a task)
External macros such as taping down your mouse or putting a weight on a button, are also classed as macros as they have the same effect.
Chat macros that automate tasks such as answering questions or welcoming players are allowed.

Advertising
Advertising other servers, through chat, private messages, books, mail and builds.

Greifing
Intentional destruction of another players build. This also includes stealing, and killing contained passive mobs in other players territory. (This does not include grinders)

Theft
Intentional theft of another player's items. This includes joining other people's islands/parties to take their items.

DDoS Threats/Doxing
We take the safety of our players very seriously and thus do not allow others to threaten each other with DDoS attacks or releasing their private information. This does not include jokes between friends, but does include frequent remarks such as "Your internet is about to lag" etc

Links to Shock/Porn
Any links which may lead to disturbing/pornographic sites are punishable with a 7 day temp ban for first offense. Links which may lead to ip loggers / advertisements are punishable with a global ban. You can view if a link is safe or not with http://www.getlinkinfo.com

Real World Trading
Trading in-game items or services for real life money is not allowed.

Inappropriate Usernames
Extremely inappropriate usernames are punishable with a ban until the username is changed. If it is a nickname, we will first give a warning before a ban. Nicknames must contain at least two characters.

Offensive/Inappropriate Skins
Offensive or inappropriate skins are punishable with a ban until the skin is changed. Players will generally be given a chance to change the skin prior to ban.

Scamming
Scamming is not allowed on most servers within our Network. Scamming can include naming an item incorrectly and selling it in the auction house or via other trade methods. Such as naming a wood sword “Diamond Sword” to try and scam people. Another method would be offering to pay a certain amount for an item but when you receive the item the buyer doesn't pay the money and vice versa.


Auction House and Cubit scams are not allowed on any server.

Abusing Auction House
Selling renamed items on auction to display advertisements such as warps, trades and services is not allowed.

Abusing Glitches/Bugs
The severity of the bug determines the length of your ban. Typically we generously reward players who report game-breaking bugs.

Abusing a Glitch/Bug on Parkour will result in a locked rank which prevents earning mana or score on courses.

Mute/Ban Evasion
This is when a player uses an alternate account to bypass restrictions set on their main account. The alternate account, and players IP address will be muted/banned for the punishment length on the main account.

Trolling Events
Purposely trying to hurt, or troll events will result in a temporary ban.

Physical Trolling
Purposely trying to interfere with a players gameplay by getting in their way, hurting or trolling them will result in a temporary ban. For example preventing a player from building or using a fishing rod or grappling hook to knock them into a pvp arena.

Inappropriate Builds
Inappropriate Builds, will be immediately cleared and may result in ban. This applies to all servers that allow building.

Helpop and Report Abuse
Abusing /report or /helpop for disrespecting staff is not allowed. Spamming, trolling and other misuse of may result in ban. If you do not receive a reply to your request for assistance you may report the issue in the #help section of Community Discord.

Leaderboard/Payout Deals
Players may not make deals with other players to increase their chances of getting onto or boosted up on the final leaderboards to receive leaderboard/payout prizes.
This gives an unfair advantage based on popularity.
Any deals made will likely result in a leaderboard/payout ban.

Deals include but are not limited to
- Giving someone all of your money/stuff so that they win leaderboards. This player may then share some of the rewards with those that have helped them, however rewards do not have to be shared for the deal to count as unfair.

- Sharing an account to get onto leaderboards (alternating use so that the account can be used for longer)
- Survival - Parties cannot team up in order to bypass limits such as spawner caps

Setting Homes/Warps
setting a home or warp in another players island or base without permission from the Island or Party Leader is not allowed.

Player run games/giveaways
While players are allowed to run various games, giveaways and casinos on SkullNetwork, there are a several rules to be aware of.
- In-Game and discord chat games are not allowed and are punished under spamming. For example, 'first to guess the number I am thinking of between 1-100 wins $10k'. However, forum games such as ‘Count to 100 before a staff posts’ are allowed.
- Any prize from a game or giveaway must be available and proven to staff if requested
- Rigging a game or giveaway is not allowed and is punishable under trolling
- Giveaways are allowed but players cannot claim that they are official. Official giveaways are only posted by administrators in the public announcement areas.

Lag/Crash Builds
Builds that significantly lower the FPS of others causing extreme lag, cause a player to lag or lag the server are not allowed, will be cleared and may result in ban. If it is obvious that the laggy build was not intentional, then a ban will not be given, just a warning.

Global Mute Offenses

Spamming


Spamming includes posting repeated messages to chat in quick succession, repeated nonsense like "odmowlskdjmliaskdmadakmsdo;l2" and excessive character drag such as hiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii. Command spam, encouraging spam, repeatedly begging for items, repeatedly advertising events, coinflips, auctions , etc. and group spam will also result in punishment. Spamming commands like /helpop, /msg, /afk, /marry will result in a ban.

Sexual / Inappropriate Speech
While we like to give people some degree of expression, we don't allow people to be overly sexual in the chat, which can make the server incredibly inappropriate and awkward for other players.

Trolling
Tricking or misleading players to issue commands such as /ci or [Alt][F4] falls under Trolling and is punishable at staff discretion. Physical Trolling is also not allowed, see the Physical Trolling rule.

Flame Wars
Intentionally bringing up sensitive topics to start arguments, make people emotional or harass other players is not allowed. If players make personal attacks on others rather than discussing the topic at hand, they are in a Flame War and risk punishment.

Hate Speech
Abusive or threatening behavior against a particular group, especially on the basis of race, religion, or sexual orientation is not allowed. Unlike most chat violations, staff give no warnings for true Hate Speech and the punishments quickly escalate.

Note: Not all offensive, ill-informed, inflammatory statements or opinions are true Hate Speech and therefore may be warned or punished as disrespect, harassment, bullying, flame wars, etc.

Swearing
Repeatedly bypassing our swear filter by excessively swearing will result in a mute.

Bullying / Harassment
Intentional harassment of another player will result in a mute and possibly ban

Impersonating Staff and Players
Changing your nickname to try and pretend to be someone else.

Hackusating
Accusing another player of hacking in public chat. Please report hackers with /report <name> <reason>

Caps
Excessive use of Capitalization over multiple messages is not allowed.

Languages
SkullNetwork uses Indian English as the official language. However, players who speak English as a second language are allowed to speak their native language in chat. Regardless of the language used, all chat rules must be followed and lengthy conversations should be held in friend chat, party chat, plot chat, or other private chats. Those who use another language to bypass chat rules may be punished and may lose the privilege to speak languages other than English in public chat.

Inappropriate Names/Nicknames/Item Names etc.
We do not allow user names with derogatory or offensive terms, hate speech or swear words. Users who do not change these when asked will be issued with a punishment.

Nickname Formatting
If the perk is won, bold and italic formatting in nicknames may be used, however underlined or magic formats may not as they can cause chat to be covered up or flicker.

Nicknames must also have a minimum of 2 characters.

Custom Chat Fonts
Using custom fonts as a main font in public chat is not allowed and continued use will result in a mute.


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Use common sense
If you think it may be against the rules, don't post it, or privately ask a Staff Member.

No offensive content
If it is going to offend someone, reconsider your post.

No excessive foul language or caps
A little is okay, but anything deemed excessive is not allowed.

No spam posts
Don't make short and pointless posts. If you like the content and want to show the OP, use the Like button, rather than just saying "Nice", etc.

No advertising
Do not advertise for other servers or unapproved websites through the use of links, images, videos, etc.
Sites such as Imgur are fine for uploading pictures if necessary.


Do not talk about hacks, cheats, or glitches
The only place these things should be discussed is with Staff Members in the Bug or Player Report sections.

Do not ask for Likes
If users like your content, they will Like it on their own volition.

Do not abuse the tagging system
@Users and @Groups can be tagged. Do not abuse this feature.

Do not make alternate accounts
Do not make alternate accounts, especially if your main account has been banned.

Do not 'backseat moderate'
If you see someone breaking any of these rules, use the Report button.

Do respect others
This not only includes just people at ManaCube, but everyone else too.

Do post in the correct section
If you are not sure where to post, ask a Staff Member.

Do use the formats provided
When posting Staff Applications, Player Reports, Ban Appeals, etc, use the format provided in the section.

Do speak English
 
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