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Last Updated: March 6, 2009
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Infraction Points: (Points expire after 12 months)
Unauthorized Advertisments: 5 points
Insulting Other Members: 5 points
Signature Rule Violation: 5 points
Inappropriate Language: 5 points
Copyright Violation: 5 points
Trolling: 5 points
Duplicate Posts In Multiple Threads: 5 points
Bypassing Cuss Filter: 5 points
AE Violation (Previously Banned): 80 points
10 Points: One Week Ban
20 Points: Two Week Ban
40 Points: One Month Ban
60 Points: Three Month Ban
70 Points: One Year Ban
80 Points: Permanent Ban
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