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The WoM rules

Herein are the WoM forum and server network rules, as set (and revised when needed) by the WoM staff. These rules are subject to change without warning, and it is up to the discretion of the user to make sure they are fully aware of all rules at all times.

By using the WoM forums and/or game servers, you imply that you have both read these rules and agree to abide by them. You understand that access to the WoM forums/servers is a privilege, not a right. As such, contesting any punishment dealt out by the WoM staff must be done in a civil and peaceful manner.

General rules

The general rules are to be observed in all WoM’s servers/forums/etc. They are as follows:

Swearing

WoM maintains kid-friendly forums and servers. This means we want to create an environment that any parent would be fine with their child playing in. To help this, cursing on the server is not allowed, and while there are filters in place, intentionally avoiding the filter will result in a mute or a ban.

Back-seat modding

Often, users will get a bit out of hand and behave rowdily. This prompts other users to make attempts at calming them down and/or reminding them of the rules. We appreciate users reminding other users of the rules, however we ask that you handle it with tact and don’t act as if you’re better than other users.

Discrimination/Hate

WoM has zero tolerance for discrimination of any race, sex, age, or sexual orientation. Users come on here to have fun and the worst way to ruin that is to make them feel bad - worse than griefing or stealing. Those caught breaching this rule in a serious manner will be banned without warning.

Religious discussion

WoM does not permit discussion/debate about religion, as it just causes fights and arguments. Those caught arguing about religion will be dealt with in the same way as they would for discrimination/hate (see above).

Language

WoM is owned, run, and occupied by mainly English-speaking players. We ask that, when using the WoM servers/forum, you use English rather than any other language.

Respecting your fellow user

It’s probably a given, but WoM is a community of people and we expect you to treat your fellow user as you would like to be treated yourself. This includes talking behind someone's back. If you’re angry because of something that happened outside of WoM, do not take it out on the kind people here.

Server rules

The WoM server rules are to be obeyed on all WoM’s servers, unless otherwise specified. They are as follows:

Warps

Warps cost $200,000 in server currency. They can be for any use, however any warps at (or close to) a grinder will be removed if any grinder rules are broken. WoM recommends teaming up to buy warps, to ease the pressure on an individual’s finances. The more people who pool together, the less a warp will cost per person.

There are also Private Warps. Private warps are only accessible to staff and the users that the owner of the warp grants access to. In addition to our existing public warp option they are available for $300k  You can also check if an online player has access to your warp with /warpcheck <warpname> <player> (Currently this is still a little buggy with offline players) And if you don't want someone having access to your warp anymore you can remove their permission to use it with /warprevoke <warpname> <player>

Be aware that private warps fall under the area rules and if the warp owner or designated area managers ask you to leave please do so. =]. Using /warp without a specified warp will list all the warps that you have access to.

As some Staff members play in Survival mode, we request that you do not pay them the required money as they make the warp. We have special commands that automatically withdraw the money from your account, and automatically create the warp under your name.

Experience grinders

Going AFK at grinders is not allowed. While we do have an AFK kicker in place to prevent this, AFK-avoiding tools are also against the rules (That includes structures and/or devices designed to bypass this). Grinders that cause a build-up of mobs, and risk lagging the server, will be removed without notice. If your grinder is in a populated area, it is recommended that you add a way to turn off the grinder, to prevent mobs building up, and to prevent your grinder from being removed.

AFK Avoiding

For those of you who can't understand the section right above this, AFK-avoiding tools are against the rules (That includes structures and/or devices designed to bypass this, along with mods of any kind that prevent you from going afk, as well as placing a heavy object on your spacebar so you jump around like an idiot endlessly. Anything that keeps your character from going AFK while a live person is not in control of every action and movement is against the rules)

External advertising

Unlike the forums, advertising is not something we allow on the WoM game servers, especially if you come onto the server with advertising as your sole intention. Please note that external advertising and in-game advertising are different things.

In-game advertising

Contrary to external advertising, in-game advertising is where you advertise a town/shop/build/other located on the server. We don't mind you doing this at all, as it's simply a part of community. However, we ask that you try to only advertise once every 10-15 minutes. This stems from the old days where chat was flooded with messages asking people to visit a certain area non-stop. We hope that you understand and manage to follow this rule as it is purely for the sake of the users.

Area Rules

Often on the WoM game servers, people will have their own area/town/other that belongs to them. While in someone's area, you are obligated to obey their rules (within reason) and leave if they ask you to. If you find someone's area offensive, please don't announce it publicly; just leave and, where necessary, tell a staff member privately.

Griefing

While this is a game, and actions in games seem to have so very little consequence, please remember that your fellow users are not robots, but people. WoM is a non-PvP server (except where specified) and we do not condone taking from others. Griefing is known as the unauthorized editing of another's property, and as such it includes both removing and placing blocks in someone's area without permission. It's also important to note that if a chest doesn't belong to you, and you take something from it, you are stealing and will be punished as a griefer.

Hacking

Hacking on the WoM servers is totally unacceptable, and will be punished with a ban. Hacking is classified as the use of modifications/bugs to modify your Minecraft gaming experience in non-cosmetic ways. Examples of hacking include, but are not limited to:

  • X-raying (using exploits/textures/other to see through walls)
  • Aimbots
  • Fly hacks
  • Abusing duplication bugs. (If you happen to accidentally come across a duplication bug, do not talk publicly about it in the chat. Contact a Staff member instead and we'll see if we can't fix it.)

 

 

Finally, any online staff member has the right to interpret these rules however they see fit, and their interpretation of the rules is the one that must be followed at that time. Any problems with a staff member's interpetation of the rules must be addressed on the forums, by creating a new forum topic. 

Forum rules

Advertising

We don't mind you advertising your server or community on our forums as long as you keep it in the Non-Wom Servers subforum.
Any advertisements found elsewhere on the site will be removed without notice with possible account suspensions.

Scams/Cash links/Survey links/Free Minecraft accounts

Posts containing these links are strictly prohibited.
All posts will be removed with account bans without notice. This includes asking for free premium Minecraft accounts.

Messy posts

This is mainly only for the people who just dump HTML code from other sites straight into our forums without taking the time to make sure everything fits within our CSS style. This also includes posts and titles containing excessive CAPITAL LETTERS and special characters.
We sometimes try to assist with these posts but some posts may be removed without notice.

Multiple posts

Posting the exact same post multiple times through the forums (even if it is in different subforums) will result in all posts being removed.

Profile signatures

Your profile signature is bound to all forum/general rules and will be dealt with the same way as a forum post. Also, while there is no size limit for signatures, we expect you to have a decent idea of how large is too large.

Post bumping

Don't bump your post, users will find it. Not only is it annoying, it removes more important topics.
Bumping posts will result in the bumping comment being deleted and/or locking of the thread.

How can I help?

Every post on this site has a Report button underneath it. If you find a post violating these rules or think it should be reported for other reasons, report it and we will look into it.

Finally, the WoM golden rule that should be observed both in-game and on the forums:

Use common sense!

The WoM Staff:

The WoM staff are a team of individuals whose job is to enforce the rules and enhance your experience on the WoM servers. When a staff member tells you to do something, it's best to just do as they say and not question it. If you have a problem with a staff member, take it up with the head of staff in a civil manner. An up-to-date list of staff can be found here.

The WoM staff reserve the right to modify and/or ignore these rules.


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Nice!

Seems good!

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awesome

Rules seem fair and very straight forward :)

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Lets not break any of these!

Lets not break any of these!

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I agree...

I agree to these... espescially the advertising. I rembember people just private messaging/ /mail sending/publicly advertising there own f***ing server. There should be something about no offensive chat unless if i didn't see that in there. I also think we should have a new advertising form topic thing for advertising

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@mason

What's wrong with the advertising forum area we already have?

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BUMP: See new warp policy, and grinder rules.

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Warp Rules...

I think that warps are a little bit too expensive... What if someone want's to make a town with free plots... then they will most likely never get a warp as nobody really has 200k on the server... I think that it makes warps a little bit too rare... instead of the 10 players thing... maybe every month the owner of the town should have to give evidence or something of at least 10 players living there to keep a warp... and/or maybe make warps like 100k or cheaper... but that's just my opinion

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Sounds excellent to me.

^ Mason has a point, 200k sounds a little overpriced, but the sense of people paying together does sound correct.

 

 

* Just a small point here * I think we should have some kind of Privacy rule, as if I wanted someone to get out of my house, and not just stand there and argue? It just tends to bother me when random people find a way into my house and proceed to not leave.

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I must agree. While paying

I must agree. While paying for warps is a great idea and will make them a bit less common, 200k may cause them to be a bit too uncommon. 100k may be a better price.

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The warps are meant to be public. With the old method, you needed 10 residents in your town. Now you need 10 residents, and they each have to have 20,000$. Or 20 residents, with 10,000$ each. Neither of those numbers are that hard to get. 100,000$ for a warp would allow too many players to just buy multiple warps for themselves. We're hoping that all warps will beifit a number of people, not just the one person who wants it. So get a group of people together and form a town! 10,000-20,000 dollars doesn't take too much effort!

 

EDIT: We actually already have 1 bought warp. So it can't be that impossible.

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Shazty: If you actually read the rules, you would see that there is already a section stating that..

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Who got 200k in such a little

Who got 200k in such a little amount of time?

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edit: Multiple players donated to a user for it, team effort!

 

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5 users in total put together their money for it. Not sure if they want it to be public, so I won't give up their names. Although pretty sure they have a list of them at their warp. :P

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When you see something in server that seems expensive, there's likely a reason for it. What that SHOULD mean is you find a way to make the money to get the warp...just sayin

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...And we don't want people

...And we don't want people spamming the warp list by getting a ton of warps for almost nothing.

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Post bumping

Don't bump your post, users will find it. Not only is it annoying, it removes more important topics. Bumping posts will result in the bumping comment being deleted and/or locking of the thread.

Can this also imply on to staff so its a fair rule on all post. If it important then it should be on the home page where all can see. Just an idea


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ssfdre can you please direct where staff has bumped unnecessary posts? Not too mention, as staff, we set the rules for a reason, and we know that reason. Which means we can bypass if we see the need to instead of spamming out the main page with post after post...

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The WoM staff reserve the right to modify and/or ignore these rules.

Again, if you dudes actually read the whole thing...

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I have read the whole post that is why I'm saying the staff should also follow the rules it sets forth to the members so it's fair to everybody and not have too many complaints of abuse.


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And once again, I will note, if there is an issue, THEN speak up and complain, otherwise stop trying to be the devil's advocate and move on. WE know the reasons for the rules. WE also don't implicitly break them. Usually when we break them, it's for a reason, and usually a reason involving the server as a whole. I have YET to see staff bump a post for any frivolous reasons...

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Bumpity bump

Super mega formatting changes and addition of a few wibbly-wobblies. Everyone re-read this ASAP.

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How about no?

Just kidding. Yes sir or madame!

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Welp now that this post has

Welp now that this post has been bumped I have another question! :D Can you buy private warp meaning there would be a password to get there ex. /warp village (passwordgoeshere)

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Nope. But you can buy a warp and then not tell people about it..

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Hmm, I guess but the word

Hmm, I guess but the word will eventually get around lol.

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REQUEST

I request the rules are changed so there is NO chance of STAFF or PLAYERS, Misinterpretting the rules.

I offer to drapht up clear rules for the acceptance or declination by staff.

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Bump for updated rules.

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Rules are no fun

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You're right. Boo, jupiter, for restricting my server powers. :( I demand the kill command at once!

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I agree with you on this just

I agree with you on this just i think you should also put up a rule for live stock because if live stock exceeds a certain limit the server will start to lagg; and for warps its 200,000$ for one person as you stated but i didnt understand what you meant by many people does that mean warps get a discount with the more towns player people you have or does it mean you all make cash together to reach the 200,000$ (sorry if im unclear on my thoughts/text)

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It means multiple people can split the warp cost between them or make the cash together as you put it.

 

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Wait...

There were rules this whole time?

No, it's heyhey

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REQUEST

is it possible to make a forum post with a list of all the commands as i can never find the page they are on

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It's on my to-do list,
Short term the handbook available at the spawn market lists most of them.
 

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Bump

Does anyone notice that the post said it was published in 2016?

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Its from the future.

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You're from the past Yenwood.

You're from the past Yenwood.

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woahhh duuuude

woahhh duuuude

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private warps

The rules mention nothing about "private" warps.  I purchased one for 300k believing that no one other than myself (or staff) would be able to access it.  Is this not the case?

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private warps

With private warps I believe you can add people to the warp whitelist so they can access it, either that or there's a password that you set up;.

IDK but those two things seem logical.

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Quote:With private warps I

Quote:
With private warps I believe you can add people to the warp whitelist so they can access it, either that or there's a password that you set up;.

Turns out we completely forgot to add that to this thread. Fixed that.

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Help!

I would like a staff to help me clarify something.

I don't exactly understand the swearing section, when you bypass the filter, you are give a mute or ban, however i do not understand the consequences of what were to happen if you do not avoid the filter.

Would you still be subjected to a mute/ban? Please help me as i would have been wrongly muted for no reason for not avoiding the filter...

On the subject, I have a suggestion to make for the staff. When someone breaks a rule or etc, i think a staff should listen to the player before being insensible and typing out the /mute command like my case.

If the staff can listen to reasoning before punishment, i feel that the server could be made much better and that i can clarify what exactly happened before i get muted.smiley

Thanks and Regards,

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@LightstarSparksIf you swear,

@LightstarSparks

If you swear, you get muted. We consider bypassing the filter (for example, changing some letters in the word so that it doesn't get picked up) also as swearing. You get muted or banned depending on how much you sweared.

We don't mute a lot of players, but when we do we usually warn them one or two times before we do so. It's their own responsibility if they keep on breaking a rule after we warned them.

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Mhm

Don't do this at home kids.

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im glad...

im glad we have these rules and staff that enforce them. because without that the Forums and server would be a total hell

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I agree to all the rules above ;)

I will do my best to remind others of the rules not excessively to a spamming point and not to try to make people feel pressured but if its listed I'll remind any and everyone atleast one time if possible. (being that im not staff and i dont wanna interfere)  Although if someone else does it before me I wont bother repeating the same things ^^ "noone likes a broken record" 

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