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  1. Forum for 0 Gauge Modeling Enthusiasts

    This forum is provided free of charge. It is open to all model train enthusiasts, which work in 0 gauge.
  2. Public forum

    Please remember that everything you write can be read be the public, eventually even your boss.
  3. Respect other opinions

    It happens all the time that someone has a different opinion than you. If all arguments are exchanged (and the other person has still not the same opinion as you), it must not lead to personal attacks and insults, otherwise you will be warned or even blocked. "Netiquette and respect" are the keywords.
  4. Criticism and Politeness

    You may critic things, but keep courtesy.
  5. Impertinent posts

    ... will not be tolerated.
  6. Categories

    Please put your posts into the adaeqate category.
  7. Meaningful Title

    Very important, one sentence should make clear what your posting is all about.
  8. Posts should fit the topic

    Please avoid thread drift. Open another thread instead, and link it to the previous.
  9. Use search function

    See search field on the upper right corner. Note that search terms need to have at lest 4 characters.
  10. Old threads

    Please do not warm up old threads. Open a new one instead and link to the old one. The keeps things clearly arranged.
  11. Advertisement

    Hints to own products are allowed, use the special "Hersteller" - manufacturer forum. However, keep your posts in that area short and informal.
  12. Signatur and Avatar

    Signature must not be longer than a posting. Not too colourful, no animations, as this distracts from the content.
  13. Copyright

    You must not post text or image or any other content without permission of the holder of the copyright. Every user agrees to exempt the forum admin of any legal claims. Every poster is fully responsible for his posts.
  14. Liabilities

    Every author is fully responsible for his posting. Freedom of speech has its limitations when it comes to personal offenses. No racist, insulting, extremist posts are allowed, they will be deleted as soon as possible and the user will be permanently banned from the form. Additional legal steps may be taken.
  15. Multiple accounts are not allowed

    There is no reason to create an alter ego. If somebody tries to troll with a second account, the user will be banned permanently.
  16. Required Fields

    First and last name must be provided. The data is not publicly visible, not for outsiders, even not for search engines, not for other forum users. Incorrect information could lead to expulsion from the forum and can have legal consequences in case of dispute. If you post under the headings "Buys" and "Sales" (Kauf, Verkauf), you must also give the complete address . For all others this is optional. Noncompliance will lead to a warning and, in severe cases, to expulsion from the forum.
  17. No discussions about the company MBW

    Discussions about the company MBW are not allowed anymore. These topics need a huge amout of attention and moderation and the moderation capacity is limited.
  18. Buy and Sell

    The categories Verkauf und Kaufgesuche (Buy and Sell) are for personal offerings only. Only subscribers are allowed to buy and sell; only they can start a posting here, but everybody can answer. The forum host takes no responsibility in case of conflict, the forum only serves for making contact. Make sure you follow the specific sales rules, see top posting in named categories. No buy and sell offerings outside the Verkauf und Kaufgesuche (Buy and Sell) area allowed at all.
  19. Penalties

    Those who repeatedly misbehave and violate these rules must face the consequences. These can range from a mild warning to permanent expulsion from the forum (banned from forum). There is no right to participate in this forum - with the application these terms are expressly recognized. In a resignation or any exclusion from the forum, there is no claim for cancellation of the contributions of the respective user.
  20. Privacy Protection

    Only German text available: German law applies.

    Dieses Forum speichert persönliche Daten nach den üblichen Regeln der Internet: IP-Adresse, Datum und Uhrzeit, aufgerufene Seite/Name der abgerufenen Datei, übertragene Datenmenge, Meldung, ob der Zugriff/Abruf erfolgreich war. Und natürlich die vom Nutzer eingegeben Daten. Zusätzlich wird eine anonymisierte Zugriffsstatistik mit Hilfe von Google Analytics angelegt. Alles erfolgt nach den Regeln des Datenschutz, persönliche Daten werden zu keiner Zeit weitergegeben. Details werden in den AGB des Spur Null Magazins geregelt.
  21. Changes in terms of use

    Terms of use may be subject to change. Users will get personal notification. Please note that the German text of this terms of use is relevant, this translation is just a brief summary for English speaking users.