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Guidelines

Forum Rules

1. Remain respectful of other members at all times
All posts should be professional and courteous. You have every right to disagree with your fellow community members and explain your perspective. However, you are not free to attack, degrade, insult, or otherwise belittle them or the quality of this community. It does not matter what title or power you hold in these forums, you are expected to obey this rule.

2. No Spam / Advertising / Self-promote in the ASAP Forums
We define spam as unsolicited advertisement for goods, services and/or other web sites, or posts with little, or completely unrelated content. Do not spam the forums with links to your site or product, or try to self-promote your website, business or forums etc.
Spamming also includes sending private messages to a large number of different users.

DO NOT ASK for any personal information from any user(s) at any time.
Your account will be banned permanently and your posts will be deleted.

3. Do not post copyright-infringing material
Providing or asking for information on how to illegally obtain copyrighted materials is forbidden.

4. Do not post offensive posts, links or images
Not sure if it’s offensive? Don’t post it! Any material which constitutes defamation, harassment, or abuse is strictly prohibited. Material that is sexually or otherwise obscene, racist, or otherwise overly discriminatory is not permitted on these forums. This includes user pictures. Use common sense while posting. This is a website for administrative professionals.

5. Do not cross post questions
Please refrain from posting the same question in several threads/forums. There is normally one forum which is most suitable in which to post your question.


General Posting Guidelines

1. Please use SEARCH first!
Please use the forum’s search feature first to see if there are already some good threads on the subject. It’s easy to search – just click the “Search” box at the top right of the page. Fewer duplicative posts means you find answers easier and get answers easier!

2. Be DESCRIPTIVE
Please post a descriptive topic name! Give a short summary of your problem IN THE SUBJECT.  (Don’t use attention getting subjects, that may mislead people).

Here’s a list of topic subjects YOU SHOULD NOT POST :
Help me!
Very urgent
I have a question

Here is a good example of a way to post a question:
What’s a good app that will help improve my minute-taking?

Remember when people help you, they are doing YOU a favor
Be patient, help people out by posting good descriptions of what you need help with.


General Forum Questions

1. Am I allowed more than one account?
No, there is no reason why you should have more than one account in the ASAP Forum. If you are banned from the forums, please do not create a new account. If you continue to create new accounts after you have been banned, your IP address will be blocked..

What happens if I break a rule?
If you break a rule, then you will either be warned or banned. A ban of your user account may either be temporary or permanent. The moderators also have the right to edit, delete, move or close any thread or post as they see necessary, without prior warning.

What happens if I see a thread/post which has broken a rule?
Please report the thread/post to the moderators.