Keep your posts relevant to the original topic. Don't take the thread off-topic; start a new thread if necessary.
Don't create a post that is directed to a specific person, because they might not see it and they may be too busy or otherwise unable to respond for whatever reason.It's best to direct your questions to the community in general.If you must communicate with a particular person, send them a private message or post on their wall, but understand that they are under no obligation to respond.
If a member appears to make inflammatory posts, ignore them and contact a moderator. Remember that words can get easily misinterpreted when communicating online.
Aside from posts in the "Hanging Out in the Studio" forum, all forum posts must be art-related. In the "Hanging Out in the Studio" forum, members can discuss anything under the sun as long the posts do not veer towards religion or politics, which can be potentially divisive and heated topics.
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