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    UniverseMC - Server Rules.
    Last edited on 7th of June 2019.



    Disclaimer: These rules are just examples, and staff are free to classify different things under each offense based upon their own judgement of the situation and context.


    These rules and punishments are free to be changed by the Management Team at all times.

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    Severity One.

    Capitalized Typing
    Using an excessive amount of capital letters in message.
    Determined by staff member.
    1st Offence: Warn
    2nd Offence: 10m Mute
    3rd Offence: 30m Mute


    Spamming
    Excessive amount of sentences being sent within a short amount of time.
    Determined by staff member.
    1st Offence: Warn
    2nd Offence: 10m Mute
    3rd Offence: 30m Mute


    Chat Flood
    Sending a message with using an excessive amount of random characters.
    Determined by staff member.
    1st Offence: Warn
    2nd Offence: 10m Mute
    3rd Offence: 30m Mute


    Inappropriate Language
    Any kind of inappropriate language. Pairs with censor bypass. Such as being in a sexual regard.
    Determined by staff member.
    1st Offence: Warn
    2nd Offence: 30m Mute
    3rd Offence: 3h Mute


    Spamming Vouchers / Bosses
    Placing or redeeming more than 3 in a row, within a short period of time.
    Determined by staff member.
    1st Offence: Verbal Warn
    2nd Offence: Kick
    3rd Offence: 1h Ban.


    Spamming Unnecessary Commands
    Spamming commands that do not do anything such as /login.
    Determined by staff member.
    1st Offence: Verbal Warn
    2nd Offence: Kick
    3rd Offence: 1h Ban


    Toxicity
    Displaying a rude or disrespectful attitude in what you say and/or the way you behave and spreading unnecessary hate. This applies universally, no specific context is needed.
    Determined by staff member.
    1st Offence: Warn
    2nd Offence: 1h Mute
    3rd Offence: 6h Mute


    Hacksuating in global chat
    Calling someone out for hacking in public chat.
    Determined by staff member.
    1st Offence: Verbal Warn
    2nd Offence: Warn
    3rd Offence: 10m Mute


    Exceeding Alt Limit
    Having more than X amount of accounts online on the same ip. Siblings count as an “alt”. If you AFK with your alts logged on and you are banned, the staff is not accountable for your ban.


    Neptune; 15 accounts allowed.
    Mars; 15 accounts allowed
    Jupiter; 15 accounts allowed


    1st Offence: A verbal warning with 10 minutes to log all the accounts off.
    2nd Offence: Kick Alts until Alt Limit Satisfied.
    3rd Offence: 1h Ban to Main Account. - Kick all alts


    - Exceeding the alt limit with 4 or more accounts will be an IP-BAN - w/ appeal.

    - Applies to all realms unless individual announcement made.

    Misuse of /report
    Using /report for anything but reporting a player. Spamming /report is also misuse of /report.
    Determined by staff.
    1st Offence: Verbal Warn
    2nd Offence: Kick
    3rd Offence: 1h Ban


    Staff Disrespect
    Disrespecting a staff member. This applies to nicknames and encouraging demotion/resignation of a targeted staff.
    Determined by staff.
    1st Offence: Verbal Warn
    2nd Offence: Warn
    3rd Offence: 2h Mute
    4th Offence: 24h Mute


    Server Disrespect
    Disrespecting the network. Applies universally.
    Determined by staff.
    1st Offence: Warn
    2nd Offence: 1h Mute
    3rd Offence: 12h Mute


    Player Disrespect
    Disrespecting a player. Applies universally.
    Determined by staff.
    1st Offence: Warn
    2nd Offence: 1h Mute
    3rd Offence: 12h Mute


    Harassment
    Continuous form of intimidations/aggressive behaviour


    Continuously trying to annoy/bother another player on purpose after they have asked you to stop.
    Determined by staff.
    1st Offence: Warn
    2nd Offence: 30m Mute
    3rd Offence: 6h Mute


    Filter Bypass
    Bypassing filters in place to prevent certain things.
    1st Offence: Warn
    2nd Offence: 10m Mute
    3rd Offence: 1h Mute


    Posting Outside Links in Chat
    (e.g. Links not related to Universe).
    1st Offence: 10m Mute
    2nd Offence: 1h Mute
    3rd Offence: 12h Mute


    Self Advertising
    Not related to UniverseMC + Not being within the media team.
    1st Offence: 10m Mute
    2nd Offence: 1h Mute
    3rd Offence: 12h Mute


    Nickname Abuse
    Nickname not related to your IGN, offensive, inappropriate in any way, impersonation etc.
    Determined by staff. If a staff member tells you to change it, change it, no exceptions.
    1st Offence: Verbal Warn
    2nd Offence: Warn
    3rd Offence: Kick


    If proceeds to ignore, 1h ban.

    Inappropriate Faction Name
    Naming your faction that goes against any current rules.
    1st Offence: Verbal Warn
    2nd Offence: Force Faction Name Change.
    3rd Offence: Disband


    If proceeds to ignore, ban person doing so for 1 day.


    English Only
    Speaking or using characters that are not English in global chat.
    1st Offence: Verbal Warn
    2nd Offence: 10m Mute
    3rd Offence: 30m Mute


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    Severity Two.

    Sensitive Topics
    Topics that may easily offend others and/or making fun of something that is a “hot topic”.
    Determined by staff.
    1st Offence: Warn
    2nd Offence: 1h Mute
    3rd Offence: 12h Mute


    Forcing Bosses Into Spawn
    Leading or bringing bosses into safe zone areas so they cannot be killed. This includes any areas with damage protection, such as spawn.
    1st Offence: Verbal Warn
    2nd Offence: 1h Ban
    3rd Offence: 12h Ban


    Pornographic Links or Pictures.
    1st Offence: 24h Mute
    2nd Offence: 1d Ban
    3rd Offence: 7d Ban


    Racial/Religious/Derogatory Slurs
    Discrimination of ethnic background, race, religion, etc.
    Determined by staff.
    1st Offence: 24h Mute
    2nd Offence: 1d Ban
    3rd Offence: 7d Ban

    Using gen buckets while in combat
    Using gen buckets while in combat, or attempting to place or trap someone with gen buckets while pvping them.
    1st Offence: 1d Ban
    2nd Offence: 7d Ban
    3rd Offence: 30d Ban


    Slander
    The action or crime of making a false spoken statement damaging to a person's reputation. Applies to serious situations. Saying “you’re bad at the game” is not slander.
    Determined by staff.
    1st Offence: 24h Mute
    2nd Offence: 1d Ban
    3rd Offence: 7d Ban


    Homophobic Slurs
    Disrespecting against someone’s sexuality - Showing a dislike of or prejudice against homosexual people.
    1st Offence: 24h Mute
    2nd Offence: 1d Ban
    3rd Offence: 7d Ban


    Sexism
    Prejudice, stereotyping, or discrimination on the basis of sex or gender.
    1st Offence: 24h Mute
    2nd Offence: 1d Ban
    3rd Offence: 7d Ban


    Influencing Suicide / Self-Harm
    Encouraging suicide and/or self-harm in any way.
    1st Offence: 24h Mute
    2nd Offence: 1d Ban
    3rd Offence: 7d Ban


    Inappropriate Buildings
    Building something that is going against any of our current rules and/or discriminating against a certain group.
    1st Offence: Verbal Warn to Remove.
    2nd Offence: Forcefully removed - Punishment in place for that realm - Player who built gets a 1d Ban.
    3rd Offence: Punishment in place for that realm - Forcefully removed - Player who built gets a 7d Ban.


    Bug Abuse
    Abusing the way the game was meant to be made / violating something that was not meant to be there. - Defined by the management team.


    (Some common examples: Smiting through walls, smiting in ct, and f chesting in ct, Fly Capping Koth/Outpost, Invis PvPing)

    1st Offence: 30d Ban
    2nd Offence: Perm Ban


    Mute Evasion
    Evading a mute on any of your accounts by either going on another account or bypassing it in a way meaning you can still communicate.
    Saying it’s a sibling will not be accepted, you’re responsible for your IP.
    1st Offence: 1d Ban
    2nd Offence: 7d Ban
    3rd Offence: 14d Ban


    Ban Evasion
    Evading a ban on any of your accounts by going on another account is strictly prohibited. If a sibling, you need to provide proof that you in fact have a sibling and share the same ip.
    Determined by staff.
    1st Offence: Perm IP Ban w/ appeal
    2nd Offence: Perm IP Ban w/o appeal
    3rd Offence: Blacklist


    Admitted Blacklisted Modifications
    Admitting to using a restricted modification that is listed on the list or that is giving you an unfair advantage.
    Defined by the Management Team.
    1st Offence: 14d Ban
    2nd Offence: Perm Ban w/ appeal
    3rd Offence: Perm Ban w/o appeal


    Lying to a staff member/Failure to comply with a staff member
    (Within reason)

    Lying or not co-operating for your personal gain or gain of others. Only applicable in ScreenShares.
    1st Offence: Perm Ban w/ appeal
    2nd Offence: Perm Ban w/o appeal
    3rd Offence: Blacklist

    Lying/Falsifying evidence to be refunded.
    You may not lie or deceive staff to refund you for your, or another's, own benefit. You need evidence of your issue when you make a ticket unless worked out in said ticket. Please note that staff need admin confirmed proof before punishing!
    1st Offence: Perm Ban w/ appeal + refunded value will be taken
    2nd Offence: Perm Ban w/o appeal + refunded value will be taken
    3rd Offence: Blacklist.


    IRL Trading
    Any kind of trade involving IRL money related to our server on any of our platforms. Being involved or doing one. Punishment executed against scammer & other person.
    Example: Selling buycraft rank purchases for in-game money/items. Selling buycraft item purchases for in-game money/items.
    Selling your account.
    Selling corner for paypal. ANY allusion to selling a corner is considered an IRL deal, no exceptions.
    Note: Selling in-game items (such as a double time sellwands) is allowed for other in-game items.
    Determined by staff (administrator level)


    1st Offence: Perm Ban w/appeal
    2nd Offence: Perm Ban w/o appeal
    3rd Offence: Blacklist


    Blacklisted Modifications
    Any kind of modification that can give you an advantage that the "average" player does not already have. Any mod that is currently said as a blacklisted modification is strictly prohibited.
    1st Offence: Perm Ban w/ appeal
    2nd Offence: Perm Ban w/o appeal
    3rd Offence: Blacklist


    Emptying Recycling Bin
    Emptying your recycling bin after being frozen is strictly prohibited and will be detected.
    1st Offence: Perm Ban w/ appeal
    2nd Offence: Perm Ban w/o appeal
    3rd Offence: Blacklist


    Doing /back in Enemy Land
    Doing /back into enemy land.
    1st Offence: 30d Ban




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    Severity Three.

    DDoS Threats
    Threatening or implying to “hit” another user offline regarding internet etc.
    Determined by staff. Suspected DDoSing and DDoxing is a valid reason to be screenshared, no exceptions.
    Determined by staff (administrator).


    1st Offence: Blacklist

    Dox Threats
    Leaking, exposing, or threatening to do the above to a user on the server, forums, or discord. The accuracy of the dox is not relevant.
    THIS INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO THINGS SUCH AS:
    -Releasing Personal Information [Accuracy is irrelevant]
    -Posting links that have any sort of personal information
    -Speaking about personal information
    -Seriously implying that you will dox
    [Determined by staff, Jokes are not allowed]


    1st Offence: Blacklist

    SWAT Threats
    Threatening or implying to SWAT another user.
    1st Offence: Blacklist


    DDoS / SWAT Implications
    Doing these things to another user is strictly prohibited.
    1st Offence: Blacklist


    Advertising
    Advertising or promoting anything that is not related to UniverseMC e.g Minecraft Servers, Businesses.
    1st Offence: Perm Ban w/ appeal
    2nd Offence: Perm Ban w/o appeal
    3rd Offence: Blacklist


    Spam Bot / Bot
    Threatening to or spam botting/botting UniverseMC or any of its platforms.
    Determined by staff (administrator), being suspected to bot is enough to be banned. If you wish to prove your innocence, contact support/admin who banned you.
    1st Offence: Blacklist


    Insiding
    Insiding your Island/Faction in anyway, (taking value that isn't yours,unclaiming land to cause your faction to get raided,tping enemies into base).

    DISCLAIMER: Once you place value in your faction’s land is is not considered yours, it is property of your faction leader as they own the faction. Only exception is personal boxes that have been explicitly specified as “player’s box” through means such as a wooden sign.


    1st Offence: Perm Ban



    If you have been blacklisted or have “blacklisted” in your ban message, consult a member of the management team before trying to buy an unban.
     
    #1 Tank, Jun 10, 2019
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