• First of the month posting of the rules & guidelines - PLEASE READ

    From George Pope@1:153/757 to All on Tuesday, November 01, 2022 07:02:00
    Rules, Regulations, & Guidelines for Fidonet's FUNNY Jokes and Stories echo

    This file and the rules as per the Fido official echo description constitute our rules & regulations, binding on every user in this echo, by their participation (whether passive(reading) or active(posting); if this displeases you, you know the way you came in -- you may & should exit the same way & never return.

    Echo purpose: to hear something repeated you've just said.

    Note all are labeled #1 as they're all important --

    #1: You must (re)read these every time you see them posted by myself or another moderator, addressed to "All"

    #1: even if a rule, below, seems phrased humorously (even your mods try to stay on topic) it is a hard & fast rule, requiring your adherence

    #1: Have fun or GTFO

    #1: No autoposts (no bot posts)

    #1: don't be a jackass; you're a guest in other people's home.

    #1: every post must contain funny content (text)

    #1: English(UK+CAN) is the natural language of the fully evolved human being, thus English is the echo's official language. American is American & English users may feel free to humorously(key) poke fun at Americanisms &/or Canadianisms &/or Britishisms &/or Down Underisms

    #1: grammar & punctuation is probably important -- mis-use opens yourself up to funny or punny ridicule.

    #1: leave the moderating to the moderator(s); you may not see it being done, but we work behind the scenes often. If you have a complaint, echomail or email your mods; do NOT post into the echo (unless you're following rule#1 of course,
    & being funny)

    #1: This echo is rated PG-16; i.e. content should not be overly shocking to the average 16 year old (boy or girl); no porn -- that's elsewhere in cyberspace

    #1: NO ads for products, services, echos, pages, or ANYTHING, except as you've sent to the mod, with agreed upon payment, & the mod posts it for you, following all rules.

    #1: NO auto-posting (bots); this echo is for humans; if you can fully understand these rules, you are likely human.

    #1: the mods are not responsible for any damage to your connection devices (including modems & computer & monitor) perpetrated by a moderator's use of the Freister Device (detects your personal(not BBS, not your fido upline) source system & sends proprietary signals to cause your disks, CPU, mainboard, & modem to die ("fry" from Freister, the inventor, & my friend)

    #1: You have been warned

    #1 Swearing should be kept to a minimum -- & only as befits the joke/thread -- we're adults here & should act & talk like it. If you're mixing them in randomly like salt & pepper, you're too young to be in here.

    #1: These rules should appear once a month, but regardless if you've seen or read them, you MUST follow all, or delist the echo &/or visit others (&/or make your own, even!)

    #1: We only roast the ones we love

    #1: The End (or is it?)

    --- BBBS/Li6 v4.10 Toy-6
    * Origin: The Rusty MailBox - Penticton, BC Canada (1:153/757)