CB - Rules

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Jun 20, 2021
Forum, Discord, and In-Game server rules here.

These rules will be in affect: 3/24/2022
Last Updated: 8/22/2022

Forum/Website rules

1. Please respect others. Do not spam them with messages on forums or private conversations, you can get muted for up to 2 weeks.

2. No scams, fraud, or dangerous external links. In the first place, links shouldn’t pop up on the forums at all, especially scams or fraud. If someone sends you a link, and you don’t trust them, don’t click it, contact a staff member and we will take a closer look at the link
Contact Us or Report the user and or user content, and a moderator will look at it.

3. No hacking or exploiting. Please do not hack admin systems, user accounts, conversations, or more. Our forum software has built-in hack and DDOS protection, but it’s sometimes not the greatest. You can get banned for up to 30 Days for hacking, and banned permanently for attacking our servers.

4. Keep all discussions in threads related to the topic. Do not spam or "derail" any forum threads

5. Please make sure avatars/profile pictures, usernames, and about me is appropriate. If not, an admin will either change it or reset it to default.

6. Do not share your personal information with anyone. This includes, but is not limited to, IP addresses, real name, Minecraft account(s) information, and email account information

7. Do not post illegal or derogatory material. This includes malware, pornography, torrents, etc.

8. Do not post farm. Post farming is when you post rapidly to increase your message count. These messages can be considered spam and be deleted.

9. No flaming or arguing on forums. Hate threads and arguments will be deleted

10. Do not post in a thread older than 60 days. This is commonly referred to as "gravedigging" inactive/irrelevant threads

Minecraft Server Global Rules

Many of the punishment lengths are purposefully vague so precedent and staff discretion can be more easily used, allowing staff members to adapt punishments as time goes by, rather than being bound by arbitrary rules created with limited knowledge of the reality they intend to dictate. Words such as “short” and “long” about punishment duration are extremely relative; for example, a “short” punishment for breaking one rule maybe a 5-minute mute, while a “short” punishment for a different rule may be a month-long temp ban.

  • The punishments follow the following general formula:
    Offense committed: punishment for first offense -> second offense -> … -> nth offense

  • If you see a “<->”, this means the punishments on either side of that symbol may be used for the same number of offenses (i.e. first offense, second offense, etc.) depending upon the severity of that offense.

1. Using modded clients - Optifine, Shaders, and other mods which improve game-play are allowed.
- Speed mods (Nuker, Fast Break, Fast Mine): warning -> 1-2 month temp ban
- Fly mods (SurvivalFly): warning/kick -> 1-2 week temp ban -> by 1-2 month temp ban
- Spawning invalid items: warning/kick -> short temp ban -> long temp ban
- Schematic mod: warning/kick <-> short temp ban <-> long temp ban
- Auto clickers: warning/kick <-> short temp ban -> long temp ban
- Other malicious mods: Staff member's discretion.

2. Advertising: saying a competing server's IP address, name, discord, website, and/or any affiliated services in any chat/private message. - This includes things like private Discord servers.
- Warning <-> 3-6 month temp ban -> 6-12 month temp ban -> permanent ban

3. Malicious use of profanity/General disrespect against or intentionally provoking others
- Warning <-> 5-10 minute mute <-> 30-90 minute mute -> short temp ban <-> long temp ban
(Please note: profanity IS allowed to a certain extent. We are usually lenient when it comes to this, but please do not take advantage of our rules regarding profanity.)

4. DDoS threats/hacking threats/resolving/mentioning IPs/distributing personal information.
- 3-30 day temporary ban <-> long temp ban <-> permanent ban

5. Any kind of discriminative (e.g. racist, homophobic) builds or chat messages
- 1-3 hour mute <-> 1-2 day mute <-> short temp ban <-> long temp ban

6. Lag/crash machines - trying to lag, crash, or otherwise hinder the server or network's performance.
- Long temp ban <-> permanent ban.

7. Spamming in chat.
- Kick <-> short mute -> long mute -> short temp ban

8. Repeatedly begging staff or players for goods, services, or actions.
- Warning -> short mute <-> long mute -> short temp ban -> long temp ban

9. Bypassing chat filters/using alternate spellings or characters to use banned words/phrases in chat.
- Warning <-> kick <-> short or long mute -> short temp ban

10. Spambots.
- Immediate IP and username ban.

11. Nude or inappropriate skins.
- 1-hour temp ban (enough time to change it)

12. Inappropriate usernames, e.g. containing racist or homophobic words/phrases.
- 30-day temp ban (enough time to change it)
- Can be removed if you prove you have changed your username, such as with namemc.com

13. Minimodding/dictating rules to others/attempting to enforce the rules as if a staff member.
- Warning -> short mute -> long mute -> possible short temp ban

14. Ban evading - using alt accounts or a VPN to join the server while banned.
- Username and IP ban.

15. Using too many alt accounts/Too many accounts joining on the same IP address/Using alt accounts to gain an advantage - this includes, but is not limited to all direct benefits like claiming multiple vote party crates or keeping mobs spawning/crops growing. Uses that do not provide an advantage over other players, like recording videos or streaming are fine.
- Warning <-> short IP temp ban <-> long IP temp ban

16. Harassment (sexual/verbal/etc.) towards a player or players on the server.
- Warning <-> short mute <-> long mute <-> short temp ban -> permanent mute <-> long temp ban -> permanent ban

17. Attempting to recruit players for a personal build team, staff team, or similar.
- Warning <-> 3-6 month temp ban -> 6-12 month temp ban -> permanent ban

18. Sending pornographic or "shock" links in the chat.
- Warning <-> short or long mute <-> short temp ban <-> long temp ban <-> permanent ban

19. Staff Impersonation/Changing your username to resemble a staff member's/Pretending to be a staff member - if done with possible malicious intent, determined by staff.
- Warning -> long mute <-> short temp ban
- Additionally, the player will be nicknamed to their last known username until they change the offending username.

20. Inappropriate builds. Ex: builds containing male or female genitalia.
- Warning (if online) <-> 1-3 day temp ban <-> 1-4 week temp ban

21. Speaking any other language besides English in Global chat - Any language can be spoken in a private message or different channels.
- Warning -> short mute -> long mute -> short temp ban (should never get to this point unless the player is particularly argumentative, in which case they likely have broken other rules)

22. Sexual roleplaying/conversation on the server/recruiting players for sexual roleplays using the server.
- Warning <-> 1-2 week temp ban from all CreativeBuilding services -> Permanent ban from all CreativeBuilding services

23. Using the Playershops/Marketplace as a way to avoid making or joining a town. - Renting a playershop in the marketplace to use as a home instead of a shop is not allowed.
- Warning <-> Shop plot ownership revoked. (You will no longer have ownership over a shop plot. Items will not be given back unless the staff feel like you have a good reason to get your items back)

Discord server rules

1 Stick to the Channel theme. Try to stick to the theme of the channel. Don't spam inside Channels, and don't go out of your way to attempt to cause other aggravation.

2 No Advertisement Any types of external links are not allowed in the server, they will lead to an instant ban.

3 No Drama. Do whatever it takes not to start or encourage unnecessary drama.

4 Respect the Staff Team. If you have any questions or objections, feel free to create a ticket about it or report inappropriate behavior. Do not ping staff unless there is a matter that needs immediate attention.

5 No alt accounts. Alternate accounts are not permitted on the server. Please only join with one account or we'll ban them all.

6 No Harassment. Do not post information or pictures of other people without their permission. Any type of serious harassment (blackmailing, doxing, hate speech) will lead to a permanent ban.

Failure to abide by rules will get you Discouraged for up to a month.
Staff members can discourage users. Discouraging means our system will purposely make your account run slow. Meaning posts may take a while to post, if they post at all, reading/viewing content and clicking on links may take up to 5 minutes to load, or it can take up to 30 minutes for a page to load. Even if you have the best internet. Discouraging is meant to "Discourage" users from spamming, hacking, and other harmful stuff on our site, and if they see "System failures" and if the website is slow, they will most likely leave, and not come back. Discouraging is meant to drive spammers away from our site.
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