|General rules - Breaking these rules can and will get you banned!|
|[*]Do not defy the moderators expressed wishes!
[*]Do not upload our torrents to other trackers! (See the FAQ for details.)
[*]You will only get one warning! After that it's bye bye Kansas!!
|Downloading rules - By not following these rules you will lose download privileges!|
|[*]Access to the newest torrents is conditional on a good ratio! (See the FAQ for details.)
[*]Low ratios may result in severe consequences, including banning in extreme cases!
|General Forum Guidelines - Please follow these guidelines or else you might end up with a warning!|
|[*]No aggressive behaviour or flaming in the forums.
[*]No trashing of other peoples topics (i.e. SPAM).
[*]No language other than English in the forums.
[*]No systematic foul language (and none at all on titles).
[*]No links to warez or crack sites in the forums.
[*]No requesting or posting of serials, CD keys, passwords or cracks in the forums.
[*]No requesting if there has been no "scene" release in the last 7 days.
[*]No bumping... (All bumped threads will be deleted.)
[*]No images larger than 800x600, and preferably web-optimised.
[*]No double posting. If you wish to post again, and yours is the last post in the thread please use the EDIT function, instead of posting a double.
[*]Please ensure all questions are posted in the correct section! (Game questions in the Games section, Apps questions in the Apps section)
[*]Last, please read the FAQ before asking any questions!
|Uploading rules - Torrents violating these rules may be deleted without notice|
|[*]All uploads must include a proper NFO.
[*]Only scene releases. If it's not on NFOrce or grokMusiQ then forget it!
[*]The stuff must not be older than seven (7) days.
[*]All files must be in original format (usually 14.3 MB RARs).
[*]Pre-release stuff should be labeled with an *ALPHA* or *BETA* tag.
[*]Make sure not to include any serial numbers, CD keys or similar in the description (you do not need to edit the NFO!).
[*]Make sure your torrents are well-seeded for at least 24 hours.
[*]Do not include the release date in the torrent name.
[*]Stay active! You risk being demoted if you have no active torrents.
If you have something interesting that somehow violate these rules (e.g. not ISO format), ask a mod and we might make an exception.
|[*]Captain (Team Leader) – provides guidance, instruction, direction & leadership to the group for the purpose of achieving the group’s goal
[*]First Mate (Sysop) – oversees the operation of group specializing on its technical side; duties are focused on the back-end of the site
[*]Second Mate (Admin) – focuses more on the technical side as help for Second Mate and partially on the moderation side as assistance for the Quarter Master; also settles any dispute between Quarter Masters
[*]Quarter Master (Super Mod) – has all the duties related to moderating the group but in general; also responsible for dealing with any issues where a member feels that a striker is being unfair & settles any disputes between Strikers.
[*]Navigator (Forum Mod) – supervises the members and enforcing forum and shoutbox rules & regulations.
[*]The Lookout (Moderator) – focused mostly on holding members to the site’s standards, rules and requirements; settles issues between members under their scope.
[*]Pirata (Uploader) – members of the uploading team
[*]Surgeons (Beta Testers) -
[*]Tourists (VIP) – members who donated or contributed a very valuable thing to the site
[*]Pirate Trainee (Mod Trainee) – member undergoing preparation for a greater responsibility
[*]Musicians (Site DJ’s) – operators of the site Radio; grants requests & greetings from the other members
[*]Great Sailor (Poweruser) – uploaded 50GB and above and maintaining 1.0 ratio
[*]Sailor (User) – helps in supporting and reaching the site’s goal; plays a very significant & essential role to the site’s success; they can also assume responsibility in terms of helping other sailors when staffs are not available