Forum Rules and Etiquette
  1. Treat other members with the respect they deserve.
  2. Please do not spam. The definition of spam is an irrelevant or advertising post. Any post considered spam will be removed.
  3. Please do not post threads text in all CAPITALS since this is considered to be shouting and is not necessary.
  4. Using red text is forbidden. Only moderators and administrators may use this.
  5. Insulting and flaming or personal attacks against forum staff will be not tolerated. Posts which constitute any of the following will be removed on sight:

Vulgar or graphic
Of pornographic nature
Offensive to any specific group of people
Offensive to a general audience
Sexually oriented
Invasive of a person’s privacy

  1. Please be considerate in language you use on the forum.
  2. No hacking, and illegal activity, such as torrents and illegal downloads, this will not be tolerated, and if appropriate, may be reported to local authority.
  3. Do not post inappropriate material. The policy goes that if you would not feel comfortable viewing it at work, or in front of children or parents, don’t post it.
  4. No material discriminated through Scarsdale Publishing Literary Courses may be shared outside of the classroom and forums.
  5. No spamming or irrelevant advertising
    Spam: Pointless posts with little relevance to the topic
    Irrelevant advertising: promotion of products or services that are not related to the topic.
  6. Do not send unsolicited private messages to any community member for goods, or services – under no circumstances should you private message any community member for the purposes of requesting goods or services.

Respect the staff and their decisions – Any threads or posts questioning the decisions of staff will be removed on sight; if you have a problem with the actions of a staff member then discussing it with them via private message is the correct way to deal with it. If you have any questions, you may email us at