Comment Policy | Prohibited Content



Sharing your views on our content with our hundreds of thousands of readers in civil discourse.


Posts with any of the following will be DELETED and may result in a PERMANENT BAN:

  • Namecalling, personal attacks, vulgarity 
  • Encouraging or promoting criminal activity
  • Threats of personal harm or hoaxes that may cause personal harm 
  • Complaints about moderation
  • Commercial posts and links to other websites
  • Information or speculation on another person’s physical or mental health
  • Anyone’s email, phone number, address, or other personally identifiable information
  • ALL CAPS, misspelling to avoid filters, non-English content
  • Flooding the site. Please try to make your point in 1-2 posts. Additional discussion within reason is fine as long as it stays on topic.
  • Anything else that deviates from civil discourse
  • Any of the above where poster was ‘just kidding’

If you don’t like someone else’s opinion, post your own and/or down-vote their opinion. Merely posting that you don’t like someone’s opinion contributes nothing and is considered off-topic. 

If you see a post that violates any part of this policy, please flag it as inappropriate by clicking the flag icon. 

If your post has been removed or you have been blocked, please re-read the policy. We do not reply to posts or emails asking ‘why was my post removed’ or ‘why have I been blocked.’