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Rules & Warning Points

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1. Be Respectful

  • Do not harass, bully, or troll other forum members. If you don't like another user, ignore them.
  • Treat others how you would like to be treated.
  • Cursing is allowed throughout all areas of the forum, but please try not to go overboard with it. 

2. No Bashing BTS aka Akages GTFO

  • Do NOT bash any of the members of BTS or else you will be immediately banned. End of story.

3. Constructive Criticism and Critiques 

  • Constructive criticisms of the group/members/music/company are fully welcome on the forumCritiquing anything related to BTS does not automatically qualify as bashing or hating.
    • BTS and their company are not perfect. They're humans and they will make mistakes. Don't feel as if you can't (or that you shouldn't) call out their missteps just because this is a site made up of fans/stans.
  • There is a very big line between constructive criticism and bashing. Don't jump over it.

4. No spamming

  • Spamming includes, but is not limited to, posting the same thing over and over (i.e., gifs, pictures, or text) in threads, posts, or in the chatbox.

5. No hateful/bigoted language

  • Racist/Sexist/Homophobic content will not be tolerated at all. 

6. No antagonizing staff & No impersonating staff

  • Staff are humans just like you and are giving up their free time to help with this forum so treat them with respect. Also, no one gets paid for any of this so don't be an asshole. If you think they are behaving inappropriately for someone in their position or if you think they are abusing their power you can contact a moderator or the admin to discuss your concerns.
  • Impersonating staff includes altering your username/avatar/sig/etc. to mislead others into thinking you're a specific staff member or going around convincing people you're on the staff when you are not.

7. No pornography links

  • No links to pornography websites or videos, including private messages. Think of the children!

8. No Reputation Stalking

  • Reputation stalking is excessively handing out reputation to a specific user.
  • Includes both downvoting and upvoting.

9. No Duplicate Accounts

  • If you share an IP with another user, immediately inform the mods otherwise you will be subject to warning points.
  • If you want to create a new account for whatever reason, you're allowed to. However you must inform the mods that you're switching accounts. Your inactive account will be banned after you switch to your new one. If you ever want to switch back, you can. Just follow the same procedure of informing the mods of the switch and the inactive account will be banned.
  • All users are allowed ONE second-chance account after their original account gets banned, but they must inform mods of their new account.

10. No Death Threats or Doxxing

  • Anyone found to have committed either of these acts against another user or any idol will be immediately IP-banned and information will be forwarded to the authorities.

11. Advertising

  • Posting a thread or comment advertising your own blog/website/fanbase/chat group/giveaway/etc. is allowed as long as what you're advertising is not inappropriate or a scam.
  • Do not spam your advertisements. 
  • Administrators and moderators are free to remove your advertisements at any time for any reason.


1. Always include a link to the SOURCE when you post articles, translations, or any other information

  • While AllKpop and Koreaboo aren't banned sources per se, please try to find another source for the information if possible before posting it here. 
  • Digital Music News is a banned source. Do not link to their website or any of their social media accounts. 
  • Please also include sources when posting pictures or videos too when possible.

2. No duplicate threads or posts

  • Duplicates will be deleted by mods. If you accidentally double post or someone makes the same thread right before you, just leave a message in the Inquires thread to let mods know so they can delete it for you.
  • This rule only applies to news/updates and article posts. You're free to make as many "JIBOOTY APPRECIATION DAY" threads as you want as long as you don't spam and it's not every other day.

3. Use spoilers if your post or thread contains a large amount of pictures

  • The image limit in a thread/post is 30 pictures, please use spoilers after the fifth or so image.

4. Threads deemed offensive (i.e., being racist/sexist/homophobic in nature) will not be tolerated and will be promptly deleted

5. Thread OPs

  • OP = Original (Main) Post or Original Poster
  • If you're inactive on the forum for 3 months or more another user is free to take over your thread without your permission.
    • This applies only to member threads and other important resource threads. 
  • Any threads' OP can be changed over to someone else at any time as long as the OP has given permission for the change.


1. Usernames:

  • Can have between 3 and 26 characters.
  • Forbidden from having derogatory/offensive language in them.
  • Usernames don't have to be PG-rated, but don't go too far with them.
    •  EX: MOIST****** (Thanks, Jas) or F**kMy**** or B***hyH*ePrincess82

2. Signatures can include:

  • 2 pictures/gifs @ 300x250 (a total size limit of 600x250)
  • 3 lines of text
  • 5 links

*You are allowed to put a youtube video in your signature, however it must be re-sized to fit between 300x250 and 600x250 px (the image size limit). If you want to include an image along with the video then both the video and the image must fit within the size limit.

  Signatures CANNOT include:

  • Pornography
  • Overly flashy gifs
  • Offensive Content

3. Avatars:

  • Both gifs and static images are allowed
  • 125x125px
  • 1000kb

𝘈𝘭𝘭 𝘋𝘢𝘦𝘯𝘦𝘳𝘺𝘴 𝘸𝘢𝘯𝘵𝘦𝘥 𝘣𝘢𝘤𝘬 𝘸𝘢𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘣𝘪𝘨 𝘩𝘰𝘶𝘴𝘦 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘳𝘦𝘥 𝘥𝘰𝘰𝘳, 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘭𝘦𝘮𝘰𝘯 𝘵𝘳𝘦𝘦 𝘰𝘶𝘵𝘴𝘪𝘥𝘦 𝘩𝘦𝘳 𝘸𝘪𝘯𝘥𝘰𝘸, 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘤𝘩𝘪𝘭𝘥𝘩𝘰𝘰𝘥 𝘴𝘩𝘦 𝘩𝘢𝘥 𝘯𝘦𝘷𝘦𝘳 𝘬𝘯𝘰𝘸𝘯.

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Harassing/Bullying/Trolling Forum Members

  • 1st offense: 3 wps + 2 week posting suspension
  • 2nd offense: 3 wps + 2 month posting suspension
  • 3rd offense: Account will be banned  

Bashing BTS Members

  • 1st offense: Account will be banned

Use of Hateful/Bigoted Language

  • 1st offense: Account will be banned

Death Threats/Doxxing

  • 1st offense: IP banned

  Pornography Links

  • 1st offense: 2 wps
  • 2nd offense: 3 wps + 2 week posting suspension
  • 3rd offense: Account will be banned

  Antagonizing or Impersonating Staff

  • 1st offense: 1 wp
  • 2nd offense: 3 wps
  • 3rd offense: Account will be banned


  • 1st offense: 2 temporary wps
  • 2nd offense: 1 wp + 2 week posting suspension
  • 3rd offense: 3 wps + 1 month posting suspension

  Duplicate Accounts

  • 1st offense: 2 wps + dupe account will be banned
  • 2nd offense: IP banned

  Reputation Stalking

  • 1st offense: 2 wps
  • 2nd offense: 3 wps
  • 3rd offense: Account will be banned

  Signature Violations

  • 1st offense: verbal warning + signature will be removed by mods
  • 2nd offense: 2 temporary wps
  • 3rd offense: 3 wps

  Username Violations

  • 1st offense: 2 wps + username will be immediately changed by a mod
  • 2nd offense: 5 wps
  • 3rd offense: Account will be banned

  Other Violations of Rules/Guidelines

  • Mods will give warning points and/or posting suspensions at their own discretion


Once you reach 10 warning points, your account will be banned. 

𝘈𝘭𝘭 𝘋𝘢𝘦𝘯𝘦𝘳𝘺𝘴 𝘸𝘢𝘯𝘵𝘦𝘥 𝘣𝘢𝘤𝘬 𝘸𝘢𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘣𝘪𝘨 𝘩𝘰𝘶𝘴𝘦 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘳𝘦𝘥 𝘥𝘰𝘰𝘳, 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘭𝘦𝘮𝘰𝘯 𝘵𝘳𝘦𝘦 𝘰𝘶𝘵𝘴𝘪𝘥𝘦 𝘩𝘦𝘳 𝘸𝘪𝘯𝘥𝘰𝘸, 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘤𝘩𝘪𝘭𝘥𝘩𝘰𝘰𝘥 𝘴𝘩𝘦 𝘩𝘢𝘥 𝘯𝘦𝘷𝘦𝘳 𝘬𝘯𝘰𝘸𝘯.

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