Punishments and Repercussions

Discussion in 'Important Information' started by IExcalibur, Mar 5, 2017.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. IExcalibur

    IExcalibur Moderator
    Staff Member

    Joined:
    Feb 2, 2017
    Messages:
    99
    Likes Received:
    41
    Punishments and Repercussions


    This thread is intended to give our staff a guideline as to what they should do in the event that someone should break a rule, We here at MC256 will operate a three strike system that we will attempt to follow at all times. The only time that this will not be the case is when someone breaks the rules to the extent that it is simply not possible to allow said player to continue playing on MC256.

    All users are advised to read these punishments to ensure that they understand the repercussions of their actions in game. Our admins and moderators will also be required to read through this thread and take notes of all updates that may occur in the future, they should also know that failure to follow any of our server rules will result in punishments for themselves also. Please note that these punishments are subject to change so make sure to check this thread every now and then for updates.

    All of the following punishments will also apply on our website until our websites punishment thread is created.

    All of the following punishments will begin applying as of 05/03/2017 at 15:00 GMT.


    Spamming
    Spam is considered a [Minor] offence on MC256.
    • 1st Strike:
      • Three warnings are given (over any time period from any staff member).
      • If spam is excessive or in large quantities and the user cannot see the warning they will be kicked with the message ("Do not spam!") and confronted by a member of staff when rejoining.
      • If the user exceeds the three warnings they will be muted globally for 1 day.
    • 2nd Strike:
      • A single warning is given.
      • If the user continues to spam they will be banned from the server with immediate effect for a duration of 1 week.
    • 3rd Strike:
      • A single warning is given.
      • If the user continues to spam they will receive a 1 month ban from the server.
    • Exceptional Circumstances:
      • If the spam is racist in nature the above system will be ignored and the user will move directly to strike 2, without warning they will be banned for 1 month. Racism will not be tolerated by our staff.
    Harassment of Staff or Users

    Harassment is considered a [Moderate] offence on MC256.
    • 1st Strike:
      • Three warnings are given (over any time period from any staff member).
      • If harassment is spammed and the user cannot see the warning they will be kicked with the message ("Do not harass other users!") and confronted by a member of staff when rejoining.
      • If the user exceeds the three warnings they will be muted globally for 3 days.
    • 2nd Strike:
      • A single warning is given.
      • If the user continues to harass other users they will be banned from the server with immediate effect for a duration of 3 weeks.
    • 3rd Strike:
      • A single warning is given.
      • If the user continues to harass other users they will receive a 3 month ban from the server.
    • Exceptional Circumstances:
      • If the user is racially harassing somebody the above system will be ignored and the user will move directly to strike 2, without warning they will be banned for 1 month. Racism will not be tolerated by our staff.
    Impersonation

    Impersonation is considered a [Minor] offence on MC256.
    • 1st Strike:
      • Three warnings are given, if the user does not respond they will be kicked from the server with the message "Do not impersonate others".
      • If the user does not stop impersonating others they will be muted globally for a duration of 1 day.
    • 2nd Strike:
      • A single warning is given.
      • If impersonation continues then the user will be banned from our servers for the duration of 1 week.
    • 3rd Strike:
      • A single warning is given.
      • If the user continues to harass other users they will receive a 1 month ban from the server.
    • Exceptional Circumstances:
      • If the user is impersonating a member of staff or our founder [- NIKNAIZ -] or head admin [IExcalibur] in an attempt to either get other users to supply them with account information or even financial details they will receive an immediate ban from the server for a duration of 6 months.
    Advertising

    Advertising is considered a [Minor] offence on MC256.
    • 1st Strike:
      • Three warnings are given, if the user does not respond they will be kicked from the server with the message "Do not Advertise".
      • If anything in game is found being used to advertise the item will be removed and the user warned up to three times as stated above.
      • If the user does not stop advertising they will be muted globally for a duration of 1 day.
    • 2nd Strike:
      • A single warning is given.
      • If advertising continues then the user will be banned from our servers for the duration of 1 week.
    • 3rd Strike:
      • A single warning is given.
      • If the user continues to advertise they will receive a 1 month ban from the server.
    • Exceptional Circumstances:
      • If the user is advertising explicit or unsafe websites/ content in an attempt to make users feel uncomfortable, or gain account information from our users an immediate ban from the server for a duration of 3 - 6 months (3 months if they advertise explicit websites and content, 6 if they are phishing for details).
      • Note to staff: DO NOT follow links that are found in the chat, these could be malicious, if you see a link in the chat please screenshot this and send it to either NIKNAIZ or IExcalibur for further investigation.
    Inappropriate Language, Content and Behaviour

    Inappropriate Language, Content or Behaviour is considered a [Moderate] offence on MC256.
    • 1st Strike:
      • Three warnings are given, if the user does not respond they will be kicked from the server with the message "Do not use inappropriate language".
      • If the user does not stop using inappropriate language they will be banned globally for a duration of 3 days.
    • 2nd Strike:
      • A single warning is given.
      • If this continues then the user will be banned from our servers for the duration of 3 weeks.
    • 3rd Strike:
      • A single warning is given.
      • If the user continues they will receive a 3 month ban from the server.
    • Exceptional Circumstances:
      • If the user is being racist to our users or staff they will recieve an immediate ban from the server for a duration of 1 month.
    Giveaways

    Giveaways are considered a [Minor] offence on MC256.
    • 1st Strike:
      • The user will be talked to by our staff and asked to request a giveaway from either NIKNAIZ or IExcalibur, if the user continues to attempt to hold a giveaway they will be kicked with the message "Please do not hold giveaways without approval".
      • If the user continues to attempt to hold a giveaway they will be banned globally for a duration of 1 day.
    • 2nd Strike:
      • A single warning is given.
      • If the giveaway continues then the user will be banned from our servers for the duration of 1 week.
    • 3rd Strike:
      • A single warning is given.
      • If the user continues they will receive a 1 month ban from the server.
    • Exceptional Circumstances:
      • If the user is claiming to be giving away account credentials or other sensitive information about our staff our users (or anyone at all for that matter) they will receive a 6 month ban outright.
    Offensive Skins, Capes and usernames

    Offensive skins/ capes/ usernames are considered a [Minor] offence on MC256.
    • 1st Strike:
      • The user will asked to change their skin, cape or username.
      • If the user fails to change their skin/ cape/ username after 24 hours from when they were initially asked by a member of staff they will be banned for a duration of 1 day.
    • 2nd Strike:
      • A single warning is given.
      • If the user fails to change their skin/ cape/ username within a duration of 6 hours then the user will be banned from our servers for the duration of 1 week.
    • 3rd Strike:
      • A single warning is given.
      • If the skin/ cape/ username is not changed then they will receive a ban for a duration of 1 month.
    • Note to staff:
      • If the user does not wish to change their username but would like to adhere to the rules please contact either NIKNAIZ or IExcalibur and a nickname could be provided.

    Client Modifications

    Client modifications are considered a [Major] offence on MC256.
    • 1st Strike:
      • If a user is found to be using a modified client to gain an advantage over others they will be banned outright for a duration of 1 month.
    • 2nd Strike:
      • Upon return of the user if they continue to use client modifications they will be banned for a duration of 3 months.
    • 3rd Strike:
      • If the user still insists on using client modifications once they return they will receive a final ban of 6 months.
    • Exceptional circumstances:
      • If a user uses cheats or hacks in order to damage the server by griefing or other methods to the point of the server requiring a rollback or reset the user will be banned for a duration of 6 months outright.

    Cheating and Exploitation

    Cheating and Exploiting is considered a [Moderate] offence on MC256.
    • 1st Strike:
      • If a user is found to be using an in game bug to cheat or gain an advantage over other users and has not reported the bug/ glitch on our forums they will receive 3 warnings (unless they are gathering evidence to put into their report on the forums.
      • If the user continues to use this exploit they will receive a 3 week ban.
    • 2nd Strike:
      • A single warning is given.
      • The user will be banned for 3 weeks if they continue to use the cheat or exploit.
    • 3rd Strike:
      • A single warning is given.
      • The user will be banned for 3 months if they continue to use the cheat or exploit.
    • Exceptional circumstances:
      • If a user uses cheats or exploits in order to damage the server by griefing or other methods to the point of the server requiring a rollback or reset the user will be banned for a duration of 6 months outright.

    Inappropriate Role Play

    Inappropriate role play is considered a [Minor] offence on MC256.
    • 1st Strike:
      • Three warnings will be issued to the user(s) if they are role-playing outside of the bounds of child friendly behaviour (so no girlfriend/ boyfriend role-play as this can lead to inappropriate forms of role-play).
      • If the user(s) continue to role-play inappropriately they will receive a 1 day ban.
    • 2nd Strike:
      • A single warning is given.
      • The user will be banned for 1 week if they continue to role-play inappropriately.
    • 3rd Strike:
      • A single warning is given.
      • The user will be banned for 1 month if they continue to role-play inappropriately.


    MC256 Punishments are subject to change at any time, you are responsible for keeping up to date with them.
    MC256 Administration has the right to add, remove or modify any and all items on the list of rules and regulations. Thank you for reading the rules and following them.
     
    Stinu and IKnow like this.
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page