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 Rules Rules
  
-1) No insulting, harassing, griefing, flaming or generally abusive behaviour+ 
 +**1) No insulting, harassing, griefing, flaming or generally abusive behaviour**
 This includes using weapons, killing other people on the server, using abusive language, etc. This includes using weapons, killing other people on the server, using abusive language, etc.
 +This isn't GTA:Online, and as such, breaking rule 1 will be met with an immediate temporary ban.
  
-2) Don’t troll, interrupt or inconvenience people+**2) Don’t troll, interrupt or inconvenience people**
 For example, don't have a full-blown conversation in chat during a race or testing, don't start testing on the same track someone's already on without permission, etc. For example, don't have a full-blown conversation in chat during a race or testing, don't start testing on the same track someone's already on without permission, etc.
-In general, leave people alone. If you're bored, go blow stuff up in GTA:Online.+In general, leave people alone.
  
-3) Don’t use third-party menus+**3) Don’t use third-party menus**
 We have server-side menus for car spawning and customization. We have server-side menus for car spawning and customization.
  
-4) Read channel topics to avoid going off-topic +**4) Read channel topics to avoid going off-topic** 
-Repeat offenders will be “Black-Flagged,” blocking you from posting in certain channels.+Repeat offenders will be “Black-Flagged,” blocking you from posting in mostchannels.
  
-5) Don’t tag staff or admins+**5) Don’t tag staff or admins**
 We read the chats and will respond to things as necessary when we have the time. We read the chats and will respond to things as necessary when we have the time.
  
-6) Use the #reports channel to report poor conduct on the server+**6) Use the #reports channel to report poor conduct on the server**
 Don't start arguing in the chat or on Discord. Make a report and leave it, or take it to PMs. Don't start arguing in the chat or on Discord. Make a report and leave it, or take it to PMs.
 If you aren’t involved in a report, do not speak in the channel. If you aren’t involved in a report, do not speak in the channel.
  
-7) This is a CLEAN racing server.+**7) This is a CLEAN racing server.**
 If you take somebody out, intentionally or otherwise, wait for them to get back ahead of you before continuing. If you take somebody out, intentionally or otherwise, wait for them to get back ahead of you before continuing.
 More specific racing rules in #racing-etiquette. More specific racing rules in #racing-etiquette.
  
-8) Don’t spoil sporting events, real-life races, movies, series episodes, etc.+**8) Don’t spoil sporting events, real-life races, movies, series episodes, etc.**
  
-9) No offensive names+**9) No offensive names or incomprehensible names**
 If you're using a racist, homophobic, etc. name you will be either asked to change it, or straight up banned. If you're using a racist, homophobic, etc. name you will be either asked to change it, or straight up banned.
  
-10) Study and learn #racing-etiquette+Please also use a name that consists of the Latin alphabet. Any special characters are likely to show up as weird boxes on the server, making it impossible to call you out. 
 +If your name is shorter than 3 or longer than 15 consecutive characters and/or doesn't have at least 3 latin alphabet letters in a row, you will be assigned a randomised nickname on the server. 
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 +**10) Study and learn #racing-etiquette** 
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 +**11) Attempting to evade a ban will result in an instant permanent ban** 
 +Creating a secondary account or playing on another account in order to bypass a ban on the primary account is called "ban evasion", and it will be met with a permanent, irreversible ban from all Homecoming servers and Discord. This is your only warning.
  
 +**12) No glitching**
 +As Homecoming is in a constant state of development, you may encounter glitches of various types. Now this should go without saying, but you are not to exploit any glitches, regardless of how harmless they may seem. Depending on the case and severity of the exploit, the punishment for glitching can range anywhere between an instant bin to a permanent ban.
  
-11) Attempting to evade a ban will result in an instant permanent ban +Just to clarifyracing mechanics such as brakeboosting, kerb boosting, and MDSB are not considered glitches/bugs, regardless of how you feel about them :)
-Creating a secondary account in order to evade a ban on the primary one is called "ban evasion"and it will be met with a permanentirreversible ban from all Homecoming servers and Discord. This is your only warning.+
  
-Anything not explicitly stated in these rules falls under the judgement of the staffwho will decide on the appropriate course of action on a case-by-case basisWhen reporting incidents where rules were brokenplease do your best to provide evidence in the form of screenshots or video, so that we are able to make more informed decision.+**13) Don't go AFK for extended periods of time** 
 +As the server has become quite popularwe need to ensure that people on the server are actively taking part in the activitiesIf you need to go AFKconsider leaving the server so that someone else waiting to join gets chance to race as well.
  
-Anything not explicitly stated in these rules falls under the judgement of the staff, who will decide on the appropriate course of action on a case-by-case basis. When reporting incidents where rules were broken, please do your best to provide evidence in the form of screenshots or video, so that we are able to make a more informed decision.+Skipping one race is generally fine, but don't be surprised if you find yourself kicked after returning. Note that all server kicks come with a 1-hour time out, so it's always better to duck out of your own accord than getting kicked. 
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 +**Anything not explicitly stated in these rules falls under the judgement of the staff, who will decide on the appropriate course of action on a case-by-case basis. When reporting incidents where rules were broken, please do your best to provide evidence in the form of screenshots or video, so that we are able to make a more informed decision.**
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