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    Explanation of the Off-Topic Forum

    Off-Topic is the forum to post threads that are not intended to induce only meaningful discourse relevant to the topic; posts in Off-Topic can stray from the subject at hand, "creatively" or otherwise. However, this does not entail that spam or other forms of rule-breaking is permissible. It is the place to have flexible discussions, especially those that cannot readily be categorized in any other forum, such as the Media forums.

    In more clear words, you can loosely converse about any unsorted phenomenon here.
    Less consequential or earnest topics, threads in which you are open to irrelevant discussion, and casual/silly/"playful" open discussion topics all belong here; please do not post them in On-Topic.

    This forum has lax rules on flaming and trolling as compared to most other sections; however, this does not mean you are free to violate rules. All Site Rules remain in effect: comparative leniency within the section does not mean that spam, death threats, suicide encouragement, pornography, excessive flaming, and other offenses are allowed.

    Please keep the following in mind:
    • Threads not appropriate to Off-Topic may be locked, and in extreme cases deleted; most will be moved if possible. If your topic is deemed serious, it will be moved to the appropriate forum (On-Topic if there is no appropriate specific forum); please notify a moderator such an action was not correct.
    • If you create a thread here, you should be aware that off-topic discourse is permissible and that members do not technically have an obligation to post with the subject matter in mind, although they are encouraged to do so.
    • Please do not bump a thread that is more than one year old, unless it is an "official" or "registered" thread. If you must bump a thread instead of creating a new one, please do so with the latest and most active you can find. For instance, a seven-month-old thread with three pages is preferable to the same thread that is four years old and has only six replies.
    • If you would like to dispute a moderator action, please utilize the proper channel, following the instructions detailed in the opening post.
    • All site staff are requested to post and provide a suitable reason when they lock an Off-Topic thread, such that complaints and appeals for unlocking can be filed and sent accordingly. This is asked in part due to the leniency of this section, but of course is not necessary for threads that are malicious by intent or that obviously violate Site Rules.

    This thread will remain open so that people can provide feedback or ask questions for clarity.

    NOTE: If a global moderator or administrator would like to change anything in this post, please feel free to!

    Adapted from the old site. Credits to the following users: Phobetor, TiggerLover, Cid.
    Last edited by P408370R; February 24th, 2018, 06:33 PM.

    Horses have weird faces...
    Originally posted by Wade
    Everything is hidden in plain sight, like in Men in Black. We've all just been neuralized to think it is "normal".


      Originally posted by OrganizationXV View Post
      Horses have weird faces...