Site Rules, News and Tips
Welcome to TheSheetMetalShop.com!
TheSheetMetalShop.com is a very moderated site.
Moderators or Bud will delete and edit posts in an effort to keep the site free of flame wars, insults, crude language, advertising and off-topic replies. Please be polite, professional
and helpful - it will go a long way to helping others.
MEMBERS ONLY - YOU MUST BE REGISTERED AND LOGIN TO READ OR POST TO THE FORUMS. IF YOU'RE IN THE SHEET METAL INDUSTRY AND WOULD LIKE TO BE WITH OTHER SHEET METAL WORKERS THEN THIS SITE IS FOR YOU.
1. Who Is Welcome Here?
ANYONE CURRENTLY WORKING IN THE SHEET METAL INDUSTRY.
Important - All members must treat other members with respect. Anyone who
posts defamatory, insulting or otherwise disrespectful comments toward others will
find their posts deleted and possibly their posting privileges suspended or revoked.
Important - Any member that becomes belligerent, argumentative, posts smart-ass
comments or requires too much attention of the Moderators will lose their posting
Important - Any new users that post with links to products will be watched
and post may be edited. We do understand at times it's hard to help and not
link....but we too know the game some will try to play. If we edit your post
or delete it, let it be and move on.
2. No Direct Advertising or Promoting of Web Sites and Products without permission.
We have a directory / buyers guide and a free classifieds - please do use
Again - Advertising or promoting of web-sites and products on the forum is not accepted
on this site - so don't do it. It will be deleted. If you would like to purchase advertising space,
please contact Bud.
3. Posting is a Privilege
Please note, you are a guest on a privately owned site. Posting here is a
privilege that we hope you will enjoy and respect. The Moderators can and will
remove the posting privileges of any person who does not wish to follow the
rules, or in the opinion of the moderators is a detriment to the site.
4. No Swearing
This is a public site, swearing or near swearing may cause
your post to be deleted, choose your words carefully please.
5. Avatar and Picture posting
This public site has a "Everyone's Watching" rating. Please do not
post vulgar, crude, nudity, politically incorrect or controversial Avatars,
Pictures on this site. The Moderators will immediately delete them and may
deny your posting privileges. Please note that forum signatures are subject
to the same rules as forum posts.
Uploading images in your post become part of the story, the lesson. It would
be appreciated if you could use the sites tools for uploading images - this instead of remote image sites. We reserve the right to save images to our server for only the use on the forum of which post they belong. We will attempt to notify the poster when and if we do this.
6. Do NOT fight with the Moderators - you will loose.
If we delete your post or thread, live with it, we do not have time nor
do we need to explain ourselves. If you receive an e-mail asking you
to stop doing something or change something, please do it. We do not have time
to talk about it.
If you become a nuisance, you will lose
your posting privileges. All decisions of the Moderators are final.
Now and then for reasons of spammers, we do choose to moderate registrations....We
will not approve any names that resemble any on our list of spammers. If you
have a business name as a user name, make sure it's your business or the name
will be changed and the business owner will be granted access to their name.
Check your spam folder if you do not get your email verification link.
Registration is free - As a registered member you agree to accept monthly Emails from site administrator which contain update information and may also include promotions from our sponsors and advertisers.
8. Do not double post or bump
9. Recruiters, do not use the forums - please use the free classifieds.
10. Spread the word!