WenatcheeWorld.com and all websites now or hereafter owned or controlled by The World Publishing Company contain various types of forums, including blogs, letters, comments, photos and more. These forums are intended to facilitate community discussion and debate on a variety of subjects. We want such discussions to be as open and unfettered as possible, we expect all participants to abide by certain Forum Standards.
If you feel a thread, comment, review, or a particular user is getting out of hand and a moderator needs to step in, please flag the comment for us to review.
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Forum Posting Policy
You cannot upload to our websites, or distribute or otherwise publish through them, anything that is libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic or abusive, or that otherwise violates any law. The WenatcheeWorld.com is not obligated to honor requests to remove posts except when such postings violate our editorial and business policies. The forums can be used only in a noncommercial manner.
While we do not and cannot review every message posted in our varied online forums and are not responsible for the content of messages posted by anyone other than direct employees of The World Publishing Company, we reserve the right to delete, move, or edit messages that we deem abusive, defamatory, obscene, in violation of copyright or trademark laws, or otherwise unacceptable. We reserve the right to remove the posting privileges of users who violate these standards of forum behavior at any time.
Repeatedly posting off-topic messages or "spamming" our forums by posting the same message in multiple topics or otherwise deliberately disrupting our forums is unacceptable behavior that may result in the user losing all forum privileges and access to our site(s). We reserve the right to prohibit users who in any way violate acceptable forum behavior from participating in our discussions. Users remain solely responsible for the content of their messages.
Forum Posting Etiquette
When discussing a news article or other posted content from any of the WenatcheeWorld.com websites, please refrain from reprinting the entire content in your post(s). Excerpts from articles are fine, and linking to external articles is encouraged.
Inappropriate Forum Behavior
You agree not to post messages or other content or send emails with any illegal or harmful content, including but not limited to content that:
- infringes copyrights, trademarks, publicity or any other rights of others;
- is defamatory or libelous;
- is abusive, harassing, or threatening;
- is obscene, vulgar, or profane (including obfuscation of words or acronyms);
- contains a virus or inhibits another person's enjoyment of the website;
- violates someone's privacy;
- impersonates anyone (actual or fictitious), is known to be inaccurate or contains a false attribution;
- is racially, ethnically, sexual-orientation, or religiously offensive;
- is illegal or encourages criminal acts; or
- could expose WenatcheeWorld.com to liability.
We reserve the right to delete, remove, edit or move any message that we deem, in our sole and absolute discretion, to be inappropriate.
You acknowledge that the electronic forums are accessible to the public and are not private communications, so others may read your communications without your knowledge. We encourage all forum users to always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself, your children or others. In addition, we do not endorse and cannot confirm the accuracy of any advice offered through the WenatcheeWorld.com forums. Forum users are encouraged to use caution when advice is offered and to perform their own due diligence before relying on any advice offered through WenatcheeWorld.com.
Your e-mail address may become public when you participate in electronic forums, if you choose to include it in a post. Please also understand that we reserve the right to disclose whatever personal information we may have about you as deemed necessary or appropriate to satisfy any law, regulation, legal process or governmental request.
Use of Information
In using the WenatcheeWorld.com online forums, you might obtain information about other users. You agree not to use that information in any way that you know or should know would cause direct or indirect harm or inconvenience to those people or anyone else.