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Forum Rules & Guidelines

Postby Robbo » Mon Mar 13, 2006 4:50 pm

General Rules

  • Members are allowed one account each.
    If you need more than one account please contact a member of staff who may be able to assist you. If you have been banned from the forums you are not permitted to re-register.
  • Usernames may not include a domain name.
    For instance if your website is you are not allowed the username "" but may use the username "dropshipforum". In other words .com, .net, etc in a username are not allowed. Your account will be deleted if you register such a name. To change your username please PM a member of staff.
  • We intend to keep this board friendly so no public confrontations allowed.
    If you have a problem with another member then contact them via PM. Foul language is also not permitted as is posting in UPPER CASE (as this is perceived as shouting)
  • Make sure you post in the correct forum or the forum that closely matches your topic.
    Do not post the same thread twice either in the same forum or different forums, please do not use bold text, unnecessary colours or 'text speak' it makes posts awkward to read for our international members.
  • Do not spam the board with your links either publicly or via PM.
    Only paid advertisers may place a link in their signatures and profiles. Even if you're an advertiser or sponsor it is not permitted to send random PM's to members advertising your services. Only if someone has asked you directly to contact them may you PM them.
  • Offering products or services on this board is strictly for Sponsors, Forum Advertisers or Marketplace Sellers only.
    Please contact Robbo or DSF_UK for current rates. See rules below about advertising.
  • Details of your company may be entered into your 1st Introductory post.
    Although details about your company may be entered into your introductory post, posts purely made to advertise your site will be removed.
  • Affiliate links are not allowed.

Rules Regarding Advertising and Unauthorised Advertising

  • No unpaid links or graphics in signatures including affiliate links.
    These signatures will be allowed only for paid-up Sponsors, Forum Advertisers and Staff and must be for their own businesses only, you will need to pm your sig to an Administrator for inclusion.
  • The www link in a members profile should not be used to link to a commercial site
    Sponsors and Forum Advertisers are allowed to link.
  • Business co-operations that pay to advertise will have only one advertising account
    Only one member designated to that account, and that member will be the spokesperson.
  • No unpaid advertising in posts is allowed.
    No unpaid advertising will be allowed, but, as an example, passing on business experience will be allowed but not mentioning your own business at the same time.
  • Avatars
    Should not be identifiable as a business advert. Business identifiable avatars are allowed by Sponsors and Forum Advertisers only.

Authorised Advertiser Groups

The following are the only groups permitted to post offers of business or links to their sites on the forum:

  • Sponsors
    Sponsors have their own sub-forums where they can post offers and interact with customers. They may post offers in the Marketplace. They can also reply to threads in the rest of the forum with offers of relevant business. They can have commercial links in their profile (www button & up to four lines of text only in their signature, no graphics).
  • Forum Advertisers
    May post offers in the Marketplace. Can reply to threads in the forum with offers of relevant business. They can have commercial links in their profile (www button & up to four lines of text only in their signature, no graphics).
  • Marketplace Sellers
    May post offers only in the Marketplace. They can have commercial links in their profile (www button & up to four lines of text only in their signature, no graphics).

All advertising memberships are subject to a monthly fee and an initial verification process. Please contact DSF_UK for further information.

We reserve the right to change or add to these rules at any time. Please make sure you read them regularly.


Neither Dropship Forum, nor any of the associated sites, can be held responsible for any false, offensive or otherwise unacceptable content on this message board. Breaches of our terms and conditions will be dealt with on an individual case-by-case basis, resulting in formal warnings, suspensions and permanent bans.

We reserve the right to make amendments to these terms and conditions at any time.

Any use of the forum is taken as your agreement to these terms and conditions.
Last edited by Robbo on Tue Mar 09, 2010 12:26 pm, edited 5 times in total.
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