|2011-2012 ThunderCats Cartoon Discussions related to the 2011/2012 animated series|
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|06-27-2011, 03:53 PM||#1|
Forum Rules (Updated 30/7/2011)
Thank you for reading these updated forum rules. We at ThundercatsLair.org are not too keen on rules ourselves so these will be kept short and to the point. I assure everyone that there is nothing overtly strict here!
-Please be polite and courteous in your posts and do not insult other people. We are a very friendly bunch and like to keep it that way. Sometimes new people to the forum do make mistakes, so please refrain from jumping on them and finger pointing.
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The Great Void:
This forum is designed to keep any political or controversial content under one roof. However this forum is not for posting extremely violent or explicit sexual content! If you think the thread will become heated then it belongs here.
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|07-30-2011, 10:42 AM||#2|
Site Team Leader
IMPORTANT - links to uploads or downloads of the new ThunderCats episodes... (UPDATED)
Just a friendly note to everyone to ask, if you find any links to uploads or downloads of the new ThunderCats episodes, PLEASE don't post links to them on the forums, keep them to Private Message only.
This includes both direct links to places where the episodes can be downloaded, and "Go on to YouTube and search for this" type posts.
We're sorry to have be strict about this, but with the renewed interest in ThunderCats, we know that Warner Bros are monitoring this and other ThunderCats fan sites quite closely, and any links such as I mentioned above could get our site into trouble!
Many thanks for your understanding about this, everyone.
UPDATE: In answer to a couple of PM queries we've received about this - linking to short clips from the show that people post up on YouTube (e.g., videos that link to one short scene as a point of interest or suchlike) shouldn't cause any problems, the only real issue as far as we can see would be with links to full episode downloads.
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