Forum Members & Guests,
I started this site/forum a while back as a civil
place for Ibanez Jem/UV players to share their enthusiasm of these guitars with others around the world. It's expanded over time to a wider scope.
As times change so does the way we communicate. People were on dial-up 56k modems when Jemsite started and didn't text message while driving. 9-year olds didn't have smartphones, neither did adults for that matter. Forum software just began a migration from Usenet.
What does not change
is the expectation at all times to be civil and respectful of who you are communicating with. ALWAYS! Each and every reply/post on the forum.
EVEN IF YOU THINK THE OTHER PERSON IS HIGHLY ANNOYING AND TOTALLY WRONG!
So to interact on jemsite it's expected that you will use good judgment before posting a reply (or new topic). Before you reply to others it's required for you to pause for thought, preview/re-read your reply for sensibility AND THEN post the reply. If you are "arguing" or agitated (with a stranger you never met mind you)
then you probably should reply LATER on. While the forum doesn't allow drafts, you can write up a post, save it (email yourself, skydrive.com or evernote.com) and then edit it later when it's a better time.
Since we all clearly understand the Earth is still round...
Moderators will be more actively handing out vacations for 3, 5, 7 days then really long times to anyone who makes rude or inappropriate posts.
Remember the Chat forum offers a place to act out a little. The internet is loaded with places to go and troll and act like RUDE IMMATURE TODDLERS. Jemsite is not one of them. It will not be one of them. If in the real world day-to-day life you are actually quite RUDE AND IMMATURE STILL (thankfully people mostly grow, mature & gain wisdom)
you still need to post here as a respectful human being.