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You agree to read and adhere to our Forum Decorum guidelines, located in this post: http://www.kboards.com/index.php/topic,36.0.html

You will not be able to update your profile until you make at least one post in the boards. We suggest making a post in the Introductions and Welcomes board to start out. Once you've posted, you can set up your profile with an avatar, signature, and other personalized settings.

KBoards is our home. To make it an overall enjoyable place to be, we have to set expectations about the behavior of everyone who enters our home.

The tone of conversation in our forum is important to us. If you are a new member, browse around the boards for a while to get a feel for our culture. Look at the flow of our conversations to get a sense for what we consider to be acceptable in posts and topics.

If you're new and immediately start posting with provoking or inciting comments, don't be surprised if you're banned. In the past, we've spent time trying to coach new members who get started on the wrong foot here. It rarely works, and we've grown to the point where it's not possible for us to do that. So, seriously: figure this part out on your own if you wish to join the forum.

If the above guidelines irk you, and you're ready to get on your soapbox about free speech on the web... this is probably not the place for you.

If, on the other hand, you enjoy respectful and engaging dialogue and have a sense of courtesy to others... welcome! Enjoy!

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