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Your use of our websites and services constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions of the Privacy Policy, of our User Agreement and of these Community Guidelines. You are responsible for reviewing and becoming familiar with all of these terms. As a participant in the community, you agree to act in accordance with the guidelines that follow.

In exchange for your compliance with our guidelines,’s customer and member care team is committed to nurturing a respectful, fun and lawful environment where lively discussions of issues are celebrated and honored, and where appropriate action will be taken against reported violations of this safe haven.


Objectionable Content

Member submissions that warrant further investigation and that are subject to immediate removal from the site include depictions or descriptions of violence, bestiality, incest, child pornography and any other images deems to be objectionable, a potential violation of law or compromise of user safety. Depictions that fall into the category of unacceptable adult materials are ultimately subject to’s litmus test of violation, not the user’s personal opinion. reserves the right but is not obligated to remove any profile, including content and images, which we deem inappropriate for a particular site and its viewers.

Don’t Be Afraid is a community dedicated to providing a conversational safe haven — an online world where you can openly discuss the issues important to you. If you are new to the community, participating may be a scary proposition. But try it out. We encourage you to jump into the conversations and see what a friendly welcome you receive.

Keeping Quiet Is Okay

Just like any community, at our various properties every member has a different way of approaching new people. If you are not the forward type, feel free to enter any of the chat rooms and look around, listen for a while. While we suspect you’ll be chatting up a storm in no time, we want you to know it’s okay to watch.

Taking It Offline

While is a place to make friends and acquaintances, we encourage all members to act responsibly in choosing their offline interactions and in being conservative in the distribution of personal information, such as name, phone number and address. We cannot accept responsibility for what happens as a result of a connection made through services. does not conduct background checks or otherwise pre-screen members for criminal histories, mental illness, etc.

Republishing Your Words and Images

As we are dedicated to sharing the best of the community with a broader audience, we may republish your words and/or image(s) across other segments of our properties and you grant us full rights to do so without restriction. No Hate Here Expressions and/or threats of bigotry, hatred, harassment and abuse are not tolerated on the network of properties. Bashers are subject to immediate removal from the site no matter the status of your membership.

Support Each Other

This is a community and we encourage you to interact with each other respectfully, peacefully and thoughtfully and in accordance with the law. Below are a few things to keep in mind.

1. Welcome Newcomers. Remember what it was like to be new to the site yourself. When you see someone new, welcome them and show them around!

2. Don’t Attack Each Other. Always “cease and report” when faced with a potential “flame” war. If another member writes or says something that offends or irritates you, think before responding! The CMC team is here to support you and we ask that you report the member to us, rather than engaging hostile people. We want to take appropriate action to keep a civil, courteous and lawful atmosphere here at, but we need your help to do it. While strong opinions and lively debate are welcome and encouraged, name-calling or personal attacks directed towards other members using our service is not allowed and violators will be subject to removal from the site. Please keep the conversation respectful of differing opinions, and carefully consider your comments. We urge members to work out personal differences privately.

3. Keep It Kind Hate speech is taken extremely seriously. It is a violation of our User Agreement and will not be tolerated. This type of communication subjects you to immediate and permanent suspension of membership privileges and/or termination of your account without any right of a refund. In addition, we respectfully request that you refrain from profane, defamatory, or communications that otherwise violate the User Agreement. If you feel another member is communicating in this fashion, tell us about it. asks that you refrain from using extremely explicit or vulgar language. We do allow discussion of sexual topics, but we ask that members refrain from using terms or words normally considered vulgar or rude. Stating your opinion and observations about a subject is appropriate in a topical discussion. When stating a position as “fact,” you should provide supporting documentation or a source for your position. If you are under 18, you may not make any submissions or register for any aspect of membership on the network of properties. See the User Agreement for more information on this.

Be Considerate

The time and energy of every member at is valuable. We respectfully request that you refrain from repeatedly sending messages, or extending a single monologue, even with different ideas. In other words, let others into the conversation!

Stay Focused

A great deal of thought goes into the determination of topics and in the interest of the communities that gather in those given areas, members are required to stick to the topic. Area names and titles specify the interests of those in that area. Please use these areas for the topics they were intended. Repeatedly straying off-topic may result in the suspension of membership privileges.

Copyrighted Information

Information copyrighted by an individual or entity other than the author should never be posted or pasted within the community. In the event this does occur, the individual posting or pasting this information will be held responsible. cannot accept responsibility for this type of unlawful communication