• Community guidelines
    Be-nice

    Be friendly



    The Student Room is a friendly place. Let’s keep it that way by treating everyone with respect.

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    Please respect the opinions of others and their privacy.

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    The Student Room is for everyone; please be friendly to other members.

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    Please don’t express discriminatory or otherwise offensive views.

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    Please don’t insult or patronise people.

    Keep it clean

    Keep it clean!



    This site is for everyone, so please make your posts suitable for people of all ages.

    This site is for everyone

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    U wot m8? Please don’t use text speak – it’s often confusing.

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    Please provide a translation for foreign text (unless you are in the international lounge or foreign languages sections).

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    Please don’t post or link to adult content. This includes text, pictures or videos that are sexually explicit or violent.

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    Please don’t avoid the swear filter. Either star out the complete word or let the filter do its job!

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    Please don’t post spoilers to movies or events, unless you are using the appropriate spoiler tag.

    Stay on topic

    Stay on topic



    The conversation flows better if you keep your posts relevant and constructive.

    The conversation flow

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    Please stick to the thread topic - it helps the conversation flow better for everyone.

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    You can ‘bump’ a thread, but please wait a few hours rather than doing it straight away.

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    Please don’t revive ancient threads by posting in them. You’ll get a better response by posting in new threads.

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    Please don’t post the same thing several times, either within a single or multiple threads.

    no-cheating

    No cheating



    The site is not here to help anyone gain an unfair advantage in exams, interviews and the like.

    The site is not here

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    Keep an eye out for site announcements around exam time, for more information on posting.

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    Remember that some exams are taken at different times all around the world.

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    Use your common sense when discussing interviews - please don’t give other people an unfair advantage.

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    Please don’t post anything about an exam you’ve taken if other people are yet to sit it.

    No advertising

    No advertising



    Please don’t make posts that are purely for promotional purposes

    Please don’t make posts

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    If you want to show off your blog, head over to the Creative Corner!

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    If you have a non-commercial request, think about whether it might be appropriate for our media and research forum!

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    Please don’t post links purely for the purpose of promoting products or services.

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    Please don’t post referral links, codes or similar, which offer a benefit to you.

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    Please don’t campaign for votes, petition signatures or similar.

    Nothing illegal



    If you’re unsure whether your post might fall foul of the law, please err on the side of caution!

    If you’re unsure whether

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    Please make sure your posts are within UK law.

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    Discussion of illegal topics is out-of-bounds. Such topics include copyright infringement, joining terrorist groups, fake IDs, banned substances.

    You can read the community guidelines in more depth here

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