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111. Posted by sonyariet (Budding Member, 3 posts) 2 Feb '11 12:54

hi

Im new to here so hope you all are doing good

I have already made a mistake

I posted a link to some movies I made last year while in Asia

They have been classified as promotional --

Are you not allowed use the http: link to link to your stuff or how does it work

Thanks

Sonya

112. Posted by Sander (Moderator, 4365 posts) 2 Feb '11 13:12

Quoting sonyariet

I posted a link to some movies I made last year while in Asia

They have been classified as promotional --

Are you not allowed use the http: link to link to your stuff or how does it work

You're not allowed to link to anywhere when the purpose of that link is to "promote" the thing you're linking to. (See for example the forum rules, and there should also be a note about this on the "reply" pages while you have made less than 5 (10?) posts.)
So basically the only links that show up here on the forum are those posted directly in answer to a question by a traveller looking for help, where the poster of that link has no relation to the site on the other end of the link. The reason for this rather strict rule is so there's no need to argue with countless travel companies, guides, hotel owners, etc trying to exploit the grey area of any other rule. I'm not too fond of the theory on it, to be honest, but I do rather like the result of having a spam free forum.

The interpretation of the rules also become more relaxed as you become a more regular member. When we know you're not posting here for the sole purpose of promoting your personal videos, because we've seen you make hundreds of posts helping fellow travellers, ...

113. Posted by pdxgirl89 (Budding Member, 9 posts) 13 Feb '11 00:31

Hey Everyone! Excited to meet new people and exchange awesome stories, ideas, tips, and adventures!!!

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119. Posted by elsecreto84 (Budding Member, 3 posts) 20 Apr '11 13:08

Hello everyone! Looking forward to sharing my stories and getting to know fellow travellers!

120. Posted by Johnnie1uk (First Time Poster, 1 posts) 22 Apr '11 03:04

Hi nice to be part of this Forum , i have lived in Spain for 6 years and hope to be able to be able to find out some usefull information for around the world as well as offer it.

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[ Edit: Sorry, no personal details please. ]