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The Star Citizen Base Marketplace is a separate subforum within the main Star Citizen Base forums. It is intended for people to use this subform to trade their Star Citizen items or other items.
All Forum Rules apply to the Marketplace forums as well. In addition to the forum rules there is a separate set of rules specifically for the Marketplace. These are listed below.
1: In the instance that we are contacted about any member here being a “bad trader” or a “troll,” we reserve the right to turn any and all IP and personal information we have on that member over to any law enforcement authorities and/or any other group or individuals we desire. If you do not agree with this rule, do not trade on our boards.
2: Use the correct tag for your thread.
WTS = Want to Sell, WTT = Want to Trade, WTB = Want to Buy 3: No misleading titles or item descriptions.
4: No Price or “interest” checks
5: You must post a price unless the item is purely For Trade. (trading for cash still means For Sale) Posts advertising from external sites must include ships and prices. Posts linking to third party sites that require profile/login creation will be removed.
6: No pirated software sales or trades. No sale of NFR or Academic software. OEM software must be sold/traded in accordance with the terms of that software, usually with a piece of hardware.
7: Selling or Trading of CD-KEY(s) without the original disks or digital software is strictly prohibited unless the software was originally sold by the publisher without physical media
8: No auction style posts.
9: No multi-level marketing schemes. (Pyramid Schemes)
10: No sales of coupons or any other freely distributed items such as free beta keys, discount codes, or anything else obtained free from a public source. etc.
11: No panhandling (Requests for money, paypal, or goods and services for free)
12: No trading money for money. (Borrowing money with higher payback)
13: No thread crapping or derailing.
Any communications on the threads should be about expressing interest in either selling or purchasing ONLY. Posts debating the price, offering “options”, debating the value, asking about the origins, offering payment information, discussions of purchase, etc… are derailing of threads, will not be tolerated, and will be subject to aggressive moderation if necessary. Questions must be sent to sellers/buyers via PM. 14: No alcohol, tobacco, firearms, weapons of any kind or pornography (anything that can be classified “Adult Material”) are to be sold here….. nothing that is governed by the Federal Government as interstate trade. Likewise, no pharmaceuticals, legal or otherwise, can be sold here.
15: The buying, selling, trading or solicitation of services is prohibited.
16: Selling merchandise using Imperium or SCB's symbols or imagery without the express permission of the site owners who have copyright is prohibited.
17: Requesting a paypal transaction to be sent using “to friends and family” (which gives the buyer no protection) is not allowed. It violates PayPal's TOS. (formerly called “gift” payment in paypal)
18: No requests for personally identifying information that is unreasonable (i.e. requesting driver's license information, real address information, etc…)
19: No attempts to sell referral code uses.
20: Due to high incidences of fraud and abuse, no sales or attempts to swap virtual items from other games are allowed. (e.g. swaps or sales of in-game WoW gold, CS:GO weapons/skins, DOTA gear, etc…)
21: Once a transaction is complete make sure you leave feedback for the user.
22: Members who wish to post on our marketplace may be required to provide verification information to the site admins And compliance with these requests is mandatory.
23: SCB staff may close sale threads that have not been updated within 6 months of the most recent post on the sale thread.
The above rules are made for the protection of all. Failure to comply with the rules will result in suspension of your privileges to post in this forum, or forfeiture of your forum membership according to the severity of the infraction. The moderators and administrators of this board reserve the right to modify, edit, move or delete any part or all of a post or thread for any reason stated above. Forum staff also reserves the right to ban any user, at any time, and for any reason.
If you see something suspicious or have a concern, click the “Report” button on the post and explain why. Forum moderators will check it fairly quickly.
You can get your permissions by following this link below
Members listed as Human Resources are available and happy to help you with any questions you might have.
General Discord Rules
Respect all members and non-members at all times and in all forms of communication (Including sex, religion/creeds, sexuality, age & race)
Do not deliberately spam chat
If you are offended, bring it to attention in a civil manner. If they persist bring it to the attention of a member of HR or moderator. (Do not start an argument) Members must not take COC/rules violation matters into their own hands but bring it to HR.
“Banter” exists between members and is to be expected, sometimes this includes friendly jibes and jokes, however when the recipient says to stop then it must stop. Beyond this point Banter becomes bullying and bullying will not be tolerated in any form. The SCB/Imperium Discord is a public Discord that you may be recorded in for any reason at anytime. By using the SCB Discord you agree to abide by all the rules.
The chat channels within Discord will be treated as SFW (safe for work) and will not allow political, religious, or historical topics.
As you may be aware, we operate a fairly lenient forums with the intent of providing a place where people can discuss ideas free from censorship. Unfortunately, we do have to lay some ground rules to prevent the state of the forums entering anarchy. These rules will be enforced to the best of our abilities. Be aware that repeated violations may result in your account being suspended/banned from our forums.
1. Flames/trolling/hostility/etc: Do not insult (or instigate the insulting of) other Members/Moderators/Admins/other forum users.
We don't mind active discussion, but there are lines that you do not cross. 2. Moderation decisions: Do not discuss moderation decisions openly on the Forums.
Any thread or post created for this purpose will be removed without notice. If you wish to discuss an action, or feel that the action taken was inappropriate/severe, please send a PM to one of the HR Officers or Fleet Commanders. The actions of the Moderation team are not final, but do remember that they are there to help keep the peace and do this service without payment. 3. Advertisement of selling/LTI-gifting/buying of packages: These actions are off limits in all forums except the marketplace.
Any posts for these purposes not in the appropriate section will be closed/deleted. 4. Spam: Do not post spam (pointless messages) to increase your post count.
This includes copy/pasting your response to a similar question in another thread. If you feel that the information you are conveying is appropriate to the discussion, please quote yourself (You can copy/paste that) and include a link to the other thread in the post. This ensures healthy discussions within multiple threads, and may facilitate users noticing/reading an interesting thread they have not yet read. Likewise, content dumps from other sources of information should be included in a spoiler, with a link to the content in the OP as to reduce both scrolling, but to ensure the original source gets exposure. 5. Off topic: Do not stray from the topic stated within the body of the thread's creator.
Any content within a post that deviates too far from the topic may be removed, and violating posts could become hidden. 6. Double Posting: Do not reply to a thread where your post is already the last post.
If you have extra info to add to a discussion please edit your last post rather than reply to yourself. This cuts down on forum clutter and makes discussions easier to follow for everyone. I know it happens sometimes, but try to keep to a minimum. For the most part now, you should not have to worry too much as a forum plugin automatically merges your posts if you double post. 7. NSFW Titles: Do not include NSFW content in your thread title.
Seeing as not all of us are able to guarantee that our kids or colleagues aren't looking over our shoulders, please refrain from including NSFW content within a topic title (Offensive language etc.). 8. Bumping: Do not repeatedly bump the same thread.
Allow threads and topics conversation to run their natural course. If a thread is no longer active, you may want to create a new thread on that topic instead. Likewise, if someone posts a new thread and there is an existing one, be friendly in informing them of its existence with appropriate links to the relevant discussion(s). 9. Creating Multiple Threads on the Same Topic: Do not create multiple forum threads on the same topic.
If there is already and active thread on the relevant topic then use it to respond. Each forum is designed to cater to very specific discussions. Please only post a thread in the forum it is most relevant to and avoid spamming the forums with multiple instances of the same thread. 10. Doxxing: Do not publish personal information of another member (against their will) or link to topics where such content can be found.
Any violation of this rule can and will most likely result in an immediate ban. 11. Advertisement/posting of RSI Referral Codes: This is not allowed in any form or in any area.
Signatures or posts found with the code embedded will be warned once and then removed. 12. SCB & Imperium Assets: Offsite use of any Star Citizen Base or Imperium logos, images, or any other design assets must first be cleared with @Gallitin directly.
13. Organizational Recruitment: Organizational recruitment is allowed but must be kept within the "Fleets & Recruitment" section of these forums. Direct soliciting of members and recruiting within threads outside of the aforementioned section is NOT allowed.
14. Formatting: For the sake of maintaining the clarity of our forums, when posting content that is copied from another outlet or source, we ask, that it be formatted in a presentable and professional manner. This means when you create a post, you must remove the old formatting from the previous source it has been copied from and re-present it when pasted here.
Additionally, when creating a post, we ask that it have more content than just a link. For example, you could provide your thoughts on the linked information or a brief summary of whats found in the link. 15. Crowdfunding: If a member of SCB would like to create a crowdfunding promotion for themselves or any other SCB member(s) they must first make a request through private message to @Gallitin. Each project is reviewed on a case by case basis and approval is the exception rather than the rule.
Please provide the following disclaimer along with your approved post: Only one dedicated thread is permitted for each project and should not be shared in an unsolicited manner. As the post's author you are not allowed to bump spam your post please refer to SCB forum Rule 8 listed above.