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About Restricted Accounts

Member accounts that have been restricted will display the orange "Restricted" text on their accounts. Restricted accounts can still login to TPC, but have been temporarily disabled from being able interact in the community.

Account restriction are a temporary time out for members who have been warned about activity that violates our ToS.
This includes but not limited to; directly attacking other members, deliberately causing ongoing dissension among other members, uploading/sharing inappropriate material. Disobeying a direct warning/request by a staff member, attacking or fighting with a staff members, spamming the news feed with duplicate content (including emoticons).

NOTE: Your account may be restricted without warning if you directly attack another member in a vulgar, or derogatory manner. You may also be restricted without warning for any type of veiled death threats, or illegal speech. Direct death threats against any TPC member(s), or an elected official will get you banned forever, and proper authorities notified.

Account restriction timeouts can last from 1-36 hours depending on the severity of the infraction/violation.
Staff will determine which of the following will apply to the member based on the circumstances of the infractions.
Moderators have predefined guidelines to help them make fair judgement calls before choosing the level/time of the member's account restriction/timeout.

Restriction Timeout Periods
1-5 hour - mild
8-12 hours - moderate
24-48 hours - severe
72 hours- extreme

If a member's account is restricted more than 3 times per month, it may be banned.
Member's can appeal a ban by writing us at:
Accounts that post any type of pornography will be automatically banned with no hope of reinstatement.

If your account is "RESTRICTED" You'll still be able to login into TPC.
When logged in, you'll see a message at the top of the TPC home and your profile page that states why you were restricted, who you were restricted by, and how long your account will be restricted for.

To avoid having your account Restricted, or Banned, please take a few moments to read our Terms of Service page.
We reserve the right to change/update this page at our sole discretion. Last updated - 9-1-13
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