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1.0 Language

GameBanana is an English-speaking website, but you may post submissions in non-English provided you prefix the submission name/title with the language, e.g a Russian thread must have a name/title beginning with "[RUS]".

1.1 Grammar & Punctuation

Try your best to use good grammar, spelling, punctuation, sentence structure, etc when posting and especially when making threads and other readables. Do not post in ALL CAPS, Title Caps, use excessive!!!!! amounts of punctuation, or break the site's layout. Submissions with poor English may be flagged by the community or withheld by moderators.

1.2 Abuse

No discrimination, abusiveness, 'trolling' or flaming. Discrimination based on race, sex, age, sexual orientation, etc will not be tolerated. NO EXCEPTIONS. 'They started it', 'they deserved it', 'they are n00bs', etc. are not valid excuses.

1.2.1 Backseat Moderating

Let the moderators do the moderating. Backseat moderating is when people who are not moderators try to enforce the rules -- or their interpretation of the rules. If you see a person breaking the rules, take advantage of the Report/Flag buttons or simply ignore the offensive content.

1.3 Unconstructive Feedback

No negative feedback without explanation. If you don't like something or strongly disagree with someone, fine. But make sure you provide reasons for your opinions and constructive feedback whenever possible. Also, make sure not to stray into a violation of rule 1.2.

1.4 Warez

No warez talk of any kind. That includes but is not limited to requests for CD keys, discussing illegal downloads of software, music, movies, passwords for websites, and pretty much anything that could get GameBanana into legal trouble. When in doubt about this rule, ask a moderator or don't post. If it might be illegal, test the limits of copyright law somewhere else. For more information consult GameBanana's Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) Policy or the Porting Whitelist.

1.5 Advertising

Non-commercial advertising is allowed, under certain circumstances. See the User Advertising wiki for more details.

1.6 Graphic Content

No shock material or pornography. This includes but is not limited to graphic images and videos designed to severely disturb or scare the viewer. Private parts of the body must be covered with clothing and no sexual acts may be displayed. We also reserve the right to remove any content that we feel is too suggestive or inappropriate for all the age groups that use the site.

1.7 Spam

No spam. Spam is defined as posts, threads, or other messages that do not contribute to a discussion or forum. If you have doubts about whether your submission would contribute consult a moderator before submitting it. Please avoid posting several thematically related submissions soon after one another as this is considered spam. Instead please pack these themed submissions together into one submission. Submitting a lot of unrelated content soon after one another is ok and is not spam.

1.8 Quality Control

No deliberately low quality or low effort submissions. We always want to be a place where beginners can submit their content and learn, however if a submission is considered to have been made deliberately of poor quality on purpose, to troll, point farm etc, it may be removed.

1.9 File Content

No executables or similar are allowed in regular submission files. Any submissions found with executables in their files will be withheld until the executable is removed. Tools and Gamefiles are exempt from this rule. If for whatever reason you really must include an executable in your download, please contact a moderator to ask for permission before uploading it.

1.10 Autoplaying Music/Videos

All music players must be started manually. No autoplaying music is allowed.

1.20 Section Specific Rules

In addition to these site-wide rules there are section rules that must be followed:


Notice About Rules

If you are having trouble understanding any of these rules, please contact a moderator or administrator before submitting. To view a list of moderators and administrators, head over to this page.


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  • youthfive avatar
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    2 days ago:
    What the different of Moderator, Super Moderator, Admin, and Super Admin??

    Just curious :)
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    3 days ago:
    Posted by AnOldRetiredElephant

    Posted by Ganryu

    Posted by AnOldRetiredElephant

    hey, a moderator flagged my sound for no  reason, this motherfucker flagged the sound for 

    being against the rules, being copyright infringing, having credit theft, having improper credits, being Inappropriate and having lacking information

    any help? can you just make him NOT A MOD
    First off, they flagged it for a good reason; insulting them for flagging the submission in the first place really isn't necessary. Second, the flag was removed not too long after it was placed, so there's no problem here at this point.
    sorry for late reply, but i regret insulting him and also the flag was resolved

    It's okay. I can understand you being heated up, especially when that user added that many reasons in just one flag. Remember that you can always add a support ticket in case you have an issue you want resolved!
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    I loved you to Deth.
  • AnOldRetiredElephant avatar
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    3 days ago:
    Posted by Ganryu

    Posted by AnOldRetiredElephant

    hey, a moderator flagged my sound for no  reason, this motherfucker flagged the sound for 

    being against the rules, being copyright infringing, having credit theft, having improper credits, being Inappropriate and having lacking information

    any help? can you just make him NOT A MOD
    First off, they flagged it for a good reason; insulting them for flagging the submission in the first place really isn't necessary. Second, the flag was removed not too long after it was placed, so there's no problem here at this point.
    sorry for late reply, but i regret insulting him and also the flag was resolved

    piss me off, your dead
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    4 days ago:
    Posted by AnOldRetiredElephant

    hey, a moderator flagged my sound for no  reason, this motherfucker flagged the sound for 

    being against the rules, being copyright infringing, having credit theft, having improper credits, being Inappropriate and having lacking information

    any help? can you just make him NOT A MOD
    First off, they flagged it for a good reason; insulting them for flagging the submission in the first place really isn't necessary. Second, the flag was removed not too long after it was placed, so there's no problem here at this point.
    Not as serious as you'd think.
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    14 days ago:
    hey, a moderator flagged my sound for no  reason, this motherfucker flagged the sound for 

    being against the rules, being copyright infringing, having credit theft, having improper credits, being Inappropriate and having lacking information

    any help? can you just make him NOT A MOD
    piss me off, your dead
  • Pomor. avatar
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    10 months ago:
    Why i was banned in CS GO sictoin? i dont know

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    1 year ago:
    Is it allowed to post the same submission for different games? Since it is supported in the way VALVE made games one can gain a lot of points.
  • ICR avatar
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    2 years ago:
    And think too many users "are doing the moron"(sorry for word),It must be because the most of that users are lazy.
    • Agree x 1
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    A friend is a treasure
  • Ganryu avatar
    Ganryu avatar At sector 17.
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    2 years ago:
    > **Posted by DXZ**
    >
    > How can I get in touch with an admin?

    You can find some of the admins listed here.
    • Helpful x 1
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    Not as serious as you'd think.
  • DXZ avatar
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    2 years ago:
    How can I get in touch with an admin?
    PM me for a chat. avatar
    Mantra
    PM me for a chat.

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