Just a couple of things to point out regarding the new faq/TOS: This does not apply to (most) message board settings, especially ones like these. Since we are basically characters in a play (anonymous, fake names), there is no direct inference. There also has to be proof of loss or damage. A couple of links about it use of derogatory terms Online personas exclusion Would this include some members' use of shockingly contrasting colors for their post text? That's more irritating than "excessive punctuation".