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We avoid over moderation but if people stray outside the reasonable requests listed below, then their postings will be removed by the Forum Moderators and those who persistently offend will be banned from using the forums. It takes a lot of work to moderate the forums and all the moderators always have other important work for UKHillwalking.com as well - writing news reports, editing articles, improving the databases, adding new features and funding the site. Any time spent dealing with petty disputes, or moderating trivial posts in The Pub, takes away time that could be better spent on these other tasks. If we feel that a certain individual, or group of individuals, is wasting our time then we will not hesitate to ban them even if their action doesn't contravene one of the guidelines below. This will enable us to spend more time on jobs that are appreciated by the vast majority of UKHillwalking.com's readers.
Occasionally we have to restrict users from posting. This is done at our discretion and once banned you will not be able to post, view your profile, upload photos or use the UKHillwalking.com contact forms to email other users. Posting restrictions are almost always lifted after a short time and a quick email to the moderators will usually do the trick. It is worth keeping in mind the fact that we are more likely to lift restrictions on those people who have made some attempt to understand why they might have been banned in the first place and approach us positively. Angry emails from people who are under the impression that their human rights have been violated will usually be ignored.