Welcome to Total Art Soul, please enjoy yourself both in lively debate and laughter. Take part in any thread that even mildly interests you, and contribute in any way you think you can.
Our wish is for this to be a place where the emphasis is in exchanging ideas and inspiring others, not solely on making money. This is why we will not allow any type of spamming. Please do not have sales pitches or prices in your images, image titles, image descriptions, forum posts, blogs, or any other areas of the site. Also, please do not add excessive tags to blogs. We understand people need to make a living but this is not the sole focus here. There are other sites devoted to online sales, but the main purpose of Total Art Soul is for sharing creativity.
KEEP IT CLEAN. This Forum is a public forum. Please keep all discussions suitable for everyone. Posting profanity, swearing, vulgarity, pornography, or links to pornography (for example) is strictly prohibited. You may feel at ease speaking in this way where you know who is the audience, but in a forum all sorts of ages and susceptibilities may read such posts. Remember young kids can use the internet now.
KEEP IT LEGAL. The posting of copyrighted or illegal material is strictly prohibited.
DO NOT POST SPAM. It will be deleted immediately and your account will be canceled.
RESPECT OTHER MEMBERS. Let's be kind, polite, and respectful to each other. Disagreements are acceptable. Debates are acceptable. Flame wars are not. Please do not harass or flame other members (on or off this site), and it may lead to the deletion of your account, without notice. All decisions regarding this is at the discretion of the site owners.
HANDLING DISPUTES. Please use the PM services to solve disputes with other members. We do not want to get into censoring or deleting your posts, but arguments in public will not be allowed. Should a dispute arise in public please allow the Moderators to handle it. Should a Moderator step in to handle something and you have an issue with it please take it up with the Moderator or the Administrator via PM or email
* Please note:- Any questions regarding the running of this site, or any other issues, must be addressed to admin, and not posted publicly, or in any public or member areas of this site. *
KEEP PRIVATE MESSAGES PRIVATE! Please do not post other members private messages or emails. It is against the law.
POSTING GRAPHICS. Do not post large pictures in signatures or posts (mind other users who might have slower connections and smaller display resolution) Use thumbnails for larger images.
Being a member of this site, and the posting of any material and/or posting in the forum means acceptance of these rules and denotes you agree to adhere with them.
Total Art Soul reserves the right to change these rules at any time, without notice, and may suspend accounts if deemed necessary.
Total Art Soul will use any material you upload for the promotion of its members and/or the site in general. If you do not wish for your work to be used in this way, you must contact admin and expressly request that your material not be used. This does not infringe copyright laws.
After the official bit, simply come on in and join us as a valued member.