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The Terms of Service, Posting Guidelines and other rules.

8 rules etc submissions by the Head-Fi.org community.

Group Buys

In general, group buys are not allowed, except for hard-to-obtain DIY parts or special DIY one-offs (such as circuit boards). These still require permission from an admin before they can be approved, however.    Recently a number of people have asked why we don't allow group buys or discussion of groups buys on other sites. While we understand that people wish to buy items as cheaply as possible, a number of very serious issues have come up with group buys that have made us expand the rule to include group buy sites.     1. Predatory pricing   The following is an... read more

Groups Guidelines

The purpose of social groups is to allow members more freedom and control over regular discussion with friends or people who share similar interests. However, while members are free to create groups and manage them as they wish, there are some limitations as to how they can be used, depending on the type.   Quick Guide:   Groups can be created by anyone who can create classifieds, that is members with 15 posts who have been a member more than one month. If you have just made your 15th post the permission wont activate for a couple of hours.   Groups... read more

Beware of the following scams and people abusing the classifieds

Posting Guidelines

The following is a set of posting guidelines for Head-Fi. They are derived from the Steve Hoffman Forums and rules I wrote for another forum and essentially cover what is actually enforced by the moderators. They are not absolute rules (except the rule about declaring affiliation). Please see the Head-Fi Terms of Service for those.   Head-Fi is a place for the peaceful and collaborative discussion of personal and portable audio equipment and music. We hope to create an environment that is family-friendly, receptive and educational, not rude or judgmental like many... read more

Membership Levels, Badges and Custom Titles

Moderation Faq

Buy Sell Trade Rules

For how to use the classifieds, see this page: http://www.head-fi.org/a/for-sale-and-trade-forums-faq   The "Buy, Sell, Trade" portion of this site is a private forum for members who have been registered for 30 days AND have made at least 15 posts on the forums.  Use of this area is at your own risk. The use of the classified system is a privilege and not a right. Head-Fi reserves the right to close, edit or delete any classified as the moderators and admins see fit. Head-Fi also reserves the right to alter the requirements for posting a classified for any member or... read more

Terms Of Service

  • by judeAdministrator

Rules And Terms of Use   Registration to this forum is free! By registering and continuing usage of the Head-Fi forums, you agree to abide by the rules and policies detailed below, and read, understand and agree to the FAQ and Posting Guidelines.   These Rules and Terms of Use are unabashedly inspired by those so effectively in use at Audio Asylum and a couple of other forums.   The Basics Although the administrators and moderators of Head-Fi: Covering Headphones, Earphones and Portable Audio will attempt to keep all objectionable messages off this forum, it is... read more

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