Rules etc

The Terms of Service, Posting Guidelines and other rules.

  1. Can I change my user name? Can I delete my account?

    Can I change my user name? We are currently not re-naming accounts, except under exceptional circumstances, such as safety reasons. Creating a new account is prohibited and doing so may result in both accounts being banned without warning. Can I delete my account? If you wish to leave Head-Fi for whatever reason, the simplest and best thing to do is log out and not visit the site again. We will only, if requested, ban your account and leave a custom title along the lines of...
  2. Group Buys

    November 24, 2014: Since they are now a product reseller and I know we'll get asked about this frequently, discussion and linking to Massdrop's sales is allowed. However note that some of their sales appear to be unauthorised by the manufacturers (ie: are illegitimate group buys from dealers) who have stated that they will not warrant the items. In general, group buys and group builds (of DIY products) are not allowed, except for hard-to-obtain DIY parts or special DIY one-offs (such as...
  3. 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...
  4. Beware of the following scams and people abusing the classifieds

    If you believe you have been scammed by someone, please report the classified or the first PM message (you only need to report ONE). Click on the red flag bottom left of the post or PM. Please do NOT PM a moderator or administrator. Flagging the post/message sends it to ALL moderators and administrators at the same time. We will then contact you if necessary. You can leave negative feedback on their profile which can be edited or deleted later if necessary. Click on their user name and...
  5. Posting Guidelines

    Posting Guidelines Key Points Public Messages Threads Discussion Reviews and Impressions Other Disclosure, Group Buys, Product Tours etc. The internet's truest ever cartoon. (Source) The following essentially covers what is actually enforced by the moderators. Please also see the Head-Fi Terms of Service, which includes the Privacy Policy. pointsKey Points (TLDR summary) Be excellent to each other. Treat others with the same respect and dignity that you would expect back. Extend your...
  6. Membership Levels, Badges and Custom Titles

    Users have up to three things that show on posts and/or in their profile: A badge, and maybe a custom title below their user name and sometimes an award below their signature. Badges Regular users - Under the old Head-Fi, they paid a sum to not have to see the advertising for a year, along with other benefits. This tag is now given to made exceptional contributions to the site through reviews, meet organising and helping new members. The below badges are automatically assigned by...
  7. Moderation Faq

    "Men are disturbed not by the things which happen, but by their opinions about the things" --Epictitus AD 55-135 The staff, just like members, wish to enjoy participating on the forums in a civil manner and do their best to ensure that they, as well as everyone else are able to do so. The main thing we always ask of people is to keep the quality of what they contribute high and don't get sucked into the temptation to make unhelpful and unpleasant posts. Honestly, there is nothing more...
  8. Buy Sell Trade Rules

    For how to use the classifieds, see this page: [URL]https://www.head-fi.org/f/articles/for-sale-and-trade-forums-faq.13112/[/URL] 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....
  9. Terms Of Service

    Terms of Service Rules and Terms of Use The Basics Posting Etiquette Member of the Trade Rules Group Buys YouTube Content Moderation Other Head-Fi Privacy Policy Information Collection and Usage Contacting Us termsRules 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...
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