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Please read the following forum rules.

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As a member of Wings900, you are expected to review and comply with the following rules. Violating these rules may result in various sanctions, from the removal of your post to the suspension of your membership. The length of this suspension is determined by the Moderators and depends on the severity of the offense. Repeat offenders may be permanently banned.

From time to time, we may revise, update or change the terms of the rules. We will do our best to communicate any changes, but it remains the responsibility of members to keep up to date concerning the rules.

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General Rules

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