Read all of the following information carefully. It will behoove you to do so.
You are required to make 10 posts per DP. At least 5 of those posts must be substantive. A substantive post is any post that advances the progress of the game. The determination of what is or is not a substantive post is mine, and mine alone, to make.
Failure to meet this activity standard makes you eligible for replacement. If you know in advance that you won't be active, tell me ahead of time, otherwise I will have a lot less sympathy for you. For those who were insufficiently active but who had legitimate reasons for the low activity, I will expect you to make up for your inactivity in the next DP. You may receive 1 activity prompt in the last 24 to 12 hours of a DP; this is not guaranteed. A failure to get this prompt out to you will not excuse any inactivity.
Don't use PM structure, wincons, PM time stamps, or things of that ilk as points of analysis in the game. Discussion of these issues is strictly prohibited. You may not C/P anything from your PMs into the game or take photos of your PMs. There is to be no communicating via non-mod-initiated methods, even with teammates or hydra halves. This means there is to be no game-related discussion on G+ hangouts, Discord, unauthorized PMs on site, PMs offsite, etc. If you suspect or know that any such communication is taking place, you are obligated to inform me immediately.
Remember, paraphrasing is your friend. You may only paraphrase PM content. An acceptable paraphrase should substantially change the original wording of the passage, and that change should be noticeably more than mere deletion, addition, or substitution. I am willing to pre-screen your paraphrases if I have time. Violation of the rules in this section ("PM Etiquette") are the most severe breaches of rules in my games, and will most likely result in instantaneous mod-kills.
Observe civil and good conduct. Except in cases of exceptional rudeness, anyone who violates the conduct policy will receive 1 warning. Violations past that warning will result in you being replaced or mod-killed. What constitutes civil and good conduct is at my discretion. Additionally, all players must play to their wincon. Attempts to throw the game will not be tolerated. Play to win. Finally, excessive spamming, trolling, or thread derailment will also not be tolerated, and operates on the "1 warning, then replacement/mod-kill" paradigm.
Cycles and Voting
All DPs will be 72 hours long unless all players agree to shorten them in the late-game or there is a majority lynch before the deadline. NPs will always be 24 hours unless all players individually agree. I am willing to grant extensions for the DPs or NPs upon request, but it will be at my discretion whether to grant those requests. Votes or unvotes cast in twilight (after the day has ended, via lynch or deadline, but before I have announced it officially) will not be assessed. Once a lynch is secured, the DP immediately ends; you must refrain from posting after a lynch is announced. Intentionally posting after the warnings may result in a mod-kill. I will be using a deadline lynch. This means that whoever has the most votes at the end of a day will be lynched, even if they do not receive the majority. If it is tied at the end of day, I will randomize the lynch between the tied players. If someone reaches a majority before the deadline, the day will immediately end. No-Lynch is still an option, but a plurality of players must explicitly VTNL. It will not be the default. You are not required to unvote before re-voting, but you are required to use the acronym "VTL" or "Vote"to preface your votes and to bold your votes.