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19 July 2012: Added mention of breaking the law. More specifically because users where recommending ways to defraud New Zealand Customs.
16 October 2012: Reformatted.
14 January 2013: Added words explaining "soapbox" in more detail; reworded "instructions for sharing mechanisms that impact revenue streams of content providers".
6 April 2014: Added link to [Offers and Wanted] forum rules.
22 September 2014: Added words to prevent non-company users asking for personal information. Users should not disclose personal information to anyone that does not have a "company tag".
4 October 2014: added sockpupeting to terms.
27 June 2016: added "unnecessary quotes" and moved Godwin's Law to its own section
17 August 2017: added "extremism" and "ideologies of hate" as an instant ban offence to this FUG
1 October 2018: added "racism, sexism and ageism"
22 March 2019: added "Refunds to banned users"
9 June 2019: added "Single word subjects"
7 January 2020: added reference to Wheaton's Law