Rules!

~BenM posted Jan 19, 18
These rules can be updated at any time without warning, so be sure to check back when you're unsure!
All rules have different punishments with different levels of severity, take this as a pre-warning.
 
 
All Server Rules
 
Chat Rules:
- No Racist, Sexist, or Homophobic slurs may be used in any chat at any time.
- Cybering (Cyber Sex) is not and never will be allowed on the server.
- No links to pornograpic, phishing, IP-Loggers, suspicious, or excessively graphic sites/images.
- Do not spam in chat (including spambot) - There's no need for it and it fills up chat.
- Do not advertise other servers (posting the IP and/or telling others to join)
- No excessive caps - There's no need for it and it's not appealing to look at.
- No excessive cursing/swearing - It's fine in moderation but no one needs to swear every other word.
- Excessive abuse of players and staff is strictly prohibited at all times.
 
Account Rules:
- No offensive usernames. Accounts with offensive usernames will be immediately removed. To continue playing, you must change your username to something not offensive then make an appeal. Once your account has been checked, you will be granted access to the server once again.
- No offensive skins. Accounts with offensive skins will be immediately remomved. Once the skin is changed, the ban can be appealed.
 
No Modded or Hacked Clients:
- No hacked clients are allowed on Paradise Realms, using them will result in a ban.
- No X-Ray resource packs/mods - They give an unfair advantage and using any form of X-Ray will result in a ban.
- No mods may be used - The exceptions are Shaders and Optifine.
 
Miscellaneous Rules:
- No nude or inappropriate skins - Including racial and offensive skins. (Hitler, Osama etc.)
- Do not have excessive amounts of passive animals - Roughly 80 per player, this is due to the large amounts of lag they can cause.
- Do not kill/steal others animals - There are plenty out in the wild, you don't need to mess with other player's animals.
- No more than 200 pistons/hoppers per person - This is 200 of each, they can both cause excessive lag and 200 is more than enough. (If spread out over a large area, you can ask staff for permission to place more!)
- Respect all staff - They're only there to help you, don't take it out on them if you can't get your own way.
Do not exploit any glitches or loopholes - If you find any glitches or loopholes please report to staff and no one else. FAILURE TO REPORT = BAN Do not use it to your advantage (Making millions in money) before reporting.
 
Survival Rules
No Griefing:
This is including but not limited to - 
- Breaking another player's property without their permission
- Container Theft/Item Theft - This includes chests, furnaces, dispensers, hoppers and item frames. (Locked or unlocked)
- Do not take from abandoned properties - Although it may seem as if no one lives in the property, they owner may return at any point. (This includes banned player's houses)
 
Building Rules:
This is including but not limited to -
- No offensive structures - Including those of a sexual, religious, racial and derogatory manner.
- No offensive signs - Including those of a sexual, religious, racial, homophobic and derogatory manner.
- No building within 30 blocks of a protection. The owner of the protection has the right to get it removed.
- No towers that allows you to get over a players wall(s) are allowed.
- Grinders are allowed, but if they cause too much lag they can be removed by staff.
- Iron farms are allowed.
 
PvP Rules:
- Camping is allowed but limited. You may not camp a house, town, or nation for more than 10 minutes.
- Do not log out or teleport out of PvP - If you do this and there is proof it will be punished with a temporarly ban.
- TP luring is not allowed - This is when a player is lured to another with the promise of free items or being told they won't be killed when teleported, this is a cheap move and in no way allowed.
-Traps are allowed, but remember the piston rule. Traps that cause lag because of to much redstone will be removed.
- Any commands used that gives you an unfair advantage in getting to a players location will be punished with a ban and possibly a rank removal.
 
Donator Rules:
- Fly PvP is NEVER allowed, unless said otherwise by staff.
- You may NEVER give out items you have received from Free signs.
- You may NEVER sell items you have received from free signs.
- You may NEVER use your donation items for any other person of a lower rank, even if they're helping you.
- You may NEVER use WorldEdit for anyone else. (Excluding other Champions+)
- You may NEVER use WorldEdit to expose ores.
- You may NEVER store items you have received from free signs (Kits may be stored).
- DO NOT use WorldEdit on a property that isn't your own without permission. (Refer to rule above for who you can WorldEdit for)
- Your nickname must be a chunk of your name. 
- You can use any colour for your nickname besides &4. You may use &c if it's not the majority of your name!