Messages that are removed usually contain:
A violation of the "Code Of Conduct"as to tastefulness of language, respect for other members, or privacy and confidentiality. You can find a copy of the "Code Of Conduct"
http://groups.msn.com/12 Steps of Support.com
Inappropriate subject matter or details, including salacious descriptions of sexual activities.
A personal telephone number; or a business phone number not verified by an chat room manager. Phone numbers raise the threat of prank calls.
Electronic mail (Email) posted without the sender's permission, or conference-room transcripts posted without participants' permission.
Commercial advertising or solicitation.
Hazardous instructions or advice.
Encouragement of criminal activity.
Slurs about ethnicity, race, religion or sexual orientation.
These Policies are guidelines and not rules.
As some of our members have the posts forwarded immediately, we cannot stop everybody from getting inappropriate messages. We also do not monitor the boards 24/7 so some messages will be posted without our knowledge for a period of time.
We also understand that all of us are a various stages in our recovery, and what someone needs to post, others may find inappropriate. Tolerance, acceptance and understanding.