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3. This rule is pretty important. When replying to a thread make sure the header matches what the subject is actually about. If you are not sure what this means certainly feel free to ask me.
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5. All messages are to be in plain text form with no attachments.
(An 'up for discussion' rule perhaps is what to include in the reply to a post and where to put the reply, before or after the original post).
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