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tilde.town Social Etiquette

PREMISE: You are a member of tilde.town. cool! You'd like to be around for a while and want to have an easy time socializing with other townies in places like the local chat.

PROBLEM: You haven't been in a community like this before and aren't exactly sure how folks communicate. Or, you got feedback from someone that a thing you said made them feel bad.

SOLUTION: Read through these suggestions and remember them while communicating with other townies!

Disclaimer: This guide codifies behaviors we'd like to see when directly interacting with other town members. It covers behaviors that aren't abusive according to the code of conduct but still might lead to discomfort. This guide is not a set of things you can or cannot discuss.

This guide primarily covers chatting on IRC, but its spirit applies to things like BBJ too.


Welcoming new users

Do

Don't


Tone

Do

Don't


Bots

Do

Don't


Pronouns

Do

Don't


Asking questions

Do

Don't


Letting others chat

Do

Don't


Conflict

Do

Don't


Offering help

Do

Don't


When In Doubt

When in doubt, fall back on this rule:

Assume that everyone you interact with can teach you something.

This means:


last compiled: 2019-08-15 05:07:57.719008