Moderation: Not everyone on Development Team is a moderator. Coolbies and Videobies do not fall under the category of Moderation as they only provide written & video updates. The Moderation chain ladder is as follows: Viewbie >Moderator>Channel Moderator>Global Moderator.
a) Your first point of contact would be the section's Viewbie/Moderator as they take care of day to day activities on the forum. If you have any complaints or are unhappy with daily moderation by VB or MOD then direct those to CM.
b) In case if any members feels that a warning being given is not justified or there is an error then please pm the DT member first to sort the issue, but do not argue on the respective post and cause disruption. If you are not satisfied with the answer then please direct the concerns to CM.
For any moderation issues please contact:
Channel Moderator : jyoti06 (Incharge of ZeeTV Channel) Viewbie: -Deepzz- , hinz ( Looks after forum on day to day basis, promote discussions & activity ,moderate i.e close/delete/ sticky topics,resolve disputes , increase/decrease Warning Levels)
As members join everyday, rather then cluttering the forum with "Hi I'm New Here" or "New Member" type posts, please introduce yourself in the intro thread: Members Introduction
Please post all questions/queries/etc. in the Jodha Akbar Help Desk!
. Rather then posting new topics asking for something, all questions can be directed there and a member will reply to your query.
Members are requested that before posting a new topic, please check at least 2-3 pages back to see if a similar topic has been posted. This reduces the number of repetitive posts.
Updates: Updaters are volunteers who take time out of their busy life to provide one. In case the written update is not posted on any particular day, please be patient for the back-up updater to fill in.Do not post topics demanding updates. Also, do appreciate the updater's efforts by 'liking' them and post a comment to encourage them if possible.
If you want to do written update for the show any particular day then please PM the respective updater a day in advance & take their permission so that the updater's efforts don't go in vain. Anyone posting the updates without DT permission, post will be trashed.
Organizing Contest/Activities: If you want to organize any Contest/Activities in the section please consult with the Dev Team & take their permission else your threads will be closed.
Appreciation Threads:ATs of the cast/characters are allowed, but keep in mind no bashing or discussion about other actors is allowed in them. If any AT is seen to breach the rules, there will be consequences including permanent AT closure. Refer to : New Rules & Warnings Regarding ATs:Plss Chk Also take the DT permission before opening the ATs.
TRP threads: Members are allowed to discuss performance of TRPs released weekly in a dedicated thread.Comparisons of numbers between shows in the same time slot will be allowed provided its limited to this thread and there is no unnecessary bashing of other shows.
Bashing/Name Calling/Personal Attacks/Sarcasm
Bashing or any types of name calling towards a member/actor/character are not allowed. It is offensive as well as disrespectful and can hurt the sentiments of the person/fan groups it is directed at. Anyone found doing so will receive a warning.
Criticism towards a character and the plot are allowed and can be discussed .
India-Forums allow freedom of expression and so everyone has the right to speak out and give their POV, but keep in mind, you do not cross lines and get personal in heat of argument. If you disagree with a Topic Maker's opinion , simply state your own POV saying "I disagree with you for so and so reason" instead of saying "Just stop your nonsense" , "change channels" etc which comes under personal attack. If you cannot be civil in a discussion, please ignore that thread, and find another thread to discuss your views.
Making indirect attacks on a Member's family or upbringing or questioning their qualification in a particular field during a heated debate just because their views are different than yours will not be tolerated.
Bashing vs. Constructive Criticism
Bashing: an act of verbal abuse or the use of foul language that can be provocative or offensive!
Constructive Criticism: any feedback that is purely intended to improve someone else's work in future endeavors! India-forums.com Code of Conduct strictly forbids members from bashing celebrities, the characters they portray on screen and fellow members! This includes the use of foul language, as well as any personal remarks, i.e. how the actor looks like, as they have no control over it! We welcome members to share their constructive criticism on the absurdity of the series' story line and character, as well as to discuss the actor's talents, however, please refrain from engaging in any kind of bashing, which may have severe consequences.
No Moral Policing: Please refrain from engaging in any moral policing in the forum. India Forums platform allows everyone to express their opinions freely within the COC and respectable limitations. Members have the freedom to express their own perspective, which may contradict someone else's POV.
Privacy : Posting Email addresses or Private information about the cast of the show or members of this forum is not allowed.
Topics comparing two actors, shows, seasons, or anything that can lead to fights are not allowed. Any thread found doing so will be closed immediately and a PM warning will be sent.
Members are permitted to have one ID only. Those found using another ID will have it banned immediately as well as receive a warning and may also receive a raise in their warning level.
Language: Please refrain from using swear words like 'W*F, WTH, What the Fish, BS, F words etc. . IF is a public forum where we have members of all ages come to read and discuss their favorite shows .Please do maintain decorum of the forum. We want to invite members here not drive them away with usage of inappropriate language.
Chatting as well as spamming and one liners are not allowed. Spamming the forum with pics and no content , personal topics , one liner content just to increase the activity for ranking is discouraged.
Topics posted on the forum are for the purpose of discussing so stick to the topic at hand. Threads that no longer serve that purpose will be closed. Posting just to say "Thanks", "tfs" etc. is also a form of spamming and instead, the "like" button can be used to express your gratitude.If you wish to chat or converse with someone, then use the PM feature or go to the Chat Clubs Forum.
Posting in CAPS is considered shouting and is therefore not allowed.
All articles should be posted here: . Also, when posting articles, refrain from posting articles from sites such as TellyChakkar as they are in direct competition with I-F.
When posting articles from TellyBuzz, post the link only, rather then copying+pasting the whole article.
All creations (siggies/avis) are to be posted in the . Signatures are to be 550x500 max. and members are allowed to use 3 550x500 siggies as well as one small siggy.
Pictures of the cast are to be posted in the Jodha Akbar Picture Gallery: NO COMMENTS!.Unless they are caps related to the show (epi caps, SBS/SBB/interview caps) or from an event during the course of the show (i.e. they perform in an awards show etc), they are to be posted in the picture gallery only. What is NOT allowed to be posted in the forum is, pictures from the cast's previous shows(PC,DV etc) or their personal pictures which would violate their privacy.
Threads that say "No Comments" on them such as the Article Archive/Picture Gallery/etc. mean only those items are allowed. Any comments found will be trashed.
Posting videos from other sites as well as anything that contains a logo/link are not allowed and will be trashed.
If you find anyone violating any of the rules, please use the button and refrain from replying back directly as it can add fuel to the fire.
If you have any questions, feel free to ask.
P.S: Rules are subject to change and may be amended with the forum's environment .
Jyo , hinz & Deepz
Jodha Akbar - DT