Gothic Mississippi

Lovers of the Lifestyle

Posting Access:
All Members , Moderated
Welcome to Gothic Mississippi! This is an open commutinty, everyone can post. Just keep it polite, this group is open to all ages. Photos are welcomed, but if they're large or contain nudity, place it behind a cut and give a warning in the link. Post recipes, links to auctions, comments and questions! We look foward to hearing from you. :)

Community Rules
1--This is a community that allows posting of pictures, so if you're on a slower computer or dial-up speed, expect slow loading.

2--Grrrrl & boi pics are welcome, as well as goth pets and vacation photos.

3--Pics of friends are ok only if you have their permission to post

4--Gothy art is welcome

5--Don't post other people's pics or art without their permission

6--A short intro post upon joining or delurking is encouraged (preferrably with a pic)

7--Goth/industrial related questions to the community are ok.

8--Mean, rude, degrading & insulting comments are not allowed, even about yourself!

9--Long poetry & prose is welcome, just put it behind a cut.

10--Short poems/stories are ok, just put it behind a cut.

11--Text links to pics & personal webpages are ok, but actual pics are preferred

12--Announcements of new "industrial/gothic" projects, webpages, etc. are ok once per project and with a pic

13--Delete your own mistakes and edit/fix your own posts. Broken links and duplicate entries are not welcome!

14--Don't post quiz & test results (or links to take them) to the community!

15--Check out the LiveJournal FAQ and help pages for answers to technical questions like how to post pics and how to edit or delete your posts.

16--Kindergoths (under 18) are not permitted to post or link nude or risqué photos. Also, watch your comments!

17--The images and text posted in this community are the property of those posting and cannot be copied/borrowed/taken/linked/etc. without their explicit written permission. Violators will be banned without additional warning.

18--Do not violate the Live Journal Terms of Service or you will be banned and reported to abuse@livejournal.com. Remember when you joined Live Journal you agreed NOT to upload, post or otherwise transmit any content that is hateful, threatening, abusive, harassing, torturous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, unlawful, harmful, libelous, invasive to another’s privacy, racially or ethnically offensive, or to "stalk" or otherwise harass another LJ member or community. If any user is reported to be in violation of the letter or spirit of these terms, LiveJournal.com retains the right to terminate such accounts at any time without further warning.

*** Offending posts will be deleted and repeat offenders of above rules will be banned from the community. Report broken rules here.

*** This may seem like a lot of rules, but most of them are just common sense. Keep in mind that this community exists mainly to showcase your gothy/dark/industrial pics/artworka and to keep the community informed on upcoming events in the area. The rules are not set in stone, are subject to change, and exceptions might be made on a case by case basis.

*** When enough members join, weekly themes will be posted by the Community Moderators each Monday or Tuesday. You do not have post on theme, but are encourged to do so.

*** If you are looking for a place to host your pictures, try these FREE Providers:

http://www.pyxz.com/ Recommended by the owner emo1313
or try this site for 100 other options:

*** The following providers do not allow outside image linking or have other problems:
http://www.picturetrail.com/ Gone pay-only in January 2003
http://www.imgstudio.com/ is shutting down March 31st, per athenalove
http://www.ranchoweb.com/ Sporadic broken images
http://www.graffiti.net/ Sporadic broken images
http://www.clubphoto.com/ Problems with external image linking
http://www.yahoo.com/ Sporadic broken images
http://www.printroom.com/ Sporadic broken images, Image hosting for 3rd party sites (Ebay, LJ, etc.) will be discontinued on 2/1/03
http://www.villagephotos.com/ Image links disappear after a short time
http://www.geocities.com/ Does not permit external image linking
http://www.tripod.com/ Does not permit external image linking
http://www.boomspeed.com/ Users have reported sporadic problems & account cancellations
http://www.fotki.com/ Image links break after a short time
http://www.photoisland.com/ Image links break after a short time
http://www.synthetik.net/ Site has been down since 9/30/02

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