These rules are intended to be as nonrestrictive as possible. It is up to channel operators to determine additional rules for their channels. As an example, cursing is not restricted by the network but you may choose to enforce such a rule in your own channel. It will be up to channel operators to enforce their own rules.
Goat.Chat is similar to Voat.co in that we are here to allow open and free discussions provided that the content is not illegal, including piracy. Users found to be violating this single rule will be permanently banned without question. There is no appeal process for these bans and they will not be overturned for any reason.
If you discover your Voat.co username is taken on this network, please post in /v/goatchat or on IRC in #bah. Note, an IRCop will use their discretion to verify your username has been registered for an appropriate length of time.
@hira/staff/NICKNAME. You can find this by using
/whois NICKNAMEto confirm the authenticity of the user. Additionally, a list of staff members can be seen on the staff page.
Goat.Chat uses services (e.g., NickServ, ChanServ, etc.) to help users take advantage of the full potential of the network. Below are some rules to help IRCop's and users alike.
.), dashes (
-), and forward slashes(
goat-master, or any IRCop's nick;
Wait 7 days before requesting a new vHost.
Do not use vHosts to evade bans (doing so can lead to a network ban and a vHost ban).
Updates will be posted below this message as well as their proper areas on this page until the next update after which they will be removed from below. Upon any changes to the rules page, a Global/Wallops message from the staff will be sent on the network.