This article details the official Twitch channel chat rules and what they mean.
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The Community Guidelines tell all Twitch users how to act when using the site at large, and we definitely enforce those here! However, each channel’s community also defines its own guidelines when it comes to how we interact with each other in chat. Here on the official Twitch channel, these are our rules. Remember, having your voice heard here on our channel is a privilege, and we hope you will use it wisely!
Giving constructive feedback is good. Being unnecessarily mean isn’t what we do here. Make sure you take the time to evaluate which you are doing before you post.
Do: “I think this show would be better if the hosts were a little more animated”
Don’t: “These F*$%ing hosts are so boring to watch I wish they would all die”
Respect other humans
We know our broadcasters are fine specimens of humanity. Complimenting them is good. Sexually objectifying, creeping on, describing violent actions toward, describing your physical reactions to, or otherwise dehumanizing them is not.
Do: “I love that new haircut, he looks great today!”
Don’t: “FAP FAP FAP”
We want this channel to be a safe and welcoming place for everyone. Don’t do anything that might make someone feel like they don’t belong. This includes but is not limited to generalizations of types of people, hate speech, or discriminatory language based on gender, religion, ethnicity, sex or socioeconomic background.
Do: “Welcome, newcomer!”
Don’t: “WUT? A GRILL GAMER? Kreygasm”
Listen to the moderation team
Our mods are in place because we trust their judgement. Remember that these rules exist not only to the letter, but in spirit. If our mods feel like you have violated or circumvented even the intention of these rules, you may face disciplinary action. Follow the instructions of mods, and communicate with them with professionalism about any concerns.
Do: “Dear mod: I was banned and I’m not sure why. Can you help?”
Don’t: “Nazi mods banned me for no reason FU MODS”