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Chat Rules for the Food and Bob Ross Channels

Last Updated: Dec 15, 2016 10:32AM PST

Chat Rules for the Official Food and Bob Ross Channels

This article details the official Food channels 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 Food channel and the Bob Ross 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!

Be nice

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.

For example:
  • 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.

For example:
  • Do: “I love that new haircut, he looks great today!
  • Don’t: “FAP FAP FAP

Include everyone

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.

For example:
  • 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.

For example:
  • 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