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Discussion in 'Site Help and Feedback' started by Cheryl Hills, Feb 7, 2019.

  1. Cheryl Hills

    Cheryl Hills Well-Known Member

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    Ok, why was my post deleted, according to the site description, it says, personal projects, ect.

    can use this forum to promote their own projects: causes, websites, businesses or other endeavors
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    Yes, promotion is ok, but asking for donations isn't. Are you talking about the thread where they were asking to donate to a go fund me account for sea turtles?
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    Yes, I was. I understand now. Thanks
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    Here's what it says in our Community Guidelines section:

    Contests, fund raising, charities or other personal uses
    You cannot use Tortoise Forum to stage a contest or to request donations for any charity or for any "personal" use that you may think of. This includes posting links to sites requesting charitable donations. This includes asking people to donate money or purchase items you are selling here or elsewhere to fund needs of any kind for family, friends, neighbors, pets, other Tortoise Forum members or anyone. You cannot use Tortoise Forum to stage a contest on your own for any purpose without first getting express approval from the Tortoise Forum Administrator/Owner. You cannot use Tortoise Forum to have everyone vote for you in a contest in which if you win you would receive anything of value -- money, trips, and any other consideration. In short, you may not use Tortoise Forum for your own personal use of any kind without first asking for permission.
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    The link was taking me to a go fund me sign in page, where you enter your username and password. I figured it was a phishing scam.
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    Yeah. . . I just tried it now and same thing. That's strange. If you want donations why would one have to have an account. Seems like they should allow everyone to donate. Come to think of it, I've looked at Go Fund Me sites before and didn't have to sign in to see the donation page. Oh well. At any rate, it's been deleted now.
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    New member, first post.... Ya not falling for that.
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    I don't know who put that in there, I did not ask anyone too.

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