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    Thread: Staff Information
Post: RE: Staff Information

Conduct Rules for Leadership Roles This is applicable for any position/title on the forum that a person may acquire: includes (but is not limited to) Admin, Moderator/Forum Guardian, Admin Assistant,...
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    Thread: The Warnings and Reports Info Center
Post: RE: Changes to the Warning System

Submitting a Report The Moderator Team often relies on our users to supply information we miss or lack. At times, what happens with your submissions depends a lot on how you submit them. If you pas...
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    Thread: IDS General Discord Server
Post: IDS General Discord Server

>>Join Our Discord Chat!
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    Thread: DISBANDING
Post: RE: DISBANDING

In addition: Any user who may have interest in Tortuga, may contact the creator of Tortuga (Akante) to request the original information for this pack to use. It may only be used upon her permission af...
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    Thread: DISBANDING
Post: RE: DISBANDING

The moderation team has elected to allow this pack to be disbanded. It will be moved to the reach for a term of 3 months in case a new leader would like to step up. In the case that a new leader does ...
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    Thread: The Warnings and Reports Info Center
Post: RE: Changes to the Warning System

The MyBB Warning System We are now using the MyBB warning system! You've seen your own warning level pop up on your profile, and now it's going to start to mean something. What we have set up i...
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    Thread: The Warnings and Reports Info Center
Post: The Warnings and Reports Info Center

Warnings: How They Work The Moderator Team has long been aware that we could be a lot more transparent about how we do things. The userbase deserves to be aware of how we handle reports and punishmen...
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    Thread: IDS News and News Archive
Post: RE: IDS News and News Archive

Just a reminder; if you have something you want added to the news tab that fits the list above (especially things like alpha changes or pack-wide plots) please pm either a mod or an admin assistant!
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    Thread: World Map & Setting
Post: RE: World Map & Setting

NPC Packs and Groups [hr] These packs were created specifically so other people could use them for plots and backstories, generally located Beyond the Fringe or Over the Chasm. You may play character...
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    Thread: World Map & Setting
Post: RE: World Map & Setting

Notable Landmarks in Neutrals [hr] The following is a list of areas and features found in the lawless In Between, territory existing outside the packlands and owned by no one. If you would like to su...
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    Thread: Roleplaying in the Neutrals
Post: Roleplaying in the Neutrals

The Neutrals embody all playable areas outside of the Reach and board packs on IDS. The neutral areas are very open to user interpretation. Any and all settings or geographical landmarks that could be...
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    Thread: IDS Dictionary (WIP)
Post: IDS Dictionary (WIP)

The following is a list of common terminology you may encounter around the forum or while talking to other members. They are categorized under three sections: IC "In Character" These terms are ...
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    Thread: Forum Rules (tweaking)
Post: RE: Forum Rules (tweaking)

Roleplaying and Characters [hr] [hr] Content. IDS has an IC RPG rating of http://rpgrating.com/ratings/212.png (http://www.rpgrating.com). Some IC threads may have a rating closer to 213; we ask...
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    Thread: IDS News and News Archive
Post: RE: Old News Archive

The Archive [hr] [hr] [spoiler= OOC News] ▲ 04.10.2018 - NEW CHAT MODS - We are pleased to announce (https://dires.net/thread-3926.html) that Akante and Horsefeathers are our first Discord Ch...
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    Thread: IDS News and News Archive
Post: IDS News and News Archive

Welcome to The IDS Times [hr] This thread holds the older news that was once featured in the info box on the index page. If you have something that meets the criteria below that you want posted in the...
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    Thread: Usergroup Guide & FAQ
Post: Usergroup Guide & FAQ

[sizep=17pt]Usergroup Guide & FAQ[/sizep] [sizep=8pt]Written by Arkyls[/sizep] Here is a comprehensive guide about the usergroups on IDS, what they're for and how to use them. This is also a place...
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    Thread: Pocket Guide to Packs and Prides
Post: RE: Pocket Guide to Packs and Prides

[br] To add a pack to this guide, please contact a Roleplay Organizer with the following form: Code: -- [hr] [sizep=16pt]PACK NAME[/sizep] link to your banner image [sizep=14pt]The Alphas[/sizep] ...
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    Thread: FAQ (tweaking)
Post: RE: FAQ

Forum Specific [hr] [hr] Do I have to be invited or can I just join the forum? There's no need for invitations to join the IDS forum. To get started, check out this guide here! (https://dires.net/thr...
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    Thread: On Challenging Board Packs for Land or Leadership
Post: RE: On Challenging Board Packs for Land or Leaders...

[br][br] Frequently Asked Questions Will you ever add a new board pack entirely? The moderators may occasionally allow for an entirely new forum to be added to the current list of board packs without...
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    Thread: On Challenging Board Packs for Land or Leadership
Post: RE: On Challenging Board Packs for Land or Leaders...

[br][br] Challenge Terms: To be agreed upon and sent in by both parties of the fight after the challenge has approved. The challenger may then post a thread to begin the fight. For transparency, the...
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    Thread: On Challenging Board Packs for Land or Leadership
Post: RE: On Challenging Board Packs for Land or Leaders...

[br][br] Application: Challenge Rebuttal Moderators will contact the challenged pack to submit this form prior to approving or denying a challenge application. Name of Board pack: Name of Reac...
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    Thread: On Challenging Board Packs for Land or Leadership
Post: RE: On Challenging Board Packs for Land or Leaders...

[br][br] Application: Board Pack Challenge The challenging Reach pack should submit this completed form to any moderator for review. Moderators will then allow the challenged pack to submit a rebu...
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    Thread: Creating a Hellion
Post: RE: Creating a Hellion

Standardized Hellhound Traits It has been noted that there are many hellion traits which are usually always accepted; they don't change the base animal much, and are for the most part harmless. So a ...
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    Thread: Creating a Hellion
Post: RE: Creating a Hellion

So you want to play a hellhound...? FIRST: Read the Hellion Guidelines Yeah, those ones up there! Read them again. These guidelines outline the do's and don'ts in shaping your hellhound character. Th...
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    Thread: World Map & Setting
Post: RE: World Map & Setting

Setting & Background [hr] The world of IDS is loosely defined, and creativity is encouraged. New landmarks and packs are constantly discovered (https://dires.net/thread-850.html) and grown (https://d...
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  Star Thread: IDS Newbie Start-Up Guide
Post: IDS Newbie Start-Up Guide

Newbie Start-Up Guide Welcome to In Dire Straits, a semi-realistic feral RPG with light fantasy elements. We’re happy to have you! [hr] [hr] This guide compiles all the essential things you n...
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    Thread: Creating a Hellion
Post: Creating a Hellion

Originally written by former moderator TheSlave. Revisions and additions by Cooper. Revisions by Corg. Revised and rewritten by Vana and Red Team. Revisions by Puffin. HELLION GUIDELINES. --- ...
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    Thread: On Challenging Board Packs for Land or Leadership
Post: On Challenging Board Packs for Land or Leadership

[br] The Reach, The Strait, & You: A Guide to Pack Challenges rewritten by scratch (https://dires.net/user-2025.html) [hr] [hr] Packs on IDS are generally divided into two categories: the Reach...
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    Thread: Pocket Guide to Packs and Prides
Post: Pocket Guide to Packs and Prides

[sizep=20pt]IDS Pack Guide[/sizep] Original post by Blackrabbit. Banners created by Witch. Text titles and unique icons by Arkyls This is a quick guide to give an overview of information of all of...
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  Rainbow Thread: World Map & Setting
Post: World Map & Setting

https://i.imgur.com/FqzUTiR.png our current map is out of date; a new one is in the works! Map by Gothy, with perpetual thanks.
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