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Upon membership you are agreeing to abide by any and all rules and regulations set forth by this sites staff and understand that if the site staff feels you are not, you will be banned and placed on the black list which is submitted to any and all police sites throughout the internet once a month minimum, with no prior notification.
Once registered you are also required to read any and all legal notices and policies. Please note you are required to post an introduction within 7 days of the agreement of your membership to this site. LURKERS WILL BE BANNED. This is for the safety of all members.
All accounts will become inactive after 30 days of no posting.....Inactive accounts are still in the system but will not show up on the member list. If you were verified and log back in your account may show as Non Verified... Just send a staff member a message and we would be glad check the settings and make adjustments!! Inactive accounts will sit in pending for up to 90 days. There will also be a message sent to the email that was used to register as a friendly reminder your account may be deleted.· Are there exceptions to this rule?
Yes...but very few. The only exceptions to this rule are if you have previously alerted a member, moderator or admin of your inability to post to roll call due to vacation, personal reasons, computer issues, etc. We will do our best to keep you on as a member but it is ultimately YOUR responsibility to make sure you either reply to roll call or alert someone of your absence. Roll Call For Verified Members will be done via email once a year. You must reply back to the email to keep your account active.
Big Sister's are extremely valuable members of Wives Behind The Badge. They are all verified members, have been around for a while and know the ins and outs of the forums. They are there to help new members with questions, avatars, rules, etc. They are the "go to" person for our new members.· How do I get one?
Once you have posted your introduction, our Big Sister Coordinator will assigned you a Big Sister. Once you have been assigned a Big Sister, she will send you a "welcome PM" to introduce herself. This is the person you will go to for any of your questions about the site. If your Big Sister can't answer it....she will contact one of the admins or moderators and get an answer for you!· What happens if I have a question and my Big Sister is not available?
Wives Behind The Badge is FULL of helpful, friendly and knowledgeable members. There are many ways to get help if your Big Sister is not online and you need assistance immediately. You can post in the "HELP" forum and anyone can help you. If you see another Big Sister online - just send her a PM - she'll be happy to help you out PM a Moderator or Admin. Someone is always willing to help out....just ask!· How do I know who is a Big Sister?
All our Big Sister's are "color coordinated". Any member you see on our member list in green is a Big Sister.