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These rules encompass the whole site and parts of the site might also have their own extra rules.

General
1. Do not post requests. This is not a request forum.
2. Do not post redundant threads, and stay on-topic.
3. Do not post unverified rumors as facts.
4. Voting games, quiz, or result threads only in Kuso sub-forum.
5. Flaming, profanity, or lewd/inappropriate content is not welcomed.
6. No inappropriate pictures/links.
7. Post in English only.
8. Administration reserves the right to remove anything which violates the above guidelines without prior notice.
9. Double-nicking/multiple-accounts will result in immediate ban.


Avatar and Signature
1. Your signature should not be larger than 600 pixels in width and 150 pixels in height. This includes all text and picture in the signature.
2. Only one picture is allowed in signature, and the max size for this picture is 600 pixels in width and 130 pixels in height.
3. Only locally uploaded avatars is allowed.
4. Your avatar should not be larger than 200 pixels in width and 300 pixels in height.
5. Try to compress the size of your avatar and signature. Signatures sized over 100kb and avatars sized over 450kb (Senpai: 800kb) will be removed.
6. Administration reserves the right to remove anything which violates the above guidelines without prior notice.


Group and Rank system
"9th gen member" to "Graduated member": Rank system depends on how many posts you have made, after 600 posts, you can change your member title to anything you like within reason.
Banned: Penalty rank. Users are deemed guilty and will not be allowed to access neither the torrents nor the tracker.
Shinmem: Default rank. New users start in this rank and can not post new topics on the forum!
Kouhai: After 100 posts, a Shinmem is promoted to this group. They have less restrictions and can post new topics.
Senpai: After 600 posts, a Kouhai is promoted to this group.
Dai-Senpai: Users who actively contribute to the community. Inane and off-topic posts to increase post-count will be looked down upon. Promotion to the "Dai-Senpai" rank requires administrative approval.
Uploader: Users providing on the tracker can receive a temporary rank of "Uploader".


Spam
The admin staff of Hello! Online takes a strong stand against spamming. Spam posts include, but are not limited to:
1. Advertising directly or potentially leading to financial gain.Only private trades and sales are allowed in the Swap and Give away sub-forum. Any form of promotions, trades, or sales leading to any off-site activities are prohibited.
2. Text or pictures that bump a thread.
3. Trivial / meaningless posts that serve to increase post count.
4. Text or pictures of offensive / indecent nature.
5. Improper or excessive levels of quotation, font size and other such things.

The admin staff of Hello!Online reserves the right to take action(s) against any member that spams including:
1. Temporary or permanent ban from Hello!Online.
2. Temporary or permanent locking of thread.
3. Removal of spam posts without prior notice.
4. Reduction in post count.


Restrictions
Shinmem: Max. Number of storable messages: 100 Max. Number users allowed to mass PM: 3 Can post new topics: No Can change display name: No
Kouhai & Uploader: Max. Number of storable messages: 200 Max. Number users allowed to mass PM: 20 Can post new topics: Yes Can change display name: No
Senpai: Max. Number of storable messages: 400 Max. Number users allowed to mass PM: 50 Can post new topics: Yes Can change display name: Yes ( 2 times in a 30 day period ) Other: Can talk in private with other senpais and moderators.
Dai-Senpai: Max. Number of storable messages: 1000 Max. Number users allowed to mass PM: 500 Can post new topics: Yes Can change display name: Yes ( 10 / day ) Other: Can talk in private with other senpais and moderators. Other: Can post in closed topics