Here are the rules of the Rochester Classifieds Online
Service Do's and Don'ts:
Do (actually MUST): Use one of the following
Subject-Prefixes (including the colon) in the beginning of the Subject
field of every
posting to enable processing of your posting. Failure to do so
will result in your message not being delivered to the DL and a
Bounce e-mail will be sent to you with an explanation of the
Use this to REQUEST INFORMATION from others
FS: Use this when you have items FOR
WTB: Use this when you WANT TO BUY
FREE: Use this when you have
something to GIVE AWAY
SOLD: Use this to indicate an item
is SOLD (see "Don't" below)
Use this to indicate that a FREE item is GONE
TRADE: Use this to indicate you have
something to TRADE
WANTED: Use this to indicate that
you something is WANTED. This is a catch all for things
that don't fit in the IR or WTB categories. Please
remember the rules though... no begging for stuff.
FOUND: Use this to indicate that you
have FOUND your wanted item or information
Post the same
message more often than once per week!
Post a SOLD posting
unless you are being badgered by people
Things which you
must pay for prior to posting:
Retail / Commercial Businesses
All Job Postings
merchandise of any kind
Rentals of any kind, including SUBLETS
such as Mary Kay, Pampered Chef,
Real estate postings
of any kind. This includes, but is not limited to:
Business postings of any kind. This
includes, but is not limited to:
Animal / Pet Sales
- Land for
that are are NOT ALLOWED to post to this service:
donations of any kind - Exception is Not-for-profit Orgs.
Requests for recommendations
or information about "XYZ Company"
Compilations of information
from a request that you sent out - If people are requesting
this information, only send the compilation to those who request
it. Compilations of information typically include company
names, people's opinions, comments, etc... This should not be
send to the DL, unless of course you want to pay the $10
advertising fee for every business that you mention in the
General information about
ANYTHING - This is not a chat board. Just because something
interests you, it doesn't mean that the other hundreds of
subscribers will be interested.
Comments about this service or
other's postings - All complaints/comments should be sent only
to [email protected] . I
will handle the complaints as they come in.
NO ADULT MATERIAL
Sale of guns/firearms or ammunition
of any kind. NO EXCEPTIONS!
The posting of any animal/pet on this service will be
considered a business advertisement and thus will be subject
to a business advertising fee. Rodents and reptiles are
excluded from this unless you are running a business. NO
OTHER EXCEPTIONS. If you own a pet/animal business or are a
pet owner looking to sell your pet, you must pre-pay for the
advertisement. Failure to pay the advertising fee for an
animal/pet posting may result in termination of service
and/or legal pursuit for theft of services.
Finally... Here is what you are allowed
- You are
allowed to advertise personal merchandise that is legal to sell
in New York State (Exceptions
- You are
allowed to post "Wanted" messages for anything (service,
merchandise, info, etc... ) for
personal use and that is
legal in New York State.
Exception above: Do not ask for information
about a specific company. This is considered advertising.
FREE Not for Profit
advertising is allowed. Please contact owner for
Without warning or
notification, the service provider will take the following action
for rule violations,
Spamming or Advertising without payment offenses:
Violators will be
removed from the dl and blocked permanently from further use,
and possibly legally pursued for theft of services.
If you are
interested in advertising a business on this service or have any
questions or problems at all with this service, please contact
By remaining a member of the
Rochester Classifieds Online
service, you agree to the above rules and also agree to the
Terms and Conditions of this service.
If you do not agree to
adhere to the above rules and the Terms and Conditions, you
should unsubscribe from this service immediately.
Thanks for being a Rochester
Classifieds Online service