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1. We respect grammar here. A minor typo here and there is fine, but do not tyPe l!3k d!$$$$.

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I. After a reasonable amount of time has passed post-warning, and an author has not corrected material that infringes on the guidelines, a story may be reported without the need for further warnings.

II. Reviewers are expected to act with civility and respect when responding to criticism of their reviews, regardless of the manner in which that criticism is given.

III. If you are a forum regular reviewing stories from the Constructive Criticism Request thread, or you are a member of the Order of the Concritters movement reviewing stories provided by us, we would like you to follow these simple guidelines for reviews:

-Give examples of what's wrong, if possible. Don't just tell the author what's wrong, describe as best as you can how to correct the issue in the future.

-Although flamers are welcome here, when we give out stories to be concritted, we meanconcrit. When reviewing a story in the concrit thread, flames are not acceptable

-Address any violations of FFN Guidelines/ToS in your review. If necessary, describe how to correct it or where the violation takes place.

-If you are familiar with the canon, you should try to address issues on characterization or plot, if they come up.

-Try to be somewhat gentle on a first warning of guideline infringement. However, this is not mandatory, as we do not wish to switch around your reviewing style completely.

-Eliminate defensiveness. Remember that not all authors will act defensive if you point out faults in their story. It is never a waste of your time. Authors have come to me months after acting immature to a review, and apologized, accepting advice. If an author acts rude, direct them to the forum.

-Sign your reviews. If you review from the Constructive Criticism Request thread, or you are reviewing your membership stories, it is appreciated that you sign with "~Order of the Concritters~".

12/20/2010 . Edited by Ten ways to spoil dinner, 10/24/2011 #1
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