As with any open forum, there are rules. We have four very simple ones. Since this website was built for the purpose of finding recovery through the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous, we also recognize ALL of the 12 Traditions as a foundation of how we operate.
- Be respectful: We’re all at different stages of recovery. As such, we all have different perspectives. Being disrespectful will not be tolerated.
- No profanity: Our chat client blocks many swear words, but some still make it through. We expect everybody to be respectful of this.
- Try to keep the discussion related to recovery: “Drunk-a-logs” and “war stories” should be a very minimal part of everybody’s sharing. We all know how to drink and use. We come here to learn how to RECOVER.
- Remain anonymous: Anonymity is a cornerstone to which this program was built. This is the world wide web. This website takes every precaution to help protect your anonymity, but we can only do so if you do the same. Please keep your membership and sharing to your first name and last initial. And do not call others with a publicly identifiable name either.
If you break one of the rules, it will begin with a warning. If it continues, you will be kicked from the meeting at the discretion of the chairperson/moderator. If it continues after that, your account will be closed and your IP address will be blocked from using the website. We certainly hope it never comes to that. We’re here to help each other.