MetServ is a UK based Weather Forum which provides an international discussion group for weather enthusiasts and hobbyists. Our discussions are available for anyone to read and you are welcome to browse through the site freely as a guest.
Our membership is small but active and if you are interested in becoming an active member, with a commitment to discussing the weather on a regular basis, then we would invite you to register. We do however prune inactive members on a regular basis.
Terms of Service and Rules
The providers ("we", "us", "our") of the service provided by this web site ("Service") are not responsible for any user-generated content ("Content"). Content posted express the views of their author only.
You agree to not use the Service to post or link to any Content which is defamatory, abusive, hateful, threatening, spam or spam-like, likely to offend, contains adult or objectionable content, contains personal information of others, risks copyright infringement, encourages unlawful activity, or otherwise violates any laws.
We reserve the rights to remove or modify any Content posted for any reason without explanation. Requests for Content to be removed or modified will be undertaken only at our discretion. We reserve the right to take action against any account with the Service at any time.
You are granting us with a non-exclusive, permanent, irrevocable, unlimited license to use, publish, or re-publish your Content in connection with the Service. You retain copyright over the Content.
All Content you submit or upload may be reviewed by staff members. Do not submit any Content that you consider to be private or confidential.
These terms may be changed at any time without notice.
If you do not agree with these terms, please do not register or use this Service. If you wish to close your account, please contact us.
All posts must be written in English.
Do not spam or abuse e-mail or the Private Messaging system.
Do not use inappropriate language - swearing is not tolerated.
Do not use religous, racial or politically toned language or content.
Do not insult or abuse other members.
Please try to remain "On Topic" in threads.
Please ensure you have copyright permission to post material that is not yours.
Advertising will not be allowed unless previously agreed with the forum managers.
Please do not insult or abuse other members, this could result in you being warned then banned from the shoutbox.
Please do not post links, images etc in the shoutbox.
Do not link to other UK weather related forums, directly or otherwise.
Do not hotlink to websites, without quoting the relevant content. Websites will change over time and the link on its own will become irrelevant to the post.
Signatures should Ideally not include more than 3 lines of text and large fonts should not be used.
The maximum size for images in signatures is 468 pixels wide and 60 pixels high.
A link to your personal weather station or personal website is allowed.
Do not post a link to your own weather forum, this will result in a polite PM from a moderator, but if you continue to post links to your own weather forum you will be warned and then banned if you do not adhere to this rule.
Do not hotlink images in a post. The websites image will change over time and become irrelevant to the post.
Do not remotely host images if you intend to remove or delete them at a later date.
To ease viewing it is suggested that a thumbnail be posted with a click through to the full image size.
It is suggested that you upload your photo as an attachement, using the forum software.
You must ensure you have copyright or permission to use the image you post.
If images have been electronically edited, please state clearly what changes have been made.
Email & PM
Do not post email addresses, this will lead to you getting spammed.
Do not ask for members to PM or email you with a reply to a question. The forum is there to share information.
Please refrain from voting for your own image in competitions. Administrators and moderators can now see what image you have voted for so if you vote for your own image your vote will be declared null and void. You will receive a polite PM from one of the staff to you stating this.
You may use a still frame from a video you have taken.
Photo editing using software such as photoshop is not allowed.
Cropping photos is allowed.
Creating a duplicate or 2nd account will result in an instant warning, resulting in you being moderated on the forum.
If you break any of these rules you may be warned using the warning system and/or you may lose certain privileges, related to your infringement. Warning points lead to you being moderated or banned appropriately! Currently moderation is at 10 points whilst a ban is at 15 points.
If you wish to comment about an warning you have received, please contact the FORUM MANAGER and NOT the moderator who issued the warning.