Chapter 1 - Legit checkins
When checking into a cigar only do so when you are actually smoking the cigar. Don’t add checkins just to checkin. Make your checkins legit.
Chapter 2 - Once is Enough
When smoking a cigar only check into it once, not multiple times for the same smoking session. However this rule has an exception. If while smoking the cigar your rating changes from thumbs up to thumbs down or vice versa you can checkin again to re-rate the cigar.
Chapter 3 - Don't be a dick
As a community we need to shape it and mold it how we want our community to be. Sensei prefers a self policing system. And to get there we all need to play a part. All the Sensei asks is that we do so with the utmost respect for each other. In other words…. be nice when you remind people of the rules.
Chapter 4 - It's a Marathon not a sprint
Don’t rush to make more posts than necessary. Create a well crafted posts that generate conversation. After all, posts with many responses and conversation are the highest point generators. SECRET: There is a points bonus if a post garners a certain number of responses. Therefore it behooves you to converse with others in your posts to create conversation.
Chapter 5 - Patience Grasshopper
Keep in mind the Dojo has been around since 2012. That’s almost 10 years. And we plan to be around for at least another 10 years therefore there is no rush to gain points. Just participate, have fun, and the points, belts, and badges will come. It’s a long game and if you rush it you will miss the point of the community.
Chapter 6 - Relax
The Dojo is not a race. There is no prize for having the most points. Relax, have fun, go at your own pace, and support one another – especially those that support the Dojo community.
Chapter 7 - No like own posts
Liking your own posts is a well-known social media “no no”.
Chapter 8 - No chase points
If you are only interested in collecting all the points you can collect daily you are missing the point of this community. Participate in the community! Have fun. The points will be a reflection of how active you are in the community.
Chapter 9 - Share the Dojo
Share your belts, badges, checkins, and other posts on the Dojo to Facebook and Twitter to earn bonus points and more quickly move up through the ranks.
Chapter 10 - One word responses are lazy
Simply responding to every post with “Enjoy” or “awesome” or “congrats” should not be the norm. Try to think of real and thoughtful responses so we can foster meaningful conversations on the Dojoverse.