reply to post by AllUrChips
The 1st Amendment unfortunately has no bearing on a website as a sites Terms and Conditions trumps that as this is a privately held and operated
entity and has the right to set rules the way it wants to.
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edit on 20-12-2011 by
TheImmaculateD1 because: (no reason given)