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      Solero's Community Guidelines   06/09/17

      Welcome to Solero! As a member of the community, you are expected to abide by the following guidelines. Failure to do so may result in a warning point, a ban, or in extreme cases, suspension. Accounts You're only allowed to register one account. If you register more than one, both of your accounts will be banned.  If you'd like to register a separate account for a sibling, message an administrator. Accounts with offensive or vulgar usernames will have their usernames changed. Repeated violations will result in a ban. Pornographic or otherwise lascivious profile pictures will be removed and a warning point will be issued. Repeated violations will result in a ban. Content Responding to content in a way that does not contribute to the proposed, or otherwise ongoing discussion is considered spam and will result in a warning. Posting multiple times in a row within a topic is also considered spam, and will therefore also result in a warning point. Instead of responding to topics with one-word posts such as "thanks," or "welcome," use the reputation system to show appreciation. Posting illegal content (illegal under U.S. laws) will result in a permanent suspension and an IP ban. Posting content that is intentionally designed to cause a nuisance will be removed and a warning will be issued. Creating content that is designed attack other members of the community is prohibited. Such content will be removed immediately and the user in question will receive a warning point. Advertising, or otherwise linking to other communities that are similar to Solero in nature will result in the content being deleted and in a warning point.  You are not allowed to post content that invades the privacy of others, this includes DOXes or anything that includes another member's private information without that member's permission. Reputation Please make proper and fair use of the reputation system by only up-voting high-quality content (e.g. contributions such as releases and well-written posts) and by only down-voting low-quality content (e.g. spam). Do not exchange or trade reputation points. Specific Do not advertise, support, or encourage the use of "CPPS creators". Use our support forum for help with creating your own CPPS instead. General Try to remember that everyone is ultimately here to have a good time, so please be courteous, and try to make friends. If you believe that the content someone posted is offensive, report it. Do not call them out on what they posted. You will not be banned for anything that's not covered by the rules, you can although be suspended at staff's discretion. Staff reserve the right to suspend/ban you at any time without notice. Thanks for taking the time to read this. If you have any questions, feel free to message a staff member.
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Ben

What the future holds for Solero and the community as a whole

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Hey everyone,

It is clear to me, and many of you, that things are a little.... quiet? I'm not necessarily talking about Solero, but our community in general, especially on the development side of things. 2017 was a big year for us to some degree, the closure of the Club Penguin game meant we saw a short uproar in activity and productivity, for some time people were showing a lot of interest in private servers again, and many ex-cp players were looking to make their own servers, I know this because shortly after Club Penguin closed, I was approached by around 50 individuals asking for help, which of course I offered! It was a breath of fresh air to me, going back to how things were just a few short years ago.

It has now been two years since the closure of Rile5.com, which I still miss, honestly, the nostalgia I'd get from visiting that site again would truly be insane. I am proud to have been involved in all this, however, it is a very big part of my life, a part I can't imagine I'll ever forget. My love for computer programming and hardware was born from the people in the CPPS community, I can't help but think how different things would have worked out for me had I not registered on the beloved R5 :)

Anyway things are slowing down again.

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What does the future hold for Solero?

Solero is STAYING, this box isn't used solely for Solero, so it will stay for as long as my need for this server stays. The icerink archive stays until it gets taken down by ledisney. I will always be around, but I'm no longer actively writing code, helping people out or working for clubpenguin-related projects, mainly because there's no demand for help but also because I've grown out of this. Solero will also get maintained in my free time, so I don't get hacked. If you make a topic here I'll probably read it.

What does the future hold for the community?

The official death of flash has really marked the end of the road, with HUGE clients such as Chrome, Firefox and Edge thinking of throwing in the towel, things really don't look promising, the chances of flash becoming FOSS are slim, IMO. I don't think private servers will still be around for the 2020 exit of Adobe Flash, however, Club Penguin simply isn't an impressive game by today's standards, kids can get so much more out of other platforms.

If you have been a part of this community, thank you for helping make my childhood slightly more interesting 😁.

Good luck to you all, I wish you the best.

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