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Finished old story, but not sure if I can post the remaining chapters.

Tod

I just finished a story I started in 2001. Back then I posted the first 5 chapters here, which was about half the story. After procrastinating for almost two decades, I finally finish it (also made a lot of correction to the old chapters). Problem is, the story deals with characters younger than 14 involved in sexual situations.

I remember when the site decided to disallow such content it said that any story already published that had such content would not be removed (and so the first few chapters of my story are still available), and I also think they say that an incomplete story with such content would be allowed to be finished.

Now, since this was over a decade ago, and I haven't been too active in the site since then, I'm not sure if that still stands and I can simply submit the rest of the chapters, or if the rules have been updated and my story must remain "Incomplete and Inactive" forever.

Please advise on the rules regarding this.

Thanks.

Tod

Replies:   robberhands  Capt. Zapp
robberhands
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@Tod

Message Lazeez, the site owner, through the Webmaster link and ask him. No one else here can give you a definite answer.

Tod

Thanks, I'll do that.

Tod

Capt. Zapp

@Tod

Please advise on the rules regarding this.


From the Posting rules and Author agreement

Rule #7

Age restrictions: Your work (stories, poems or blog entries) may not contain characters younger than 14 having sex or being in sexual situations (masturbation and nudism are not allowed). In other words, all characters that engage in any sexual activity must be 14 or older. (Stories posted before September 2011 are not subject to this rule, including new chapters to stories that were in-progress when this rule came into effect.)

Replies:   Tod
Tod

@Capt. Zapp

Thanks! I guess the rules haven't change in all this time. With that I feel confident to submit the rest of my story.

Tod

awnlee jawking

@Tod

Make sure you warn the moderators that the underage content is grandfathered in or they might reject it.

AJ

Ross at Play

@Tod

With that I feel confident to submit the rest of my story.

It appears from what you say that you will be okay, but please, still give the webmaster the courtesy of sending him a message explaining the situation. Bear in mind there are potential legal ramifications for him if you do something wrong.

Also note that the webmaster may be required to make your completed story only available to premier members. I don't understand the rules, but I understand he is required to do that with some 'grandfathered' stories.

REP

@Tod

With that I feel confident to submit the rest of my story.


I would check with Lazeez for a definite answer?

The rule may have been intended to address new chapters submitted within a reasonable time frame.


Six years later may not be a reasonable time frame.

Replies:   Tod
Tod

@REP

Thank you all for your concern, I did sent a message to Lazeez asking before submitting the rest of my story, and he replied that I'm allowed to do so.

Tod

Replies:   Crumbly Writer
Crumbly Writer

@Tod

Thank you all for your concern, I did sent a message to Lazeez asking before submitting the rest of my story, and he replied that I'm allowed to do so.

As the frustrated reader of too many yellow-tagged 'abandoned' stories, I commend you for finally making the commitment to finish the story.

One word of caution, though, you need to be careful about where your residence is, as many nations (specifically Australia and Canada) have restrictions on authors of 'underaged porn', which don't relate to the actual publication. Simply possessing the material on your computers hard drive is enough to be convicted absentia!

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