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New Member / Considering joining JUMP Forum? Read this!
« Last post by Eliot Jacobson on November 18, 2017, 08:13:48 PM »
Thank you for considering the IJMP Poetry Forums.

To register for the IJMP Forums you must do the following:

1) Complete the registration form here:

2) Submit a sample of your work:
Site Policies / Site rules and guidelines
« Last post by Eliot Jacobson on November 15, 2017, 05:00:50 PM »
The following are some guidelines for behavior on this forum.  The administration reserves the right to restrict any activity it deems disruptive to the forum, whether against these rules or not. This forum uses a warning point system to discourage abuse.

The usual rules for forum decorum apply. In particular, the following behaviors are highly discouraged:

  • Trolling, stalking or harassing other members.
  • Personal attacks against other members.
  • Flooding (repeated posting of similar content).
  • Bumping (responding to a post to move it to the top of the list).
  • Posting copyright material without explicit permission.
  • Plagiarism.
  • Posting Advertisements, links or spam of any type.
  • Posting content that is illegal or highly objectionable.
  • Excessive use of sexually explicit or violent language.
  • Sock-puppets or multiple accounts.

No members under age 18 are permitted. If you suspect a member is under 18, please send a private message to an admin.

In addition, we require that you use either your real name or your established pen name for your profile name. Please, no cute or fanciful names. We reserve the right to edit inappropriate names.
Site Policies / Copyright statement
« Last post by Eliot Jacobson on November 15, 2017, 04:43:03 PM »
Any original poem and/or other original creative material posted by any member (the member's "works") on this forum is (c)copyright the poster, all rights reserved. Each poster retains full rights over all such material, including the right to edit, replace, publish, re-publish or delete the posted work at any time.

Work accepted for publication elsewhere on this site, including the Front Page, digests, and other publications that may arise out of creative works posted to this site, is subject to certain restrictions on the author's copyright, as is customary for works published in literary magazines, journals, blogs, websites and other creative outlets.

For the Front Page and other electronic formats where such works can be modified, the author retains full rights over all such material, including the right to re-publish or delete the posted work at any time.

For electronic versions that cannot be modified and in all print versions, the author grants this site permanent and non-exclusive license to publish the author's works, free from all encumbrances.

Each author assumes full liability for any claims or damages that may arise out of the content or publication of the author's works in any form on this website, including the Front Page, digests or in any print publications. Likewise, each author indemnifies the owner of this website, the editors, moderators and members for any damages that may arise directly or indirectly from publication of the author's works.

Last modified: November 25, 2017
Site Policies / User agreement on registration
« Last post by Eliot Jacobson on November 15, 2017, 04:40:31 PM »

You agree, through your use of this forum, that you will not post any material which is false, defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, hateful, harassing, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, or otherwise in violation of any International or United States Federal law.

You agree not to post any copyrighted material unless you own the copyright or you have written consent from the owner of the copyrighted material.

You agree that spam, flooding, advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes and solicitations are also forbidden on this forum.

Note that it is impossible for the staff or the owners of this forum to confirm the validity of posts. Please remember that we do not actively monitor the posted messages, and as such, are not responsible for the content contained within. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information presented. The posted messages express the views of the author, and not necessarily the views of this forum, its staff, its subsidiaries, or this forum's owner. Anyone who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to notify an administrator or moderator of this forum immediately. The staff and the owner of this forum reserve the right to remove objectionable content, within a reasonable time frame, if they determine that removal is necessary. This is a manual process, however, please realize that they may not be able to remove or edit particular messages immediately. This policy applies to member profile information as well.

You remain solely responsible for the content of your posted messages. Furthermore, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless the owners of this forum, any related websites to this forum, its staff, and its subsidiaries. The owners of this forum also reserve the right to reveal your identity (or any other related information collected on this service) in the event of a formal complaint or legal action arising from any situation caused by your use of this forum.

You have the ability, as you register, to choose your username. We require that you use your real name or a name you are otherwise associated with. Fanciful names are not permitted.

You agree to never give your password out to another person except an administrator, for your protection and for validity reasons. You also agree to NEVER use another person's account for any reason.  We also HIGHLY recommend you use a complex and unique password for your account, to prevent account theft.

After you register and login to this forum, you will be able to fill out a detailed profile. It is your responsibility to present clean and accurate information. Any information the forum owner or staff determines to be inaccurate will be removed, with or without prior notice. Appropriate sanctions may be applicable.

Please note that with each post, your IP address is recorded, in the event that you need to be banned from this forum or your ISP contacted. This will only happen in the event of a major violation of this agreement.

Also note that the software places a cookie, a text file containing bits of information (such as your username and password), in your browser's cache. This is ONLY used to keep you logged in/out. The software does not collect or send any other form of information to your computer.
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