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Our Comment Policy
The Portalist is committed to providing a positive experience for everyone to celebrate the science fiction and fantasy they love. We want you to be excellent to each other. Comments containing hate speech, personal attacks, and insults about other readers’ looks, intelligence, fandom of choice, etc., will be deleted.
Although we value discussion and exchange of ideas, we will delete comments that play devil’s advocate at the expense of marginalized communities, or derail comment sections by arguing ideas that aren’t up for debate. Engaging in any of the above behaviors may get you banned. We also reserve the right to delete comments and ban users for miscellaneous jerk conduct that falls outside those specific delete-able offenses. The Internet is people; please treat everyone you meet there as such.
About Open Road Integrated Media
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