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    Is there any way to force existing members to agree to the forum rules provided during registration or else they are treated as guests?

    I know there are forum rules hacks but they don't seem to have this general capability.

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    To be a Registered User, a user must have read the rules. I am guessing that you have CHANGED the rules and want existing users to have to re-read them and agree to them before they can continue posting. There is no mechanism in place for this and I doubt anyone makes a Plug-in for it either. Placing an announcement in your navbar or header template linking to the new rules page (using one of the Forum Rules plugins) is all I think a forum operator should have to do and then just start enforcing the rules after a grace period.

    Because you have to read the forum rules before you can register, I am guessing the only thing you could do (which would piss me off if I were a member and I probably wouldn't come back) is to dock everyone back to Unregistered and have them confirm by e-mail again.

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      There is a Rules and User Agreement Hack over tha vbulletin.org

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