What is the exact penalty for violating HubPages rules?
Is there a published write up on the exact penalty for certain infractions?
What are the rules and consequences?
For example, what is the penalty for self promoting a hub in a forum posting?
(Even though the content of the hub is directly related to the forum discussion topic)
How many days banned from posting?
The only thing I have read at the FAQ is for the same offense the ban will become longer until a permanent ban occurs. Here is a link to what is not allowed in the forums. The first thing the list is promoting your article or websites. http://hubpages.com/faq/#forums-violations Below that they explain if banned and an attempt is made to post a notification will occur and there will be link to where the offense occured.
I just got banned for 2 days on forums - but can still obviously post on answers (trying to be good here) - I realize I was being mighty offensive
Yes, I noticed that also. Apparently, forums and questions are treated differently. I was banned from the forum for 7 days for self promotion is my guess. I was not notified until I try to post on one of my forums. I included a link to one of my hubs
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