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AAD Community & Commenting Guidelines

The ART-ANTIQUES-DESIGN - in the following called 'AAD site has a thriving user community and we actively encourage commenting on our features and news. We are dedicated to this community and strive to maintain a respectful, engaging and informative conversation. If you wish to participate in the community, please respect the guidelines below.

AAD promotes a receptive, transparent and civil atmosphere for comments and users. Critical, in-depth and intelligent discussions and debates are encouraged and the best of these are highlighted in various ways. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to voice their opinion regardless of identity, politics, ideology, religion or agreement with other community members, the author of the post or staff members as long as those opinions are respectful and constructively add to the conversation.

However, this community does not tolerate direct or indirect attacks, name-calling or insults, defamatory statements, nor does it tolerate intentional attempts to derail, hijack, troll or bait others into an emotional response. Equally, violent and hostile language or calls for violence and hostility are not welcome on AAD. If you directly or indirectly threaten the physical or mental well being of a member of this community, or an individual or group who is the subject of an article, you will be excluded immediately and reported to law enforcement agencies. By submitting a comment to any part of the AAD, you shall be the primary publisher and you will remain liable for your comments at all times.

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About the Author

Elliot Lee

Elliot Lee

Elliot Lee founded his antique business in 1994. Having bought his first Antique piece at the tender age of eleven, it has since then been his passion for Antiques, Fine Art, and aesthetically beautif...