Be sure that an existing topic does not already exist.
Please do not use abbreviations/nicknames in the topic title if possible- this includes for teams/organizations and Person's Names
Be descriptive - bad topic titles are usually short. Examples include: 'Hey', 'This is what I think', 'Why?'
Properly capitalize your topic title- do not post in all lower-case or all upper-case.
For articles, be sure to include a LINK to the original page, and do not copy and paste the content of the entire article.
Make sure that the topic belongs in the right forum.
Please note that consistently not following these guidelines may result in the removal of your topic-creation privilege. Thank you for helping the forum better for everyone by following these guidelines!