Rules Of Chat

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Within PM, there exist the following chat rooms:

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Global Chat - A basic chatroom that is available globally. This is used for socializing and trading tips.

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Map Chat - A basic chatroom that is available globally. This is used for socializing and trading tips.

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Platinum Chat - Private chat for Platinum Subscribers.

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Help Chat - If you have any questions about something in the game, ask here. Helpful players and occasionally the developers will try to answers your questions.

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Trading Chat - If you want to post something that you have for sale, this is the place.

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Tier Chat - This room is for arranging PvP fights with other players near your Rank

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Over 18 Chat - This chatroom allows some more mature conversations that may be offensive to some. Racism and hatespeech is still strictly prohibited

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Mafia Chat - After you join a Mafia, this chatroom will allow you to talk with all the other members of that Mafia.

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Chinese Chat - Speak Chinese here

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French Chat - Speak French here

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German Chat - Speak German here

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Italian Chat - Speak Italian here

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Japanese Chat - Speak Japanese here

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Polish Chat - Speak Polish here

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Russian Chat - Speak Russian here

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Spanish Chat - Speak Spanish here

Chat terms

Playing With Others


Chat Rules

Why do we need chat guidelines? Chat guidelines are in place to ensure that all players have an enjoyable experience communicating with their fellow PM players. They're posted here for clarity for players, moderators and PM staff.

Each chat room has a specific purpose and unique rules as outlined in the chart below. Players who are not actively engaged in the purpose of a chat channel risk being suspended at any time. Generally, inappropriate language and abbreviation or altered spelling of filtered words are not permitted in any chat room other than in +18 chat. Harassment and protracted arguments are not permitted in any chat room. This includes harassing other players’ beliefs (political or religious) and insults about a country or nationality. As well as any real life threats.

Spammed messages, such as invite requests, hat related ads, Mafia recruitment ads, and trade ads are also regulated. Brief invite requests, hat related ads, and Mafia recruitment ads are permitted in all channels. Hat and recruitment ads must be very brief (10 word limit) and can not be repeated more than once every 5 minutes. Please put the details of your ad into your profile status and limit your ad in chat to short notice similar to this: "Paying to help X win Y hat, see my profile!" Requests and ads must not excessively interfere with the purpose of the chat room. Trade ads are only permitted in trade chat and must scroll off the screen before they may be re-posted.


The are a number of topics that are not allowed in any Chat Channels. They include:

  • Harassment
  • Excessive Spam
  • Drug References
  • Politics/Religion
  • Complaints about Chat Moderation or Moderators


More specific Channel rules include:


  • Global Chat
  *General Discussions and Conversations are Welcome 
  *Inappropriate Language is Not Allowed 
  *Trade Spam is Not Allowed 
  *Player Harassment is Not Allowed 
  *Discussions of Sex, Drugs, Politics, and Religion Not Allowed 
  *Large ASCII art and other obscene posts are Not Allowed 
  *Discussion of moderators, their practices, and any banning that took place is Not Allowed 
  • Map Chat
  *For Chatting with Friends and Foes in your Area 
  *Player Harassment is Not Allowed 
  *Discussion of moderators, their practices, and any banning that took place is Not Allowed 
  • Platinum Chat
  *Exclusive Chat Channel For Chatting with Other Platinum Members 
  *Inappropriate Language is Not Allowed 
  *Trade Spam is Not Allowed 
  *Player Harassment is Not Allowed 
  *Discussions of Sex, Drugs, Politics, and Religion Not Allowed 
  *Large ASCII art and other obscene posts are Not Allowed 
  *Discussion of moderators, their practices, and any banning that took place is Not Allowed 
  • Help Chat
  *For Helping Players Answer Questions Regarding Parallel Mafia and Assisting **New Players 
  *Inappropriate Language is Not Allowed 
  *Trade Spam is Not Allowed 
  *Player Harassment is Not Allowed 
  *General Discussions and Conversations are Not Allowed 
  *Discussions of Sex, Drugs, Politics, and Religion Not Allowed 
  *Begging/Borrowing Not Allowed 
  *Non-hat Related Hiring Not Allowed 
  *Sale of invites Not Allowed 
  *Large ASCII art and other obscene posts are Not Allowed 
  *Discussion of moderators, their practices, and any banning that took place is Not Allowed 
  • Trading Chat
  *For Listing Goods that You Want to Trade for 
  *Trade Spam is Allowed to Some Extent (ad must scroll off screen before repeating) 
  *Adverts for Hat Races are only allowed in this channel and follow the same rules as Trade Spam 
  *Inappropriate Language is Not Allowed 
  *Player Harassment is Not Allowed 
  *General Discussions and Conversations are Not Allowed 
  *Discussions of Sex, Drugs, Politics, and Religion Not Allowed 
  *Large ASCII art and other obscene posts are Not Allowed 
  *Discussion of moderators, their practices, and any banning that took place is Not Allowed 
  • Tier Chat
  *For Discussing PvP Strategies and Arranging Duels 
  *Inappropriate Language is Not Allowed 
  *Trade Spam is Not Allowed 
  *Player Harassment is Not Allowed 
  *Discussions of Sex, Drugs, Politics, and Religion Not Allowed 
  *Large ASCII art and other obscene posts are Not Allowed 
  *Discussion of moderators, their practices, and any banning that took place is Not Allowed 
  • Over 18 Chat
  *A Non-Filtered Chat Channel for General Discussion 
  *Trade Spam is Not Allowed 
  *Player Harassment is Still Not Allowed 
  *Discussion of moderators, their practices, and any banning that took place is Not Allowed 
  • Mafia Chat
  *For Chatting with All Members of your Mafia 
  *The Rules of this Channel are Established and Enforced by Members of the Mafia
  *As always, player harassment is not allowed. 
  *Discussion of moderators, their practices, and any banning that took place is Not Allowed 
  • Language Chats
  *Chat Rooms for Our Non-English Speaking players 
  *Inappropriate Language is Not Allowed 
  *Trade Spam is Not Allowed 
  *Player Harassment is Not Allowed 
  *Using the Channel as a Private English Chat Channel is Not Allowed 
  *Discussions of Sex, Drugs, Politics, and Religion Not Allowed
  *Large ASCII art and other obscene posts are Not Allowed 
  *Discussion of moderators, their practices, and any banning that took place is Not Allowed

Chat Filter and Player Moderating

  • A Chat Filter (that can toggled on or off) has been added to replace the Auto-Ban System
  • In addition to this, a new system is being added that allows Players to self-moderate the Chat Channels
  • To gain access to this system, you will need one of the new Clients that are soon to be released
  • Every Player now has a Moderator Level that let's them Moderate Chats at varying degrees of effectiveness
    • Current Moderators will be fostered into this system at max Level and be given special Moderator Hats

Reporting Chats

  • Any Player can Moderate a Chat if they feel it was Offensive/Inappropriate
  • Doing so charges the Reporter a number of Moderator Points and each Point counts as a Vote against that Chat
    • The amount of points you have available is defined by your Moderator Level
  • Once the Chat reaches 100 Votes, that Player is Punished (See Below)
  • A Player can not Report the same Chat more than once

Chat Punishment

  • Once a Chat reaches 100 Votes, it will visually change to be more grayed out and have a (Suspended) tag in the front
    • At this point, it can not be Reported further
  • The Reported Player is Chat Suspended for a certain amount of time based on their Chat Suspension History
    • If this is the first offense, it is a 5 minute Chat Suspension
    • From then on, the Chat Suspension lasts 3 times longer than their previous one
      • i.e. Suspension 2 is 15 minutes, Suspension 3 is 45 minutes, etc.
      • Maxes out at 48 hours
      • After 48 hours without Punishment, Chat Suspension history is cleared
  • This Chat (Automatically Filtered) is added to the Moderator Exam Queue and will be subject to be Overturned

Command Post Moderator Exam

  • Inside Command Posts, Players will find the option to "Take Moderator Exam"
    • This can be done once a day regardless of if you Pass or Fail
    • For each Question you get right, you will earn Cash if you Pass
  • Leaving the Exam and coming back will save your Place
  • Once the Exam is completed, the Player is shown their Results
    • If they Passed, they are awarded their Cash and increase their Moderator Level by 1
    • They cannot take the Exam for 22 hours

Overturned Chats

  • A Chat Moderation can be Overturned if Players consistently Vote against it in the Moderator Exam
  • If a Reported Chat is Overturned, the original Reporter is Punished
  • They lose a Moderator Level and all their current Moderator Points

Moderator Levels and Points

  • If a Player has not completed a Moderator exam in the last week, they automatically lose a Level
    • The Minimum Level is 1
  • Players have a Point Pool that they expend on Reports
  • Points regenerate each hour and reach a Max based on Level


Moderator Points

Moderator Level Points per Report Max stored Points Points regained per Hour
1 5 15 5
2 10 40 12
3 15 75 21
4 20 150 40
5 40 280 72
6 54 432 108
7 67 603 147
8 79 790 189
9 90 990 234
10 100 1200 280
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