TOS (Terms of Service) Answered
Most people don't read licence agreements, small print etc. and most users haven't read the site TOS.
I don't really expect many people to do so even after I've posted this but we're all bound by them (no exceptions)
Be aware of this first:
1 By using this site, you agree to the TOS, there's no getting out of this it is defined in the TOS.
Instructables can change the TOS, if you still use the site then you agree to the changes (as above).
5 In registering you agree to provide true and accurate information, i.e. not email@example.com, not my age is 98 (when it's really 9.8) - any "porkies" and they can delete you. You may not use this site unless you are at least 13 years old. In accordance with the Federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA)
6 Note this:
Instructables does not use spy-ware, ad-ware, pop-up ads, spam or other annoying or intrusive advertising. We do not sell, rent, or exchange your personal information to any third party for marketing purposes.
7 a You're responsible for what you post, if it's illegal the site will cooperate with The Man
7 b If you post anything offensive or inappropriate, you may be deleted.
7 g Browser beware: you might be exposed to to Content that is offensive, indecent, objectionable or unsafe - you take your own risks with this!
The whole of 8 - Member Conduct is worth a read
12 If you're dealing with advertisers, that's between you and them.
15 eA SMALL PERCENTAGE OF USERS MAY EXPERIENCE EPILEPTIC SEIZURES WHEN EXPOSED TO CERTAIN LIGHT PATTERNS OR BACKGROUNDS ON A COMPUTER SCREEN OR WHILE USING THE SERVICE...
24 All the Instructables logos images etc are protected trademarks. Maybe Robot is exempt from this, or perhaps the site's reasonably lenient there?
25 & 26 There's a proper procedure for claims of copyright infringement and other disputes
27 The TOS is governed by the laws of the State of California
When you're dead you're account will be deleted if your executors provide a copy of your death certificate.
Please report any violations of the Terms to the Instructables Support Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.