What is an online community?

“An online community is a group of people with common interests who use the Internet to communicate, share and pursue their interests over time. “

Diggin’ In Virginia (DIV) is an invitational hunt dedicated to the ideals of friendship, fun and the proper recovery/identification of historical artifacts

Code Of Conduct

Be considerate and add value. Think before posting. Any contribution you make may affect other users so please take those consequences into account when contributing comments and content. For example, if you are frustrated about something, present the issue in a constructive way, which will assist everyone in dealing with it in the best possible way.

Be respectful We commit to always treating one another with respect and we ask all contributors to do the same. Disagreement is no excuse for poor behavior and poor manners. Contributions that include inappropriate language or personal attacks will be removed.

Be yourself Please use your personal identity when interacting online, including your real name. This will help with both transparency and accountability.

Be collaborative Collaboration greatly improves the quality of the outcomes produced. You should aim to collaborate with us and with other contributors where possible. We encourage interested parties to use our social media and online avenues to link up with other interested parties for direct community collaboration.

Be factual Please ensure you check your facts before posting.

When you are unsure, ASK! Asking questions avoids many problems and misunderstandings down the road. When asking a question, do so in an appropriate way. Inflammatory or rhetorical questions can detract from productive discussion and outcomes. You can also ask questions by getting in contact with us. Depending on the nature of your enquiry sometimes an answer may not come immediately so please be patient.