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Re:::Frequently Asked Questions ~ READ BEFORE POSTING::
« Reply #15 on: October 11, 2003, 04:16:52 pm »



ICQ is a chat program that's been around for a loooong time. The flowers are its symbols. If someone is green, they're online. Red, they're offline. Also, instead of names for screen names, you have numbers.



The Forum Fellowship, or FF for short, is a Lord of the Rings roleplay where members get to play characters. You can find it in the LotR section.
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Re:::Frequently Asked Questions ~ READ BEFORE POSTING::
« Reply #16 on: October 11, 2003, 04:19:21 pm »



As one of our members so eloquently put it --  It's currently located in the NC-17 forums.

There have been many, many Dirty Rooms in the past, but currently only one exists. Feel free to pop in and talk about anything dirty, as that is what it's here for.



Find one of your posts on the board, and look to the left of it for this icon . Click on it, and your profile should load. One of the things mentioned on your profile is the exact time you registered. It should say something like this:

February 09, 2003, 08:43:51 PM
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Re:::Frequently Asked Questions ~ READ BEFORE POSTING::
« Reply #17 on: October 16, 2003, 12:43:12 am »



When you press that button, you will be asked to comment on the offensive post. After the form is completed, an email is sent to each of the global moderators, with a link directed to the offensive post.

Please only use the button when there is a need to remove/modify a post. The post should be offensive, rude, disrepectful...etc. Please do not use the button to ask us questions (like "Do u kno when Lij's going to b in England next?! Cuz this doesnt say!!!).

If you want to ask a question, please PM a moderator, or make a thread.

Also, if you see a thread posted in the wrong area, let us know with this button! Thanks.
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Re:::Frequently Asked Questions ~ READ BEFORE POSTING::
« Reply #18 on: October 16, 2003, 12:45:54 am »



PM stands for Private Message. It is basically a message that you can send to a user (or multiple users) that only they can see; it is essentially e-mail that the board provides. You can send anyone a message that will go to their inbox at the top of the page.

Click on the  under the avatar or click in a member's profile and go to the bottom of the page where it says "Send this member a private message."




-: "Toronto Film Festival" or "The Vines" are examples of threads. You can create a thread, and people can post replies.

-: This is a post. You create a post when you reply to a thread.

-: The picture under your username.
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Re:::Frequently Asked Questions ~ READ BEFORE POSTING::
« Reply #19 on: October 16, 2003, 12:52:46 am »



-  Laughing out loud

- Laughing my ass off

- What the f*ck

- Oh my God

- In my opinion

- By the way

- Age/sex/location

- Ohmygodwhatthef*ckbarbeque?!

- Rolling on the floor laughing

- Because

- Whatever


Note: In the Text Guidelines section of the Rules, this is stated and expected to be followed:



In essence: No talkin lyke dis okies b/c itz reallie annoying n hard 2 understand!!!!!1111
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Re:::Frequently Asked Questions ~ READ BEFORE POSTING::
« Reply #20 on: November 01, 2003, 09:56:07 am »



Posts in the  count. Many members in the past have tried to use this forum to create threads full of Spam (e.g. 'lol' as a post) in an attempt to boost their post count.

We understand that you want to reach 1, 500 and 5, 000 as much as the next person, but posting random, meaningless one or two-word posts doesn't make the Fun Stuff section any more "fun."

Spamming will not be tolerated in any other board here at A+F. If a mod notices a member doing this, their posts will be deleted.

We hope you understand and will follow this policy. Any questions can be posted (or PM'd) in the Site / Message Board section. 
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Re:::Frequently Asked Questions ~ READ BEFORE POSTING::
« Reply #21 on: November 27, 2003, 11:40:47 am »



Due to a recent incident of plagariasm, our resident technician, Jochen, altered the board code so the Fan Creativity section is no longer accessible to guests. In short, to prevent future copiers, you have to register to view those sections. In case we do have someone passing off an original story as their own (which has happened only once here), it'll be easier to track them down.

Girls, guys... Don't do this. If you get caught, you'll immediately be banned. It's not worth it -- plus, it makes our talented writers hesitant to share their stories, which is a loss for everyone.

You can read more about this  - the Misc fan fic board info.
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Re:::Frequently Asked Questions ~ READ BEFORE POSTING::
« Reply #22 on: March 30, 2004, 09:11:35 pm »



Actually, when you sign up, there is a field to type in your full birthday (month, day, and year of your birth). If you don't type it in, your age will read as "N/A" in your profile. If you do type in your birthdate, the age given on your profile will automatically update itself with every passing of your birthday.

Note: If you don't type in the year of your birth, it will still read "N/A."

If at any time you wish to take out or add your birthdate, just click on the profile button () at the top of your screen and edit the birthdate field.



Go to the profile button at the top of your page. Enter your current password in the  Current Password box. Enter a new password in the Choose Password box.

Note: Please don't give your password out to other members unless you completely trust them. You will be held responsible for the actions taken under your account so please be careful!
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Re:::Frequently Asked Questions ~ READ BEFORE POSTING::
« Reply #23 on: April 17, 2004, 09:39:59 pm »



Skins are the different layout styles for the forum. The default skin is the blue one that you see when you're not logged in.

This means the background, banner, link colour, and text colours are all matching each other. If you change skins, all of those things will change.

To change your skin, click on Profile () on the top of your screen and put in your password as usual. Scroll down to Skin Selection, which is right below the area entitled "Language you wish to use."

Click the arrow and select a skin. Then click "Change Profile." Voila!
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