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Do I have to register?
Registration is required if you plan to post new topics or reply to existing topics. Registration is 100% free, and you are not required to post your real name or your email address. You are required
What are user titles?
Each registered member on the forum has a title that reflects his or her rank based on their number of posts in the community. Administrators are given the title Administrator. Moderators are given th
What are moderators?
Moderators control individual forums. They can edit, delete, or prune any posts in their forums. If you have a question about a particular forum, you should direct it to your forum moderator.
What are Global Moderators?
Global Moderators control ALL forums. They can edit, delete, or prune any posts in any forums. If you have a question about any of our forums, you should direct it to a moderator.
How can I change my registration profile?
You may easily change any info stored in your registration profile, using the profile link located near the top of each page. You must be logged in in order to update your profile.
Are cookies used?
This bulletin board uses cookies to store the following information: the last time you logged in, your login identification, and your preferred topic view. These cookies are stored on your browser. Co
How can I clear all cookies set on this board?
If you ever experience login problems, you may have a problem with the cookies that have been set in your browser. If this happens, you can try clearing all cookies set on this message board by clicki
Can I edit my own posts?
You may edit or delete your own posts at any time. Look for the edit icon on the post to be edited. No one else can edit your post, except for the forum moderator(s) or the message board administrator
Can I use a signature?
You may use a signature (commonly used in email messages) on your posts. You may set your signature in your member profile. Once you have a signature stored, you can choose to include it with any post
Can I attach files?
For security reasons, you may not attach files to any posts. You may cut and paste text into your post, however, or use HTML and/or UBB Code (if enabled) to provide hyperlinks to outside documents.
Can I search?
You may search for specific posts based on a word or words found in the posts, by a particular registered member, by date, and/or by forum. Just click on the search link at the top of most pages.
What are member ratings?
The administrators of this message board may permit members to rate each other. Only registered members may be rated and they can only be rated by other members. Even if ratings are being used on this
What is an Ignore List?
Ignore lists apply to private messages only. Anyone you add to your ignore list can no longer send you a private message. You can put someone on your ignore list by viewing the member's profile and cl
What is a Buddy List?
Buddy lists apply to private messages only. Anyone you add to your buddy list is stored in a handy location, so that you can easily send the person a private message. You can put someone on your ignor
Are there any censor features?
The message board administrators have the power to censor certain words that may be posted. This censoring is not an exact science, however, so certain words may be censored out of context. Please rea
What do I do if I forget my login ID and/or password?
Retrieving your login ID and password is simple, assuming that email features are turned on for this message board. All of the pages that require you to identify yourself with your username and passwo
Can I be notified by email if someone responds to my topic?
If you create a new topic, you have the option of receiving an email notification every time someone posts a reply to your topic. Just check the email notification box when creating a new topic, if yo
What are Today's Active Topics?
When you visit this message board, you will see a link at the top of the list of forums called Today's Active Topics. Clicking on this link will provide you with a list of topics in all open, public f
Can I search private forums?
Yes, if you have permission to access the particular private forums you wish to search. Note that you must be logged in to search private forums.
What are posting icons ?
Depending on the configuration of your forums, you may be able to associate an icon with each post that you make. There are currently 14 icons, each expressing a different emotion or identification. T
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