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« on: December 25, 2008, 09:25:47 PM »

If your query isn't answered here, please see the help section or email me

Due to increasing spam problems, on registration new members now need to be activated to join the forum
This time should be minimal (depending on time of registration)
We appologize for any delay, but wish to protect our forum.


Q:how do I put a post on the forum
- click on your chosen category
- click on the  New Topic tab
- a start a new topic box should open
- fill in the title, and content
- click post


Q: How do I insert a picture to a post (thats hosted on another web site)
A: Insert your text as normal, at the point you would like the picure to appear click on the button this will insert [ img]  [/img]
Click the cursor inside the two ][ and insert the location of the photo.

if you don't know the location find the picture on another web site, right click on the photo and select properties or image properties
should look something like this:

just copy this and insert it between the ][

inserted it should look like this: [img][/img ]


Q: How to insert a video clip from all the popular video sites
 into your post
A: I've installed a mod to allow Videos from all the popular sites to be embeded into a post,

all you need to do is copy and past the URL(web site address) into your post

Q: How do I attach a picture/file to a post?
A: When posting, you'll see "+ Additional options" below the text entry box. If you click on the text, it reveals more options including one to attach files. Next to the "Attach" box is a button that allows you to browse your computer for the file you want to attach.


Q: The "home" screen is cluttered. How do I streamline it?
A: The main boards have a "-" next to their name. If you click on the sign, it hides all the topics in that board. To reveal them again, click the "+" next to the board name.


Q: I have forgot my login password
A: Try to login, the login falied page come up, click on forgot my password and you should recieve it in a email with your password
if this does not work, email me and I'll re-set your password.


Q: How do I add a picture to my profile

A: Log in.  click on the profile tab, under modify profile select Forum Profile Information

either select:
I have my own picture (link a photo from another site ie Flickr/Photobucket) you will need to location URL for the image

or select I have my own picture, the easy option to upload a image from your computer, select browse to locate the image

Click upload

Profile images will need to re-sized a maximun size of 65x65 pixels (square)

recommended sizes are:
65px x 48px
65px x 46px
65px x 43px

If you have a problem email me the image and I'll re-size it for you

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