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I noticed that there weren't any posts in this forum (subforum?), so I figured it was needing some. :)

It had been a while since I considered myself a newbie, but I feel like one here. Perhaps somebody has some tips on navigating this forum. The format is unlike any I have participated in before.

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RonBee said:
I noticed that there weren't any posts in this forum (subforum?), so I figured it was needing some. :)

It had been a while since I considered myself a newbie, but I feel like one here. Perhaps somebody has some tips on navigating this forum. The format is unlike any I have participated in before.

Hi! :D


It's hard to say. I just kind of clicked around until I got the feel of it.

As you can see, I have quoted your posting. You can click on "quote" in order to do that. Also, if you scroll down while you're replying, you can see the entire thread. Even if I didn't quote what you said in this post, I'd have still been able to see what you wrote by scrolling down.

Though it is "new", I'd have to say it is not much different than the Delphi forum. I think the most noticeable difference is that you cannot reply directly to one posting unless you click on "quote". And then you could end up quoting many other postings in the process. Just click around. That's what I did.

Though you have probably already done it, I'd also suggest just looking at some of the threads. That should give you an idea of how it all works.

Well, if I think of anything else I'll let you know.

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That seems like good advice to me. I'll browse around some more, and I will, hopefully, gradually get the hang of things.
 

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Thanks for coming by, and thanks for the link. I do have a question. How do I change my password. (I looked for "password", and that information did not show up in the FAQ.)
 
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I do have a question. How do I change my password. (I looked for "password", and that information did not show up in the FAQ.)

On the very top of the screen, click on Profile. That’s where you can change your password, as well as your other personal information.

Welcome to this forum. I hope you get the hang of it soon.

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:) :) :) :)

Thanks. I think I'll get the hang of it before too long.
 

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I have noticed that some members do not have their ages displayed on their profiles. Mine was like that originally, but ever since I changed my profile the first time I have been unable to fix it so it displays no age. Does anyone want to help?

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I have noticed that some members do not have their ages displayed on their profiles. Mine was like that originally, but ever since I changed my profile the first time I have been unable to fix it so it displays no age. Does anyone want to help?

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Me too. I don't know what the solution is, though.


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Thanks for the help, CS. :wink:

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RonBee said:
I have noticed that some members do not have their ages displayed on their profiles. Mine was like that originally, but ever since I changed my profile the first time I have been unable to fix it so it displays no age. Does anyone want to help?

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Inputting your age is a requirement of the forum. I have switched off the age display on posts, but it is used to send birthday greetings and to help create more of a community atmosphere.

I would recommend inputting your real birthdate to allow the system to work correctly.

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Red5 said:
RonBee said:
I have noticed that some members do not have their ages displayed on their profiles. Mine was like that originally, but ever since I changed my profile the first time I have been unable to fix it so it displays no age. Does anyone want to help?

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Inputting your age is a requirement of the forum. I have switched off the age display on posts, but it is used to send birthday greetings and to help create more of a community atmosphere.

I would recommend inputting your real birthdate to allow the system to work correctly.

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Done! Now, what about that horoscope thingy? Do I have to have that on there?

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Is it considered kosher to point out mistakes such as homophone confusion, here for hear, for example?

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I can't find the word porofile aywhere on this site, I'm just about ready to give up and go to OUP, or somewhere that has a more user friendly site! All I want to do is change my password!!!!
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Sorry, that should have been profiles, of course, not porofiles!
 

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:hi: Hi! Just click on the name of any user... ;-)
 

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Still not clear how I go about changing my password! Not impressed with reply times either - question posted on the 2nd July, answer took 10 days! Sorry but I'll be looking elsewhere for a more user friendly site, yours is far too frustratingly unclear!
 

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Still not clear how I go about changing my password! Not impressed with reply times either - question posted on the 2nd July, answer took 10 days! Sorry but I'll be looking elsewhere for a more user friendly site, yours is far too frustratingly unclear!

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1. Click on your user name
1. Enter profile FAQ
3. How can I change the information in my profile ? -then press "here"
4. Edit your profile
5. Edit e-mail and password / Edit profile
 

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I'd suggest that next time you start a new thread with your question. It will be noticed faster that way. ;-)
 
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