Newbie Orientation!

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Lorosae
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Post by Lorosae » Wed Jun 02, 2010 9:34 pm

can I just say how grateful I am that someone finally explained the potato thing.......I always wondered what it was all about. A critical piece of information for new and not so new newbies!

(and I never introduced myself either, I never even noticed this section for about a year :oops: )
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mummysairsair
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Post by mummysairsair » Thu Jun 03, 2010 12:55 am

I have often thought we should have a "welcome wagon" team who send a quick pm to all the new members, just to say hi and invite them to feel free to post in any of the threads. We could share the job around so each of us only had to do it once every few weeks to all the new members for that day iykwim?

So often I look at the members list (OMG I need to get out of the house more!) just for something to do and notice there are tonnes of members who never post! Considering you can lurk without becoming a member (I think?), I wonder if these members just got shy or chickened out. Maybe if they had a friendly welcome pm, they would feel more comfortable to chime in? :)
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ngyuntju
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Post by ngyuntju » Tue Jul 27, 2010 2:01 pm

I just had to have a bit of a hunt around for the instructions for uploading pictures/avatars, so i thought i'd stick a link in here:
viewtopic.php?t=2595&highlight=photos+avatar
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Sinjun
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Post by Sinjun » Fri Sep 10, 2010 6:05 am

great idea... so where can I find all this information? what is 'storking' and how do I get one of those things at the bottom of my posts to show how old my bubs is??
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lisavdb
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Post by lisavdb » Fri Sep 10, 2010 9:16 am

Here's a link to a little bit of info about storking.
viewtopic.php?t=59794&highlight=storker

Here's a thread that says who is storking who.
viewtopic.php?t=46783&highlight=storker

And here is a thread for people who want to be a storker or want to get a storker.
viewtopic.php?t=56276&highlight=storker

Hope that helps!
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katagus
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Re: Newbie Orientation!

Post by katagus » Thu Jan 22, 2015 1:24 pm

Hi, I realise that this thread is really old...but those links don't work. :)

Any chance that someone can re-link?

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AussieBritLu
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Re: Newbie Orientation!

Post by AussieBritLu » Thu Jan 22, 2015 2:37 pm

We will get there soon, we've just changed over url's so will take time to re-link but thanks! :-)
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Re: Newbie Orientation!

Post by katagus » Thu Jan 22, 2015 9:18 pm

Ah goodo!! Thanks for the reply.
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LorriOlson
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Re: Newbie Orientation!

Post by LorriOlson » Sun Oct 08, 2017 2:58 pm

Great idea. I'm new here, will be good to learn the ropes!
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