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Tony (ASM)

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on: October 13, 2011, 02:21:22 AM
When I first came across a 'forum' (on Guitar member site) I wasn't' sure what it was. I peeked inside and felt overwhelmed by all the titles and, didn't know where to start and what I could or could not say. I didn't have a clue what was expected of 'ya and so, I came out and left.  2 years on I then needed help from one. If only there had been a Youtube video tutorial, I'd have learned how it worked and stayed earlier!
This has got me thinking about whether there are any plans to create one for newbies on here. (unless I've missed it and there is one!)
If one was to be made, I'd put it right on the front page as the first place a person could go to learn what a 'forum' is. I'd show how to introduce yourself, how to search for a topic, explain why there are headings and rules, show how to read emails, post comments, start a new thread, delete old ones, bookmark topics, post pictures, etc, etc.
I reckon this would help and encourage people to stay.
What do you think?  ;)
« Last Edit: October 13, 2011, 12:13:58 PM by Topdoginuk »
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Reply #1 on: October 13, 2011, 02:55:22 AM
I'm still figuring out how to do some things...just got it so I can copy a photo from my gallery to a post! Quicker than uploading from my computer all the time. So...I think if all the 'how-to' hints Nolan has been putting out were in a single heading on the front page...would be a good idea. At least for me!  ::)
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Reply #2 on: October 13, 2011, 12:08:06 PM
I am heading in that direction. I have actually created the section for it already O0


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Reply #3 on: October 13, 2011, 12:16:40 PM
I am heading in that direction. I have actually created the section for it already O0
Hey Nolan, that's great. Newbies will be so pleased and encouraged to stay I'm sure. Even seasoned users may  derive something new from the info video.
I wish 'ya luck with it and, if we can be of any help, please feel free to drop us a line.
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Reply #4 on: October 13, 2011, 02:28:56 PM
Sometimes I swear you're psychic Nolan!  ;D
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Reply #5 on: October 13, 2011, 05:21:02 PM
anybody else need their palms read?


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Reply #6 on: October 13, 2011, 09:58:25 PM
 :o  :help:   :2funny: :2funny: :2funny:
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Reply #7 on: October 13, 2011, 10:04:07 PM
Ohhhhhhhh, that is righteous! I'm very tempted to replace his face with Nolan's...  :devil2:
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Reply #8 on: October 13, 2011, 10:04:47 PM
 :2funny: :2funny:
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Reply #9 on: October 14, 2011, 06:36:50 AM
(Everybody sing) Swami, how I love ya, how I love ya....   :2funny:  :2funny:
Cheers, Val

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