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How to post in a forum
« on: December 05, 2005, 04:55:45 am »
A short video on correct forum posting etiquiette...

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Re: How to post in a forum
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2005, 05:01:52 am »
Ahh, the secret search button...

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Re: How to post in a forum
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2005, 09:31:33 am »
I love rip-offs of old instructional films, ahhh. so amusing.
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Re: How to post in a forum
« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2005, 12:06:22 pm »
Hey uh... well Everything Else is an anything goes forum so I am still in the green here.

Right!?

RIGHT!??!?:!?!?!?!??!/!/!?1/1//11/1/1??!?!1

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Re: How to post in a forum
« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2005, 12:21:13 pm »
I've seen it.

Worth 10 bags of potato chips.
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Re: How to post in a forum
« Reply #5 on: December 05, 2005, 12:32:54 pm »
Hey uh... well Everything Else is an anything goes forum so I am still in the green here.

Right!?

RIGHT!??!?:!?!?!?!??!/!/!?1/1//11/1/1??!?!1

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Why you always gotta kiss everybody?

Anyway, that video is both helpful AND informative!

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Re: How to post in a forum
« Reply #6 on: December 05, 2005, 03:40:58 pm »
I do the kiss because usually when I post at a forum I have something I put in all my posts.

I slacked off here because it is a different system then others so yeah.

Plus I like the kiss.


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Re: How to post in a forum
« Reply #7 on: December 05, 2005, 04:28:08 pm »
Plus I like the kiss.


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Maybe it has to do with him being a 17 year old male from Pennsylvania.  :P

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Re: How to post in a forum
« Reply #8 on: December 05, 2005, 04:33:27 pm »
Don't start with me Pando.

And whats with the Pennsylvania crack?

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Re: How to post in a forum
« Reply #9 on: December 05, 2005, 04:37:59 pm »
now we can all be 1337 forum posters, w00t

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Re: How to post in a forum
« Reply #10 on: December 05, 2005, 06:16:45 pm »
now we can all be 1337 forum posters, w00t
Except for Krakow Sam.  He just doesn't fit in.
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Re: How to post in a forum
« Reply #11 on: December 05, 2005, 06:20:57 pm »
now we can all be 1337 forum posters, w00t
Except for Krakow Sam.  He just doesn't fit in.

Yeah, what a loser. B4N H1M NW0 LOL!

I was kidding. I don't think KS should be banned, nor do I think he is a loser. It was merely a joke.

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Re: How to post in a forum
« Reply #12 on: December 05, 2005, 07:47:35 pm »
-snip-

I was kidding. I don't think KS should be banned, nor do I think he is a loser. It was merely a joke.

C'mon, all the cool kids are doing it.
"Fine. Don't believe me. I'm not lying. all your laziness which you mistake for something funney is driving me insane, quit fooling around!  dude this is just wrong, very wrong. reality does not consist of constrained language. go lock this thread malt. I love the payment."4MOD

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Re: How to post in a forum
« Reply #13 on: December 05, 2005, 09:35:01 pm »
If all the cool kids went and posted new topics would you do it to?

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Re: How to post in a forum
« Reply #14 on: December 05, 2005, 10:41:34 pm »
If all the cool kids went and posted new topics would you do it to?


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Re: How to post in a forum
« Reply #15 on: December 06, 2005, 12:17:45 am »
Quote
Except for Krakow Sam.  He just doesn't fit in.

Good, i'm glad. Letters were invented for a reason and i'm going to use them! Think your some kind of new world order just because you cant spell 'the' properly, mumble mumble...
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Re: How to post in a forum
« Reply #16 on: December 06, 2005, 08:14:14 pm »
That was great, I wish that ALL instructional videos were done in that 1950s format!
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Re: How to post in a forum
« Reply #17 on: December 07, 2005, 12:56:06 pm »
First time I saw it i laughed so hard. Then i posted it in three other forums. Now it's all over the place. It's like a disease!

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Re: How to post in a forum
« Reply #18 on: December 07, 2005, 08:26:50 pm »
"OM MY F*beep*ING GOD STEAM R0XX0R5 TEH BiG ONE one one one one one..."


Funniest. Part.

Forums are like malfunctioning immune systems. And people licking floors.


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Re: How to post in a forum
« Reply #19 on: December 07, 2005, 08:29:09 pm »
Haha! Thats hilarious!

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Re: How to post in a forum
« Reply #20 on: December 07, 2005, 08:35:18 pm »


"And Bill unleasheth the Internet upon The Worlde, and The Worlde did say 'aargh'" - Me, chapter 3.1415926, verse -1

Has anyone else noticed that Steve's birthday is tomorrow?
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Re: How to post in a forum
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Re: How to post in a forum
« Reply #22 on: June 17, 2006, 05:38:52 am »
That makes me want to make hundreds of pointless threads.  ;D

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Re: How to post in a forum
« Reply #23 on: June 17, 2006, 08:18:47 am »
That makes me want to make hundreds of pointless threads. ;D

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Re: How to post in a forum
« Reply #24 on: June 17, 2006, 09:15:44 am »
Don't complain, I haven't even been here for a month yet!  8)

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Re: How to post in a forum
« Reply #25 on: June 17, 2006, 09:18:07 am »
Sigh... looks like this might be my last summer as no 1 poster (its also my first summer as no 1 poster)
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Re: How to post in a forum
« Reply #26 on: June 17, 2006, 09:20:38 am »
Don't complain, I haven't even been here for a month yet! 8)

Wait.. are you trying to justify the fact that you haven't even been here a month yet and have more posts then me?
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Re: How to post in a forum
« Reply #27 on: June 17, 2006, 09:30:37 am »
To Krakow: You have over 6000 posts, catching up to YOU might be a while.

To interitus: Yes.  8)

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Re: How to post in a forum
« Reply #28 on: June 17, 2006, 01:28:19 pm »
Sigh... looks like this might be my last summer as no 1 poster (its also my first summer as no 1 poster)

Well, I only had that title one summer, as well. It's not so bad being #4 poster.

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Re: How to post in a forum
« Reply #29 on: June 17, 2006, 07:50:05 pm »
Damn it! I'm down to 9th on number of posts!
incidently for any newbies looking here for ideas on how they should post shouldn't copy anything I do, or I'll fill your mouth with spiders :D

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« Reply #30 on: June 17, 2006, 07:51:24 pm »
Sigh... looks like this might be my last summer as no 1 poster (its also my first summer as no 1 poster)

Well, I only had that title one summer, as well. It's not so bad being #4 poster.

I was there for about 3 hours (thanks, Krakow) and now I'm the number 5 or 6 poster.

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Re: How to post in a forum
« Reply #31 on: June 17, 2006, 07:51:53 pm »
But seriously copy him. ;)

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Re: How to post in a forum
« Reply #32 on: June 17, 2006, 08:03:39 pm »
open wide genesis!

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Re: How to post in a forum
« Reply #33 on: June 17, 2006, 08:05:27 pm »
Huh?

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Re: How to post in a forum
« Reply #34 on: June 19, 2006, 05:54:35 am »
Maybe it would do everyone some good to watch this video and read the forum guidelines. There has been way too much spamming and pointless topics being made.

It's pretty easy to post constructively.. its not hard at all. Here is the condensed version of the forum rules, please follow them:

Gaming Steve Forum Rules

The Gaming Steve forums are intended to provide a warm, friendly atmosphere for the Gaming Steve community. In order to maintain order and a sense of community, all users should read and follow these conditions. By participating in the forum, users are affirming their willingness to comply with these terms.

RULES OF CONDUCT

    1. Be respectful of others at all times.

    2. Keep it clean.

    3. Stay on topic.

    4. Signature graphics are permitted, but must follow these guidelines:
    The size limits for signature graphics are as follows:
    • Maximum height: 120 pixels
    • Maximum width: 700 pixels
    • Maximum file size: 24,000 bytes (not kbytes)
    • No animated signature graphics
    Only one image is allowed to be used in the signature. Signatures outside this limit will be edited and/or removed. Please remember, no pornographic, obscene or controversial subject matter of any kind (this includes political commentary). All content must be in good taste.

    5. Ranting is prohibited.

    6. No personal attacks.

    7. Trolling is prohibited.

    8. No posting of personal information.

    9. Immediate banning from the forum can result from any of the following:
    The posting of pornography; discriminatory remarks which are sexually explicit, harmful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive; excessive obscene or vulgar language; posts which discuss or illustrate illegal activity; posts or images that violate any laws; posts or images in breach of Non-Disclosure Agreements; providing links to sites that contain any of the aforementioned. Gaming Steve administrators and moderators reserve the right to ban users for any reason and without warning.

    10. Spamming and bumping are prohibited.

    11. Redundant threads and posts will be deleted.

    12. Impersonating another forum user, moderator, volunteer, or administrator is strictly prohibited.

    13. You may not post advertisements.

    14. Post constructively.

    15. Do not use excessively large fonts.

    16. Disputes which cannot be resolved between forum users and moderators may be arbitrated by the forum administrators.

    17. The only exception to some of these rules is within the "Forum Games" board.

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    Re: How to post in a forum
    « Reply #35 on: June 19, 2006, 09:17:07 am »
    But I followed all those rules whenever I made threads, I just found lots of reasons is all.

    13. You may not post advertisements.

    Why are they allowed in your sig, that gets posted...  :D

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    Re: How to post in a forum
    « Reply #36 on: June 19, 2006, 09:25:43 am »
    But I followed all those rules whenever I made threads, I just found lots of reasons is all.

    13. You may not post advertisements.

    Why are they allowed in your sig, that gets posted... :D

    10. Spamming and bumping are prohibited.

    14. Post constructively.

    No, you didn't follow all those rules.  Not only that you admitted you broke the rules merely to see how far you could go.

    Just wanted to see exactly where the limits were, I'll stop now.

    I personally don't find it entertaining or funny.  And it definately doesn't help with me gain any respect for you as a poster. Keep this up and people might just start skipping past your posts.  If you want to be respected, post maturely. Don't repeat yourself, and don't create topics simply for the sake of it. It's easy to slip up and do this now and then, but doing it repeatedly gets people annoyed.  So just consider how you want people to regard you the next time you post, and ask yourself "Do I really need to post this?"
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    « Reply #37 on: June 19, 2006, 09:29:55 am »
    OK, mabye the "Just" wasn't really supposed to be there, I was typing fast OK? (For me anyway.)

    Also I needed to find out exactly where the limits were, so I didn't accidently get banned without a clue why.

    And I also stated that I had a more important reason for each of those threads. FYI  >:( Incase you "Skiped past those parts".)

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    Re: How to post in a forum
    « Reply #38 on: June 19, 2006, 09:42:50 am »
    The rule about staying on topic should be bendable; human conversation follows natural progression, with one idea leading to another. Of course, the conversation should always be steered back to the topic, but just posting 'Stay on-topic' isn't really helpful.

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    Re: How to post in a forum
    « Reply #39 on: June 08, 2007, 10:57:28 pm »
    Wow. It's like someone took the cover off of my eyes... I understand forums now!

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    Re: How to post in a forum
    « Reply #40 on: June 08, 2007, 11:33:18 pm »
    This is almost a year old, why would you do this?
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    Re: How to post in a forum
    « Reply #41 on: June 08, 2007, 11:39:23 pm »
    I was paroozing the "forum history" thread and just had the urge to say something. Plus, now all these new members can get a chance to share an experience only the older members once had.