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TCS Forum Guide Questions

Postby Dr. Ambiguous » Sun Mar 01, 2015 10:29 am

I mentioned in my other thread to use this to ask questions about how to use the forum that my guide didn't answer, or anything that you're unclear about in the guide. The reason for the two threads is because the guide isn't yet done, and because of the max size on posts, I may need to use more than one post to get it all up (pre-emptive wink ;)), and as such I want to make sure I can have that be all the first posts in the thread to keep things neater.

Edit: I guess I should link the guide here, huh? The TCS Forum Guide

Edit 2: This thread is no longer a temp thread until the guide is completed, this thread will remain permanently. The guide topic will remain locked. Use this thread for any questions you have about the guide.
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Re: TCS Forum Guide Questions

Postby LaChaise » Sun Mar 01, 2015 12:00 pm

I tried to create a thread, and now my dick is stuck in the toaster.
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Re: TCS Forum Guide Questions

Postby Dr. Ambiguous » Sun Mar 01, 2015 12:01 pm

Turn the toaster on and try not to scream.
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Postby Australia » Sun Mar 01, 2015 3:16 pm

Chaise, If you want to risk coming to Australia, we have a river for just such a problem.

But a serious question now, I bought a black shirt yesterday and now everyone I meet is telling me it's actually pink. How much do I have to pay each TCS member to bring mob (or mod as the case may be) justice to these liars. And does anyone want to buy a shirt?
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Re: TCS Forum Guide Questions

Postby aviel » Sun Mar 01, 2015 4:10 pm

There are a couple of features in the Media Site that may be worth mentioning, including searching by author, column, and tag. To search by an author, simply click his name where it says "by: {author}" either at the top of an article page, or on the front page. To view by column, click on the column header image in the article page, and to view by tag, click any of the tags near the top of the article page.
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Re: TCS Forum Guide Questions

Postby Dr. Ambiguous » Sun Mar 01, 2015 8:13 pm

I'll make sure to add those avi. The guide isn't quite finished yet, so I'll be updating it in the next few days. If you have any suggestions for additions, post them here or PM them to me.
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Re: TCS Forum Guide Questions

Postby NathanLoiselle » Sun Mar 01, 2015 9:34 pm

We need a section to hail the eldritch gods. You know, like Cthulu and Narlathotep.
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Re: TCS Forum Guide Questions

Postby Dr. Ambiguous » Thu Mar 12, 2015 8:29 am

Updated the guide, the BBCode portion is now live in alpha version. I decided that I'll use two posts for this guide, one for the general forum use portion, and one for the BBCode portion. At the end of each post is now a list of information that I still need to add. I have most of the commonly used BBCode tags up, and the rest should be added soon. In the meantime, feel free to ask here if you have any questions about anything in the guide, or anything that's not covered in the guide. I've also decided to leave the guide topic locked, in the event I ever need more posts for the guide, so this thread is no longer a temp thread, it's now permanent. I've updated the guide to reflect this.
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Re: TCS Forum Guide Questions

Postby Dr. Ambiguous » Sun Mar 29, 2015 8:23 am

Another update to the guide, edited into the BBCode portion of the guide (the second post). I've added info on the quote tag, the url tag, the newtab tag, and how to hyperlink quote attributions and images. Sorry it took so long for this update to happen, I just had some shit come up IRL that got int he way.
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Re: TCS Forum Guide Questions

Postby Gendry » Wed Apr 08, 2015 5:50 am

Not sure if this is the right place to ask this, but what's Movie Night? People are always talking about it and there's even an icon that pops up in the TCS logo, but I can't find a thread about it for the life of me.
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Re: TCS Forum Guide Questions

Postby Andropov4 » Wed Apr 08, 2015 6:27 am

JT usually shows a movie on a livestream on Saturday evenings. I think it starts at 6PM US Central time. People watch and talk on IRC. It's fun.
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Re: TCS Forum Guide Questions

Postby Dr. Ambiguous » Wed Apr 08, 2015 7:52 am

JT will also make a post about it in the announcement forum either the day of, or the day before. Here's last week's thread for example.
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Re: TCS Forum Guide Questions

Postby SilverMaple » Wed Apr 22, 2015 3:01 am

What do these little symbols next to the stickied threads mean? Do I need to take Rad-X before I start browsing through the one with the radiation symbol?

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Re: TCS Forum Guide Questions

Postby Dr. Ambiguous » Wed Apr 22, 2015 7:25 am

Dunno. Carp's testing some new symbols out, and he hasn't old me what they mean yet. Those were just implemented yesterday, so they're still new, and it's not decided yet if they're permanent or not.
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Re: TCS Forum Guide Questions

Postby Dr. Ambiguous » Wed Apr 22, 2015 7:54 am

Just talked to Carp and asked him what the icons mean. His answer:

2015-04-22 [02:40:31] <@Carp> fuck me if I know

Turns out you can enable them when you make a post (not just threads). They're set manually, not automatically. They don't have any meaning yet, he's just testing them. Sooooo, you can ignore them for now.
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