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aslate

Space Pope
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« Reply #40 on: 08-20-2003 13:38 »

"How was I supposed to know there were another thread like that?"
and
"One of the moderators just closed 4 of my threads! They hate me! Why?"
Chump

Urban Legend
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« Reply #41 on: 08-20-2003 14:04 »

Because you touch yourself at night. That should be the answer to the second question.
aslate

Space Pope
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« Reply #42 on: 08-20-2003 15:28 »
« Last Edit on: 08-20-2003 15:28 »

Added:
Someone just moaned at me for posting more then once in a row, why?
Explaining multi-posting.

"Bump" to PEEL Slang.

If you want to add/feel a section needs changing, feel free to add it to this thread.

How to use the apostrophe '
aslate

Space Pope
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« Reply #43 on: 08-20-2003 22:10 »
« Last Edit on: 08-24-2003 00:00 »

Sorry to doublepost, but i think this is easier put in a whole new post.
I've added a "link to a certain part of the page" feature. Just add the #stuff to the end of the link (After the .php) and it will link there.

#rank - The Rankings
#uprank - So how do I go up in ranks?
#doublepost - Someone just moaned at me for posting more then once in a row, why?
#spoiler,#spoilers - Spoilers
#chat - Chat Talk
#slang - PEEL Slang
All words have their own # code too.
#gendissc - Why is there a spelling error in the title of the 'General Disscussion' section?
#offend,#alert - He just said something i find offensive, what do i do?
#trollinfo - There's someone posting lots of crap and it's really annoying, what do i do?
#test - What's this "Test Thread" I keep hearing about?
#limit - My really popular and successful thread just got shut, why?
#stars - What are those stars under my rank?
#avatar - What's that picture next to people's names and how do i change it?
#spam - Spamming? Spam? Whatís that?
#new,#welcome - Why was my "hi, I just joined" thread closed?
#mods,#admins - What are moderators? And administrators?
#closed - One of the moderators just closed 4 of my threads! They hate me! Why?
#copy - How was I supposed to know there were another thread like that?
#download - Why canít we discuss episode downloading?
#download2 - Okay, how about other downloads, like games?
#scans - What are scans?
#fanart - I have some fanarts I want to show you, but I donít know how to post pictures on PEEL.
#ubb - UBB Code
#apostrophe - How to use the apostrophe '
#memberlist - I just checked the member list, and I'm not on it! What the hell...
Rage Dump

Liquid Emperor
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« Reply #44 on: 08-21-2003 07:25 »

I'd just like to make a request to any of the moderators who see this thread, to link to http://www.thefryhole.alltoons.co.uk/peelfaq.php  when closing welcome threads.

BTW : Thanks to everyone for helping with the "Give newbs a chance" campaign.  big grin
zvoidx

Delivery Boy
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« Reply #45 on: 08-21-2003 13:13 »

 
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Originally Posted By Teral: It comes from the word "relationship". A shipper is a fan who enjoy/live for the romantic aspect of a show. They like seing Fry/Leela's, and to some degree Amy/Kif, relationship develop.

I actually thought it had to with the "shipping" business...being that Planet Express is a kind of space UPS...
Teral

Helpy McHelphelp
DOOP Secretary
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« Reply #46 on: 08-21-2003 14:40 »

Yeah, that's generally the conception people have of the term first time they see it used. Hence the great confusion when it's used in romantic/emotionally-charged threads.
El Zilcho

Professor
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« Reply #47 on: 08-21-2003 15:24 »

Suggestion: You could explain some of the rituals at PEEL (PotM, PEELies, etc.). I know I was confused as hell the first time I heard about them.
aslate

Space Pope
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« Reply #48 on: 08-21-2003 15:50 »

Added:
#potm - POTM
#peelie,#peelies - PEELie/PEELies
Nixorbo

UberMod
DOOP Secretary
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« Reply #49 on: 08-21-2003 18:35 »
« Last Edit on: 08-21-2003 18:35 »

 
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"Typo" - Abbreviation for "Typographical Error"
Classic!

 
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Theyíre the thin line between a well managed board

Some of us are actually quite fat (vf)

 
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How to use the apostrophe

Somebody should email that to Nurdy.
LAN.gnome

Urban Legend
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« Reply #50 on: 08-22-2003 02:35 »

Here's some more for him (and the n00bs), from the fine folks over at Penny Arcade:

"Your Friend at the End"

"The Bad Boys of Punctuation"
Nixorbo

UberMod
DOOP Secretary
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« Reply #51 on: 08-22-2003 02:47 »

Oh, 'slate, you forgot the major exception, as far as I remember, to the apostrophe-possessive rule:

It's: it is
Its: possessive of it.
Teral

Helpy McHelphelp
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« Reply #52 on: 08-23-2003 09:22 »

Another entry:

I just checked the member list, and I'm not on it! What the hell...

The member list needs to be updated manually by [-mArc-], and it's done at irregular intervals. Don't expect it to happen anytime soon again. Your profile still functions though, since that's done automatically by the message board. If you're desperate to find yourself on the memberlist, use the search function and you'll pop up, since the seacrh scans the profiles. Being on the list have no influence on your status or posting privileges.

 
 
 
Feel free to edit as you find best, aslate.
aslate

Space Pope
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« Reply #53 on: 08-23-2003 09:27 »
« Last Edit on: 08-23-2003 09:27 »

I wondered about adding that, i didn't change what you've written, it seems fine. Added under:
#memberlist

If anyone thinks they can, you could try ordering these in a way that makes more sense.

EDIT:
Added:
#troll - PEEL Slang
#trollinfo - What to do if you see a troll
zvoidx

Delivery Boy
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« Reply #54 on: 08-25-2003 19:13 »

Question: With all the different posts and topics...is the only way for a user to keep on top of all their different posts is to type in their user name for each category? Or is there a trick I am not aware of? Thx.
aslate

Space Pope
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« Reply #55 on: 08-25-2003 19:27 »

I don't fully understand the question. Are you asking about storing the username and password or seeing if someone has replied to a post?
zvoidx

Delivery Boy
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« Reply #56 on: 08-25-2003 20:17 »
« Last Edit on: 08-25-2003 20:17 »

Yeh, to check replies to my posts/people adding more posts to a thread I posted in.

I have been posting in a bunch of different threads/topics...What is the best way to keep track of them; is entering my user name in a search in each category the only way...OR is there some trick that makes it easier..(For example bookmarking??)

And while I'm at; is there some unspoken etiquette about posting back and forth; "conversations"? For example, if someone asks a question, someone else responds, then the first person makes a new post to respond to the second person, etc.
Is there a "limit"/should someone try to respond by editing their original message when they can?
aslate

Space Pope
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« Reply #57 on: 08-25-2003 21:37 »

If you use a cookie to store your username and password (Found here), then it auto-logs you in on the main page. When you refresh or visit the main page from then on a "Reply" box appears in the top right, with a list of topics to which someone has posted after you. This only applies to the first post after yours.

The rules are that chat-style conversations that can be done on #Futuramachat or an instant messenger are not allowed, so most back-and-forth conversations are not allowed. However do not go editing posts to reply to ones made after it, or it gets confusing.

However use the edit button whenever you to fix spellings or add extra info that isn't worth a new post. Never double-post unless bumping a topic that's been idle for a few days or more.

Hope that helps!
zvoidx

Delivery Boy
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« Reply #58 on: 08-25-2003 21:57 »
« Last Edit on: 08-25-2003 21:57 »

Yes, thank you it helps...The only thing I don't understand is when you said "When you refresh or visit the main page from then on a "Reply" box appears in the top right, with a list of topics to which someone has posted after you..." List?   confused
And, also...about my original question: The best way to track my posts/replies.   Thanks again. (Or maybe that was the answer to the question...)
aslate

Space Pope
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« Reply #59 on: 08-25-2003 22:10 »

Shadowstar

Liquid Emperor
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« Reply #60 on: 08-25-2003 22:12 »

Wooo! I'm listed in that grab twice!
zvoidx

Delivery Boy
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« Reply #61 on: 08-25-2003 23:47 »
« Last Edit on: 08-26-2003 00:00 »

Oh, yeh..I know about that list..sorry..i thought you meant something else..nice screen grab though///ty



aslate

Space Pope
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« Reply #62 on: 08-26-2003 21:15 »

The PEELers' FAQ Codes

When linking to a certain bit on the PEELers' FAQ, tag those #codes on the end of the URL to link there, it's the up-to-date list.
LaVaLaDy

Starship Captain
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« Reply #63 on: 09-07-2003 15:48 »

how do I get my signature to come on all of my posts?
Teral

Helpy McHelphelp
DOOP Secretary
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« Reply #64 on: 09-07-2003 15:54 »
« Last Edit on: 09-07-2003 15:54 »

You have to use reply (not quickpost) and then remember to check the box "Show signature". There's no other way, automatic signatures are not possible on PEEL.

I think that's an Invision thing, not UBB.

aslate

Space Pope
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« Reply #65 on: 09-07-2003 15:55 »
« Last Edit on: 09-07-2003 15:55 »

You can't. The only way to get your signature to appear is to use Reply, and to check the "Show Signature" box.

EDIT: Damn you Teral!  tongue

I think it would get really annoying if we had signatures on every post.
Teral

Helpy McHelphelp
DOOP Secretary
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« Reply #66 on: 09-07-2003 16:03 »

@ aslata:  evil laugh

Maybe something for the FAQ?

My signature wont show, and I have uploaded a picture in the profile. Help!

If you want your signature to appear on a post you have to use the Reply option, quickpost wont add signature. Once in the reply window, be sure to check the box "Show signature" and write your post as usual.

You can't edit a post to add your signature. PEEL doesn't support automatic signature, that's an Invision Board feature.
aslate

Space Pope
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« Reply #67 on: 09-07-2003 16:43 »

Done and done:
#signature - My signature wont show, and I have uploaded a picture in the profile. Help!
LaVaLaDy

Starship Captain
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« Reply #68 on: 09-07-2003 16:51 »

I got it thanks guys!  love   big grin   love

sheep555

Liquid Emperor
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« Reply #69 on: 09-07-2003 17:12 »
« Last Edit on: 09-07-2003 17:12 »

   
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Originally posted by Teral:
You can't edit a post to add your signature. PEEL doesn't support automatic signature, that's an Invision Board feature.

You can, if it's desperate - you just have to copy and paste it in from a previous post (with sig), like this:
Teral

Helpy McHelphelp
DOOP Secretary
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« Reply #70 on: 09-07-2003 17:17 »

Heh, reminds me of my first days at PEEL. I couldn't figure the sig thing out either, so I added it manually at the bottom of each post.  big grin

I quickly learned though.
Luis

Bending Unit
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« Reply #71 on: 09-08-2003 03:58 »

Is there any other way to climb ranks other than posting messages, because it really seems unfair that some posts like "Awww that's so cute" (I'm not conciusly quoting anyone, so if someone feels quoted please contact me) are as significant as a long, topic-contributing post (not that i consider i ever wrote one of those). Also, i think you should expand the slang list, and put an emergency instructions post on some topics (like being caught in the middle of a Randi-Jon flame war or running into Speli).
Rage Dump

Liquid Emperor
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« Reply #72 on: 09-08-2003 09:53 »

Just have to wear it buddy, ive been here for about 4 months now and I've almost hit 500 posts while people like Bobby King have been here for less than one month and have over 1000 posts.
But seriously, I couldn't care less about ranks, i do like them, but i believe they just promote spam, and if i made a message board i would probably be against them...
Asylum-Fry

Liquid Emperor
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« Reply #73 on: 09-08-2003 10:32 »

I don't spam. I check carefully to see if it's worth saying something on a topic (most often it is). I'm a few days old and I've posted around 200 posts. If it's not helpful, I guess the mods might see it and deduct it from someone's posts.
Rage Dump

Liquid Emperor
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« Reply #74 on: 09-08-2003 11:01 »

 
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I don't spam
Bobby does. Along with plenty of others i can think of, myself included to a degree, I try not to though
Teral

Helpy McHelphelp
DOOP Secretary
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« Reply #75 on: 09-08-2003 11:11 »
« Last Edit on: 09-08-2003 11:11 »

@Luis: No, the only thing reflected in the rank is number of posts. Quality have no bearing, sadly.

The issue of it promoting spam have been brought up before, and it was decided to keep the ranks anyway. Most people don't care about ranks, and they don't carry any weight whatsoever. Just a bit of fun. The only ranks that matter is: Administrator, Ubermod and Moderator (and custom ranks   wink )

Though the administrators have reset post counts or deducted posts, before, when someone spammed the board just to raise their rank. But only admins can do that, deleting a post don't affect the postcount.
aslate

Space Pope
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« Reply #76 on: 09-08-2003 11:44 »

Custom ranks, Teral, custom.

Perhaps under emergency topics, specific ones should be red titles?
Asylum-Fry

Liquid Emperor
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« Reply #77 on: 09-08-2003 19:44 »

How do you get a custom rank, anyway? I'm assuming that you, Teral, have one.
aslate

Space Pope
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« Reply #78 on: 09-08-2003 19:54 »

Custom ranks are earned when the PEEL community feel you have done enough to deserve one, they are very rare.
Kryten

Space Pope
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« Reply #79 on: 09-08-2003 22:30 »

If you ask for one, chances are you won't get one.
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