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Thread: What's happened to this forum. Should I look elsewhere

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    Default What's happened to this forum. Should I look elsewhere

    At the turn of the millinium Ida's here a lol (different user name then) . This is like a ghost town. Arethere other forums I should be looking to? This just saddens me.

    And yes things have gotten worse and in this messed up medical reality I don't know where to turn.

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    Administrator/SYSOP Mike Weins's Avatar
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    Hi Claude :)

    I sure wish I had an answer for you as to why this place is so inactive. There are other forums online, but I don't know how active they are since the last time I visited them was a few years ago.
    Question: Why can't I post links or pictures?
    Question: Why can't I have a signature, avatar, or profile picture?
    Question: What's wrong with my account?

    Answer: You are in the "registered users" user group. This group is very limited in what it can do. This will annoy spammers to no end Just keep posting once you have been registered for 30 days and have made 11 posts your account will be "unlocked".

    It's really easy to put someone on ignore and it's strongly recommended that you do so with people who's posts you don't like.

    Step 1 - log in
    Step 2 - click on the "settings" link
    Step 3 - click on the "edit ignore list" link on the left side of the screen
    Step 4 - type (or paste if you copied and pasted it) the username of the person you want to ignore
    Step 5 - click the "ok" button on the right of the screen

    Easy peasy and will lower your blood pressure. One important note though, this won't hide quoted posts. It's an oversight on the developers part and it's not an easy thing to "fix." So if someone quotes someone you have ignored, you'll see the quote.

    Alternatively when you click on a person's name and view their profile page, underneath their avatar, there is a option that says, "Ignore this person". Click that link and then click the yes button.

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