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  1. Feb 29, 2008 #1
    Can anyone please tell me anything about this site..?:confused:
    I dont know the rules or anything... :cry:
    >_>.... Am i too innocent..???? (I guess..):approve::approve:

    Well, anyway, What are the rules? :smile:
    What does the moderators do? Mentors?etc.

    and, How can i make my own avatar? Can i? or... pic? XD:shy:
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  3. Feb 29, 2008 #2


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    Your own avatar is only available if you pay (euphemism: "contributer")

    The rules are pretty much the same as real life, be considerate, intelligent, and please put homework questions in the right forum, while not titling them the ever-present and ambiguous "homework OMG HLEP!!!!!!" I'm sure someone (probably a moderator) will link you to a nice "PF Guidelines" page that no body really reads all the way through.

    Moderators make sure the people that are in here to cause trouble get warned or kicked out. If there is a spam or porn problem (I've only once or twice seen it), they delete it. Also, good users can get kind of crazy sometimes, so moderators need to keep them in line.

    And you also get hit with a fish as initiation rite around here.
  4. Feb 29, 2008 #3
    I see... so that's why... What do they mean by "infractions"? Moonbear send me a message...a general warning... he said something about the infractions but i didn't get his point...
  5. Feb 29, 2008 #4


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    The general rules can be found here:


    Some other forums have more specific guidelines so make sure you read the sticky threads whenever you enter one for the first time.

    You get infraction points if you post against the guidelines and once you get a certain amount of infractions you can be banned for a set period of time or indefinitely. A mentor can clarify this more.
  6. Feb 29, 2008 #5
    And Moonbear is a her.
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    And she has a cat with a rifle (the kitten in her avatar is grown up now).

    I'm moving this thread from GD to Feedback.
  8. Feb 29, 2008 #7
    Welcome to PF!
  9. Feb 29, 2008 #8


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    Dearly Missed

    Being thumped with a fish. Here's a flounder in your face. WHACK!
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    I think you summed it up well. Ephratah, welcome to PF! Sorry I didn't respond to your PM on this yet...I just keep getting distracted by other stuff when I remember it. PM me again if this isn't a sufficient answer now.
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    One of the most her-ish hers around, as a matter of fact. Pretty hot for an old broad.
    While Arildno isn't officially on the Welcoming Committee (that's usually done by the Sisterhood), being fish-whapped by him does complete your initiation. Welcome aboard.
  12. Mar 3, 2008 #11
    oh, ok...
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  14. Mar 3, 2008 #13
    :surprised He's a SHE? ....^_^.. kk.
  15. Mar 4, 2008 #14
    I did. :grumpy:
    So feel the peer pressure Ephrarah7, and ignore that evil Mk, and read those guidelines, all the way through.
    Welcome aboard!
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