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Discussion in 'Welcome New Users' started by Lady Belligerent, Jan 1, 2017.

  1. Lady Belligerent

    Lady Belligerent • WNU Adoptions Coordinator• star 7 VIP - Game Host

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    Edit: Due to a re-organisation, this thread got locked. You can find more information in this thread. If you have any questions, please, feel free to ask there as well.

    Adoptions


    Welcome to the newest edition of the JCF Adoption Program!

    Welcome to what has been a long standing tradition on these forums to have a program to assist Newbies in learning the etiquette and to navigate our community. It is our pleasure to help you to get the most from your experience here as we are welcoming a whole new era of Star Wars fans.

    @ New Members:

    If you, as a new member (also called Newbie), would like to be adopted, just post in this thread or send me (Lady Belligerent) a private message (PM = conversation) and I'll add you to the list of "free newbies". Of course, you are welcome to go ahead and ask one of the listed oldbies (experienced members) on your own.

    Once you are adopted, you can ask your adopter whatever question comes to your mind or whenever you need help. Your adopter will introduce you to interesting parts of the forum as well. The time of adoption is not limited. Whenever you feel being ready to discover the forum on your own, just let your adopter (and me) know and your adoption time is finished. In case, you find yourself having another question without having an official adopter anymore, I'm sure, your former adopter will help you nevertheless - or simply post your question in this thread.

    Adoptees should notify their oldbie, by PM, if they are going to be away for an extended time. DRL aka Darth Real Life is understandable, just please communicate.


    @ Experienced Members:

    Oldbies, if you want to adopt a new member, please, post in this thread thread or send me a PM. I'll add you to the list of "free oldbies". Of course, you can go ahead and ask the new members on your own. Just let me know if you have adopted one, so I can add you to the list of adoption teams.
    Please, make sure that you have been active on the boards for at least four months and have a minimum of 400 posts. This is to ensure that you have a certain amount of knowledge about the boards so you can guide your adoptee.



    What is expected:

    We expect you to guide and assist your adoptee. Help them find boards that interest them, and introduce them to areas they may not find on their own. Show them to how social threads work, and offer input on participating in discussions.

    Assist them with gentle guidance to learn the rules to ensure a positive experience for new members. Offer help for learning how to use board codes, such as how to link images and gifs.

    Communication is key, and we ask if you need time away during an adoption that you let me know. There are plenty of friendly folks to jump in and help out.


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    Experienced members waiting to adopt (including their favorite boards):

    Asia & Oceania

    Ananta Chetan (EUC*, RPF, SWC)

    Europe & Africa

    Snokers (EUC, SWC, RPG)
    Jedi Master Kenobiwan (EUC, SWC, WNU)


    North America

    Bazinga'd (PT, Saga, CT, SWC)
    ConservativeJedi321 (SWC, RPF, EUC)
    corinthia (EUC, RPF, PT)
    Darth Chiznuk (New Films, SW TV, PT)
    Darth Kronos ( RPF, SWC, EUC)
    Darth_wanderguard (EUC, RPF, SWC)
    DarthIshyZ (EUC, SW Films, RPF)
    Halle Dray (EUC, SWC and RPF)

    ~~ list continues next post ~~
     
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  2. Lady Belligerent

    Lady Belligerent • WNU Adoptions Coordinator• star 7 VIP - Game Host

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    North America continued:

    Jedi Gunny (EUC, SWC, Community)
    Lady Belligerent (EUC, SWC, RPF)
    Moonspun Dragon (SWC, EUC, RPF & NSWFF)
    QueenSabe7 (SWC, EUC, PT & RPF)
    Valency Jane (SWC, PT, & SW)
    Jedi Knight Fett (SWC, PT, TV)
    WarmNyota_SweetAyesha (Fanfiction & Fan Fiction Writing Resource)
    dragonsith13 (SWC, RPF, and EUC)
    Kaleesh-Cyborg (EUC, SWC, and RPF)

    *Short list of abbreviations:
    7SA - Star Wars VII - Spoilers Allowed
    7NSA - Star Wars VII - No Spoilers Allowed
    CT - Classic Trilogy
    Ep VII - Episode 7 (also 'new films' or Ep7)
    EUC - Expanded Universe Community
    FanFic - FanFiction
    NSWFF - Non Star Wars FanFiction
    PT - Prequel Trilogy
    RO - Rogue One
    RPF - Roleplaying Forum
    RPG - Roleplaying Game
    SA - Spoiler Allowed
    SW - Star Wars
    SWC - SW Community
    TFA - The Force Awakens

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    New membes waiting to get adopted:

    none right now

    ==================

    Current adoption teams:

    Masters & Padawans // Adopters & Adoptees // Masters & Apprentices

    Teams of 2017:

    Starkiller1977 & Darthishyz
    Queensabe7 & forceghostanakin
    Lady Belligerent & Captain Owen
    Corinthia & Reylo4life
    ConservativeJedi & Blade of Kenobi
    Queensabe7 & Quinlan Vos

    Teams of 2016:

    Halle Dray & Darth Traya
    Halle Dray & Jedi Rey X
    Sinrebirth & The Vanguard
    Cleo Jinn & BenToRen
     
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  3. Halle Dray

    Halle Dray Jedi Master star 4

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    I'm open to adopt again because I do not have a current adoptee.
     
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  4. Lady Belligerent

    Lady Belligerent • WNU Adoptions Coordinator• star 7 VIP - Game Host

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    That's great Halle Dray - thanks! We have a new user, Mr. 66, who is wanting adopted.
     
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  5. ConservativeJedi321

    ConservativeJedi321 Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    Nice new thread.:D
     
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  6. Lady Belligerent

    Lady Belligerent • WNU Adoptions Coordinator• star 7 VIP - Game Host

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  7. ForceGhostAnakin

    ForceGhostAnakin Jedi Youngling

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    I'd like to be adopted
     
  8. Darth_wanderguard

    Darth_wanderguard Game Host star 6 VIP - Game Host

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    What are your interests? What parts of the forum do you think you would like to be introduced to?
     
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  9. ForceGhostAnakin

    ForceGhostAnakin Jedi Youngling

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    hmmmmm well I do love Star Wars Rebels a lot so I'd like to be introduced to everything going on in the Star Wars TV section
     
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  10. Jar-Jar Binks

    Jar-Jar Binks Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    I wouldn't mind being adopted. I think I got the forums kinda figured out but it would be cool while I wait for an Apprentice in the Trials of the Jedi.
     
  11. Lady Belligerent

    Lady Belligerent • WNU Adoptions Coordinator• star 7 VIP - Game Host

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    That would be great! Check the list above and message one of the oldbies, and if you guys decide to adopt then come here and let me know. Each oldbie has listed the boards they frequent, and if you have questions please don't hesitate to ask. :)
     
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  12. Darth_wanderguard

    Darth_wanderguard Game Host star 6 VIP - Game Host

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    I actually wouldn't mind getting more into it myself. Feel free to shoot me a PM if you want to and I can give you some forum pointers and stuff.
     
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  13. Cowgirl Jedi 1701

    Cowgirl Jedi 1701 Jedi Master star 4

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    You can put me on the list to be adopted too, even though I've sort of figured out the boards on my own already. I'd really appreciate having a go-to person to ask questions.
     
  14. DarthIshyZ

    DarthIshyZ Chosen One star 6

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    Love the new thread Lady B! Nice color on the walls.

    Sent via Tapatalk this was.
     
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  15. Lady Belligerent

    Lady Belligerent • WNU Adoptions Coordinator• star 7 VIP - Game Host

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  16. Darth_wanderguard

    Darth_wanderguard Game Host star 6 VIP - Game Host

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    I'll adopt if there aren't any takers already.
     
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  17. Lady Belligerent

    Lady Belligerent • WNU Adoptions Coordinator• star 7 VIP - Game Host

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    You guys PM and work out details and let me know if you decide to adopt. :)
     
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  18. Darth_wanderguard

    Darth_wanderguard Game Host star 6 VIP - Game Host

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    How does that process work exactly?
     
  19. Lady Belligerent

    Lady Belligerent • WNU Adoptions Coordinator• star 7 VIP - Game Host

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    Darth_wanderguard, PM newbies that you can help or I can help you with that. Then answer their questions and assist with rules and etiquette. I'll send you a message. :)
     
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  20. ConservativeJedi321

    ConservativeJedi321 Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    I know Jar-Jar Binks has just started down the Jedi path in the GOL, I may be but a Padawan myself but do believe I would be an effective teacher for him in the ways of the forums.:p
    I see him in many of the forums I visit. Mayhaps he might go to more than that but It would still work, if he wills it.
     
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  21. Skiara

    Skiara ~• Manager WNU •~ ~• RSA FFC •~ star 10 Staff Member Manager

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    I have the feeling that it really was a good idea to give it to new hands. Good work, Lady! :D
    Good luck and much fun!! :D You already know, but... if you have any questions, just tag or PM me. :)
     
  22. QueenSabe7

    QueenSabe7 Chosen One star 6

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    Since this is a new thread and all, just letting it be known I'm still down to adopt! :)
     
  23. Lady Belligerent

    Lady Belligerent • WNU Adoptions Coordinator• star 7 VIP - Game Host

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  24. ConservativeJedi321

    ConservativeJedi321 Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    I suggest waiting for his response. But that would merely be a formality. Its up to him to accept my offer first.:)
     
  25. QueenSabe7

    QueenSabe7 Chosen One star 6

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    On it!