From us to you: Advice for Newbies from Oldbies

Discussion in 'Welcome New Users' started by Darth-Dispicable, Jan 10, 2004.

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  1. DarthXan318 Manager Emeritus

    Member Since:
    Sep 12, 2002
    star 6
    Something that might come in useful for n00bs (and some 'oldbies' as well :p):

    IESpell
  2. Jedi_Learner Jedi Grand Master

    Member Since:
    Jul 10, 2002
    star 5
    I made a similiar topic like this one in the same forum months ago. The topic is locked now, but you can find some more advice here. :)
  3. Stridarious Jedi Grand Master

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    Nov 27, 2002
    star 6
    [face_laugh] @ DarthXan318

    You knew my problem, thanks for the link, cause me not know how to spell 8-} .
  4. Dracmus Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    May 21, 2002
    star 4
    don't post to run up your post count.


    agreed..i haven't been on enough to run my post count up (i have been here since may 02 and i have only 920 or so posts). posts that one word in them or the imfamous "+1" are usually frowned on.
  5. Ninjitsu Jedi Knight

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    Mar 21, 2003
    star 2
    Stay away from people that make a big deal about being oldbies.


    But, take help where ever you can get it.


    btw, know your role...I'm an oldbie
  6. Stridarious Jedi Grand Master

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    Nov 27, 2002
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    Yes in my book you are, yet according to a few you'd still be considered a Newbie or a Midbie mainly cause of your registration date ;) :D .
  7. Ninjitsu Jedi Knight

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    Mar 21, 2003
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    I'm also a sock.


    Booya!
  8. jasman Administrator Emeritus

    Member Since:
    Aug 29, 1998
    star 4
    AmazingB is right about thinking before you post, but I would add, READ before you post. When you venture into a new forum, take the time to see what's already there, open a few threads and reply to other people's threads, and join in existing conversations. Do this for a couple of days at least before you start your own threads. And please don't post new threads on redundant topics. If there's already an existing thread on a topic in the first 2 or 3 pages of the forum, post to that thread instead of starting a new one. I'm telling you this for your own good. If you post a redundant topic, you could get yelled at by other members.
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