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=*==Newbie Welcome party-Everyone's invited!==*=

Discussion in 'Welcome New Users' started by Morgaine, Sep 30, 2002.

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  1. Morgaine

    Morgaine Ex-Manager star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Hello and welcome to [link=http://www.theforce.net]TheForce.net[/link]'s Jedi Council Forums! :)

    So, you're new to the boards and trying to figure out how things are working around here?
    Congrats, you just found the place to be! ;)

    This thread has been created to give you a first impression of the boards and the JC life. There's a swimming pool, a bowling alley, rancor riding, a rollercoaster, free food and drinks for everyone and everything else that a good party needs. ;) Introduce yourself, get to know your fellow posters, and most importantly, have a great time! :D


    The following posts contain some information that might be helpful to make your stay enjoyable.


    Please note that this is a social thread, not an ongoing discussion. You don't have to read every single message - just go directly to the last page and join in.
    :)



    Daniel lock: Sad to see this thread go. :( Everyone please feel free to join us at the next [link=http://boards.theforce.net/Welcome_New_Users/b10181/20338327/?0]Newbie Welcome Party[/link]. See you there!
     
  2. Morgaine

    Morgaine Ex-Manager star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Some useful links for you: :)

    [blockquote][link=http://boards.theforce.net/message.asp?topic=4045696]The Official Welcome Thread[/link] - It's long , but very well worth it. A Must-Read!![/blockquote]

    [hl=navy]Frequently Asked Questions[/hl]

    [ul][li]How do I use the Smilies?
    [blockquote]Go
    [link=http://boards.theforce.net/help/default.asp?goto=help_faces.asp]here[/link] to see a list of faces.[/blockquote][/li]
    [li]How do I get a signature?
    [blockquote]Click on
    [link=http://boards.theforce.net/user_options.asp]Options[/link] near top of the screen and choose the second option, [link=http://boards.theforce.net/user_details.asp]Change Your User Details[/link]. Scroll down to the bottom of the page, there you'll find the place to type your signature. [link=http://boards.theforce.net/help/faqs.asp?markupcodes#htmlcodes]Markup Codes[/link] don't work here - if you want to post a link, just type the URL.[/blockquote][/li]
    [li]Where can I find the icons?
    [blockquote]Click on
    [link=http://boards.theforce.net/user_options.asp]Options[/link] near top of the screen and choose the eighth option, [link=http://boards.theforce.net/user_icons.asp]Choose Your Icon[/link].[/blockquote][/li]
    [li]How do I send a Priavte Message (PM)?
    [blockquote]Go to the profile of the recipient, in the top left corner you'll find the link
    [link=http://boards.theforce.net/pm_send.asp]Send Private Message[/link].[/blockquote][/li]
    [li]How do I view a user's profile?
    [blockquote]Just click on the username of the person. For example, if you want to see my profile, click on
    [link=http://boards.theforce.net/user.asp?usr=341669] [hl=mediumpurple]Morgaine[/hl][/link] at the beginning of my post.[/blockquote][/li]
    [li]How do I create my profile?
    [blockquote]Click on
    [link=http://boards.theforce.net/user_options.asp]Options[/link] and choose the seconed option, [link=http://boards.theforce.net/user_details.asp]Change Your User Details[/link].[/blockquote][/li]
    [li]How do I post underlined text?[/li][li]How do I create a link?[/li][li]How do I embed images?[/li][li]etc.[blockquote]Read the instructions for
    [link=http://boards.theforce.net/help/faqs.asp?markupcodes#htmlcodes]Markup Codes[/link].[/blockquote][/li]
    [li]How do I create a new topic?[/li][li]How do I post a reply?[/li][li]How do I lock a topic?[/li][li]etc.
    [blockquote]These questions are answered in the
    [link=http://boards.theforce.net/help]Snowboards Help[/link] index.[/blockquote][/li]
    [li]Why do some topic have a line through them?[/li][li]How do I become moderator?[/li][li]What is the "Watched User list"?[/li][li]What is a sock?[/li][li]What is spamming/trolling/flaming?
    [blockquote]Try
    [link=http://boards.theforce.net/message.asp?topic=4042642&replies=20]The Margaritaville Yellow Pages[/link] or [link=http://boards.theforce.net/message.asp?topic=4045825]Communications Freqently Asked Questions[/link] for answers.
    Long topics, but very informative.[/blockquote][/li]
    [li]What do all these abbreviations mean??

    [blockquote][link=h
     
  3. Morgaine

    Morgaine Ex-Manager star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Ok, now you've probably already discovered that the JC is a pretty big place. :D
    The following post is supposed to give you an overview of the different forums. I highly recommend you to take a look around, there are many interesting discussions all over the place. ;)
    If you want to discuss a certain topic, but don't know where, please don't hesistate to ask. :)

    For more information about a specific forum, I recommend you to read the informational threads that can be found in the headers of most boards, or to contact a forum moderator.




    [ul][li] [link=http://boards.theforce.net/default.asp?cat=10020][hl=navy]Welcome[/hl][/link]
    [blockquote][link=http://boards.theforce.net/board.asp?brd=10313]Informational Threads[/link]
    The purpose of this board is to make it easier to find informational threads that are normally scattered across a number of different forums.
    [link=http://boards.theforce.net/board.asp?brd=10181]Welcome New Users[/link]
    This board is for welcoming new members and explaining how things work to them.[/blockquote][/li]
    [li][link=http://boards.theforce.net/default.asp?cat=10001] [hl=navy]The Star Wars Films[/hl] [/link]
    [blockquote][link=http://boards.theforce.net/board.asp?brd=10331]Episode III (Spoilers)[/link]
    Discussion on the third and final chapter in George Lucas' exciting Star Wars Saga. The only place at the JC where you can discuss Episode III spoilers. A New Hope Spoilers are also allowed.
    [link=http://boards.theforce.net/board.asp?brd=10014]Episode III (Non-Spoilers)[/link]
    Discuss Episode III without fear of being spoiled!
    [link=http://boards.theforce.net/board.asp?brd=10007]The Phantom Menace[/link]
    Reactions, Thoughts, and Discussion of the Beginning Chapter to the Star Wars Saga.
    [link=http://boards.theforce.net/board.asp?brd=10001]Attack of the Clones[/link]
    Discussion forum for Episode II: Attack of the Clones.
    [link=http://boards.theforce.net/board.asp?brd=10002]Classic Trilogy[/link]
    A forum for those who remember, for those who will never forget, and for those who are experiencing the original trilogy for the very first time. Discuss Episodes IV, V and VI to your heart's content.
    [link=http://boards.theforce.net/board.asp?brd=10456]Star Wars Saga[/link]
    A new forum that bridges the entire Star Wars mythology on one board.
    [link=http://boards.theforce.net/board.asp?brd=10467]Small Screen Star Wars[/link]
    Come on in to talk about any of the Star Wars projects that have been released on television. Everything from the Clone Wars animated projects to the Holiday Special to the Ewok and Droid cartoons, and more.
    [link=http://boards.theforce.net/board.asp?brd=10190]Star Wars Music[/link]
    The place to discuss the Star Wars music. From Duel of the Fates to fan made music, anything about Star Wars music is allowed.
    [link=http://boards.theforce.net/board.asp?brd=10265]LucasFilm Projects[/link]
    You can discuss other Lucasfilm projects here, ILM work, etc.. that are not directly SW, but do have the LFL connection.
    [link=http://boards.theforce.net/board.asp?brd=10012]Star Wars Community[/link]
    A social forum for the discussion of anything Star Wars that doesn't seem to fit anywhere else. [/blockquote][/li]
    [li][link=http://boards.theforce.net/default.asp?cat=10002][hl=navy]Beyond The Films: The Expanded Universe[/hl][/link]
    [blockquote][link=http://boards.theforce.net/board.asp?brd=10458]Literature Rev
     
  4. Morgaine

    Morgaine Ex-Manager star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    And now... let the party begin! :cool: ;)

    Enjoy your stay, everyone. :D
     
  5. HawkNC

    HawkNC Former RSA: Oceania star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Woohoo! New digs! :D


    Welcome to all the newbies, and the returning oldbies. Enjoy your time in the Welcome Party, we're all here to have fun. :)
     
  6. Obi Anne

    Obi Anne FF manager Celebrations star 8 Manager

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    Welcome all new members!!!!




    And Morgaine I would put the private boards in their own category, normal users can't see them anyway, and people might think that they aren't allowed to post in the JCComms either. :)
     
  7. Anvia_Fett

    Anvia_Fett Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Brilliant work, Julia. And welcome to the new users - enjoy yourselves around here. :)


    *waits for the new users...*
     
  8. Morgaine

    Morgaine Ex-Manager star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Thanks. :) And welcome (back). ;)


    Good point, Obi Anne. :) I'll edit that.
     
  9. Obi-Wan's Apparition

    Obi-Wan's Apparition Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    Jan 10, 2000
    Good job, Morgaine!

    //Waits for some newbies. ;)
     
  10. Vegetenks101

    Vegetenks101 Jedi Master star 1

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    Sep 13, 2002
    I'm back! what happened to the Newbie Welcome Partyv2.0?
    *waits in line for the roller coaster while sipping sushi beer*
     
  11. Lady_Jedi_Carenix

    Lady_Jedi_Carenix Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Most excellent work, Morgaine. :)

    *brings in blue milk and oreos for the newbies*
     
  12. russell13

    russell13 Jedi Youngling

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    Hi guys, just popped in to say Hello.

    Like the new digs.

    *looks around and nods head*

    Let the Party begin, Hey where's My Drink I hope it's not that Sushi beer, it went to my head last time. [face_blush]

    Hey put on the dance music someone. ;)

     
  13. Adi_Gallia_9

    Adi_Gallia_9 Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    Apr 16, 2001
    Looks great, Morgaine. Nice job, as always. :)
     
  14. TIEPilot051999

    TIEPilot051999 Jedi Master star 7

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    Mar 27, 2002
    *Drags stuff from old thread to new thread*

    Sweet. New digs. And maybe I'll be here more often.

    Pfff!

    Yeah, right!
     
  15. Sebulba2179

    Sebulba2179 Jedi Master star 4

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    Feb 5, 2002
    New thread!!! Yaaaaaaaaaaayyyy!!! :D :D :D Wunderbar!!!

    ::starts pumping water from the swimming pool in the old thread to the new one:: We need some mementos, that's all. ;) Newbies, too! All noobz report in!! :)
     
  16. Emp_Palpartine

    Emp_Palpartine Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Sep 20, 2001
    I'M STILL HERE!!!

    *looks around the new place* WOW!!!

    :D

    [hl=black]Emp_Palpartine[/hl]
     
  17. Morgaine

    Morgaine Ex-Manager star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Again, thank you all. :)

    Welcome to the new thread, everyone. :D


    Now all we need are some newbies. ;) Come on, don't be shy! ;)
     
  18. LadyVader81

    LadyVader81 Jedi Knight star 6

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    Jan 2, 2001
    **pops in**

    Ooo nice decorations :)
     
  19. Lil_Lisa

    Lil_Lisa Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Nov 28, 2001
    Thank you Morgaine for taking your time. The colours match your colours too! :D
     
  20. Morgaine

    Morgaine Ex-Manager star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Well, it didn't take that long, actually. ;) I copied most of it from version 2.0, just updated a few things.

    And the colors are still my old name colors. ;) I might change that for the next version. :D
     
  21. Lady_Jedi_Carenix

    Lady_Jedi_Carenix Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Dec 6, 2001
    *turns on some music*

    Okay! :D

    Now where are the newbies? :confused:

    Did I scare them all away? :( :_|
     
  22. Master_Yaddle

    Master_Yaddle Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Aug 31, 2002
    //comes out of hiding//

    You scared me :(
     
  23. Morgaine

    Morgaine Ex-Manager star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Hey everyone!

    Just wanted to let you know that I'm on holidays for a week, and won't be able to get online in the next couple of days. I'll be back on Friday, October 11th. :)

    If there's a problem in this forum while I'm gone, please contact another moderator, I'm sure that everyone will be willing to help you out.

    Goodbye, and see you all next week! :D

    Julia
     
  24. Katya Jade

    Katya Jade Administrator Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Jan 19, 2002
    Morgaine throws the best parties!

    Enjoy your time off! :D

    Hellooooo newbies! :)
     
  25. fetts-cat-fluffy

    fetts-cat-fluffy Jedi Youngling

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    Oct 3, 2002
    *falls in through the door tired dusty and in need of a drink*

    pheeeewwww! This place is HUGE!,
    *dumps bag before slowly sliding to meet it, lifts head from the ground*

    oh by the way Hi! I'm Fluffy, a newbie and self-confessed fetthead. Thanks.
    *drops face back on to the ground mumbling*
    dddrrrriiiiinnnkkkkk, drrriiiiiinkkkk
     
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