The Agenda of a Newbie Welcome New Users! Okay, first things first: welcome to the boards! Here's the first thing to do: 1:Create a thread in the Welcome New Users forum. This is an excellent way to get to know people. Just create a topic stating that you're new... and just wait, the answers will start pouring in! 2: Check out this [link=http://boards.theforce.net/message.asp?topic=10253086&replies=242]Newbie Adoptions v3.0[/link] to get adopted. This thread is co-ordinated by MASTER_OBI-DAN . This is where you get to be adopted. Some kind user will adopt you and show you the way of the boards. The cool places to hang out, who your mods are, and above all, they?ll answer any questions you may have concerning theforce.net 3:Fill out your profile. A great way to make friends is by filling your profile with your interests, such as what you like about Star Wars, or what brought you to the boards. 3a:While you?re filling out your profile, also fill out your signature. A signature is the little box that goes under each post. A signature can be anything, giving a link or a quote or just having something funny. 3b:But remember: this is only a suggestion. It is not required to fill out your profile or signature. [link=http://boards.theforce.net/board.asp?brd=10006]Communications[/link] Now that your venture in the Welcome New Users forum is complete, check out this forum. 1.Visit [link=http://boards.theforce.net/message.asp?topic=636202]Your Friendly Neighborhood Mods[/link]. This is where you?ll be sure to learn about the mods that patrol the boards, making them a safer place for us all. 1a.:It?s not a must to check out this forum. This forum is for the problems of the board. Don?t be scared to ask here, but remember: check out the Sticky topics that are the first thread on the forum. 2.: Check out the [link=http://boards.theforce.net/board.asp?brd=10313]Informational Threads[/link] forum for some basis information that should be known. 2a.: And you can also check out [link=http://boards.theforce.net/message.asp?topic=10190564&replies=0] Current Administrators v3.0[/link] for some more information on your mods. Are you ready to start posting now? Chances are, you are! But first, there are some things you have to check out: [link=http://boards.theforce.net/tos.asp]Terms of Service (TOS)[/link]: This is a must. [link=http://boards.theforce.net/help/default.asp?goto=faqs%2Easp%23htmlcodes]Mark Up Codes[/link]: Mark Up Codes are the codes that allow you to host a image, display a link or turn something into bold, italics , underlined or colored. And there are a lot more than that! [link=http://boards.theforce.net/help/default.asp?goto=help_faces.asp]Faces[/link]:This is where you can make the faces of the boards, including ? . There?s a face for every occasion. You also may want to take a look at this thread: [link=http://boards.theforce.net/message.asp?topic=5953570]The JCC Guide to Better Posting[/link] Now you?re ready to start posting! But where do you post? There are many forums that discuss areas of the Star Wars world. [link=http://boards.theforce.net/message.asp?topic=9732743&replies=26]Newbie?s Map of the Boards[/link]: created by dArTh_wenley, this thread gives an entire overview of the boards, including description of every forum. So now you know what to do? you know how to post? so get out there and post! But remember? we?re here to have fun! Enjoy your stay! ___________________________________ Many thanks to Morgaine for her help in creating this thread.