Some functions of the forums are restricted to registered members. Here are some of those functions:
Start new threads
Start new polls and participate in existing ones
Reply to posts
Edit your posts
Receive email notifications about new threads or posts
Change your personal settings in your user cp
A 'Buddy List' that allows you to see when your friends are online
Registration is free, however, you must agree to certain rules before
registering. During the registration process, you will also need to choose
a username and enter a valid email address. According to the forums settings,
you will either have to choose a password or a randomly generated password
will be sent to you by email. We will not send advertisement or SPAM to your
email address and it will not be distributed to any third parties. You can choose
whether or not you want to allow other members to send you emails in your user cp.
The Administrator might have chosen to check your email address'
validity during registration. In this case, you will receive an email with
information on how to complete your registration.
time/date of your last visit, as well as your username and password, allowing you
to be logged in automatically the next time you visit the forums, without having to
enter your username and password again.
If you are sharing this computer with other people like at school or in an
internet cafe, we recommend you do not activate cookies.
You also have the choice to use a cookie to track your session and garantee
that you stay logged in while you are browsing the forums. If you decide not to
cause problems if you use a proxy-server to connect to the internet.
Once you are registered, you can always change your cookie options while editing your personal settings on this page
It is important that you keep your profile up to date. Always check if your email
address is a valid one. Apart from your username, you can edit any field in your profile.
The username you register with is the one you will keep forever. If you have a very
good reason, you can also ask the Administrator to change your username.
Once you are registered, you can make your personal signature.
This is a short piece of text displayed at the end of your posts.
You can choose the option to add your signature to all your posts.
If your signature is set, the forum will add it automatically to all your posts.
While posting, you can choose to display or not your signature in your post
by checking or unchecking the "Add Signature" box.
How can I have an image under my username? [User CP]
Those small images are either called User Image or Avatar. They are
displayed under your username in all your posts. There 2 different kinds of
avatars: those put at your disposal by the Administrator and those you upload
yourself (custom avatars).
You can select the avatar you like the most or the one which best matches your personality.
You can use your buddy list to store a list of the friends you made on this forum. Click here
to view which of your friends are currently browsing the forums.
What are the rank and rank images?
According to the number of posts you have and the user group you belong in,
you will receive a user rank and rank image which will is displayed under your username.
These should only be used for first impressions and to evaluate your number of posts.
The rank images are only used as small gimmicks. All members are the same, whatever
rank they might have.
The following ranks are currently available: