Replying to a Post

As a registered user you can go to a forum on a board where you have permission to view threads and leave replies. To reply you have a few options. You can click on the Reply

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What are subscriptions?

Subscriptions are a way of keeping track of different threads or forums. You can choose how you are notified about updates - for example by having them listed in your User Profile and receiving

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What is the Public Profile Page?

Every User has a publicly viewable profile page. This page includes information provided by the User, either during the registration process or later on via the User Control

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What is the User List?

The Users list  shows the registered members of the forum and authors of the site. You can view the users list ordered alphabetically by username, by the date they joined, by the number of

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Cookies & Automatic Login

What is 'Automatic Login'? When you register (and also when you login using the form at the top of the screen), you will be given the option to 'Remember Me'. This will

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What are ratings?

The forums allow you to rate threads between 1 star (terrible) and 5 stars (excellent). Once enough votes are cast for a thread, stars will appear next to its name in the listings. These show

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How can I see the latest posts?

There are two ways to quickly view recently created or updated threads. If you are not logged in, the 'today's posts' link will show a list of all threads that have been created or

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What are announcements?

Announcements are special messages posted by the administrator or moderators. They are a simple one-way communication with the users and you can not reply. If you wish to discuss announcements,

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How do I search for something?

To quickly find a thread or post of interest anywhere on the forum, click on the 'Search' link in the navigation bar at the top of most forum pages. Then, type in the keyword or phrase you wish

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Registration

ESLwatch require's you to register in order to use all the features of the forum. Being registered gives you an identity on the board, a fixed username on all messages you post and an online

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What are sticky threads?

'Sticky' threads are created by moderators or administrators, and remain 'stuck' to the top of the listing, even if they have not had any posts recently. Their purpose is to keep important

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How do I read a thread?

To read a thread, click on its title. Each post in a thread is created by a member or a guest. You'll see some brief information about the member who created the thread above the main post

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Multi-page views

When there are more threads to display than will fit on a single page, you may see the 'Page' box, which contains page numbers. This indicates that the list of threads has been split over two

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How do I find my way around?

When you click on a forum's name, you are taken to the list of threads it contains. A thread is a conversation between members or guests. Each thread starts out as a single post and grows as

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How is the forum structured?

The community forum as a whole contains various categories (broad subject areas), which themselves contain forums (more specific subject areas) which contain threads (conversations on a topic)

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