at the top of the page on the left side (just above Board index) you can push:
'View active topics' - to see the most active topics.
use the 'search engine' to locate posts- at the top of the page and on the right side (near the FAQ)
how to 'save a topic\thread' in order to come back to it easily for future reading:
on each thread at the top you have the option: 'Bookmark topic': click on it...
after you do, you get the message: 'bookmarked topic successfully'
now when you want to find it you do the following:
at the top of the page and on the right side you have: 'User Control Panel'
click on it
afterwards you see your user control panel page, look at the left side you will see:
'Manage bookmarks' - click on it
every thread that you have bookmarked will appear there....
If there is a thread that you no longer wish to view in the future:
on the right side you can check the box of the thread you no longer wish to view in the future and then scroll down and click on the button: Remove marked bookmarks.
*If you haven't been here for a while and want to mark all posts and topics as "read" (instead of going through all the posts):
In the right corner above the yellow "last post" there is a button "mark forums read". push that button...
how to 'resize a picture to create a forum avatar':
use this free program-
how to 'upload pictures to the board':
use this: http://tinypic.com/
Or even easier: open a free account at:
save pictures to your computer and then upload them into your account. After the picture is uploaded just put your mouse icon on the pic, select IMG code and then paste to the board...