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I made a few additions to the rules that will help us help others a little better. My suggestions are in bolded font. Feel free to disregard, edit, tweak or rewrite if anything I just wrote is worth it. There are times we get busy, and these kind of expectations from our members will speed things up for everybody.
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Done. What do you think?
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:tazz: :woot: :woot: :woot: :P
Excellent, Admin! Thank you!
Johanna
ps like the new forum layout/options. Looks sharp, easy to use & navigate, too.
Keep up the good work! :)
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~my personal pet peeve is "meaningless subject titles" Grrr ~~~Johanna


very irritating indeed... :tazz:

I like the changes too. It clears up a lot of things for both members and staff.
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I know i am not a geek , but I have a difficult time negociating this site,I am never real sure if I am doing the right thing in the right place. It has been very interesting but please forgive my errors and lack of saavy, thanks for the help I really appreciate it (when i can find it lol)
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I'm a total newbie here, waiting on a reply to my first post yesterday asking for help, and want to say I am already impressed by this site just from reading other topics and seeing how helpful you people are in fixing really nasty problems. Amazing.

There's one thing that has confused me though, and I thought I would mention it here, and that is whether or not to reply to my own post in order to add information, before any staff member has responded to it. In no. 5 of these new user instructions it says to do that, but elsewhere in threads I see that adding a reply to a message will knock it out of queue, possibly forever. On the other hand, in the malware help forum, one of the instructions suggests using a reply to one's first request for help as a way to post pasted logs if the user is having trouble with cutting and pasting. I did have a cut-and-paste problem, and was prepared to post a reply that would contain the pasted logs, but then found out that I could edit my original post to fix things, which I did. I hope that editing the message hasn't affected my position in queue.

In the time that has passed since that first posting and edit, I think I've figured out how to resolve a couple of problems that I put into that post (but not the main malware problem), and would like to say so either in the message or in a reply, because it might save to time and effort. But I'm scared to either edit or reply to the post to explain, because it might affect my position in queue (and I'm sure you all know very well how anxious us malware victims can be about getting the problem fixed :tazz: ) So, I won't mess with it, but think that it would be helpful if the issue of replies could be clarified a bit. And whether or not editing a post is ok or not.

Thanks.
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If you edit your post it is unlikely to trigger another e-mail notifier, a reply which includes the updates would let everyone who has already replied know
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Thanks. Based on that advice, I've gone ahead and edited the post to let whoever responds know that I've got a grip on a couple of little issues now. No one has replied to the post yet, which is why I didn't want to post one myself, which would cause my request for help to move out of the set of "0 reply" posts when the forum is sorted by replies. I understand that is a method staff members use to choose the posts to which they are going to respond.
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Just a note to say this site is great, i have found solutions to a couple probs i have had and i didnt even have to ask, the layout is excellent, for a newb like myself i find it really easy to navigate, posting your questions or random comments couldn't be any easier, i am glad my search for a decent forum is over, thanks to all the people that have put together such a helpful site.
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hello,

I'm new at this site and its great
I realy like it ,

although I get lost a lot of time,
It did help me and

Hope that my suggetions help(s) you
from time to time....

is it legal for me a 14 yr old
to use this site if it is ok with the others....

Nicolas
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Hello Nikki

Geeks To Go is primarily here to help anyone with computer or computer related questions

There are no upper or lower age limits
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