Frequently Asked Questions

Here is a brief explanation of some of the questions you may have about using the forum.

Entering Your Name

Required field

You may call yourself anything you like. Monikers are allowed. You don't have to use your real name; However, you must be consistent and act in an ethical manner. You can not post under other's names. You can not use multiple names in an attempt to decieve. Posts in violation are subject to deletion; Repeat offenders are subject to banishment from the website.

Entering Your Password

The optional Password field is used by those that register their name. You aren't required to register to participate, and you can read and post without a password. But the advantage of registering your name is that it prevents others from using your name unless they know your password. If your name is registered, then you must use your password to post.

Entering Your E-Mail Address

By entering a valid E-Mail address, you will be sent a message any time someone responds to your message. Entering your E-Mail address also allows others reading your message to privately respond to you via E-Mail.

Entering The Subject

Required field

This should be a few words summarizing the topic of your message. After posting your message, this is the line that others see when viewing the index of messages. A good descriptive subject line helps others identify the subject matter of your message.

Entering Your Message

Required field

This is the heart of the board. By being clear and concise, your questions can be easily answered, your opinions and thoughts are better conveyed. When complete, you are given the option of previewing the message before actually posting it on the board. To edit your message, simply press the [Back] button on your browser.

Entering Optional Link URLs

The Optional Link URL field allows you to enter the full URL for a link elsewhere on the Web. Enter the complete URL here.

Example: http://www.AudioRoundTable.com/index.html

Entering Link Title

The Link Title field is used in conjunction with the Optional Link URL. Enter the title/name of the page linked under Optional Link URL.

Example: Audio Round Table Message Board

Entering Optional Image URL

The Optional Image URL allows the linking of a graphic image elsewhere on the Web. Enter the full URL of the image to be displayed at the top of the message. This should not be used unless the image to be displayed is directly related to the subject matter of the post. Articles with linked images that are excessive in size may be removed without notice.

Example: http://AudioRoundTable.com/logo.gif

Can I put HTML tags anywhere in my posts?

No. You can not use HTML tags in any field except body of the message.

Why didn't my post show up?

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