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MelbChat Safety Tips - PLEASE READ!
Getting Started At Melbourne Chat
Posted 09 September 2007 - 11:15 PM
Hi everyone, if you are new to this website and you have never used a chat board before, here are a few helpful tips to get started.
Tip 1. How to ask a question
Step 1. From the home page, click on the heading of the section that you are interested in
e.g. Food / Nightlife, Things to do etc.
Step 2. Click on "New Topic" in the top right hand corner of the screen.
Step 3. Write your question in the space provided.
Step 4. Click on "Post new topic" at the bottom of the page.
Step 5. You are all done!!
Tip 2. How to add a comment to an existing discussion
Step 1. If you come across an interesting discussion that you wish to respond to, then click on the "Add Reply" button at the top right corner of the screen.
Step 2. Write your comment in the space provided.
Step 3. Click on "Post new topic" at the bottom of the page.
Step 4. You are all done. Your comment will appear at the bottom of the discussion page.
Tip 3. Why should I become a Melbourne Chat Member?
Being a member has many benefits. These include:
- Ability to chat with other members in the forums;
- Ability to write private messages to other MelbChat members;
- Easily keep track of responses to your questions or comments;
- Easily keep track of new topics and discussions
Membership is absolutely free.
Tip 4. How do I become a member?
Step 1. To sign up, simply click here.
Step 2. Agree to the website Terms & Rules by ticking the box at the bottom of the screen.
Step 3. Click on the "Register" link to continue.
Step 4. Enter your details.
Step 5. Click on "Submit my registration".
Step 6. Check your email for instructions on the next step. Basically all you have to do is click on a link in the email that we send you, and it will validate your membership.
Step 7. Then you can login and start enjoying your free MelbChat membership!!
Tip 5. How can membership to such a wonderful website be free? Is this a scam?
This website is mainly run as a hobby of Glen, the Admin. It doesn't cost very much to run this website and Glen enjoys building websites. Call him crazy, but he does this stuff for fun!
Tip 6. Why do you want my email address with my "free" membership? Are you a nasty spammer?
The reason an email address is requested is to stop spammers filling up the MelbourneChat.org website with rubbish material (e.g. porn, links to Viagra salesmen etc). It allows us to ban people from the MelbourneChat.org website if they act inappropriately. This is an important measure to protect the website and keep it family friendly. We are not spammers! Feel free to use a "throw away" email address like a hotmail or a yahoo account when you register. It is good practice to use a second email address for this sort of online registration anyway.
Tip 7. More questions?
Please visit our comprehensive help guide for more information on how the forum works.
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Posted 13 September 2007 - 12:51 AM
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Posted 02 January 2011 - 06:33 PM
I struggled with online forums as i am a very untechnical minded gen y'er! I barely know how to use my iphone!!!!!! I can't wait to become fully immersed in an online community.
Posted 18 March 2011 - 08:33 PM
Posted 19 March 2011 - 12:01 AM
Thanks for your patience,
Posted 19 March 2011 - 09:35 AM
Posted 06 September 2011 - 12:01 PM
Posted 24 December 2011 - 10:12 PM
This is just for the first few poss.
Also please note that new members cannot view the profiles of other members until they have made a few posts in the forum.
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