Basics for new starters

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Mike

Gestapo
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Welcome to clio197.net/clio200.net! Thank you for signing up. Here are some basic questions answered for you to help you get started:

Contact/Users Info

From the forum, click on the user’s avatar. From this you can now see the users public area.

In here you can find information such as their:


1. Forum Info
2. Contact Info
3. Group Memberships
4. Additional Information

If the User has No Avatar you can click on their username and gain the above information as well as:


1. Send A Private Message
2. Send email to that user
3. Find More Posts by that user
4. Add the user to your buddy list

Edit your Avatar

You need to be a Paid, Gold or Platinum member to have an Avatar

1. Select ‘User CP’
2. Now in Control Panel under “setting & Options” select ‘Edit Avatar’

From here you can now select:

No Avatar
Enter an Avatar
Upload an Avatar

How do I become a Paid/Gold/Platinum member?

Goto "User CP" on the menu at the top left, then select "Paid Subscriptions"

Full information can be found about packages here.

How do I add an image into the Forum?

You can do this two ways:

Either

Copy and Paste the URL code (where the picture is hosted on the Internet, photobucket or flickr can be used to store your pwn photos) and simply type
at the end of the text.

Eg


This will now add the image to the forum.

The other way is to click the little icon of a paperclip above the main text box, and simply upload your images that way. They will be displayed at the bottom of your final post, and holding the mouse over the images will bring up a full sized image :smile:

How do I send a Private Message? (PM)

From the ‘Forum’ click on the member’s username and select the option “ Send a Private Message to” (the member selected)

This will load a new HTML page. The recipient username will be filled in automatically so you can now type your Private Message followed by the Submit button.

What do the different colours mean on peoples' Usernames?

These are different categories of user.

Blue is for a normal registered member
Light Green is a Paid Member
Dark Green in Bold is a Site Trader
Gold is for a Gold Member
Silver is for a Platinum Member
Purple in Bold is an Area Representative
Black is a Forum Moderator
Orange in Bold is a Super Moderator
Red is an Administrator

What discounts are available for members?

There is a special section with all the site traders in it here. Some of these traders off attactive discounts to Paid, Gold and Platinum members. Some offer a discount to everyone :smile:

I want to become a trader?

PM myself or Jase with your request to be a trader.

Any further Questions?

Don't hesitate to contact a Moderator or Admin if there is anything else you want to know.

To insert a YouTube video into your posts...

Put [YOUTUBE] VIDEO LINK/ADDRESS [/YOUTUBE]

E.G. This video of the Nürburgring Trip 2010: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZL_3A4wKWSA
With the [YOUTUBE][/YOUTUBE] tags either side of the address becomes:

[YOUTUBE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZL_3A4wKWSA[/YOUTUBE]

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