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Welcome to the Social Forums!

Discussion in 'Announcements' started by Alfa, Mar 2, 2013.

  1. Alfa

    Alfa Productive Insomniac Staff Member

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    As you may have noticed all 9 forums about off topic discussion and social matters have been relocated to the new Social Forums

    These include the following forums:

    • About DF members
    • Computer
    • Drug Culture
    • Multimedia
    • Book reviews
    • Events
    • Funny Shit
    • Insights & Mystical discussion
    • Some For All
    Most of the Social Forums do not have reputation, nor do posts add to your post count.
    Asides various well known forums, the social forums category also includes direct links to other social aspects of the site, including:

    • Social [noparse]Blogs
      This displays all blog entries that have been added to the 'social blogs' category. Our members produce a constant flow of new blogs.
      If you want your blogs to display here, then make sure that you add them to this category by editing the blog.[/noparse]
    • [noparse]Chat Rooms
      Our 6 Chat Rooms include social chat rooms like the Lounge. Chat is available for donating members.[/noparse] (from 3.50)
    • Social Groups about Music or Off Topic discussion.
      There are many groups about social topics. You may want to join or start a new one.
    We hope that you will enjoy this new section and the more concentrated placing of Social Features.
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Mar 14, 2013
  2. hookedonhelping

    hookedonhelping Titanium Member

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    Ah, so this is likely why my post count dropped from the low 700's to the high 600's? Not a complaint by any means, just curious what occurred.
     
  3. Alfa

    Alfa Productive Insomniac Staff Member

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    Yes, indeed. As we reward high reputation to post ratio, the post count on these off-topic forums are turned off. This increases your reputation - post ratio.
     
  4. kailey_elise

    kailey_elise Gold Member

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    Ooh, snazzy!

    Nice change, Alfa. :D I think it's cool to have them all grouped together like this. :)

    ~Kailey
     
  5. runnerupbeautyqueen

    runnerupbeautyqueen Palladium Member

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    I'm a fan because I always forgot which forums didn't add to our total post count. Which forums still add to our post count and rep? Book reviews and multimedia?
     
    Last edited: Mar 7, 2013
  6. Mersann

    Mersann About DF, German, Various Staff Member

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    As reputation can be spread out in Multimedia, posts there do add to your post count. Basically the rule is simple: Subfora that feature reputation buttons add to the post count, those that don't, don't.