Frequently Asked Questions for New Users

Sat Dec 04, 2010 11:02 am

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Re: Frequently Asked Questions for New Users

Sun Jan 16, 2011 4:20 am

Hello from Virginia. Member of the BN Army and have learned more than you can imagine from the podcast. Been brewing for 10+ years, switching from extract to all grain about 2 years back. The suns not up and I am about to mash out the American Amber right out of 'Brewing Classic Styles' Top of the morning to all, :bnarmy:
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Re: Frequently Asked Questions for New Users

Sun Jan 16, 2011 4:05 pm

What if I have feedback about the show, where does that go?, right?
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Re: Frequently Asked Questions for New Users

Thu Feb 14, 2013 3:30 pm

The faq does not tell me how long I am on "moderation" for being a new user (worst word to use in a homebrewing context). I understand you want to prevent bots/spam etc. is the cap 20 posts or 5 or what until I can be accepted into the BNArmy

#edit:3 the answer is 3
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Re: Frequently Asked Questions for New Users

Thu Feb 14, 2013 7:54 pm

KaSaBiS wrote: is the cap 20 posts or 5 or what until I can be accepted into the BNArmy[/color]

#edit:3 the answer is 3

Yeah, we have low standards around here. Once you are past the first few posts, you will also be able to PM other users.
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Re: Frequently Asked Questions for New Users

Thu Feb 14, 2013 8:01 pm

Once the first 2 get approval then the 3rd will go straight through, though they will continue to queue up for approval if you keep posting while the first 2 have not yet been acted upon by a moderator.
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Re: Frequently Asked Questions for New Users

Thu Jul 04, 2013 2:16 am

How do I edit my profile? I'd like to add a userpic, a sig, and personal info. I'm just not seeing how I access this, but I'll admit I don't computer very well.

ETA: Never mind, I figured it out. Blind squirrel finding a nut, and all that.
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Re: Frequently Asked Questions for New Users

Sun Jul 21, 2013 9:27 pm

i can't log into the chat room, i have a mac... what do i need to do to join the chat room? :bnarmy:
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