Welcome to 2012 and one of the nicest havens on the internet today! (Tomorrow may, of course, be a different matter
Some simple things to help you get started. Please note the location of the FAQ
and Forum Rules
. A quick read of those will mean you are less likely to be set on fire, drawn, quartered, beaten up and set upon before you even get started. That could be an understatement, but might at least save you from some of the more irritating gaffes that will induce the ire of others. Well, most others anyway. Might also save you being banned
Random posting and thread creating just to increase post counts will be
If you're having issues with the forums (ie the message boards), and have read the FAQ, check here
first. It may have already been reported. Issues with the site (FinalGear.com) go here
. Don't confuse the two, or the man who-shall-not-be-named will get all cranky. And you won't like that. We probably won't either.
Not-a-dudes, for a pink username, go here
. Be prepared, there are some lovely persons of the male persuasion who enjoy welcoming the new girls on the block. Posting your pic in here
will also draw attention. So be prepared. Apparently some of the guys have never seen a girl before.
To edit your profile, go here
For posting your cars, please read the rules
first. Claiming ownership of what isn't yours is punishable. By flogging and then death. Then exposure to sunlight or consecutive viewings of the Twilight and all the Police Academy movies. And eviction. And whatever else can be dreamt up. Be mindful, some people around here have way too much time on their hands, and do lots of dreaming up. :shock:
Also, don't forget the search function before posting or creating new threads. And please think before bumping really old threads! Necro-ing threads usually gets you nothing but red blobbies, aka rep. And no, don't ask about rep. Use the search function. Bitching about it may also get you into trouble.
There is an IRC channel
. Put on some thick skin before you venture there first though. And armour. Maybe some mace too. It's dog eat n00b in there. But we can play nice. Sometimes. When we're asleep.
And if you have some spare change, you might like to treat yourself to an FG shirt or iPhone cover
. They are most awesome. Or throw some coinage in the donation bin