VitalyPetrov Forum: FAQ - VitalyPetrov Forum

Перейти к содержимому

Страница 1 из 1
  • Вы не можете создать новую тему
  • Вы не можете ответить в тему

FAQ Frequently asked questions. Ask and we'll try to answer.

#1 Пользователь офлайн   bringing_luck 

  • Lady in red
  • Вставить ник
  • Цитировать
  • Раскрыть информацию

Отправлено 05 Август 2011 - 19:13

Dear friends!
We are trying to make our communication easier and more, say, “interactive”. So, this topic is dedicated to all sorts of questions, concerning the functioning of our forum. We have prepared a list of most frequently asked questions from our users but further on you are welcome to ask anything you’d like to know and we’ll try to answer them.
Here we go:

Question: Why can’t I start a topic?
Answer: Most probably – because you’re a new user. There exists a technical restriction: a user can’t start a topic on his own until he posts twenty messages. In any other case this may be connected with some forum or system failures.

Q: Why can’t I edit my posts?
A: There exists a time limit of two minutes, during which a user can edit his post. This period is short due to the Prediction Contest that is conducted by Vitaly’s press-service among his fans – in order to avoid any cheating on results. It is sometimes inconvenient but everyone has to deal with it. If there is a serious need to edit your post, you can address a moderator (users, whose groups are marked with red type).

UPD: we have recently enhanced the period for editing your own post - it now equals ten minutes.



Q: How do I insert pictures/photos in my message?
A: There are two ways in which this can be done: adjust them to your message or use a more preferable way: place the pictures in question on photo or picture hosting sites and then insert the url of the image inside the tag [img] [/img]. Many of the photo hosting services supply users with URLs that imply no use of the [img] tag.
In Russia we often use such services as:
www.radikal.ru
www.fastpic.ru
www.10pix.ru

English-speaking and foreign users may find these services suitable:
www.imageshack.us
www.photobucket.com

Q: Why does the forum time differ from my time?
A: The difference in time display may be due to difference in time settings of user’s profile. If you choose/don’t choose the option “automatic switch to summer/winter time”, time display may differ.

Q: Why does the number of my messages on forum pages differ from the one in my profile?
A: Some messages are being deleted by the moderators (double messages, some – united from two/here into one (to avoid double posting) – all of this may be the reason of the difference.

Q: What do the writings «Дебютант», «Пилот ледовых гонок», «Пилот формулы Рено», «Пилот Формулы 3000» under users’ avatars mean?
A:It is the so called “status” of the user. It changes depending on the number of user’s messages on on this forum. The status system is built on Vitaly’s professional career, so, in a way, an active user may even become a “Formula One driver” :) Here’s the “status” ranking:

Дебютант -0 messages

Пилот "Ледовых Гонок" -100 messages

Пилот "Кубка Лады" -200 messages

Пилот "Формулы Рено" -500 messages

Пилот "Lada Revolution" -1000 messages

Пилот "Формулы 3000" -2000 messages

Пилот "GP2" -4000 messages

Пилот "Формулы 1" -8000 messages

Менеджер пилота -10000 messages

Руководитель команды -15000 messages

Q: Why does the line that contains the nicknames of today’s birthday celebrators ( it is situated on the main page, beneath the last forum section and the list of currently online users) constantly disappear?
A: Due to some forum engine particularities.

Q: What is “reputation”?
A: “Reputation” is the so called “pluses”. It is used to thank a user for a piece of interesting information or to express your agreement with the user’s opinion. Reputation also has its rankings (you can see your own and other users’ reputation by looking into your/their profile): from 1 to 20 – good; from 20 to 100 – very good; from 100 to 300 - professional, from 300 to 500 – specialist, from 500 and onwards – specialist.

Q: Is there only positive reputation? What if I might want to give a “minus” to somebody?
A: Our previous reputation system contained both “plus” and “minus” marks. However, due to often flame provocations arising from negatively marked posts, it has been decided to leave only the “plus” marks and conduct all other possible arguments in Personal Messages system.

Q: Why can't I mark the post that I like with a plus? When I try to do so a strange inscription in Russian appears (meaning you've went beyond limit for positive reputation marks)?
A:The positive reputation marks limit, along with some other options, depends on the user's group on the forum (a coloured frame under the user's avatar):

User groups and options available:

Newcomers: Less than 50 messages on the forum.
No editing your posts or deleting them available.
The maximum amount of people invited to a PM conversation -2
The maximum amount of positive reputation marks ("+") available within 24 hours -5
The maximum amount of saved PM conversations in the user's forum mailbox - 20

Users: 50 to 500 messages on th forum.
The maximum amount of people invited to a PM conversation -15
The maximum amount of positive reputation marks ("+") available within 24 hours -10
The maximum amount of saved PM conversations in the user's forum mailbox - 50

Blogers:
The maximum amount of people invited to a PM conversation -20
The maximum amount of positive reputation marks ("+") available within 24 hours -10
The maximum amount of saved PM conversations in the user's forum mailbox - 100


The trusted ones: More than 500 messages on the forum.
The maximum amount of people invited to a PM conversation -25
The maximum amount of positive reputation marks ("+") available within 24 hours -20
The maximum amount of saved PM conversations in the user's forum mailbox - 100



Fan club members:
The maximum amount of people invited to a PM conversation -25
The maximum amount of positive reputation marks ("+") available within 24 hours -20
The maximum amount of saved PM conversations in the user's forum mailbox - 100

Stop-and-go: The Resticted group (with 50% or more in the user's violation list)
The maximum amount of people invited to a PM conversation -10
The maximum amount of positive reputation marks ("+") available within 24 hours -5
The maximum amount of saved PM conversations in the user's forum mailbox - 20
а.No permition to answer in such forum sections as "Виталий Петров" (Vitaly Petrov), "Работа сайта и форума" (Site and Forum functioning), "Авторские Блоги" (Users' Blogs)
b.No editing your posts or deleting them permitted.
с.Restrictions in starting new topics and polls.

Сообщение отредактировал bringing_luck: 08 Ноябрь 2011 - 23:16

Get well soon, Robert!!!
1

#2 Пользователь офлайн   bringing_luck 

  • Lady in red
  • Вставить ник
  • Цитировать
  • Раскрыть информацию

Отправлено 27 Август 2011 - 22:21

Q: Why can't I activate my account? Have I done something wrong?
A:Please make sure you have completed the registration procedure correctly. Follow this small guide:

Step one
Изображение (clickable preview)

Step two
Изображение (clickable preview)

Step three
Изображение (clickable preview)
Get well soon, Robert!!!
1

Поделиться темой:


Страница 1 из 1
  • Вы не можете создать новую тему
  • Вы не можете ответить в тему

1 человек читают эту тему
0 пользователей, 1 гостей, 0 скрытых пользователей