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New Member Registration - FAQ
30-09-2014, 09:25 PM
Post: #1
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1) Why should I register a username?
By registering a Username, you will be able to edit your profile and preferences. You will get the most out of your time at BMWFanatics by registering and becoming part of our online community advantages include access to a market place, advertising forums and other sections that are not visible to regular browsers

2) How do I Login
If you have registered an account ( username) you need to login by entering your selected username and password. For ease of reference, the login page can be located here: Forum Login

3) Help, I’m having trouble to log in
This checklist may help you successfully login
a) Make sure you are entering the password you chose correctly, passwords are Case-Sensitive
b) Ensure that your browser supports cookies: if so, check it against the security level you are currently using. High levels of security restriction in certain browsers will automatically reject cookies.
c) Log out completely using the logout functionality and then log back in again
d) After logging in, you may have to hit the reload/refresh button on your web browser to expedite the authentication
e) If these don’t work, you can try purging your cookies and delete the cache of your internet browser

4 ) What is the string that appears beneath my username
It’s a system generated User Title, Rookie, Veteran , Experienced Fanatic, Moderator, Admin etc. The title changes to various levels according to your cumulative posts you have made Or it references certain staff positions, these are usually indicated with those usernames have different colour fonts to most users

5) I forgot my Password!
Currently we do not have a reset password functionality, but if you send any of the Admin staff a message, they should be able to reset your password for you.

6) How do I add an image to my post
In order to add an image to your post, there is a little add image button that appears at the bottom of white dialogue box. Click on the add image , find the location of where the picture is on your pc , denote whether it’s a family size or adult picture and then upload it. When you return back to the screen, you initially wont see a picture but text between these two tags [image] some text in here [/image] which denotes that your picture will be uploaded once you make the post.

7) Can I attach a file to my post
Yes you can, however you have a personal attachment maximum quota of 5mb.

8) What are the basic forum rules?
A) Registration as a user implies acceptance of the following terms & conditions :-
-Participants Shall not post any material likely to cause offense, that is protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right , unless express permission of the owner of such copyright
- No personal phone numbers or addresses should be posted out in public
-The Appropriate Forum Moderator has the right to edit, censor, delete or otherwise modify any posted message
- This web site does not verify or guarantee the accuracy of the material posted to the Forums or bear any responsibility for any loss, damage or liabilities cause by any posted message.
- No advertising on behalf of your company is advised unless you want to become a paid up advertiser on our site.

9) How do I Edit my profile
On the top right hand corner, where the words Welcome back, (Your Username) by clicking on your username, you will be allowed to edit certain sections of your profile.

10) Why is a post’s subject to important?
The heading of the post, establishes the subject by which all subsequent replies will be known. Once there’s been a reply, the topic subject cannot be subsequently changes. Its theres important to make the title as descriptive, informative and specific as possible.

11) How do I find posts that may already have the answer to the question I have?
This forum has a built in search engine which will first check to see if what you entered matches any data within the forum before providing you with other options.

12) What does the yellow banner across my screen mean when I login
It means you have an unread Private Message.

13) Is there a spellchecker
No. If you want to be sure that you are word perfect, you’ll have to spellcheck your post in some text editor and then cut and paste it into the section you want to post into.

14) What if I make a mistake in my Post?
Users can edit their own posts up to 1hour after they are made. When you can’t edit, please contact a Moderator or an Administrator for assistance.

15) What if I post in the wrong forum?
Let a Moderator or a forum Administrator know – they will move it to the correct section on your behalf.

16) How do I put a poll in my post?
Putting a poll in your post is simple. You start by creating a new post in a forum. You will see a text box that allows you to specify how many pills you want to have in your post and the system will guide you through the rest of the steps.

17) My question is not in this FAQ, what should I do now
You can drop us a mail at admin@opelfanatics.coza where we will try to answer you to the best of our ability

18) I am looking for assistance with respect to preferred suppliers and customers?
Once you have registered an account, you can follow this link which will guide you to our advertising subforums

19) How do I become an advertiser on your site?
Please drop us an email or send anyone of the admin team members a message.
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