Crow's Nest Rules and User Help Information

Crow's Nest Rules and User Help Information

  • [b] Welcome to the Crow's Nest on the 247 Sports Network! [/b]
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    Here is your Crow's Nest Crew to serve you and feel free to message them for any questions you may have.
    Administrator:
    "Stephen Igoe"
    Moderators:
    "Pir8TreasureNC"
    "BlackbeardGhost"
    "PIRATER"
    "TarboroBill"
    "EC4unMe"
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    [b]Board Navigation[/b]
    Unread posts will be bold. After you click on one, it will turn grey. A purple vertical line beside the topic indicates topics you have
    posted in.
    A red number beside the topic post indicates a topic you have read and how many unread posts since you last visited the topic. Clicking directly on the topic will take you to the first post in the topic. If you want to go
    directly to the last post in a topic, click on the latest post to the right of the topic subject line.
    To ignore a user, click on the “Ghostbusters” symbol to the right of their avatar. You can send a
    user a private message by clicking on the envelope next to their avatar. Your private message inbox is located
    at the top right of the screen and it will alert you to any unread private messages in your inbox.
    If the first post in a topic links to another article, a paper icon will display. If the first post in a topic
    contains an attached photo, a camera icon will display. If the first post in a topic contains an attached
    YouTube video, a video camera icon will display. The paper icon with a blue arrow indicates the article in the
    original post was published on HTC.
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    [b]Uploading photos directly from Mobile[/b]
    Users have the ability to upload a photo directly from their mobile device to a board post. After clicking on
    post new topic or reply, below the message field, there are two links to upload photos from mobile. After
    clicking on choose file, you’ll have the option to take a photo or choose an existing photo.
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    [b]Star Rating and Votes[/b]
    Your star rating is determined by the percentage of up votes versus down votes you receive. For example, if you
    receive 10 total votes and 8 were up votes and two were down votes, your 247Sports star rating will be 80.
    To avoid abuse only registered users of HTC will be able to down vote and all users receive 50 votes per day
    (50 up votes and only 10 down votes).
    [b]What does it mean if the down vote button is grayed out?[/b]
    There are two possible reasons why a down vote button will be disabled. First, if you registered on a site
    other than your home team site, the down vote button will be disabled. To switch your home site, contact
    customer support at support@247sports.com. Secondly, if you use a higher ratio of down votes to up votes per
    day, your number of down votes will decrease which may leave you with zero down votes.
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    [b]Avatar and Signatures[/b]
    How do I add a signature?
    Click on the “My Account” link at the top right of the site and then click on the Signature tab. At this
    location you’ll be able to add your signature. (Images must be less than 1MB) To turn off signatures, there’s a
    button at the top right of the message board. It’s located below the "On This Board" number.
    How do I add an avatar?
    Click on the “My Account” link at the top right of the site and it’s the first option. Click change photo and
    upload your avatar. (Images must be less than 1MB)
    How do I turn off signatures?
    To turn off a signature, click on the turn off signatures button at the top right of the message board.
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    [b]Board FAQs[/b]
    What happens when I follow a board?
    If you follow a board, the board will then appear under the tab for “my boards” at the top of the message board
    and at the top of the tool bar to the left of your Username and PM inbox. Then you can easily jump to one of
    the boards that you follow.
    What is the dashboard?
    The "Dashboard" link at the top left of the board will show you the most viewed topics on the board, the most
    active topics, the most up voted topics, the most down voted topics, what users are in the hall of fame for up
    votes and what users are in the hall of shame for down votes. You can also see what users are most followed on
    the board.
    How many users can I include in one private message?
    You can include up to 10 users when sending a private message.
    How long can a user name be?
    User names on 247Sports must be between 3 and 15 characters.
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    [b]Board Guidelines[/b]
    1. No offensive language or images (swear words/cuss words, sexist, racist, religious) - including variations
    of offensive language with different spellings or letters omitted, etc.
    2. No personal attacks/name-calling of anyone - coaches, players, employees, fellow posters, recruits, etc. If
    there is a poster or posters you find annoying or don't want to read, use the ignore function.
    3. No posting of copyrighted material from this network or any other entity
    4. No pornographic or obscene photos in avatars, posts, or signature files. Also, please don't link to this
    type of material or suggest to others where to find such material
    5. No posting of any type of content that could be libelous
    6. Don't spam the board
    7. Don’t use the board to communicate with one or just a few select users - that is what private messaging is
    for.
    8. No commercial offers or solicitation of business or Internet traffic.
    9. No posting of information that is fabricated or known to be false
    10. No "trolling" and/or being a disruptive force on the boards
    11. No posting threads of a highly sexual nature.
    12. We do not know why you got banned on a team site. Handle your banning with the site you were banned on.
    13. No asking for help, or review of your site, your buddy's highlight tape or anything that may be conceived
    as promotion to our users. Some flexibility will be allowed to actual members of the community who do more than
    just ask for help or promote their side projects.
    14. No bad-mouthing or taunting 247Sports team site staff.
    15. Any thread or post of any name form that is used to degrade the University will be
    deleted and the author of that post will be banned. ECU is not difficult to spell... no excuses.
    Violating any of these rules could lead to a post and/or entire thread being edited or deleted. It could also
    lead to the user being blacklisted or banned.
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    *A special thanks to Pat Tholey "Network Manager 247Sports" for the tutorials.

    This post was edited by BlackbeardGhost 3 months ago

  • Discussion
  • Updated and repinned.

    This post was edited by BlackbeardGhost 9 months ago