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DrNoPuma Resident of the storage room from the world revolving Relationship Status: Is that a kind of food?
Resident of the storage room
Jan 5th 2016 at 12:13:33 PM

I have a question: So, the threads here are mainly based on the personality you create for your avatar. What if you want to change your personality?

As you can probably tell, I'm currently supposed to be an Ax-Crazy Monster Clown-ish villain. But I've decided that I want to be a genuinely friendly Non-Ironic Clown instead. I'm going to change my avatar, my signature, everything. (Except my relationship status. That part is perfect!)

What I want to know is, is there anything special I have to do? Surely I don't have to go back and rewrite everything I've said, right? Surely I can just do my little Heel–Face Turn right now?

BOO HOO HOO. UEE HEE HEE! EVER ALONE I BE!
DrNoPuma Resident of the storage room from the world revolving Relationship Status: Is that a kind of food?
Resident of the storage room
Jan 5th 2016 at 4:27:16 PM

Actually, never mind. I've decided that I should just go ahead and make the changes. By the next time I post in the forums, I'll be a new cat!

BOO HOO HOO. UEE HEE HEE! EVER ALONE I BE!
Piando 18's Glomp OF DOOM
18's Glomp OF DOOM
Jan 11th 2016 at 8:52:21 AM

I'm suggesting we get some straight rules on thread necroing on this section of the forum. I'd suggest 1 year max, but I'm up for consideration.

I love you, Krillin!! -struggling to breathe- I love you as well, honey..
Brahian1 Maid of Time from Where Nothing Gathers Relationship Status: He makes me feel like I have a heart
Maid of Time
Jan 21st 2016 at 7:47:48 PM

[up][up]uhm, you dont need to go back and change every one of your posts

people here switch between avatars on a whim, playing as many different characters, so, especially once youve been around for a fairly long time, going back and changing all your posts to match would be pointless and far too much effort

oh wait i seem to have misinterpreted the question. youre playing an author avatar and just want to change the way you play them, right? yeah theres not really any rules for that just go crazy

edited 21st Jan '16 7:50:33 PM by Brahian1

i think i mostly want to see what happens when this whole place breaks apart
DrNoPuma Resident of the storage room from the world revolving Relationship Status: Is that a kind of food?
Resident of the storage room
Apr 26th 2016 at 12:24:09 PM

I have another question. There are many threads along the lines of "Which avatar in the above gallery is the most X?" or "Which of your avatars could X", which require you to copy an avatar into your post. How do you do that?

[down] Thank you! That's been bugging me.

edited 26th Apr '16 2:05:54 PM by DrNoPuma

BOO HOO HOO. UEE HEE HEE! EVER ALONE I BE!
gregnes2000 MONKEYS! AHHHHHH!!! from North Carolina. It'll be our little secret!
MONKEYS! AHHHHHH!!!
Apr 26th 2016 at 12:52:45 PM

You put your mouse over the avatar in question, right click (or whatever alternative your system allows), and select "Copy image address". After that, you paste the address in your post. The avatar will appear automatically once it's posted.

Now I'm Bacon Zorp. Just a heads-up.
BaconZorp see you, space cowboy. from general dysphoria Relationship Status: Consider his love an honor
see you, space cowboy.
Sep 25th 2016 at 5:21:25 PM

What I'm about to say isn't quite a rule, but more of a tip.

If you top a page, try going back to the previous page to see if you ninja'd anyone. I've done this and it helps out a lot.

edited 25th Sep '16 5:21:56 PM by BaconZorp

Long live the New Bev.
Sazandora thief of my heart from nowhere in particular Relationship Status: Hugging my pillow
thief of my heart
Sep 29th 2016 at 3:45:22 PM

Question: How does one go about making the first post of a thread they created appear at the top of every page? Like this thread.

edited 29th Sep '16 3:46:28 PM by Sazandora

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Irene Whip It Good from Friend Code: 1203-9265-8784 and 4571-1389-1915 Relationship Status: It's complicated
Whip It Good
Sep 29th 2016 at 10:43:41 PM

You have to ask a moderator to essentially pin that post. I forgot the actual term for it, but only they can do so.

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TropesForever from up north (if you're in Antarctica) Relationship Status: A teenager in love
Nov 17th 2016 at 8:23:30 PM

Are there specific rules about necroing for Forum games? I Necroed a game and it got locked, even though there was nothing wrong with it when it died.

Afterwards the cake is an alternative fact from Stairway to the Sky Relationship Status: He makes me feel like I have a heart
the cake is an alternative fact
Nov 18th 2016 at 11:51:40 PM

i think if its longer than like a month or two old its against the rules to necro

I don't know the new forum markup help
Madrugada MOD Zzzzzzzzzz Relationship Status: In season
Zzzzzzzzzz
Nov 24th 2016 at 8:23:54 AM

No, no one is in trouble, this modhat and pink post is 'cause this is official information, 'k?

Generally, if a game has petered out , necroing it after more than a month or so is iffy. We won't lock it immediately, but we will keep an eye on it to see if it's taking off again, or if it's only one or two people doing rescue breathing to keep it active.

If it was started a month or more ago, but has less than one page worth of replies, please don't necro it at all. If it was started a month or more ago, and never even got a second post, just don't necro it.

Anything six-months or more dead — look at the last couple pages , timestamps and number of different posters. If it appears that only a few people were keeping it alive then, don't necro it. If it ended abruptly, or for no reason you can see, ask one of the mods in a PM before you necro it.

Games that have been dead for a year — just leave them to decompose in peace. (Actually, most of those will be locked, eventually.)

edited 24th Nov '16 8:42:01 AM by Madrugada

...if you don’t love you’re dead, and if you do, they’ll kill you for it.
DrNoPuma Resident of the storage room from the world revolving Relationship Status: Is that a kind of food?
Resident of the storage room
Nov 26th 2016 at 6:32:00 PM

If a game is too old or had too few people posting on it to be necroed, we have to start a "Version 2" of that thread, right? I don't have any specific threads in mind, I'm just asking.

edited 2nd Dec '16 8:47:12 PM by DrNoPuma

BOO HOO HOO. UEE HEE HEE! EVER ALONE I BE!
DrNoPuma Resident of the storage room from the world revolving Relationship Status: Is that a kind of food?
Resident of the storage room
ZeroL *Vague plotting intensifies* from a dimension with 700 too many of me Relationship Status: [TOP SECRET]
*Vague plotting intensifies*
Dec 4th 2016 at 3:15:53 PM

Is there already a forum game based off of Troperithmetic?

My new plan is so secret that even I cannot understand its full scope!
Madrugada MOD Zzzzzzzzzz Relationship Status: In season
Zzzzzzzzzz
Dec 4th 2016 at 3:45:28 PM

[up][up][up] Yes, please do that. It's much preferred to trying to revive a dead game. And again, if it never really took off in the first place, consider whether there's any reason to think it will do better the second time.

...if you don’t love you’re dead, and if you do, they’ll kill you for it.
TropesForever from up north (if you're in Antarctica) Relationship Status: A teenager in love
Dec 5th 2016 at 11:28:10 AM

I'd join that game.

ZeroL *Vague plotting intensifies* from a dimension with 700 too many of me Relationship Status: [TOP SECRET]
*Vague plotting intensifies*
Dec 5th 2016 at 1:54:19 PM

Alright, I'm assuming there isn't.

My new plan is so secret that even I cannot understand its full scope!
Dec 4th 2018 at 9:37:52 AM

This is James Lee Mc Kigney. (Grayest Odin is my new account.) I found the Continue the Story game called "Super Smash Bros. The Animated Series" back from long ago, and I am considering making a reboot of the series. Still the same animation studios lead by Dreamworks Animation (with the same 4 million dollars per episode budget) Still in prime time syndication, only it is updated in multiple ways taking in account Smash Ultimate (As it will reflect in the promo sent to various TV Networks.)

Just give me till the 7th of December to cook up a promo for the stations.

Edit: Got it made. New version since old one necroed.

Edited by GrayestOdin on Dec 4th 2018 at 4:13:43 AM

TalesofUnder Angry Werecat from Tandy Gardens Relationship Status: THIS CONCEPT OF 'WUV' CONFUSES AND INFURIATES US!
Angry Werecat
Jan 3rd 2019 at 6:36:17 PM

Can we please lock the “post what you have copied and add (specific phrase)” games? They have little variety, and are ultimately pushing the limits on what can be called a “game”.

Who invited the angry catgirl into my avatar gallery? .......It was me.
TacoBadger Well, it’s a badger, that’s for sure from either behind you or Albuquerque Relationship Status: The Skitty to my Wailord
Well, it’s a badger, that’s for sure
Playing_with_boy Not evil. from pg. 666 Relationship Status: Squeeeeeeeeeeeee!
Not evil.
Jan 4th 2019 at 6:42:48 PM

I mean, it is fun to see what happens when you add a specific phrase to a sentence.

   Totally not suitable for the tweens and kiddos.   
Playing_with_boy Not evil. from pg. 666 Relationship Status: Squeeeeeeeeeeeee!
Not evil.
Mar 21st 2019 at 2:42:13 PM

bump

Would it be acceptable to do a double post if the the thread has fallen on the 2nd page?

   Totally not suitable for the tweens and kiddos.   
TacoBadger Well, it’s a badger, that’s for sure from either behind you or Albuquerque Relationship Status: The Skitty to my Wailord
Well, it’s a badger, that’s for sure
Mar 21st 2019 at 6:15:45 PM

Yes, it's acceptable to bump like that. But also question whether or not you should just let the thread die.

Huzzah
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