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robeiae
09-06-2009, 09:02 PM
So, here's one:

http://www.absolutewrite.com/forums/group.php?groupid=2

Someone try to join, so I can figure this out before anyone else (aside from Lisa).

jst5150
09-06-2009, 09:04 PM
And here's another:

http://www.absolutewrite.com/forums/group.php?groupid=1

robeiae
09-06-2009, 09:09 PM
I'm not sure, but I think I'm an all-powerful moderator of my group.

And I have more members than you...

jst5150
09-06-2009, 09:10 PM
Everyone is at Dragon*Con right now. When they get back, it'll be like bees to the hive. ;)

That and CBGN doesn't quite, umm, inspire like PC&E.

Synonym
09-06-2009, 09:11 PM
An all powerful moderator with a smirky avatar. Hmmm.

William Haskins
09-06-2009, 09:20 PM
another group:

http://www.absolutewrite.com/forums/group.php?groupid=3

AW Admin
09-06-2009, 09:27 PM
Keep in mind that the Groups are not private, and they are searchable.

Mac and I are still figuring out some ways to implement stuff--we can categorize the Groups, for instance, if enough people like them.

Right now, I'm asking people not to upload images to Groups. I have it turned on at the moment, in order to fix another problem, but we will have server space issues if lots of people upload images.

And I think maybe this thread needs moving. Y'all ok if I put it in the Bulletin section?

Thanks--

robeiae
09-06-2009, 10:23 PM
*looks around*

It's still here. I guess Mussolini is no longer in charge...

benbradley
09-06-2009, 11:56 PM
Everyone is at Dragon*Con right now. When they get back, it'll be like bees to the hive. ;)

That and CBGN doesn't quite, umm, inspire like PC&E.
You mean they can't join from their iPhones and Crackberries as they're marching down the street?

I should have gone down there myself, it looks like they'll let in anyone (http://marquee.blogs.cnn.com/2009/09/04/kirk-and-spock-together-again/).

alleycat
09-07-2009, 12:06 AM
I just joined the Folks Who Don't Have Dclary on Ignore group. It's a very lonely place.

BigWords
09-07-2009, 10:21 PM
*ponders how long until "ignore groups" option is added*

bettielee
09-08-2009, 02:31 AM
I feel like an idiot... where in the heck do you join a group (and yes, I joined one and don't remember how I did it)

There is no big "join group" button I can see!! help - stupidity is imminent! (if not already achieved)


ETA: never mind - dummy found the tiny little "join" link

Synonym
09-08-2009, 03:10 AM
User Control Panel, look for Networking.

Matera the Mad
09-08-2009, 06:14 AM
I just managed to click the right stuff to join a group. If I can remember how, I'll draw a map. :tongue

(ackshully it's rather simple....)

Cr@p, I've been hacking around in three versions of Windows with a side order of Linux for the past week, how should I not be confused :Huh:

bettielee
11-06-2009, 11:05 PM
Hope no one minds me bumping this. I have a question, put to me by one of my minions. Is it possible to Organize groups? The Fantasy Enablers Anonymous have grown large and all powerful, and our "goals" threads are lost among the riff raff. Is it possible to put threads in folders?

Also - is it possible for the whip-master... I mean... the "group maintained" person to sort of mass pm people? I've wanted to inform people of plans to arm and storm the country... I mean.... inform them of possible write-ins... but it is a clunky process pming all them folks...

Any info is much appreciated.

Medievalist
11-06-2009, 11:19 PM
Hope no one minds me bumping this. I have a question, put to me by one of my minions. Is it possible to Organize groups? The Fantasy Enablers Anonymous have grown large and all powerful, and our "goals" threads are lost among the riff raff. Is it possible to put threads in folders?

Also - is it possible for the whip-master... I mean... the "group maintained" person to sort of mass pm people? I've wanted to inform people of plans to arm and storm the country... I mean.... inform them of possible write-ins... but it is a clunky process pming all them folks...

Any info is much appreciated.

Sorry, no and no.

There's a limit of 5 addressees on a PM; there's always email. You can also use a normal board thread instead of the Groups.

Think of the Groups as public messages; short and sweet.

Shadow_Ferret
11-06-2009, 11:25 PM
Groups? What are groups?

BigWords
11-06-2009, 11:38 PM
Groups? What are groups?

Something to ignore, comfortable in the knowledge that I would never be part of a group which would accept someone like me as a member. :D

AW, as always, excepted.

Medievalist
11-06-2009, 11:46 PM
Groups? What are groups?

http://www.absolutewrite.com/forums/faq.php?faq=vb3_user_profile#faq_vb3_social_groups

Shadow_Ferret
11-07-2009, 12:04 AM
OK. We have groups. Interesting. But how do they communicate? If you're part of the group do you have special software that brings up ways to IM back and forth between members or what?

Or is that the end of it. You're just a member of a group, but nothing else happens? Kind of like contacts. OK, I have contacts. Now what?

Maybe you had an orientation on this while I was gone. :D

bettielee
11-07-2009, 12:07 AM
Thank you Medi, for the info on the no-no.

Click the link in my sig, Shadow Ferret. (the fantasy writer, join us link) We have many conversations and much backpatting and support commences.

Susie
11-07-2009, 05:48 AM
Thanks much, Lisa for all you do and everyone involved with it.