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Welcome to the AbsoluteWrite Water Cooler! Please read The Newbie Guide To Absolute Write

Forum: Welcome to the Water Cooler

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  1. Times are rough for all us. Here are some ways to care for ourselves, share a laugh or three, help someone who needs, and distract ourselves while self-isolating.

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  2. Here's the spot to introduce yourself. C'mon in and say hi!

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  3. A gathering place for members from around the world.

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  4. This is for official announcements from board staff regarding the Water Cooler, including upgrades, changes and general bacchanalia. Please don’t start threads here.

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  5. All that stuff you're wondering about how AW works? The answer is probably here.

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    1. Questions that come up quite often on the Tech Help forums. Please check here first (and use the forum search tool) before starting a new thread.

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  7. Guidelines, scheduled events, suggestions, and feedback regarding the AW IRC chat room

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    1. To synchronize board policy with chat room protocols, brainstorm, and pass notes during class

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  8. For active community members to post press releases, events, and marketing announcements publicizing their work.
    Don't spam us. We can tell the difference.

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    1. Ari Meermans

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    1. For active community members to announce upcoming workshops and conferences that you lead or host.

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    1. Farewell and godspeed to our departed friends.

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      2. Stew21

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    2. Remember when . . . ? Got a favorite event or memory of AW? From Hello Kitty Avatars, AW Idols, or cross-country road trip relays, just post in the discussion subforum, or PM your nominated links to the Moderators.

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  10. A place to check in, post an update about your other regular internet haunts, or set up a temporary refugee camp during outages elsewhere. No talking smack about other message boards or moderators, though, 'kay?

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  11. The Library lists AW members' publications. There's a 50 post minimum before you can list a publication. Please visit AW Library Helpdesk for posting guidelines.

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    1. Check here for the AW Library Guidelines and the only place where the Librarian will let you talk!

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      1. Ari Meermans

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    2. Feathers, Fur, Fins and More . . .

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    3. The young and the young at heart

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    4. Pictures to go with the words

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    5. Knitting makes me hungry

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    7. The real deal

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    9. Check behind the door before entering

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    10. Bring your funny bone

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    11. Bylines and deadlines

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    14. Who-dunnits and nail-biters

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    15. Just in rhyme

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    17. Looking inward

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    20. Wizards and Warp Drive

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    21. Stage and screen, large and small

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    23. Slap leather

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  12. There's the AW Contests and Projects Room for genre-bending, board-wide, AW contests and projects, and Writing Contests, ElseWeb for external, unaffiliated posts and links to writing contests elsewhere.

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    2. The place to post links to writing contests

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