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a brief guide to this forum
« on: December 01, 2017, 07:41:22 PM »

please read the box rules
http://www.theshadowbox.net/forum/index.php?topic=12409.0

have a look about. 
the three categories with boards in each evolved over several versions of this forum.
to organize posts according to the consensus of amanda's & brian's fans.
respecting the organization helps each fan follow the areas they care about.

Tapatalk, is a smart-phone app that could access this forum,
once one of the administrators changes the software to allow access.

Once you have an account, you can see what threads have new activity:
http://www.theshadowbox.net/forum/index.php?action=unreadreplies

introduce yourself here:
http://www.theshadowbox.net/forum/index.php?topic=2.0

need a HUG?  have an ASK?  start a new topic:
http://www.theshadowbox.net/forum/index.php?board=11.0

check for new private messages (email on this forum):
http://www.theshadowbox.net/forum/index.php?action=pm

need help with the way this forum works, start a topic asking for what you need:
http://www.theshadowbox.net/forum/index.php?board=12.0

i will add good suggestions to the above, as they are made below.
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Re: a brief guide to this forum
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2017, 03:10:00 AM »

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Re: a brief guide to this forum
« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2017, 05:02:28 AM »

Concerning apps for smartphones: there’s Tapatalk, which works with simple machines forum but does require some form of action from whoever is maintaining the forum now:

https://www.tapatalk.com/download_SimpleMachines.php

Also: may I suggest an update to SMF 2.0.15 for security reasons?
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Re: a brief guide to this forum
« Reply #3 on: December 03, 2017, 08:52:47 AM »

copying this over to its own topic (aka thread)
http://www.theshadowbox.net/forum/index.php?topic=60548.msg501030#msg501030 :

also be good to switch from
http:// to
https:// to improve security.

Concerning apps for smartphones: there’s Tapatalk, which works with simple machines forum but does require some form of action from whoever is maintaining the forum now:

https://www.tapatalk.com/download_SimpleMachines.php

Also: may I suggest an update to SMF 2.0.15 for security reasons?
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Re: a brief guide to this forum
« Reply #4 on: December 03, 2017, 09:15:54 PM »

added to first post:

"check for new private messages (email on this forum):
 http://www.theshadowbox.net/forum/index.php?action=pm"

& noted Tapatalk app.
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