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The [[AniDB forum]] is located at: {{AniDBLink|forum|<nowiki>http://anidb.net/perl-bin/animedb.pl?show=forum</nowiki>}}
The [[AniDB forum]] is located at: [http://anidb.net/perl-bin/animedb.pl?show=forum http://anidb.net/perl-bin/animedb.pl?show=forum]
 
  
 
You can reach it from either the forum link located near the bottom of the main menu on the left. Or the forum button in the topbar of each [[Anime]] and [[Group]] entry.
 
You can reach it from either the forum link located near the bottom of the main menu on the left. Or the forum button in the topbar of each [[Anime]] and [[Group]] entry.
  
 
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The old AniDB forum can be found here: [http://forum.anidb.net/ http://forum.anidb.net/]
If you cannot use that forum, the old AniDB forum can be found here: [http://forum.anidb.net/ http://forum.anidb.net/]
 
  
 
== Syntax ==
 
== Syntax ==
For information on the AniDB forum syntax see the [[Anidb RTE|AniDB Rich Text Editor]] section.
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For information on the AniDB forum syntax see the [[AniDB RTE|AniDB Rich Text Editor]] section.
  
 
The old forum uses the [http://www.phpbb.com/ phpBB] system. For help about the phpBB syntax, please visit:
 
The old forum uses the [http://www.phpbb.com/ phpBB] system. For help about the phpBB syntax, please visit:
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* [[IRC:anidb]]
 
* [[IRC:anidb]]
 
For administration and moderation help, you can contact a Senior Mod/Mod from the following staff list:
 
For administration and moderation help, you can contact a Senior Mod/Mod from the following staff list:
* [http://anidb.net/perl-bin/animedb.pl?show=admin&adm=user http://anidb.net/perl-bin/animedb.pl?show=admin&adm=user]
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* {{AniDBLink|admin|adm|user|<nowiki>http://anidb.net/perl-bin/animedb.pl?show=admin&adm=user</nowiki>}}
  
 
== Alternative languages ==
 
== Alternative languages ==
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== Rules ==
 
== Rules ==
AniDB does '''NOT''' offer any files for download, streaming or whatever means you can think of, '''NOR''' does AniDB host any files.
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AniDB does '''NOT''' offer any files for download, streaming or whatever means you can think of, '''NOR''' does AniDB host any files.<br>
<br>All questions about downloads/ed2k/bittorrent/... links/clients/servers/whatever will be locked and removed without warning.
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All questions about downloads/ed2k/BitTorrent/... links/clients/servers/whatever will be locked and removed without warning.<br>
<br>For more information see [[FAQ:Downloads]]
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For more information see [[FAQ:Downloads]]
  
 
== Signature ==
 
== Signature ==
It is possible to set a forum signature in your [[UserPage]]. <br>To do this, simply click the edit button on the bottom of the page and copy the bb code from the signature server.
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It is possible to set a forum signature in your [[UserPage]]. <br>To do this, simply click the edit button on the bottom of the page and copy the BB code from the signature server.<br>
<br>For more information on how to make your own signatures see [[SigServer]].
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For more information on how to make your own signatures see [[SigServer]].
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For the [[AniDB forum]] the maximum signature image dimensions are <tt>500x200</tt> and the max signature image file size is <tt>100,000 bytes</tt>, but please do not feel the need to max these out.  Smaller is often better.
  
 
== Forum Ranks ==
 
== Forum Ranks ==
 
For more information on the forum ranks see [[Comments]].
 
For more information on the forum ranks see [[Comments]].
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== Hiding Spoilers ==
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Please be considerate of those who have not watched the show yet. Specific anime plot details, such as the identity of the killer in a murder mystery, should be enclosed in [http://wiki.anidb.net/w/AniDB_RTE#Supported_tags spoiler tags]. It is as simple as this:
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<blockquote>[spoiler]Colonel Mustard did it in the library with the candlestick![/spoiler]</blockquote>
  
 
[[Category:Forum]]
 
[[Category:Forum]]

Latest revision as of 12:25, 30 April 2010

The AniDB forum is located at: http://anidb.net/perl-bin/animedb.pl?show=forum

You can reach it from either the forum link located near the bottom of the main menu on the left. Or the forum button in the topbar of each Anime and Group entry.

The old AniDB forum can be found here: http://forum.anidb.net/

Syntax

For information on the AniDB forum syntax see the AniDB Rich Text Editor section.

The old forum uses the phpBB system. For help about the phpBB syntax, please visit:

Administrator help

For fast help, you can come and visit our IRC channel:

For administration and moderation help, you can contact a Senior Mod/Mod from the following staff list:

Alternative languages

AniDB does not offer forum support through alternative languages.

Rules

AniDB does NOT offer any files for download, streaming or whatever means you can think of, NOR does AniDB host any files.
All questions about downloads/ed2k/BitTorrent/... links/clients/servers/whatever will be locked and removed without warning.
For more information see FAQ:Downloads

Signature

It is possible to set a forum signature in your UserPage.
To do this, simply click the edit button on the bottom of the page and copy the BB code from the signature server.
For more information on how to make your own signatures see SigServer.

For the AniDB forum the maximum signature image dimensions are 500x200 and the max signature image file size is 100,000 bytes, but please do not feel the need to max these out. Smaller is often better.

Forum Ranks

For more information on the forum ranks see Comments.

Hiding Spoilers

Please be considerate of those who have not watched the show yet. Specific anime plot details, such as the identity of the killer in a murder mystery, should be enclosed in spoiler tags. It is as simple as this:

[spoiler]Colonel Mustard did it in the library with the candlestick![/spoiler]