The Forum's Frequently Asked Questions

Here is a brief explanation of some of the questions you may have about The Forum.

Can I put html tags anywhere in my posts?

Not quite. You can put any manner of html tag in your message's body, but you can not use HTML tags in any of the other fields. UltraBoard codes and other such things don't work, but more often than not, an UltraBoard code is just the same as an HTML tag only with brackets ([]) instead of ... whatever- they-ares (<>). Anyway, please do spruce up your messages with html stuff. It's always a nice break from the letter by letter monotony.

Why are there colons in the message when I try to post a followup?

Colons appear in the message dialog box when you try to followup up on a message to indicate that those lines are quoting the previous document. If you don't like them, find the nifty little key marked 'delete' on your keyboard and make them go away.

Why didn't my post show up?

Your post most likely did not show up, because your browser did not reload the page, it simply pulled it out of cache. Please reload your browser and it should then appear. If it still doesn't, mail me and I'll see what I can do.

Where can I get the scripts for this program?

This script is a rather heavily modified Perl script originally based on the WWWboard script created by Matt Wright. The WWWboard scripts are are free to anyone who wishes to use them and you can get them as well as other scripts at: Enjoy!