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Hello, seekers of good respostas to burning questions! It has come to my attention that an official guide to using the new respostas feature is necessary in order to prevent abuse of this fabulous new fun feature.

I stumbled across fanfly's pergunta about the link for this feature and answered the pergunta with a list of five things I think are the most important to keep in mind. Urged por germany123 to make it into a soapbox, I present to you the Official Rules of the fanpop respostas Feature.

1) If you know the answer to the question, don't ask. This should be fairly clear already, but respostas are...
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posted by vider69
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I am so sick of all the nastiness and sarcasm that goes on in Fanpop, through the forums, via fã pick perguntas and comments left regarding imagens etc.
And I'm sick of being so nice about it when there's only so much one person can take, I've almost left fanpop on a few occasions because of 'some' peoples attitudes here and I'm over it.
I have been on fanpop for almost a ano now and I'm not nasty to people, I get on here and do my thing and contribute as much as I can, but if I cop anymore shit or see people being nasty to other people here I will denunciar them and I'll name all of the 'nasties'...
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posted by vider69
I decided to write this artigo because I have seen perguntas being asked about unsubscribing from spots and I have dropped a few spots myself.
The only two reasons I will drop a spot is if the spot has little or no content or the topic isn't exactly a favorito of mine, even if I thought it would be.
I do admit that I feel like a real mean cadela, puta when I decide to leave a spot and I'm not here to redeem myself or make excuses, but to help other fãs who are in a similar situation as I am and also hopefully for some feedback, comments and ideas.
Some of us cadastrar-se spots because the person that created...
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I have created quiet a few spots now and I amor contributions of any kind, but I am surprised at how many people will pick on 'any' fã pick pergunta just for the sake of it even if they don't like the subject at hand.
Perfect examples of this behavior is what I have noticed not only on spots that I've created but many other spots as well, someone may put up a pergunta such as: 'Do You Like The Movie Enchanted?' and someone will answer 'Never Seen It' or another question, say - 'Which Bambi fotografia Is Your Favorite?' only for someone to come up with 'I Hate Bambi.'
It's not whether you are a fan...
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posted by vider69
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As my first artigo on fanpop had to do with 'my idea' of fanpop etiquette I decided to write a part two as to how I would like to put my days into different sections eg: what to do on fanpop every day, if I have the time.

Monday: Work on the spot I've created.

Tuesday: Contribute to other spots and cadastrar-se new ones.

Wednesday: Check my perfil and learn mais about my fans.

Thursday: Go through every video, picture, article, wallpaper etc. and save and rate my favorites.

Friday: Find new material to add to all of my favorito spots.

Saturday: Have one dia to go all around the whole of fanpop, I may not do anything but I might find something new.

Sunday: Try not to turn the computer on, who am I kidding?

And almost every dia I must remember to check my mail, it seems like a lot to do but it's fun anyway and if you're anything like me, someone who can stay on the computer for hours at a time? remember to take breaks at least every half an hora to avoid headaches. Have Fun.
posted by vider69
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I’ve read up a lot on ‘image credit’ and peoples perceptions of the right and wrong ways to credit imagens but personally I think some people are going about it in the wrong way. I don’t expect people to ‘like me’ for what I’m about to say and I don’t care because as I’ve always stated, fanpop is supposed to be a happy, fun place where people can make friends, share opinions, cadastrar-se and create spots all of which is a great way to express oneself, as well as contributing to other spots.
In my opinion fanpop can teach us to be creative, to share with others, express ourselves and...
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posted by vider69
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I've been rating imagens from some of my favorito spots for the last couple of days and I always rate, save and comment (in that order strangely enough) and I was really surprised at some of the bad comments towards images, not to the person who added them but to a certain celebrity e.g. Sarah Jessica Parker from The Sex And The City spot or Willow from the Buffy spot. Whether the image is a portrayal of the character or the person some people have left nasty comments calling them 'ugly' and so on, if you are a fã of a spot then I'm assuming that you like the person, character or people surrounding...
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posted by vider69
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I don't really know how to start this as I've only been on fanpop for a little over a mês now, but it's just 'my opinion' regarding the spots that 'double up' as I call it. When I first joined fanpop I noticed there were quiet a few double up spots such as Buffy, Spuffy, angel and Bangel, there's at least two disney spots that I know of and many spin off spots such as Enchanted, Bambi and Ariel, there's many ícone and avatar spots, there is double up spots and triple spots, but my point is I don't care because if I'm a fã of say: Buffy (and I am) I'll cadastrar-se 'everything' I can find related to that piece, whether I double up or not because what I can't find on one spot I'll find it on another.
Many of you may not agree with me and I don't expect anyone to do so, maybe some of you like a few spots on the one topic and some of you don't, I like fanpop just the way it is, the mais spots, the better.
posted by vider69
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I've only been with fanpop since mid June this year, it was a bit confusing at first but I joined a few spots, made a few pics, saved some of my favorito videos, worked out how to use my mailbox, contributed to a few spots, created my own spot and made a few fã friends. However when we had the recent image problem things became mais confusing, I couldn't ad pictures to other spots and couldn't work on my own spot so I'd log in to check my mail and the image dilemma and log straight back out again.
Then tonight (after MUCH boredom) I realized it wasn't just about the imagens (even though that...
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I hate chain letters in my e-mail box. I do not want to see them in my fanpop updates.

I remember a ano or mais ago, link got the mickey taken out of him por DrDevience and others for posting unoriginal chain letters and Rush Limbaugh transcripts as soapboxes. He acted accordingly and removed those articles, and though I think we came down a little unfairly on him, I agreed that chain letters should not be posted as soapboxes, because they are not original work, which was the point of soapboxes in the first place.

You'll notice that, when you post a new article, there is a drop-box asking what...
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posted by mycrownofjewels
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So this may seem a little "anal" of me, but I run into a lot of vídeos posted on spots that are broken, and for that, I denunciar them. Still, I wonder why it's so difficult for the original poster to go back through some of the things they previously posted every once in a while (every 3 months?) to check which vídeos may now have a copyright claim, etc. I certainly don't mind cleaning up spots por reporting broken content, but it is very time consuming...

As a tip, and to make this job easier for people who contribute a lot, broken vídeos often have a gray video camera as the image instead of...
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posted by vider69
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I think that this artigo belongs here in opposed to 'Fanpop Spots' because it is a fanpop Etiquette issue, as well as a spot or club issue.
When you cadastrar-se a spot it appears in your atualizações as one of your spots and so do the ones you create, I've heard some people say that a spot that you created 'isn't your spot' now I know that the spots belong to fanpop and I realize that 'most' of you would be very proud of your creations just as I am of mine.
However if you are the spot creator then 'in my opinion' the spot is yours to some degree, you create the spot, only you can change the banner, icon...
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posted by ToastedRabbits
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Just a little heads up.

It has been going on for awhile, but I've noticed it especially most recently. The bottom line of this entire artigo lays in its title: pick's aren't made for advertising.

Repetitively, picks are being created that ask "I've just made a spot for ___, will you cadastrar-se it?", or something along those lines. Picks like these aren't really opinions and hold little gumption in terms of an interesting pesquisa or contrasting views on a subject. Picks like these are being made to solicit new spots, which isn't what picks are for.

There is a fabulous link, a link, and a link dedicated...
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posted by Cinders
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So I tried to think of a catchier title, but I figured I might as well just call it what it is. I have seen instances of (what I believe to be unintentional) heterosexism in several fanpop picks. As evidenced por link, however, some believe it to be intentional.

Now I'm not trying to whine about wording or being politically correct. In fact, I'm not politically correct in the slightest, as anyone who knows me well enough will tell you. And this issue isn't really a big deal, I just wanted to make people aware of it and ask their opinions on it. So do you find these things odd?

The type of picks...
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posted by vider69
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I've been with fanpop for almost five months now and at first I thought it was a really happy place, I've made ten spots and all of them are doing well, I save, rate and always comment, however I've finally seen the nasty side of Fanpop, my first spot copped a lot of flack because it was classed as 'another aleatório spot' but it's going strong and gaining fãs as is most 'other' duplicate spots I've seen, all of my spots have been a great form of creativity and experience for me, it sounds too good to be true, AND IT IS because there is some really nasty people on our happy fanpop place, people...
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