Hi everyone! I’m Ava, and welcome to my help thread! I thought having a list of helpful links and threads for new people would be handy! These are threads that have personally helped me, and I hope they can help you too! Also if anyone knows of any other helpful sites and threads please let me know as I would be happy to add them . The same goes for questions! Please ask, or feel free to dm me! If I don’t know, I’ll find out for you!
A. What does bumping mean? Bumping is when you type bump on a thread in order to ‘bump’ it to the top of the forums, meaning more people will see it B. How do I create a topic? To create a topic, click the plus button on the home page, and categorize your thread into the right topic C. What is flagging? Flagging is when you mark a comment and or thread as content that violates the guidlines D. How do I Dm someone? To dm someone (also called pm) click on someone’s icon, then click message E. How to use the drop down arrow? When responding, click on the gear in the upper right hand corner. Then click hide details. F. How to blur text?
*When responding, click the gear in the upper right hand corner, then click hide spoiler. G. What is the cake next to someone’s name? That cake means it is someone’s birthday H. Why do some people have episode community member next to their name? This just means that they are from the old forums. I. How do I type in all caps?
To type in all caps you should write your message and follow the steps to blur your text, but delete the text that says “this text will be blurred.”
A lot of people like to have custom made cover art, overlays, backgrounds or art scenes! Here is a list of open shops and some other resources! But first, common art questions.
1. What is an art shop? A thread where people provide art for your stories, generally for free! 2. What is a splash? A splash is the image you see in a story that says, “This story contains strong language/ content” or “turn up your volume” 3. What are small and large covers? A small cover is the cover you see before clicking on the story, a large cover is the one that shows up as you are about to click the play button 4. What is thread hopping? Thread hopping is asking for the same piece of artwork from two different shops. Unless one of the shops denies your request.