Members-only Discussion Forums
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Guidelines & FAQ
- Be kind and courteous
We’re all in this together to create a welcoming, respectful environment. This is a safe place to discuss and sometimes debate ideas. Let’s keep our conversations civil.
- Respect everyone’s privacy
Being part of this group calls for mutual trust. Authentic, expressive discussions make groups great, but may also be sensitive and private. What’s shared in the group should stay in the group.
- Speak from your own experience
Feel free to share information or resources that will be of interest to other group members, and please add your personal comment about what it means to you or why you shared it. It’s important to show up and be present with others. We want this space to foster deeper conversation and connection.
- The Administrators and Moderators of this Forum have final say about whether a post is accepted. We anticipate that we would only rarely need to be involved, but recognize that basic civility is important to enjoyable, productive, and safe discussion and sometimes needs a bit of help.
- How do I get notifications?
There are two types of notifications you can subscribe to: an entire Forum, or a specific discussion/thread within any Forum.
Forum subscription: Enter the Forum you are interested in, and click the Subscribe link that’s displayed to the right of the Forum’s title. Unsubscribe in the same place.
Discussion/Thread subscription: Click the Subscribe link that’s displayed to the right of the thread’s title. If you post a comment, there is also a “Notify me…” checkbox above and to the left of the Submit button. Unsubscribe using the link near the thread’s title.
- Can I post images?
Yes, when you’re typing your post, there are some editing icons just above the text entry field. The last icon, a mountain in a square, is the icon to add an image. Click on it to open the “Insert/edit image” popup. Click on the camera/magnifying glass icon to browse your computer for the picture you want to add. Typing an image description is optional, as is entering dimensions. Leave the constrain proportions box checked and click “OK” to insert the image into your post. You can click and drag any corner of the image to resize it.
- Is it possible to post a profile picture?
Currently, this is not technically feasible. We hope to add this feature in the future.
- I have a suggestion / request / problem / compliment / complaint. Who do I contact?
Select the relevant recipient on our Contact Us form.