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What to do while waiting for a reply to question
« on: March 11, 2009, 11:42:46 AM »
The Computer Hope forums are filled with a lot of different things that can be done while waiting for a reply your question or other post. Below are a few examples.

Tip: You can always check the "Notify me of replies" box when creating a new post to have an e-mail sent to you when a new reply occurs and/or click the Notify button () on any post or board to get notified when new posts occur.

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    Re: What to do while waiting for a reply to question
    « Reply #1 on: March 11, 2009, 11:47:17 AM »
    That is good advice for new user, I like to add that if you probably become a regular here that is the best thing to do.  If not some of those steps still relate.
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    Re: What to do while waiting for a reply to question
    « Reply #2 on: June 25, 2009, 10:46:29 PM »
    I am impressed with your set up and how helpful this forum is. I had never seen an SMF forum that has the help bar at the top and so many helpful sections and I run my own SMF forums as well as help run another SMF forums.

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    Re: What to do while waiting for a reply to question
    « Reply #3 on: June 26, 2009, 07:29:34 PM »
    I am impressed with your set up and how helpful this forum is. I had never seen an SMF forum that has the help bar at the top and so many helpful sections and I run my own SMF forums as well as help run another SMF forums.
    Well that's good to hear and thanks. My intentions are always to make things as easy as possible since usually people with computer issues are frustrated enough as it is when they're having computer problems. Still not as easy as I'd like it to be but it's getting there.

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      Re: What to do while waiting for a reply to question
      « Reply #4 on: August 22, 2009, 05:08:46 AM »
      Thank you.

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        « Reply #5 on: September 04, 2009, 10:53:17 PM »
        Very bad UI here. Can't find New Topic button. Can't find avatar button. Wastes a lot of time. A good webmaster knows when that happens people hit the back button and don't come back.

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        Re: What to do while waiting for a reply to question
        « Reply #6 on: September 04, 2009, 10:56:28 PM »
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        That is good advice for new user, I like to add that if you probably become a regular here that is the best thing to do.  If not some of those steps still relate.

        He may have had you in mind, squall_01.

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        Re: What to do while waiting for a reply to question
        « Reply #7 on: September 04, 2009, 10:58:35 PM »
        the "new topic" button isn't available in the "windows" forum (in an attempt to encourage users to post in the appropriate subforum for their specific OS), but in those forums where it is available it is in a conspicious location that won't differ much from other forums.

        There is no Avatar button, so not being able to find one is not surprising.
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        Re: Ridiculous
        « Reply #8 on: September 05, 2009, 08:31:26 AM »
        Very bad UI here. Can't find New Topic button. Can't find avatar button. Wastes a lot of time. A good webmaster knows when that happens people hit the back button and don't come back.

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          Re: What to do while waiting for a reply to question
          « Reply #9 on: October 06, 2009, 04:38:12 PM »
          This site is great

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            Re: What to do while waiting for a reply to question
            « Reply #10 on: November 01, 2009, 04:03:06 AM »
            The Computer Hope forums are filled with a lot of different things that can be done while waiting for a reply your question or other post. Below are a few examples.

            Tip: You can always check the "Notify me of replies" box when creating a new post to have an e-mail sent to you when a new reply occurs and/or click the Notify button () on any post or board to get notified when new posts occur.

            • Read other users posts, often this is a good way to learn about other problems and you may be able to help other users from your own past experiences.
            • Come introduce yourself to the Computer Hope community in the welcome post.
            • Go through the Reviews and recommendation section, a fantastic collection of free web services, free software program reviews, and other hardware and software that you're likely to find useful.
            • Visit the Computer News section to find posts about the latest happenings in the computer industry.
            • Check out the Computer Hope groups, where members get together and share common interests, help compete in competitions, and participate in other Computer Hope activities.
            • Come talk about anything (within forum rules) in the off topic section.
            • Visit the Forum FAQ, a fantastic collection of commonly asked questions and other helpful information on everything relating to computers.
            • Come participate in this months poll in the other section.
            • Visit the Computer Hope chat and talk with other Computer Hope members and guests.

            Thanks

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              Re: What to do while waiting for a reply to question
              « Reply #11 on: January 07, 2010, 09:53:46 AM »
              from what i see this site is great.  I have used the help many times in the past and the forum is an additional bonus to seek advice from others.
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              Re: What to do while waiting for a reply to question
              « Reply #12 on: January 09, 2010, 06:14:46 PM »
              from what i see this site is great.  I have used the help many times in the past and the forum is an additional bonus to seek advice from others.
              I used to need help a lot, and now I even help out others. I always am glad to hear that members are getting good responses from other members and they find the forum easy to use.
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              Re: What to do while waiting for a reply to question
              « Reply #13 on: January 09, 2010, 06:17:32 PM »
              I'm still beyond help.  I do manage to amuse myself though...
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                Re: What to do while waiting for a reply to question
                « Reply #14 on: May 16, 2010, 01:22:25 PM »
                have been offline for a long time good to be back

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                  Re: What to do while waiting for a reply to question
                  « Reply #15 on: July 05, 2010, 10:24:40 PM »
                  I'm still beyond help.  I do manage to amuse myself though...
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                    Re: What to do while waiting for a reply to question
                    « Reply #16 on: July 17, 2010, 05:03:49 PM »
                    Hello,

                    I am so glad to have found this site. There is such an amount of information here.

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                      Re: What to do while waiting for a reply to question
                      « Reply #17 on: July 27, 2010, 12:26:52 PM »
                      thanks ill be doing all that :)

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                        Re: What to do while waiting for a reply to question
                        « Reply #18 on: August 17, 2010, 09:17:21 PM »
                        Thank you very muh

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                          Re: What to do while waiting for a reply to question
                          « Reply #19 on: August 28, 2010, 11:48:32 PM »
                          No doubt that I too am very glad to have found this web site.  Thanks much whoever you people are-thanks again.
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                            Re: What to do while waiting for a reply to question
                            « Reply #20 on: September 04, 2010, 04:00:32 PM »
                            Thank you   I may get the info I need here.

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                            « Reply #21 on: October 13, 2010, 03:48:47 AM »
                            thanksss~

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                            Re: What to do while waiting for a reply to question
                            « Reply #22 on: November 03, 2010, 06:59:59 AM »
                            thanks for this
                             good to seen this points

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                              Re: What to do while waiting for a reply to question
                              « Reply #23 on: March 31, 2011, 05:22:12 AM »
                              Thanks for the tip.

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                                « Reply #24 on: May 01, 2011, 06:46:26 AM »
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                                  Re: What to do while waiting for a reply to question
                                  « Reply #25 on: May 17, 2011, 08:41:00 PM »
                                  While waiting for a reply I'd like to get rid of the bar at the top of the screen suggesting things I might like to do while I'm waiting for a reply.

                                  How can I get rid of it?

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                                    Re: What to do while waiting for a reply to question
                                    « Reply #26 on: May 18, 2011, 12:30:04 AM »
                                    The "tips" tab has a plethora helpful information. Look- n-See.

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                                      Re: What to do while waiting for a reply to question
                                      « Reply #27 on: May 28, 2011, 08:59:44 PM »
                                      OK (again)
                                      Been here, done that (again).
                                      Get emails - "response posted" - return to site....can't find reply.
                                      Just end up here (again)  ???
                                      Guess I'm more dumb than my girlfriend tells me (but I'll never admit it her)
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                                      Re: What to do while waiting for a reply to question
                                      « Reply #28 on: August 10, 2011, 11:26:46 PM »
                                      You should post in another area. Such as 'Internet Browsers' might be a suitable place.

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                                        Re: What to do while waiting for a reply to question
                                        « Reply #29 on: August 15, 2011, 03:14:06 AM »
                                        ok, thanks very much, it is educating, wish i have been here long ago

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                                        Re: What to do while waiting for a reply to question
                                        « Reply #30 on: August 15, 2011, 08:39:20 AM »
                                        While waiting, one could look over material to broaden your interest. ;D
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                                          « Reply #31 on: September 18, 2011, 11:59:21 AM »
                                          thanks you. I'm glad that I'm a member of computer hope

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                                            « Reply #32 on: January 19, 2012, 10:43:25 PM »
                                            This is a helpful introduction to the site and I see there is much to learn.I am new to this type of problem solving so if I screw up please let me know.I do know  these efforts to spread the knowledge around are not without a lot of work on the admin's part and for  us novices it is great to have a place go for help.Special thank's for all you experts out there who have the answers,and FREE at that.Volker

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                                              « Reply #33 on: July 26, 2012, 12:57:31 AM »
                                              Hi,
                                              I am Very glad to Join with You all Guys..........

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                                              Re: What to do while waiting for a reply to question
                                              « Reply #34 on: August 03, 2012, 07:46:16 AM »
                                              I have been a member since 2009 but only post when I have computer issues. Thus the reason I came back today and now am waiting for an answer and decided to check the forums I once posted in back then. I am familiar with SMF and probably why I feel navigation is easy here. However I know that on my own SMF forums people say they don't know where to find anything. Many SMF forums have a help button that teaches how to navigate SMF forums. The one on ComputerHope (Help button) is different than the usual Help found on SMF 2.+ or 1.1.+ but still helpful.

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                                                Re: What to do while waiting for a reply to question
                                                « Reply #35 on: May 18, 2016, 10:04:56 AM »
                                                i salute you

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                                                  « Reply #36 on: November 26, 2016, 07:21:48 AM »
                                                  i salute u all.!!!!1

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                                                    « Reply #37 on: June 26, 2018, 08:37:56 PM »
                                                    Uhh, thanks? My first post was ... i don't know? about Windows 98 and 4gb ram, maybe?

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                                                      « Reply #38 on: June 26, 2018, 08:40:24 PM »
                                                      "The Computer Hope forums are filled with a lot of different things that can be done while waiting for a reply your question or other post. Below are a few examples.

                                                      Tip: You can always check the "Notify me of replies" box when creating a new post to have an e-mail sent to you when a new reply occurs and/or click the Notify button () on any post or board to get notified when new posts occur.

                                                          After creating your first post you'll have the rights to modify your profile. Feel free to update it now.
                                                          Read other users posts, often this is a good way to learn about other problems and you may be able to help other users from your own past experiences.
                                                          Come introduce yourself to the Computer Hope community in the welcome post.
                                                          Go through the Reviews and recommendation section, a fantastic collection of free web services, free software program reviews, and other hardware and software that you're likely to find useful.
                                                          Visit the Computer News section to find posts about the latest happenings in the computer industry.
                                                          Check out the Computer Hope groups, where members get together and share common interests, help compete in competitions, and participate in other Computer Hope activities.
                                                          Come talk about anything (within forum rules) in the off topic section.
                                                          Visit the Forum FAQ, a fantastic collection of commonly asked questions and other helpful information on everything relating to computers.
                                                          Come participate in this months poll in the other section.
                                                          Visit the Computer Hope chat and talk with other Computer Hope members and guests."
                                                      Thanks for telling me, and this is my first forum I've been posting replies.
                                                      So, I guess it's good luck to me and this forum.