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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 anno o più ago, link got the mickey taken out of him da 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 postato as soapboxes, because they are not original work, which was the point of soapboxes in the first place.

You'll notice that, when te post a new article, there is a drop-box asking what...
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posted by mycrownofjewels
So this may seem a little "anal" of me, but I run into a lot of video postato on spots that are broken, and for that, I segnala them. Still, I wonder why it's so difficult for the original poster to go back through some of the things they previously postato every once in a while (every 3 months?) to check which video may now have a copyright claim, etc. I certainly don't mind cleaning up spots da 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 video often have a gray video camera as the image instead of...
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posted by ToastedRabbits
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 articolo 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 te unisciti it?", o something along those lines. Picks like these aren't really opinions and hold little gumption in terms of an interesting sondaggio o contrasting visualizzazioni 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 vider69
I've been rating immagini from some of my preferito spots for the last couple of days and I always rate, save and commento (in that order strangely enough) and I was really surprised at some of the bad commenti 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 o Willow from the Buffy spot. Whether the image is a portrayal of the character o the person some people have left nasty commenti calling them 'ugly' and so on, if te are a fan of a spot then I'm assuming that te like the person, character o people surrounding...
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posted by vider69
I don't really know how to start this as I've only been on fanpop for a little over a mese 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 icona and Avatar spots, there is double up spots and triple spots, but my point is I don't care because if I'm a fan of say: Buffy (and I am) I'll unisciti 'everything' I can find related to that piece, whether I double up o not because what I can't find on one spot I'll find it on another.
Many of te may not agree with me and I don't expect anyone to do so, maybe some of te like a few spots on the one topic and some of te don't, I like fanpop just the way it is, the più spots, the better.
posted by vider69
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 preferito videos, worked out how to use my mailbox, contributed to a few spots, created my own spot and made a few fan friends. However when we had the recente image problem things became più 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 immagini (even though that...
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Hello, seekers of good risposte to burning questions! It has come to my attention that an official guide to using the new risposte feature is necessary in order to prevent abuse of this fabulous new fun feature.

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

1) If te know the answer to the question, don't ask. This should be fairly clear already, but risposte are...
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posted by vider69
I am so sick of all the nastiness and sarcasm that goes on in Fanpop, through the forums, via fan pick domande and commenti left regarding immagini 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 anno 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 o see people being nasty to other people here I will segnala them and I'll name all of the 'nasties'...
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posted by vider69
I decided to write this articolo because I have seen domande 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 o no content o the topic isn't exactly a preferito of mine, even if I thought it would be.
I do admit that I feel like a real mean cagna when I decide to leave a spot and I'm not here to redeem myself o make excuses, but to help other fan who are in a similar situation as I am and also hopefully for some feedback, commenti and ideas.
Some of us unisciti spots because the person that created...
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I have created quiet a few spots now and I Amore contributions of any kind, but I am surprised at how many people will pick on 'any' fan pick domanda 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 domanda such as: 'Do te Like The Movie Enchanted?' and someone will answer 'Never Seen It' o another question, say - 'Which Bambi foto Is Your Favorite?' only for someone to come up with 'I Hate Bambi.'
It's not whether te are a fan...
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posted by vider69
As my first articolo 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 unisciti new ones.

Wednesday: Check my profilo and learn più 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 preferito spots.

Saturday: Have one giorno 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 giorno 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 ora to avoid headaches. Have Fun.
posted by vider69
I’ve read up a lot on ‘image credit’ and peoples perceptions of the right and wrong ways to credit immagini 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, unisciti 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
I think that this articolo belongs here in opposed to 'Fanpop Spots' because it is a fanpop Etiquette issue, as well as a spot o club issue.
When te unisciti a spot it appears in your aggiornamenti as one of your spots and so do the ones te create, I've heard some people say that a spot that te created 'isn't your spot' now I know that the spots belong to fanpop and I realize that 'most' of te would be very proud of your creations just as I am of mine.
However if te are the spot creator then 'in my opinion' the spot is yours to some degree, te create the spot, only te can change the banner, icon...
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posted by Cinders
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 da link, however, some believe it to be intentional.

Now I'm not trying to whine about wording o 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 te find these things odd?

The type of picks...
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posted by vider69
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 random spot' but it's going strong and gaining fan 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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