Getting the Most Out of the Forums
Whether you are new to Hour 25 or have been visiting for a long time, you might find it useful to know a little more to help you get the most out of the Forum discussions.
All visitors to the site can read the Forums, but only registered members can log in and post. This blog includes a brief guide and video showing how the Forums are organized, and how to find and take part in discussions, including how to format text.
If you are a member of Hour 25, please join in the conversations and help to continue our tradition of active discourse on the themes surrounding the ancient Greek hero. If you have any questions about the Forums, you can reply to this thread in the Support section and someone will try to help.
Here is an overview of the Forums home page—you can click on the image to get a closer view of the captions:
This is an overview of how to create a new topic thread—you can click on the image to get a closer view of the captions:
There are a couple of tips you should be aware of:
- If you are copying and pasting formatted text, you might find your post includes formatting tags. If in doubt, paste into the Text view and add the formatting afterwards.
- If you are replying to an existing thread, please check that your reply has landed in the correct position. There is a known bug that sometimes means a reply appears further up the thread. If this happens, click Edit and then submit again. Your reply should now appear in the correct place, which will make the thread easier to follow!
The following PDF provides a more detailed guide on how to find your way around the Forums, and gives more detailed instructions on how to post topic threads and replies in the Forums, fully illustrated with screenshots.
This video provides a quick demonstration:
If you have any questions, or if you just want to do a test reply, you can do so in this thread in the Support Forum.