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How to use this section
« on: July 25, 2011, 03:21:04 PM »
With the upgrade to the new forum, the calendar is now functional and I would highly recommend everybody use it when announcing a new game.  Rather than coming to this section and making a new post, hover over the "Calendar" menu at the top and choose "Post Event".  Alternatively if you want to see if an event is already scheduled for that time, just click on "Calendar" and there will be a "Post Event" button in the lower right hand corner.  When you post an event it will automatically create a thread for the event that people can reply to as normal.  Once you choose to post an event, it will ask for the following information.

Subject -  This will be the title of the discussion thread.  I would recommend using this format (or something similar):
Organizer or Group, Name of Event (if applicable), Date of Event, Location
This will keep things easy to read.

Message Icon - This will be the icon for the discussion thread.  No reason to change this.
Event Title - This is what will appear on the calendar.  Please try to keep this as short and descriptive as possible. I'd recommend just the time and location, IE "OP: Awesome @ SASCO"
Date - Date of the event (obviously)
Number of Days - Length of the event
Post In - Location of the discussion thread.  This should default to the RSVP thread, please leave it at that.

With all that said, this section should only be used for actual game announcement.  Feelers/Planning/Speculating should go in the Game Discussion thread.  If everybody can respect those suggestions it will make finding games a lot easier and a lot quicker as well as limit overlapping events once things pick up again.
« Last Edit: July 25, 2011, 03:24:41 PM by XavierMace »

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Re: How to use this section
« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2011, 03:21:54 PM »
Also, when I have a few minutes, I'm going to go back and create calendar events for games that have already been posted so please check if your event is already on the calendar before posting a new event.

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Re: How to use this section
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2012, 09:17:29 AM »
Just another reminder, this section is for announcements of games.  It is not for asking if people are showing up to Fightertown or any other field at the same time as you want to go.

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Re: How to use this section
« Reply #3 on: January 28, 2012, 11:36:10 AM »
Events posted at fields that are known no-go spots for airsoft will be deleted.  Please stop posting them.