For beginners: Starting a Thread

kumarasiri

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Hello guyz.. As many newbies of this site have problems in starting threads and replying to threads (as i heard from them), I thought of adding a tutorial. Hope our new members will read this and start posting.Please give the link of this thread when you invite someone to register in EK
:D

Starting a Thread


Click on the Forum button which is located on the upper left side of the Home page of Elakiri.com


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There are about 40 forums (Announcement, News and Updates, Site feedback...) where you can start Your 1st thread or topic. If you wish to introduce yourself to other members, scroll down until you see a forum named 'Introductions and Greetings' and click.



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Click on the button named Make a Post.
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(Now you are about to start a thread/topic and whatever you write and submit will be shown To public)


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Type the topic of your thread in the Title area.(Ex : Hello!!)
And type the message which should be there on your thread in the Message area.(Ex : Hello,Im new to ElaKiri)


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(1)And you can use any of those smiles to your message/post by clicking on them. (Click on [more] button located under smile faces for more smiles)
(2) Use an icon for your thread. It will appear with the Title of your Thread.
(3) Finally it is not compulsory, but press Preview Post button and check how will it appear to the public. If you think your thread is ready to publish, click on Submit New Thread button. Now your thread will appear on the main page of elakiri.

Wait for sometime (You can check out other threads) and reload your thread. You will see replies of other members below your post. Now let’s find out How to reply them back.

Replying to a Post

Mainly there are two ways of making a reply to a post. Normal reply and Reply with Quote.

Respond

You can reply to a thread by clicking on the Respond
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button which is located upper part of any thread.

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Quote

Reply with quote is used when you want to make a reply to a certain post. So then your reply will be shown with the post you wanted to Quote. For example,


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In This picture, the certain post is “ Guys I win :nerd: ” and the reply is “ OK :P

There is a button called Quote
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with every post of a thread.


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Click on the quote button of the post which you wish to reply back. Once you press the quote button, you’ll get a page same as you had when you were composing a thread.


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Keep the excising text and type your reply in the marked area of the above picture. Don’t delete
{QUOTE=user;ID} His or Her Reply {/QOUTE} part.

After composing your reply, press Submit Reply button. Page will Automatically redirected to your Thread. Have fun @ EK!! :D

Other Useful Links for Beginners

4 easy steps to post a pic in ElaKiri by nEoN_wHitE

How to add pictures to your user profile by geethq
 

amila_90210

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෴පද පේළී෴
අළුත් මෙච්ම්බර්ස්ලාට හොද ගයිඩ් එකක්..:යෙශ්:

ඒත් සර්ච් කරලා මේවගේ පෝස්ට් හොයන්න අළුත් මෙම්බර්ස්ලාට තේරුමක් නෑනේ ..මේක ස්ටිකි කරානම් හරි..
 

Malinga

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    honda thread ekak. me vage kattiyava danuvath karana eka bohoma agana deyak. :) digatama karagena yanna me vage deeval.
     

    kumarasiri

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    අළුත් මෙච්ම්බර්ස්ලාට හොද ගයිඩ් එකක්..:යෙශ්:

    ඒත් සර්ච් කරලා මේවගේ පෝස්ට් හොයන්න අළුත් මෙම්බර්ස්ලාට තේරුමක් නෑනේ ..මේක ස්ටිකි කරානම් හරි..

    yes bro.. kauru hari invite karaddi meeke link ekath dunna nam leesi bro.. :yes:
    godak aluth members lata theerumak na about threads and things.. specially girls :P

    maxxa.....machan kumarasiri ekanam patta thread eka machan.ape aluth ayata loku udauwak kale uba.niyamai.
    elazzzzzz

    yup machan... welcome... :yes:

    very good post!!! +rep added :D

    thanx bro... :D