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yay! so very exciting!!! *NM* LaSombra Send a noteboard - 30/08/2009 05:06:20 PM
Welcome, welcome, come right in. There's plenty of room for everyone.

Well. Here we are. What a journey it's been, eh? Seven months ago, when <a href="http://www.wotmania.com">wotmania</a> announced that it was closing, I foolishly announced that people shouldn't worry, as I would provide a new and fully more awesome place for people to spend their days. Had I known then what it would entail, well, we might not be here right now ;)

But we are here, seven months later, with about 70,000 words written in 10,000 odd lines of code, and over 400 manhours spent. And it's been awesome.

So. An introduction to the site. As you may have noticed, it's styled very similarly to wotmania, so you should feel right at home. As of right now, there are six messageboards for you to play with:

  • <a href="/scififantasy/messageboard/">Sci-Fi and Fantasy</a>
  • <a href="/wheeloftime/messageboard/">Wheel of Time</a>
  • <a href="/community/messageboard/">Community</a>
  • <a href="/tvmovies/messageboard/">TV & Movies</a>
  • <a href="/games/messageboard/">Games</a>
  • <a href="/rpg/messageboard/">Role Playing</a>


Make sure you take the time to check them all out. They're all headed up by a team of dedicated admins who are going to spend the time and effort making sure that RAFO is the best it can possibly be. You can find out more about the admins <a href="/team">over on the team page</a>. Feel free to drop them a note if you have any questions or queries about RAFO, or the section that they head up.

We also have journals, and there's the ability to send noteboards to other members, just like you're used to (well, with some much needed improvements, obviously).

You may also have noticed that there's a lot of functionality missing that you might not know how you're going to to without. "No messageboard buddies", I hear you cry. "No ignore feature?! What will I do!".

Be assured that RAFO isn't finished now that it's live. I'm going to continue to work at it, and there'll be a ton of new functionality arriving constantly over the coming months. So take a deep breath; you'll survive!

Anyway, I need to go hit the switch that's gonna bring this beast to life. I hope RAFO will become as much your home as wotmania was, if not more.

Have fun!
LaSombra
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Welcome, one and all, to ReadAndFindOut.com - 30/08/2009 09:23:32 AM 17608 Views
First reply? - 30/08/2009 10:04:30 AM 3733 Views
Looks really good from what I can see! Well done! *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:05:15 AM 2985 Views
*comments* - 30/08/2009 10:09:32 AM 4180 Views
No looking at replies? *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:12:49 AM 2723 Views
replies links are to live.readandfindout.com *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:13:45 AM 2711 Views
Um? I can't read replies? *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:13:07 AM 3016 Views
Unlike the rest of this sorry bunch, I have logged the bug of the replies in the bugloggingplace *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:14:59 AM 2940 Views
Good Show! *NM* - 30/08/2009 04:07:21 PM 2900 Views
Yanden from Wotmania here - 30/08/2009 10:17:33 AM 4362 Views
Lovely! *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:24:08 AM 3079 Views
Yeah yeah, don't see what all the fuss is about... - 30/08/2009 10:26:36 AM 4126 Views
Re: Yeah yeah, don't see what all the fuss is about... - 30/08/2009 10:45:10 AM 3477 Views
Pfft. - 30/08/2009 05:53:48 PM 3869 Views
to avoid any more heartbreaks... - 30/08/2009 10:27:25 AM 4334 Views
I've made it!! - 30/08/2009 10:27:28 AM 3861 Views
Hello *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:28:55 AM 2869 Views
My first response is... Thanks for thehard work!!! *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:29:36 AM 3026 Views
Great work, Ben! Err...quick question about sig images: - 30/08/2009 10:33:50 AM 3904 Views
A-Hah! Cracked it! - 30/08/2009 10:59:36 AM 4203 Views
Thank you for creating this site. D *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:44:01 AM 2857 Views
Thank you, it's awesome!! *NM* - 30/08/2009 11:19:37 AM 2758 Views
Thank you so much - 30/08/2009 11:21:47 AM 3903 Views
Thanks Ben - 30/08/2009 11:49:11 AM 3799 Views
Fantastic. I love some of the changes you made. *NM* - 30/08/2009 11:57:59 AM 2945 Views
Thank you for all the hard work - 30/08/2009 11:59:17 AM 3978 Views
Ya did good, Ben. *NM* - 30/08/2009 12:30:09 PM 2873 Views
Hello world! - 30/08/2009 01:55:55 PM 3854 Views
Ben - 30/08/2009 02:18:12 PM 4386 Views
Glad you're here: I was wondering what we'd rename "NGFT" to. Now we won't have to! *NM* - 30/08/2009 03:03:03 PM 3990 Views
- 30/08/2009 11:51:07 PM 5310 Views
Did you remember to bring Cleanadorâ„¢? *NM* - 30/08/2009 08:23:09 PM 4272 Views
That was one post I wish I had saved before the crash. - 30/08/2009 11:53:00 PM 4966 Views
I wish too! - 31/08/2009 04:43:24 PM 5139 Views
Ah, nothing like performance anxiety... *NM* - 31/08/2009 09:19:03 PM 3927 Views
Yes, my expectations are high. - 01/09/2009 06:36:45 PM 5041 Views
Did it really start with one post? My memory is like a sieve. *NM* - 31/08/2009 07:07:52 PM 4158 Views
Aw, you're a good monkey, Ben. - 30/08/2009 02:42:11 PM 5061 Views
Dear foolish, wonderful Ben - 30/08/2009 03:11:48 PM 5239 Views
N00b! *NM* - 30/08/2009 03:12:10 PM 4053 Views
Is this thing on? Check, check, test, test..... - 30/08/2009 04:06:06 PM 5086 Views
yay! so very exciting!!! *NM* - 30/08/2009 05:06:20 PM 4161 Views
Excellent job! Now back to lurking for another 5 years... *NM* *NM* - 30/08/2009 05:08:13 PM 3063 Views
Ha! I echo those sentiments. *NM* - 02/09/2009 01:40:28 PM 4817 Views
Thanks a whole pile, Ben. You obviously put in lots of work. - 02/09/2009 01:42:07 PM 5224 Views
You two... - 05/09/2009 10:35:35 AM 4471 Views
I'm so happy, I might cry. - 30/08/2009 05:20:54 PM 4005 Views
Thank you, very much this is awesome! Good job. *NM* - 30/08/2009 05:23:09 PM 2787 Views
Phenomenal; and you were worried.... - 30/08/2009 05:25:13 PM 7541 Views
Welcome all! *NM* - 30/08/2009 06:03:07 PM 3356 Views
Let's us make this a good one! See ya all on the boards! *NM* - 30/08/2009 06:30:04 PM 2695 Views
It seems you woke up, then. Well done. - 30/08/2009 06:50:35 PM 2751 Views
Hi - 30/08/2009 07:39:42 PM 3755 Views
You guys did such a good job... - 30/08/2009 08:10:15 PM 3902 Views
I cannot begin to tell you how much this is appreciated. - 30/08/2009 08:11:00 PM 3657 Views
Great job - 30/08/2009 08:41:17 PM 3913 Views
thank you... this is really awesome. *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:36:06 PM 2755 Views
So... green... - 30/08/2009 10:37:18 PM 2941 Views
Poor Brad - 30/08/2009 10:43:59 PM 4551 Views
Thanks for all the work! - 30/08/2009 10:37:55 PM 3795 Views
I have arrived - 30/08/2009 11:27:21 PM 3934 Views
YAY! Kaze is back! *NM* - 30/08/2009 11:57:36 PM 2961 Views
Hello RAFO.. I'm glad this site has started *NM* - 31/08/2009 12:41:55 AM 2809 Views
general w00tage of a lighthearted and gleeful nature *NM* - 31/08/2009 12:44:33 AM 2822 Views
Holy green - 31/08/2009 02:55:59 AM 2603 Views
Yay! Super psyched! - 31/08/2009 03:16:15 AM 3905 Views
Thanks for all your hard work. - 31/08/2009 03:44:57 AM 3861 Views
Thank You *NM* - 31/08/2009 05:13:05 AM 2875 Views
Hey, all. Just stopping by to say I'm here *NM* - 31/08/2009 06:04:58 AM 2792 Views
Love the new site! - 31/08/2009 06:05:56 AM 3770 Views
When I clicked the quickpoll responses... - 31/08/2009 06:51:05 AM 3842 Views
Shiny and new *NM* - 31/08/2009 07:02:28 AM 1756 Views
Lozzy! - 01/09/2009 12:20:53 PM 3424 Views
Geoffy! - 02/09/2009 04:10:29 AM 3608 Views
~Puts down the pitchfork~ - 02/09/2009 02:13:11 PM 3850 Views
*tries to peer behind geoffy* - 03/09/2009 02:36:25 AM 3776 Views
Thanks for all of your hard work - 31/08/2009 02:08:18 PM 3527 Views
Yay! - 31/08/2009 06:03:36 PM 3332 Views
You rock. - 31/08/2009 06:36:26 PM 3860 Views
And he makes the leap just before closing! - 31/08/2009 06:48:54 PM 3705 Views
Hey SW! Long time no see. - 31/08/2009 11:27:11 PM 3477 Views
Excellent! But you need your sig back again. - 02/09/2009 05:10:41 PM 4106 Views
Great work! - 31/08/2009 07:40:49 PM 3643 Views
I love the book symbol - 31/08/2009 11:22:19 PM 3515 Views
Woo hoo! The green was a bit odd, though.... *NM* - 01/09/2009 05:17:22 AM 2953 Views
Hey *NM* - 01/09/2009 07:42:55 AM 2837 Views
Hello everybody - 01/09/2009 11:51:47 AM 3738 Views
Hey people - 01/09/2009 12:22:53 PM 3843 Views
Awesome job Ben. Very well done. *NM* - 01/09/2009 12:57:21 PM 3029 Views
Fantastic! Looks good! GREAT Work and THANK YOU! *NM* - 01/09/2009 05:38:16 PM 2614 Views
The place looks great... - 01/09/2009 06:52:01 PM 3787 Views
Hello! - 02/09/2009 08:23:35 PM 3640 Views
Ye made mine too. Good to see you. *NM* - 04/09/2009 09:17:56 PM 2892 Views
Hooray! *NM* - 04/09/2009 11:53:16 PM 3056 Views
Cheers! *NM* - 05/09/2009 10:35:59 AM 3291 Views
Good to have this place (sort of) back - 09/11/2009 01:12:19 PM 4188 Views
Looks good. Great work. - 15/11/2009 05:25:08 PM 3696 Views
and the dates are in proper order! day/month/year - 27/05/2010 12:16:40 AM 3841 Views
Re: Welcome, one and all, to ReadAndFindOut.com - 04/08/2010 10:11:46 PM 3592 Views

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