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Thank You *NM* General Wooly Send a noteboard - 31/08/2009 05:13:05 AM
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!
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Welcome, one and all, to ReadAndFindOut.com - 30/08/2009 09:23:32 AM 9775 Views
First reply? - 30/08/2009 10:04:30 AM 2324 Views
Looks really good from what I can see! Well done! *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:05:15 AM 1934 Views
*comments* - 30/08/2009 10:09:32 AM 2443 Views
No looking at replies? *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:12:49 AM 1711 Views
replies links are to live.readandfindout.com *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:13:45 AM 1723 Views
Um? I can't read replies? *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:13:07 AM 1974 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 1916 Views
Good Show! *NM* - 30/08/2009 04:07:21 PM 1900 Views
Yanden from Wotmania here - 30/08/2009 10:17:33 AM 2313 Views
Lovely! *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:24:08 AM 1895 Views
Yeah yeah, don't see what all the fuss is about... - 30/08/2009 10:26:36 AM 2377 Views
Re: Yeah yeah, don't see what all the fuss is about... - 30/08/2009 10:45:10 AM 1989 Views
Pfft. - 30/08/2009 05:53:48 PM 2303 Views
to avoid any more heartbreaks... - 30/08/2009 10:27:25 AM 2688 Views
I've made it!! - 30/08/2009 10:27:28 AM 2283 Views
Hello *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:28:55 AM 1827 Views
My first response is... Thanks for thehard work!!! *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:29:36 AM 1892 Views
Great work, Ben! Err...quick question about sig images: - 30/08/2009 10:33:50 AM 2205 Views
A-Hah! Cracked it! - 30/08/2009 10:59:36 AM 2657 Views
Thank you for creating this site. D *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:44:01 AM 1902 Views
Thank you, it's awesome!! *NM* - 30/08/2009 11:19:37 AM 1732 Views
Thank you so much - 30/08/2009 11:21:47 AM 2238 Views
Thanks Ben - 30/08/2009 11:49:11 AM 2108 Views
Fantastic. I love some of the changes you made. *NM* - 30/08/2009 11:57:59 AM 1962 Views
Thank you for all the hard work - 30/08/2009 11:59:17 AM 2346 Views
Ya did good, Ben. *NM* - 30/08/2009 12:30:09 PM 1877 Views
Hello world! - 30/08/2009 01:55:55 PM 2293 Views
Ben - 30/08/2009 02:18:12 PM 2164 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 1910 Views
- 30/08/2009 11:51:07 PM 2088 Views
Did you remember to bring Cleanadorâ„¢? *NM* - 30/08/2009 08:23:09 PM 2016 Views
That was one post I wish I had saved before the crash. - 30/08/2009 11:53:00 PM 2247 Views
I wish too! - 31/08/2009 04:43:24 PM 2419 Views
Ah, nothing like performance anxiety... *NM* - 31/08/2009 09:19:03 PM 1813 Views
Yes, my expectations are high. - 01/09/2009 06:36:45 PM 2453 Views
Did it really start with one post? My memory is like a sieve. *NM* - 31/08/2009 07:07:52 PM 2022 Views
Aw, you're a good monkey, Ben. - 30/08/2009 02:42:11 PM 2561 Views
Dear foolish, wonderful Ben - 30/08/2009 03:11:48 PM 2478 Views
N00b! *NM* - 30/08/2009 03:12:10 PM 2043 Views
Is this thing on? Check, check, test, test..... - 30/08/2009 04:06:06 PM 2304 Views
yay! so very exciting!!! *NM* - 30/08/2009 05:06:20 PM 1963 Views
Excellent job! Now back to lurking for another 5 years... *NM* *NM* - 30/08/2009 05:08:13 PM 981 Views
Ha! I echo those sentiments. *NM* - 02/09/2009 01:40:28 PM 2278 Views
Thanks a whole pile, Ben. You obviously put in lots of work. - 02/09/2009 01:42:07 PM 2287 Views
You two... - 05/09/2009 10:35:35 AM 2320 Views
I'm so happy, I might cry. - 30/08/2009 05:20:54 PM 2365 Views
Thank you, very much this is awesome! Good job. *NM* - 30/08/2009 05:23:09 PM 1726 Views
Phenomenal; and you were worried.... - 30/08/2009 05:25:13 PM 5905 Views
Welcome all! *NM* - 30/08/2009 06:03:07 PM 2132 Views
Let's us make this a good one! See ya all on the boards! *NM* - 30/08/2009 06:30:04 PM 1768 Views
It seems you woke up, then. Well done. - 30/08/2009 06:50:35 PM 1244 Views
Hi - 30/08/2009 07:39:42 PM 2223 Views
You guys did such a good job... - 30/08/2009 08:10:15 PM 2399 Views
I cannot begin to tell you how much this is appreciated. - 30/08/2009 08:11:00 PM 2128 Views
Great job - 30/08/2009 08:41:17 PM 2217 Views
thank you... this is really awesome. *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:36:06 PM 1767 Views
So... green... - 30/08/2009 10:37:18 PM 1269 Views
Poor Brad - 30/08/2009 10:43:59 PM 2329 Views
Thanks for all the work! - 30/08/2009 10:37:55 PM 2196 Views
I have arrived - 30/08/2009 11:27:21 PM 2317 Views
YAY! Kaze is back! *NM* - 30/08/2009 11:57:36 PM 1922 Views
Hello RAFO.. I'm glad this site has started *NM* - 31/08/2009 12:41:55 AM 1802 Views
general w00tage of a lighthearted and gleeful nature *NM* - 31/08/2009 12:44:33 AM 1788 Views
Holy green - 31/08/2009 02:55:59 AM 1222 Views
Yay! Super psyched! - 31/08/2009 03:16:15 AM 2259 Views
Thanks for all your hard work. - 31/08/2009 03:44:57 AM 2285 Views
Thank You *NM* - 31/08/2009 05:13:05 AM 1841 Views
Hey, all. Just stopping by to say I'm here *NM* - 31/08/2009 06:04:58 AM 1832 Views
Love the new site! - 31/08/2009 06:05:56 AM 2249 Views
When I clicked the quickpoll responses... - 31/08/2009 06:51:05 AM 2198 Views
Shiny and new *NM* - 31/08/2009 07:02:28 AM 958 Views
Lozzy! - 01/09/2009 12:20:53 PM 1999 Views
Geoffy! - 02/09/2009 04:10:29 AM 2110 Views
~Puts down the pitchfork~ - 02/09/2009 02:13:11 PM 2235 Views
*tries to peer behind geoffy* - 03/09/2009 02:36:25 AM 2141 Views
Thanks for all of your hard work - 31/08/2009 02:08:18 PM 2102 Views
Yay! - 31/08/2009 06:03:36 PM 1874 Views
You rock. - 31/08/2009 06:36:26 PM 2323 Views
And he makes the leap just before closing! - 31/08/2009 06:48:54 PM 2238 Views
Hey SW! Long time no see. - 31/08/2009 11:27:11 PM 2048 Views
Excellent! But you need your sig back again. - 02/09/2009 05:10:41 PM 1996 Views
Great work! - 31/08/2009 07:40:49 PM 2038 Views
I love the book symbol - 31/08/2009 11:22:19 PM 2057 Views
Woo hoo! The green was a bit odd, though.... *NM* - 01/09/2009 05:17:22 AM 1948 Views
Hey *NM* - 01/09/2009 07:42:55 AM 1846 Views
Hello everybody - 01/09/2009 11:51:47 AM 2175 Views
Hey people - 01/09/2009 12:22:53 PM 2405 Views
Awesome job Ben. Very well done. *NM* - 01/09/2009 12:57:21 PM 2090 Views
Fantastic! Looks good! GREAT Work and THANK YOU! *NM* - 01/09/2009 05:38:16 PM 1794 Views
The place looks great... - 01/09/2009 06:52:01 PM 2237 Views
Hello! - 02/09/2009 08:23:35 PM 2197 Views
Ye made mine too. Good to see you. *NM* - 04/09/2009 09:17:56 PM 1881 Views
Hooray! *NM* - 04/09/2009 11:53:16 PM 2010 Views
Cheers! *NM* - 05/09/2009 10:35:59 AM 1932 Views
Good to have this place (sort of) back - 09/11/2009 01:12:19 PM 2120 Views
Looks good. Great work. - 15/11/2009 05:25:08 PM 2204 Views
and the dates are in proper order! day/month/year - 27/05/2010 12:16:40 AM 2095 Views
Re: Welcome, one and all, to ReadAndFindOut.com - 04/08/2010 10:11:46 PM 2068 Views

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