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Lovely! *NM* Ghavrel Send a noteboard - 30/08/2009 10:24:08 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!
"We feel safe when we read what we recognise, what does not challenge our way of thinking.... a steady acceptance of pre-arranged patterns leads to the inability to question what we are told."
~Camilla

Ghavrel is Ghavrel is Ghavrel

*MySmiley*

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Welcome, one and all, to ReadAndFindOut.com - 30/08/2009 09:23:32 AM 16511 Views
First reply? - 30/08/2009 10:04:30 AM 3523 Views
Looks really good from what I can see! Well done! *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:05:15 AM 2869 Views
*comments* - 30/08/2009 10:09:32 AM 3960 Views
No looking at replies? *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:12:49 AM 2592 Views
replies links are to live.readandfindout.com *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:13:45 AM 2591 Views
Um? I can't read replies? *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:13:07 AM 2904 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 2822 Views
Good Show! *NM* - 30/08/2009 04:07:21 PM 2785 Views
Yanden from Wotmania here - 30/08/2009 10:17:33 AM 4085 Views
Lovely! *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:24:08 AM 2925 Views
Yeah yeah, don't see what all the fuss is about... - 30/08/2009 10:26:36 AM 3888 Views
Re: Yeah yeah, don't see what all the fuss is about... - 30/08/2009 10:45:10 AM 3256 Views
Pfft. - 30/08/2009 05:53:48 PM 3640 Views
to avoid any more heartbreaks... - 30/08/2009 10:27:25 AM 4106 Views
I've made it!! - 30/08/2009 10:27:28 AM 3631 Views
Hello *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:28:55 AM 2747 Views
My first response is... Thanks for thehard work!!! *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:29:36 AM 2896 Views
Great work, Ben! Err...quick question about sig images: - 30/08/2009 10:33:50 AM 3669 Views
A-Hah! Cracked it! - 30/08/2009 10:59:36 AM 3995 Views
Thank you for creating this site. D *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:44:01 AM 2739 Views
Thank you, it's awesome!! *NM* - 30/08/2009 11:19:37 AM 2638 Views
Thank you so much - 30/08/2009 11:21:47 AM 3687 Views
Thanks Ben - 30/08/2009 11:49:11 AM 3585 Views
Fantastic. I love some of the changes you made. *NM* - 30/08/2009 11:57:59 AM 2821 Views
Thank you for all the hard work - 30/08/2009 11:59:17 AM 3747 Views
Ya did good, Ben. *NM* - 30/08/2009 12:30:09 PM 2755 Views
Hello world! - 30/08/2009 01:55:55 PM 3641 Views
Ben - 30/08/2009 02:18:12 PM 4176 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 3873 Views
- 30/08/2009 11:51:07 PM 5028 Views
Did you remember to bring Cleanadorâ„¢? *NM* - 30/08/2009 08:23:09 PM 4148 Views
That was one post I wish I had saved before the crash. - 30/08/2009 11:53:00 PM 4750 Views
I wish too! - 31/08/2009 04:43:24 PM 4917 Views
Ah, nothing like performance anxiety... *NM* - 31/08/2009 09:19:03 PM 3807 Views
Yes, my expectations are high. - 01/09/2009 06:36:45 PM 4835 Views
Did it really start with one post? My memory is like a sieve. *NM* - 31/08/2009 07:07:52 PM 4043 Views
Aw, you're a good monkey, Ben. - 30/08/2009 02:42:11 PM 4844 Views
Dear foolish, wonderful Ben - 30/08/2009 03:11:48 PM 5020 Views
N00b! *NM* - 30/08/2009 03:12:10 PM 3940 Views
Is this thing on? Check, check, test, test..... - 30/08/2009 04:06:06 PM 4880 Views
yay! so very exciting!!! *NM* - 30/08/2009 05:06:20 PM 4042 Views
Excellent job! Now back to lurking for another 5 years... *NM* *NM* - 30/08/2009 05:08:13 PM 2949 Views
Ha! I echo those sentiments. *NM* - 02/09/2009 01:40:28 PM 4615 Views
Thanks a whole pile, Ben. You obviously put in lots of work. - 02/09/2009 01:42:07 PM 4991 Views
You two... - 05/09/2009 10:35:35 AM 4252 Views
I'm so happy, I might cry. - 30/08/2009 05:20:54 PM 3792 Views
Thank you, very much this is awesome! Good job. *NM* - 30/08/2009 05:23:09 PM 2672 Views
Phenomenal; and you were worried.... - 30/08/2009 05:25:13 PM 7339 Views
Welcome all! *NM* - 30/08/2009 06:03:07 PM 3235 Views
Let's us make this a good one! See ya all on the boards! *NM* - 30/08/2009 06:30:04 PM 2579 Views
It seems you woke up, then. Well done. - 30/08/2009 06:50:35 PM 2549 Views
Hi - 30/08/2009 07:39:42 PM 3543 Views
You guys did such a good job... - 30/08/2009 08:10:15 PM 3692 Views
I cannot begin to tell you how much this is appreciated. - 30/08/2009 08:11:00 PM 3438 Views
Great job - 30/08/2009 08:41:17 PM 3692 Views
thank you... this is really awesome. *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:36:06 PM 2642 Views
So... green... - 30/08/2009 10:37:18 PM 2736 Views
Poor Brad - 30/08/2009 10:43:59 PM 4302 Views
Thanks for all the work! - 30/08/2009 10:37:55 PM 3580 Views
I have arrived - 30/08/2009 11:27:21 PM 3712 Views
YAY! Kaze is back! *NM* - 30/08/2009 11:57:36 PM 2847 Views
Hello RAFO.. I'm glad this site has started *NM* - 31/08/2009 12:41:55 AM 2689 Views
general w00tage of a lighthearted and gleeful nature *NM* - 31/08/2009 12:44:33 AM 2705 Views
Holy green - 31/08/2009 02:55:59 AM 2394 Views
Yay! Super psyched! - 31/08/2009 03:16:15 AM 3676 Views
Thanks for all your hard work. - 31/08/2009 03:44:57 AM 3653 Views
Thank You *NM* - 31/08/2009 05:13:05 AM 2749 Views
Hey, all. Just stopping by to say I'm here *NM* - 31/08/2009 06:04:58 AM 2676 Views
Love the new site! - 31/08/2009 06:05:56 AM 3551 Views
When I clicked the quickpoll responses... - 31/08/2009 06:51:05 AM 3634 Views
Shiny and new *NM* - 31/08/2009 07:02:28 AM 1633 Views
Lozzy! - 01/09/2009 12:20:53 PM 3221 Views
Geoffy! - 02/09/2009 04:10:29 AM 3402 Views
~Puts down the pitchfork~ - 02/09/2009 02:13:11 PM 3626 Views
*tries to peer behind geoffy* - 03/09/2009 02:36:25 AM 3553 Views
Thanks for all of your hard work - 31/08/2009 02:08:18 PM 3324 Views
Yay! - 31/08/2009 06:03:36 PM 3127 Views
You rock. - 31/08/2009 06:36:26 PM 3648 Views
And he makes the leap just before closing! - 31/08/2009 06:48:54 PM 3504 Views
Hey SW! Long time no see. - 31/08/2009 11:27:11 PM 3280 Views
Excellent! But you need your sig back again. - 02/09/2009 05:10:41 PM 3852 Views
Great work! - 31/08/2009 07:40:49 PM 3437 Views
I love the book symbol - 31/08/2009 11:22:19 PM 3307 Views
Woo hoo! The green was a bit odd, though.... *NM* - 01/09/2009 05:17:22 AM 2842 Views
Hey *NM* - 01/09/2009 07:42:55 AM 2718 Views
Hello everybody - 01/09/2009 11:51:47 AM 3525 Views
Hey people - 01/09/2009 12:22:53 PM 3633 Views
Awesome job Ben. Very well done. *NM* - 01/09/2009 12:57:21 PM 2916 Views
Fantastic! Looks good! GREAT Work and THANK YOU! *NM* - 01/09/2009 05:38:16 PM 2492 Views
The place looks great... - 01/09/2009 06:52:01 PM 3576 Views
Hello! - 02/09/2009 08:23:35 PM 3429 Views
Ye made mine too. Good to see you. *NM* - 04/09/2009 09:17:56 PM 2775 Views
Hooray! *NM* - 04/09/2009 11:53:16 PM 2944 Views
Cheers! *NM* - 05/09/2009 10:35:59 AM 3147 Views
Good to have this place (sort of) back - 09/11/2009 01:12:19 PM 3914 Views
Looks good. Great work. - 15/11/2009 05:25:08 PM 3492 Views
and the dates are in proper order! day/month/year - 27/05/2010 12:16:40 AM 3632 Views
Re: Welcome, one and all, to ReadAndFindOut.com - 04/08/2010 10:11:46 PM 3382 Views

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