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Woo hoo! The green was a bit odd, though.... *NM* unstuckman Send a noteboard - 01/09/2009 05:17:22 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 15816 Views
First reply? - 30/08/2009 10:04:30 AM 3430 Views
Looks really good from what I can see! Well done! *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:05:15 AM 2803 Views
*comments* - 30/08/2009 10:09:32 AM 3851 Views
No looking at replies? *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:12:49 AM 2527 Views
replies links are to live.readandfindout.com *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:13:45 AM 2530 Views
Um? I can't read replies? *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:13:07 AM 2843 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 2742 Views
Good Show! *NM* - 30/08/2009 04:07:21 PM 2726 Views
Yanden from Wotmania here - 30/08/2009 10:17:33 AM 3890 Views
Lovely! *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:24:08 AM 2839 Views
Yeah yeah, don't see what all the fuss is about... - 30/08/2009 10:26:36 AM 3782 Views
Re: Yeah yeah, don't see what all the fuss is about... - 30/08/2009 10:45:10 AM 3157 Views
Pfft. - 30/08/2009 05:53:48 PM 3525 Views
to avoid any more heartbreaks... - 30/08/2009 10:27:25 AM 4007 Views
I've made it!! - 30/08/2009 10:27:28 AM 3533 Views
Hello *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:28:55 AM 2685 Views
My first response is... Thanks for thehard work!!! *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:29:36 AM 2836 Views
Great work, Ben! Err...quick question about sig images: - 30/08/2009 10:33:50 AM 3564 Views
A-Hah! Cracked it! - 30/08/2009 10:59:36 AM 3894 Views
Thank you for creating this site. D *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:44:01 AM 2674 Views
Thank you, it's awesome!! *NM* - 30/08/2009 11:19:37 AM 2573 Views
Thank you so much - 30/08/2009 11:21:47 AM 3580 Views
Thanks Ben - 30/08/2009 11:49:11 AM 3486 Views
Fantastic. I love some of the changes you made. *NM* - 30/08/2009 11:57:59 AM 2754 Views
Thank you for all the hard work - 30/08/2009 11:59:17 AM 3640 Views
Ya did good, Ben. *NM* - 30/08/2009 12:30:09 PM 2686 Views
Hello world! - 30/08/2009 01:55:55 PM 3540 Views
Ben - 30/08/2009 02:18:12 PM 4071 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 3811 Views
- 30/08/2009 11:51:07 PM 4834 Views
Did you remember to bring Cleanadorâ„¢? *NM* - 30/08/2009 08:23:09 PM 4078 Views
That was one post I wish I had saved before the crash. - 30/08/2009 11:53:00 PM 4621 Views
I wish too! - 31/08/2009 04:43:24 PM 4814 Views
Ah, nothing like performance anxiety... *NM* - 31/08/2009 09:19:03 PM 3745 Views
Yes, my expectations are high. - 01/09/2009 06:36:45 PM 4732 Views
Did it really start with one post? My memory is like a sieve. *NM* - 31/08/2009 07:07:52 PM 3980 Views
Aw, you're a good monkey, Ben. - 30/08/2009 02:42:11 PM 4741 Views
Dear foolish, wonderful Ben - 30/08/2009 03:11:48 PM 4914 Views
N00b! *NM* - 30/08/2009 03:12:10 PM 3872 Views
Is this thing on? Check, check, test, test..... - 30/08/2009 04:06:06 PM 4776 Views
yay! so very exciting!!! *NM* - 30/08/2009 05:06:20 PM 3981 Views
Excellent job! Now back to lurking for another 5 years... *NM* *NM* - 30/08/2009 05:08:13 PM 2880 Views
Ha! I echo those sentiments. *NM* - 02/09/2009 01:40:28 PM 4520 Views
Thanks a whole pile, Ben. You obviously put in lots of work. - 02/09/2009 01:42:07 PM 4886 Views
You two... - 05/09/2009 10:35:35 AM 4147 Views
I'm so happy, I might cry. - 30/08/2009 05:20:54 PM 3687 Views
Thank you, very much this is awesome! Good job. *NM* - 30/08/2009 05:23:09 PM 2607 Views
Phenomenal; and you were worried.... - 30/08/2009 05:25:13 PM 7248 Views
Welcome all! *NM* - 30/08/2009 06:03:07 PM 3169 Views
Let's us make this a good one! See ya all on the boards! *NM* - 30/08/2009 06:30:04 PM 2517 Views
It seems you woke up, then. Well done. - 30/08/2009 06:50:35 PM 2442 Views
Hi - 30/08/2009 07:39:42 PM 3441 Views
You guys did such a good job... - 30/08/2009 08:10:15 PM 3592 Views
I cannot begin to tell you how much this is appreciated. - 30/08/2009 08:11:00 PM 3337 Views
Great job - 30/08/2009 08:41:17 PM 3579 Views
thank you... this is really awesome. *NM* - 30/08/2009 10:36:06 PM 2587 Views
So... green... - 30/08/2009 10:37:18 PM 2624 Views
Poor Brad - 30/08/2009 10:43:59 PM 4125 Views
Thanks for all the work! - 30/08/2009 10:37:55 PM 3487 Views
I have arrived - 30/08/2009 11:27:21 PM 3609 Views
YAY! Kaze is back! *NM* - 30/08/2009 11:57:36 PM 2781 Views
Hello RAFO.. I'm glad this site has started *NM* - 31/08/2009 12:41:55 AM 2632 Views
general w00tage of a lighthearted and gleeful nature *NM* - 31/08/2009 12:44:33 AM 2643 Views
Holy green - 31/08/2009 02:55:59 AM 2293 Views
Yay! Super psyched! - 31/08/2009 03:16:15 AM 3581 Views
Thanks for all your hard work. - 31/08/2009 03:44:57 AM 3556 Views
Thank You *NM* - 31/08/2009 05:13:05 AM 2685 Views
Hey, all. Just stopping by to say I'm here *NM* - 31/08/2009 06:04:58 AM 2613 Views
Love the new site! - 31/08/2009 06:05:56 AM 3460 Views
When I clicked the quickpoll responses... - 31/08/2009 06:51:05 AM 3537 Views
Shiny and new *NM* - 31/08/2009 07:02:28 AM 1578 Views
Lozzy! - 01/09/2009 12:20:53 PM 3115 Views
Geoffy! - 02/09/2009 04:10:29 AM 3306 Views
~Puts down the pitchfork~ - 02/09/2009 02:13:11 PM 3521 Views
*tries to peer behind geoffy* - 03/09/2009 02:36:25 AM 3460 Views
Thanks for all of your hard work - 31/08/2009 02:08:18 PM 3220 Views
Yay! - 31/08/2009 06:03:36 PM 3030 Views
You rock. - 31/08/2009 06:36:26 PM 3550 Views
And he makes the leap just before closing! - 31/08/2009 06:48:54 PM 3406 Views
Hey SW! Long time no see. - 31/08/2009 11:27:11 PM 3184 Views
Excellent! But you need your sig back again. - 02/09/2009 05:10:41 PM 3676 Views
Great work! - 31/08/2009 07:40:49 PM 3339 Views
I love the book symbol - 31/08/2009 11:22:19 PM 3210 Views
Woo hoo! The green was a bit odd, though.... *NM* - 01/09/2009 05:17:22 AM 2781 Views
Hey *NM* - 01/09/2009 07:42:55 AM 2655 Views
Hello everybody - 01/09/2009 11:51:47 AM 3429 Views
Hey people - 01/09/2009 12:22:53 PM 3536 Views
Awesome job Ben. Very well done. *NM* - 01/09/2009 12:57:21 PM 2859 Views
Fantastic! Looks good! GREAT Work and THANK YOU! *NM* - 01/09/2009 05:38:16 PM 2431 Views
The place looks great... - 01/09/2009 06:52:01 PM 3475 Views
Hello! - 02/09/2009 08:23:35 PM 3333 Views
Ye made mine too. Good to see you. *NM* - 04/09/2009 09:17:56 PM 2711 Views
Hooray! *NM* - 04/09/2009 11:53:16 PM 2877 Views
Cheers! *NM* - 05/09/2009 10:35:59 AM 3027 Views
Good to have this place (sort of) back - 09/11/2009 01:12:19 PM 3739 Views
Looks good. Great work. - 15/11/2009 05:25:08 PM 3397 Views
and the dates are in proper order! day/month/year - 27/05/2010 12:16:40 AM 3516 Views
Re: Welcome, one and all, to ReadAndFindOut.com - 04/08/2010 10:11:46 PM 3285 Views

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