Here's an example of forum posting guidelines that even the most obtuse new member of a forum might comprehend... ;) [albinoblacksheep.com...]
11:13 am on Sep 23, 2004 (gmt 0)
hmmm... where's the "skip intro"! ;)
5:46 pm on Sep 23, 2004 (gmt 0)
This has actually inspired me... I think a little "movie" like this could be a great way to help newbie members of a forum and prevent a good share of newbie mistakes. Add sarcasm to taste... ;)
3:50 pm on Sep 26, 2004 (gmt 0)
That was hilarious!
An excellent delivery tool though I wouldn't rely on it as the main delivery tool. It is amusing and it does get the rules across in a quick and easy format! The visuals are what make it effective as much as the spoken word.
9:43 pm on Oct 2, 2004 (gmt 0)
Very funny. Pity it takes nearly seven minutes to load over a dial-up line. IMO this restricts its usefulness to almost zero.
3:11 am on Oct 3, 2004 (gmt 0)
True, when using something like this you really have to post a warning and/or have an alternative for those who still have slow connections. Fortunately, they are a minority and are decreasing.