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Editing my profile? What do these options actually mean?

Discussion in 'BYC Website & Forum Feedback & Announcements' started by Nutcase, Feb 15, 2013.

  1. Nutcase

    Nutcase Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi everyone, these questions might sound a bit silly. When you have opened your community profile for editing, what exactly does Jabber mean? What about AOL IM, and ICQ?
    I should probably know the answers but I'm actually a bit confused. Thanks!
     
  2. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    Those are chat programs. So if you use those programs and want to be available to chat on them, you would put your ID in those fields.
     
  3. Nutcase

    Nutcase Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does this explain 'Jabber' then?
     
  4. Gargoyle

    Gargoyle Overrun With Chickens

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    Jabber is another chat program, open source, and it predates AIM, Skype, etc.
     
  5. Nutcase

    Nutcase Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thankyou! Where have I been?
     
  6. nzange

    nzange Out Of The Brooder

    I get that but what about the "my coop" option? What is that?
     
  7. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    You can link a pic of your coop in your postbit by putting the pic in the "my coop" option. You can also put pics of your chickens, etc. there. The words "my coop" will then be visible, and clickable, in your postbit. If you have a BYC page, you can put that link there as well. To create a member page, go to learning center (in the brown strip at the top) then click on "member pages."

    You may need a few more posts before you can do these things, in order for our system to recognize you. This is one of the ways we help protect our members from spammers.
     
  8. nzange

    nzange Out Of The Brooder

    Thanks. I was confused as I couldn't find anything in the FAQ about that.
     
  9. SassyChix

    SassyChix Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for asking the "my Coop" question. I was confused too! LOL
     

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