how do I start a new thread on the forum page?

Discussion in 'Website Announcements, Feedback, Issues, & Guides' started by cowtown chick, Apr 30, 2013.

  1. cowtown chick

    cowtown chick Out Of The Brooder

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    I live in N.E. Tennessee
    I just joined BYC, but cannot start a thread to ask a question? do I have to wait for a period of time before I can post or comment?
    Thanks,
     
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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Go to the forum in which you wish to post, click on the section of that forum that you wish to post in, in the upper left hand corner is a blue box "Start a new thread" - click here and start your thread. Welcome to our poultry community.
     
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  3. puttindownroots

    puttindownroots Out Of The Brooder

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    I don't have the blue box. I am signed in but no ability to start a thread
     
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  4. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

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    I am going to guess that you are reading a thread or have one open when you are looking for the "start a new thread" box. It isn't there when a thread is open. Go to Forums (top of page) and click on the forum you want. Then the box shuld be there.
     
  5. countryluver

    countryluver Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm having the same problem i don't see anything at the top of forum I've been looking
     
  6. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    I see one at the top of THIS "open thread", as well as another at the bottom:

    Post a Reply​
    Start a New Thread
     
  7. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

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    Yes, sorry, you're right. But this only lets you start a thread in this forum. You have to figure out how to find the forum you need in order to start a thread where it needs to be, such as Emergencies, Ducks, etc. We often have to move threads to their correct forum.
     
  8. Rettarain2

    Rettarain2 Out Of The Brooder

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    Really difficult to find a place to start a feed. There are no BLUE SQUARES to hit could u not make it easier. ...PLEASE!!!LOVE THE SITE AND PEOPLE HERE BUT SOOOO FRUSTRATED trying to use this site!!!
     
  9. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

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    First, click on "forum" at the top to get the view of all the forums, then click on the one you want. (You can click on the screenshots to make them larger.)

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    Then click on the forum you want. I chose "Raising Baby Chicks." Now I can click on the blue box to start a new thread.

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    The blue box is circled.
     
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  10. Rettarain2

    Rettarain2 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ill give it a shot. .Thhsnks so much.Happy Fall
     

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