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Shorty
07-14-2013, 07:05 AM
What advice would you offer to new (or returning, or otherwise!) EoFFers?

Visit our chatroom to make friends and don't ask about Joel Holmes. Or MecaKane, for that matter.

escobert
07-14-2013, 09:28 AM
I will talk about Joel all I want!

Shorty
07-14-2013, 09:29 AM
Not to the newbies you won't. :colbert:

escobert
07-14-2013, 09:30 AM
I have before and I will continue. Kane on the other hand is just no fun anymore.

But it should be noted my talking of Joel is out of love. I think I'm one of a very few EoFFers who he continued to have contact with years after he was gone.

Shorty
07-14-2013, 09:31 AM
Start posting Handbook stuff, goshdangit. :colbert:

escobert
07-14-2013, 09:33 AM
My advice for a successful eoff life is:


Don't be like Bert.

and you get back to enertaining me with you choose your own adventure thread :mad2: it's the best thing I've seen on eoff in like 8 years!

Aulayna
07-14-2013, 09:59 AM
Don't ask Wes for photos. Seriously. Don't.

Shauna
07-14-2013, 11:56 AM
Don't be afraid to get involved with events. They're fun! Promise.

Formalhaut
07-14-2013, 01:39 PM
DO develop your own unique personality that people will remember you for.
DO create a signature and avatar set, to further identify you in the populace
DO get involved with major events. This is perhaps the best way to really present yourself to the general active populace
DO get involved with chat. While I was initially wary of chat at first, keeping at least a cursory presence in chat is highly recommended. It's an awesome way to get to know your fellow EoFFers.
DO buddy up with an EoFFer or two as your main 'gatekeepers' while you get comfortable in the environment. These friends can really get you involved, offering tips, advice and sometimes a gentle nagging to get involved with events!
DO follow the rules. Common sense really, but you don't want to get *snipped* or worse!
DO be supportive of the staff and site leaders. Tell them their doing a good job, and try and read any articles and comment on them. Keeping staff in your good books is always a good idea. Still, feel free to gently rib them: jokes about drunk BoB always go down well.
DO enter EoEo, but be aware not to offend anyone, if at all possible. Some of our newbies really found fame in EoEo, including Yerushalmi whose nominations for the objectively objective Ciddie was based partly on his precise nature of debating in EoEo. Do try to enjoy EoEo, although I am aware it may not be for everyone.
DON'T be disheartened if you aren't nominated for anything/hardly anything during your first Ciddies. There's always so many good new members and to simply be recognised and nominated for an award is always a welcome sight. Don't be disheartened if you don't win Best Newbie either: keep up the good work guys and your time will come to win a Ciddie!
DON'T break the signature rules. There has been a spate of *snipped* signatures lately. Don't make yours the next!
DON'T get banned. But of course


I can probably think of more, but yeah, that's what I'd say.

noxious.sunshine
07-14-2013, 02:11 PM
- DO mostly always ignore me.

Seriously.

While I am The Wise One, that only happens IRL. Not online. Most everything I say online makes no kinda sense whatsoever.

Jinx
07-14-2013, 03:53 PM
DON'T post a link to a picture of a penis.

escobert
07-14-2013, 08:19 PM
What about a guy humping a car? :bigsmile:

Ace Protorney
07-14-2013, 08:47 PM
or a picture of a snow-penis.

Chris
07-14-2013, 09:06 PM
Post almost nudies to annoy the Knights

Shorty
07-14-2013, 09:07 PM
Oh, is that why you do it?

Chris
07-14-2013, 09:08 PM
I do it because I have a rockin' body

Shorty
07-14-2013, 09:10 PM
You do it because you're a slutbucket.

Chris
07-14-2013, 09:12 PM
True! It is possible to have more reasons than one!!! I will post one entirely nude before the year is over. Just so u know.

Denmark
07-14-2013, 09:12 PM
mlt get banned was apt then

Shorty
07-14-2013, 09:17 PM
True! It is possible to have more reasons than one!!! I will post one entirely nude before the year is over. Just so u know.

I look forward to banning you and celebrating in staff like this:

http://25.media.tumblr.com/1c4e44507511d20a53a9380c449c24fd/tumblr_mpwm66HiOA1qhlmsbo1_500.gif

You think I'm joking. I can assure you I am not.

Formalhaut
07-14-2013, 09:29 PM
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True! It is possible to have more reasons than one!!! I will post one entirely nude before the year is over. Just so u know.

I think your best attempt at getting away with that is to post it in the art forum and say that it's 'inspiration' for people to draw nudes.

Seriously Reno, have you considered being a nude model for art or something? I imagine that'd be right up your alley.

Shauna
07-14-2013, 09:30 PM
This thread has become awful.

Thanks Chris. :colbert:

Shorty
07-14-2013, 09:32 PM
Everything about Chris' behavior is the exact wrong thing to do. Do not act like him.

snacks
07-14-2013, 10:07 PM
What advice would you offer to new (or returning, or otherwise!) EoFFers?



Don't be skt/snacks and forget about the forums for years and then come back and be like, oh.

Denmark
07-14-2013, 10:14 PM
ITT: "Don't be me"

Also learn that ITT doesn't mean what vBSEO thinks it means

Shlup
07-14-2013, 11:23 PM
Watch Game of Thrones 'cause all the cool kids are in the Game of Thrones thread all day.

Faris
07-14-2013, 11:27 PM
Don't compare Cid's Knights to Shinra.

Raistlin
07-14-2013, 11:46 PM
Don't compare Cid's Knights to Shinra.

Yeah, but only if you don't want to be a memorable newbie, whose legacy lives on well after you fade away and/or are banned.

The best newbies have slogans. "The cid's knights are like shinra," "I H8 U SUPER DELETE (http://home.eyesonff.com/general-chat/51329-i-h8-u-super-delete-u-riun-all-my-threads.html)," "copy paste DUH (http://home.eyesonff.com/general-archive/57577-me-new-website.html)," etc. Psychotic will back me up on this.

Shorty
07-14-2013, 11:48 PM
It's cute how Raistlin is now on staff and still pretends to further his "oppressed by staff" attitude.

Raistlin
07-14-2013, 11:54 PM
None of those members were oppressed by staff (except ff babe, the poor girl was just trying to make some threads). They were just... insightful.

Denmark
07-14-2013, 11:54 PM
fight oppression, eat hawaiian pizza

Shorty
07-14-2013, 11:56 PM
this is my mom viewing your post over my shoulder

"ohhhhhh canadian bacon pizza I have to haaaave it"

Denmark
07-15-2013, 12:00 AM
tell your mom she has excellent taste

noxious.sunshine
07-15-2013, 12:48 AM
HHAHAHAH

Copy paste DUH.

That's hilarious.

Yerushalmi
07-16-2013, 09:38 AM
The best newbies have slogans. "The cid's knights are like shinra," "I H8 U SUPER DELETE (http://home.eyesonff.com/general-chat/51329-i-h8-u-super-delete-u-riun-all-my-threads.html)," "copy paste DUH (http://home.eyesonff.com/general-archive/57577-me-new-website.html)," etc. Psychotic will back me up on this.

I'm an editor.

The Summoner of Leviathan
07-16-2013, 06:09 PM
Staff accepts sexual favours.

Shorty
07-16-2013, 06:35 PM
Nope. No we don't. Don't merge us in with Raistlin's awfulness.

The Summoner of Leviathan
07-16-2013, 06:38 PM
When I was a newb, I was always told that Staff accepted sexual favours!

You mean all those pics BoB told me to send so I wouldn't get banned were a lie? :(

Shorty
07-16-2013, 06:40 PM
What BoB tells you to do in private does not reflect on the decisions or moderating enforcement of the Eyes on Final Fantasy Staff.

In other words, u got scammed bro

The Summoner of Leviathan
07-16-2013, 06:42 PM
But...*curls into a ball and rocks back and forth* Think of my happy place...myhappyplace...noplacelikehome...

Rantz
07-16-2013, 07:43 PM
Don't eat the water.

Tigmafuzz
07-16-2013, 07:47 PM
BoB will most definitely not use your hair to create several clones of you and keep them in giant tubes like in the Venture Bros.

Dignified Pauper
07-17-2013, 02:01 PM
Haha... Someone said DON'T get banned. They obviously have not met me.

Masamunemaster
07-17-2013, 02:18 PM
What advice would you offer to new (or returning, or otherwise!) EoFFers?



Don't be skt/snacks and forget about the forums for years and then come back and be like, oh.

I was like that for a few years, but mainly do to not having access to internet for a while.

*No matter how long you are gone, there will always be a place here for you.
*Find yourself a creative name, something that will stick out.
*If you use a smartphone to log on, then don't use the mobile background...you miss out on some good signatures.
*Have at least a little bit of common sense.

There are a few words of wisdom from the master.

Yerushalmi
07-17-2013, 02:28 PM
Don't eat the water.

I think you mean the soup.

Tigmafuzz
07-17-2013, 08:14 PM
Don't confuse the water with the soup.

Don't eat or drink either.

Shorty
07-17-2013, 08:16 PM
Don't confuse soup as a drink.

Tigmafuzz
07-17-2013, 08:57 PM
Don't listen to anything Shorty says.

Chris
07-17-2013, 09:07 PM
Soup is both food and drink. :colbert:

Yerushalmi
07-17-2013, 09:15 PM
Oh no no no. I did NOT mean to reopen that discussion here.

Tigmafuzz
07-17-2013, 09:16 PM
Not all soup :doublecolbert: