This FAQ will focus on issues that are unique to the SCPrepTalk forum and our implementation of the phpBB software it is run on.
There is a general FAQ for the phpBB forum software available on the upper main menu bar and also at this link: phpBB FAQ 1. What do all those different icons mean?
Red icons indicate that new replies or topics have been posted in that area since the last time you viewed that page.
A Forum with new Topics or Replies.
A Forum with no new Topics or Replies.
A Topic with new Replies.
A topic with no new Replies.
Popular Topics (with more than 25 replies) have icons with rolling (moving) text. We are thinking of disabling this feature, some of us think it's distracting and not very useful.
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Topics that you have participated in are marked with a red star.
A Topic you have participated in that has new replies.
A Topic you have participated in that has no new replies.
"Sticky" Topics and Announcements are special topics that a Moderator has pinned to the top of a forum.
A Sticky Topic with no new replies.
Topics can be locked by a Moderator to prevent additional Replies. Locked Topics are marked with a Padlock.
Locked Sticky Topic.
Moderators can leave a "Shadow Topic" link when they move a Topic to another Forum for some reason.
Link to a Topic that has been moved.
Members can add a "Post Icon" to the Topics or Replies they compose. The "Post Icons" are available above the text-entry window when composing an initial topic post or reply.
If added to the initial post of a topic the Post Icon will appear above and to the right of the Topic Icon.
The "Flame" Post Icon added to the topic.
If added to a reply the Post Icon will appear in the header of the reply.
"Mr.Green" Post Icon added to a reply.