the only noobie question thread...

Discussion in 'Green Room' started by Elektro Slime, Dec 1, 2004.

  1. Elektro Slime

    Elektro Slime Harware Guru

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    hey guys i know a lot of people are often embarrased to ask some noobie questions, thinking theyll be vicitimised by hundreds of flame posts. So ive decided to start my own noobile question thread:

    To get the ball rolling here are some things ive been wondering about:

    1. What does OSSN stand for?
    2. How does one go about increasing one's 'Power' ?
     
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    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

  3. indyjones

    indyjones OSNN.net Adventurer

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    Right

    1. OSNN stand for: The Operating System News Network (I think this says this on the front page somewhere)
    2. To increase your power you need to add to peoples reputation (the little scales icon) when they help you or make you laugh etc… The more reputation you dish out the higher your power

    So increase my rep for answering you and you should see your power increase ;)
     
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  4. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    now the serious reply :p


    to increse power:
    give rep/recieve rep.
    post lots
    become higher in forums rank (vip etc)


    the name osnn has been discussed in maaaaaany threads, most popular is Operating Systems News Network :d
     
  5. Elektro Slime

    Elektro Slime Harware Guru

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    thanks guys! i would be pleased to give u all reps, but i cant.

    thinks is im having problems with my JAVA, tried reinstall but still not working........

    BTW can somone do me a favour... what link do you see in ur statusbar when you hover the mouse pointer overr the add to reputation button?
     
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  6. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Giving rep points doesn't use Java. :confused:
     
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    Elektro Slime Harware Guru

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  8. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    It pops up a window.

    Reputation level and reputation power are two completely different things that do led with each other, if that made any sense.

    You gain power depending on how long you have been here, post count or reputation level. Power is the amount of reputation you can add (or remove... soon, maybe)

    Reputation level is the culmination of these power shifts.
     
  9. Elektro Slime

    Elektro Slime Harware Guru

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    i realise that, but when i click on the [image]http://forum.osnn.net/images/buttons/reputation.gif[/image] icon nothing happens, the page just reloads.
     
  10. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    It opens a pop-up window... :rolleyes:

    If you're utilising a pop-up blocker of some sort, then you will need to enable pop-ups for osnn.net if it's too sensitive.
     
  11. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    There should never be any popups on osnn or its forums (can't really speak for hosted sites as I have no control over them)
     
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  12. Elektro Slime

    Elektro Slime Harware Guru

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    no i dont have any pop-up blockers. it must be the JAVA, i cant use hotmail, when i click on the Inobx,Junk mail, or reply nothing happens...so it must be the java..
     
  13. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    I'll say it again. It has nothing to do with Java. Nothing.
     
  14. Elektro Slime

    Elektro Slime Harware Guru

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    if u say so.............
    But i still think im right............4get it.....
     
  15. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    The only Java on osnn is the onsite chat room.
     
  16. Xie

    Xie - geek - Subscribed User Folding Team

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    Are you talking Java or javascript? They are 2 very different creatures.
     
  17. Zedric

    Zedric NTFS Guru Folding Team

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    Definately javascript in this case. Especially as the popup uses javascript... ;)
     
  18. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    javascript is not java. java is evil.
     
  19. Geffy

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    javascript is evil as well


    as someone who has written programs in Java I will further second the motion that Java is evil
     
  20. Zedric

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    Javascript is eviler. Java is at least standardized. Just don't mension applets, they give me the creeps. ;)