This post contains a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ). Each question below links to a post in the thread containing the answer. Posts may be updated from time to time as the site evolves or as we come across more to share. Forum - Basics Where do I start? Are there any rules I should know? What is the difference between a post, thread, forum, etc.? How do I delete a post that I drafted but no longer need? How do I edit or delete what I posted? How and when should I report a post? How do I follow a thread discussion back to prior posts? Can I browse/post on Websleuths on all my devices? How do I log out? Forum Navigation How do I track updates on threads that interest me? How do I get back to a thread I recently viewed? What is the Quick Navigation menu? What does it mean to watch a forum? How do I "jump" back to the top of the webpage quickly? How do I view all my watched threads (not just the 20 most recently updated)? How do I "mark my spot" or keep track of the last post I read on a thread? Why do successive threads get opened for one case (#2, #3, #4 etc)? Moderators ("Mods") What is a modsnip? Is there a moderator assigned to review every thread? Why did it take a while to remove the post I reported? What are warnings, time-outs, and thread bans? How do warnings, time-outs, and thread bans get issued? How do I see my warning points or time-outs? Why does a thread get closed temporarily? Permanently? Conversations and Other User Interactions How do Conversations (aka Private Messages or "PMs") work? How do I start a Conversation with someone? How do I delete a conversation from my inbox? Can I "favorite" an important conversation in my inbox? How do I add more people to a Conversation? What is the purpose of "following" someone? How do I see who I'm following and who's following me? Can I stop someone from following me? How do I control which users I "ignore"? How do I view someone's profile page? How do I disable email notifications for Conversations? Forum - Advanced How do I quote multiple posts? How do I quote a post from a closed thread? Why do broken quotes happen / how do I fix them? How do I create a hyperlink to a specific post? How do I add a photo to a post? What is the file size limit for uploaded files? How do I put text copied from an MSM article into a quote box? How do I quote only part of a post? How do I embed a linked video into a post? Forum - Privacy Options Can other users see that I'm "online"? Can other users see what I'm reading/posting? What if I don't want my birthday to be shared? Can any user contact me via Conversation? Account Questions How do I change my username? How do I change my avatar (icon / picture)? How do I change what it says under my username? How do I change my email settings? (ex. disable emails for every post on watched threads) Forum Changes (new forum launched ~May 2018) Where are the old smilies/emoticons? Where did all my "likes" go? Is there an option to change the color scheme? Can I still use Tapatalk, or is there another app I can use? Can we still customize the number of posts per page? How do I get to a specific page number? There used to be a dropdown box to select a page number. Is there still an "ignore thread" or "hide thread" option? Is there still a way to see which members and guests are viewing a particular thread? Coming soon... What are trophy points? Can I filter cases by my State (ex. AZ)? If you have a suggestion for the FAQ list please report to me via Conversation. This thread is not open for replies.