Important Update(s) *(Last Updated: 6/26/09)
- Updates, And - - Submitting to TV.com? What's That About?
New bug fixes and features are on the way, including check boxes for importing cast and crew, the return of missing emblems and more. In addition, the Level 2 restriction for submissions has been lifted. All Level 1 users can now submit. Feel free to send all comments, ideas, concerns, etc. to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Official Redesign Reported Bugs List
With help from user more_ncis_now, here is an official list of all known bugs associated with the redesign. The list will be updated as new bugs are found or fixes are implemented.
TV.com Help Center / Knowledgebase
TV.com Help Center
The TV.com Help Center is a resource created specifically to help users who may need help with the site. And together with the TV.com Knowledgebase, you should be able find the answer you're looking for. Check it out.
Official TV.com FAQ
Straight from the source, an official thread describing some of the most frequently asked questions regarding the site and its features (includes a list of all known emblems/ranks). New Editor guidelines, definition on "gaming," and a new way to report "MIA" Editors are also included.
Request to Add a New Show Guide
Know a show that isn't listed? Fill out the above form to request that it be added. (Note: No points are awarded for filling out this form.)
Request to Delete a Show or Person Guide
Found a duplicate show or person guide listed, or one that simply doesn't exist? Fill out this form to have it removed.
Terms of Service
TV.com Community Terms of Service
Anything and everything regarding forum use and user behavior. As a registered user, you're expected to abide by these rules at all times in the forums/blogs. Read them carefully.
TVcom_Moderator - This account is used by all nine moderators listed above, not just another, separate individual.
These users have been granted mod status across the forums/blogs by the staff to make sure everything runs smoothly. If you have a question regarding the forums or forum moderation, any of the first five users above would be a good choice to send a PM to. Additionally, you may also wish to post your question in the About the Forums - Ask the Mods forum rather than sending a PM, if you'd prefer.
Ban Policy FAQ (Updated 09/10/07)
From the forum moderators, here's the official policy on user bans and frequently asked questions about suspensions/bans, warnings, moderations, etc. in a very simple Q & A format.
Signatures & Profile Images
Signature Rules and Information
Planning on having an image as your sig? Please read these rules first to have a better understanding of how big your sig can be and to prevent it from being reported and/or removed.
PROFILE IMAGES: Banner / Icon / Personal Image Limitations
All profile images (banners, icons, personal images) now have some new limitations, which are also indicated in the Preferences section. If one or more of your profile images don't meet the new standards, you may want to fix them as soon as possible.
Have an idea on how to improve the site? Go ahead and post it in this forum to get feedback from other users and perhaps even from staff members.
TV.com General User Support
Got a question/problem about the site and/or its features? If you're question/problem isn't answered in the FAQs (listed above) or anywhere else, feel free to post in an existing thread related to your question/problem or start a new thread if one isn't found and someone is bound to help you out.
TV.com User Submission Support
If you have a question about user submissions, then this is the correct board to post them in. This board is intended for all types of user submission questions/issues.
User to User Help: Hints & Tips
Looking for the best tips, tricks, and how-to's? Then you've come to the right place. Here you will find tips and hints from some of the more experienced users. If you have a tip of your own, feel free to share it.
TV.com Technical Support Board
If you're having any sort of technical problems with the site (i.e. unable to add/remove shows from your favorites, problem rating episodes/shows, PM inbox glitches, etc.), then this would the correct forum to post them. All bugs with the site should be reported in this forum.
Please use this board to give feedback on the site's new redesign. This is also the place to report any bugs associated with the redesign and offer suggestions on what needs to be improved.
Ask the Editors
Planning on becoming an Editor in the near future, or just looking for a place to discuss current Editor issues? Then this is the place. This forum is also for anyone who wants to get tips, feedback, and other useful info about editing guides. (Note: Anyone may post here, Editor or not.)
This is the special Editors-only forum for Editors to discuss anything and everything pertaining to editing guides. (Only current TV.com Editors may view and post in this forum.)
TV.com Editor Guidelines
A new thread that every Editor should be aware of, listing the minimum requirement duties that they should follow regarding their queue and user submissions.
Editor Special Circumstances
Are you an editor who won't be active for a while? Please post in this thread to let staff members and other users know when and for how long you'll be gone. This will insure that the staff will not consider you MIA and/or retire you from your guide(s).
New Guidelines for Reporting MIA/Problem Editors
New guidelines for reporting MIA/problem editors have been posted in the above link. Read them carefully so you'll know what procedures to follow when you encounter an MIA and/or problem editor.
TV.com Guidelines Center
All the guidelines you'll ever need - all in one place! This thread includes every current guideline there is to know about submissions (for both person and show guides), editors, and reviews. If you ever have a question about any of these, this would be the place to look for the answer.
1) TV.Com Submission Tips - Week 1 - Write Like You Talk
2) Submission Tips - Column #2 - Sourcing Your Material
3) Submission Tips - Column #3 - Know Your Capitals!
4) Submission Tips - Column #4 - A Matter of Timing
5) Submission Tips - Column #5 - Soundalikes And You!
6) Submission Tips - Column #6 - Periods and Commas and Colons, Oh My!
7) Submission Tips - Column #7 - Apostrophes, Hyphens and Quotation Marks, Oh My!
8) Submission Tips - Column #8 - Numbers and You
9) Submission Tips Column #9 - New Season New Shows
10) Submission Tips Column #10 - How to Write a Better Biography (pt 1)
11) Submission Tips Column #11 - Tips on Trivia (Part 2)
12 Submission Tips Column #12 - Star Quotes and Appearances
13) Submission Tips Column #13 - How to Submit an Episode
14) Submission Tips Column #14 - Episode Notes, Trivia, and Allusions
15) Submission Tips Column #15 - Episode Quotes
16) Submission Tip Column #16 - Writing reviews
17) Submission Tip Column #17 - Adding Cast and Crew
The New Contributor Point Values
Wondering how much a certain submission is worth? This constantly updated thread lists the current CP (contribution point) values as of July 2nd, 2007.
The New Unofficial Level and Emblem Thread
Want to know how many emblems there are? Well, here is a complete list of all known TV.com emblems, including level emblems, chat emblems and other special emblems.
Forum Game Threads
TV Fun & Games
Since only a maximum of four game threads are allowed per show forum (if the Editor allows them, of course), all other forum game threads will go here. Please read the new forum rules for this forum here.
Welcome New Users
If you've just signed up with the site and aren't sure how everything works, this board is for you. Here is where you can learn everything there is to know about posting. Go ahead and post a question and some of the more experienced users will gladly help you out. Also, please be sure to read the Welcome New Users Forum Rules thread to know the rules of this forum. Welcome aboard, guys!
Want to discuss something other than TV? Well, this is the only place (besides your own blog) to discuss anything not related to TV.
Off-Topic Help Thread (Rules, Restrictions, and FAQs)
As part of an effort by the forum moderators to promote healthy discussion and prevent junk threads, this thread describes an additional set of rules that apply to the Off-Topic forum only in addition to the already mentioned Terms of Service (listed above).
TV.com / C|Net Staff Members
Jaxiecracks - Community Manager
Danmod - Community Manager / Data Producer
waltmor - Programming Producer
bboys577 - Data Manager
lilaholland - Data Manager
_UNICRON_ - Site Designer
RealWildChild7 - Site Designer
smushmeg - Site Developer
cooncesean - Site Developer
emaldalani - TV.com Staff
symlink - C|Net Engineer
dudelance - Software Engineer
TVTome_John - Former TV Tome Webmaster
Teivan - C|Net Games & Entertainment Technician
CybertronR - Technical Producer - GameSpot | MP3.com | TV.com
Mr_Lara - Site Director / Product Development - TV.com
thequayplay - Site Director - TV.com
Vermifuge - C|Net Engineer
honeybuzzer - Operations Manager - GameSpot | MP3.com | TV.com
sbritton - C|Net Games & Entertainment Technician
VinceL - C|Net Games & Entertainment Technician
BallGame - C|Net Games & Entertainment Technician
Butlers - C|Net Developer
jsd - C|Net Games & Entertainment - Director of Technology
MP3.com Staff Members
crowdermp3 - MP3.com Community Manager
These are just some of the staff members who continually work on the site and develop new features, as well as fix the bugs that pop up.
**Note: If you feel an Editor may be abusing their power in any way, please send a PM to the ProblemEditor ID and staff will look into it.**
That's it for now. These links may be updated at any time, as necessary. If there's anything else of importance that needs to be listed here, please let me know.
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