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Frequently Asked Questions
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- 1. What is www.ctrlaltesc.org ?
- It is an online web forum for youth to discuss global issues and channel their (your!) opinions to decision makers.
- 2. Why ctrlaltesc ?
- take control of your life
escape from ignorance
- 3. How do I comment ?
- To comment first you must sign-up and log in (FAQ No. 5 below). Pick an article on which you would like to comment on and click on the 'read more' link below it. To comment on the story click on the 'reply' button. If you want to comment on another users' comment, click on the 'reply to this' link below the comment.
- 4. Why sign-up ?
- Only users who have signed-up can actively take part in discussions, weekly polls and the weekly Vote.
- 5. How do I sign-up?
- Easy. Just click on the my ctrlaltesc or join us link on the home page and fill in the details. Only the top two fields (nickname and a valid email address) are compulsory. However we would appreciate if you filled the rest of the form.
- 6. What is my password ?
- On signing up your 'nick' and password will be sent to the email address you used when signing up.
- 7. How do I log in ?
- Simply enter the 'nick' and password emailed to you in the ctrlaltesc login box on the main page and click on the 'userlogin' button.
- 8. How do I change my password ?
- First login (see FAQ No. 7) then click on the my ctrlaltesc link then on the Edit User Info link at the top of the page and type in your new password in the 'password' field at the bottom of the page.
- 9. Can I change my 'nick' ?
- 10. I forgot my password !
- Click on the my ctrlaltesc link, type in your nick and click on the 'mailpasswd' button. The password will be mailed to the email address you used for registration.
- 11. I'm having trouble logging in !
- Make sure you have your cookies turned on in your browser. If you don't you cannot log in. If this doesn't work contact a member of the MtF Team.
- 12. What is Submit Story ?
- If you would like to have an article appear as a headline on the home page, use this function.
- 13. How do I Submit a Story ?
- There are two ways of doing this. You can submit stories anonymously by not being logged in or you can submit the story under your registered user name by logging in before submission.
To submit a story click on the submit story link in the menu bar.
- 14. What is the Issue Of The Week ?
- Every week on Thursdays ctrlaltesc will change its issue of focus. All articles posted after the topic switch will be focusing on the new issue. All previous issues together with their articles and comments are easily accessible from the Previously on MtF menu box.
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