• Welcome home!


    This is our home, and we'd like it to be yours as well. A lot of time, energy, and heart have gone into making this place. In fact, archaeological evidence, our calendar, tells us February 8, 2003 is our birthday. Wow!

    Hopefully you'll find its someplace you want to hang your hat and stay a while. Fantasy abounds here and is the key. Some of our earliest community members have their roots in Wotism, and certainly, the Wheel of Time never left our home. But we still have a touch on reality as well.

    So, come in and chat with the locals, be it about the new hot book on the market or the new blockbuster at the corner Cineplex. Or just come in and meet our people. That's what truly makes this humble place a home. We have an incredible cast of characters in our family, so won't you cast your lot with us?

  • Promoting Articles from the Forums

    One of the innovative new features on vBulletin 4.0 Publishing Suite is the cross-publishing "Promote to Article" functionality.

    In the spirit of promoting content discovery, we wanted to create features that will allow content to flow between Forums, Blogs, and Articles. For example, there might be a really popular post in the forums, but unfortunately it is buried inside page 13 of a thread. We will now have an option (if you have permissions) to "promote" a forum (or blog) post as a new article on the homepage.

    Here's how it works:
    1: Users with permissions to publish a forum post into an article will see the "Promote to Article" button on each forum post. This user can push the button which will then bring up the "Add/Edit" article screen in the Content Management System.


    2: In the "Add/Edit Article" page, the user will notice that the Article Title and Article Body is pre-filled with the information from the Forum Post .

    3. Also note that the original author of the forum post is attributed as the new article author. Clicking the save button will save the new article publish it live to the CMS powered website.


    4: After clicking "Save" the user will be taken to the Article View page. In this screen, visitors of the website can view the article and also leave a comment about the article.

    5: Please note that at the end of the article, there is an attribution that this article was:
    a. Originally published in a forum thread (with hyperlink) started by a user (with hyperlink).
    b. And there is a hyperlink to the original forum post.

    6: The article is also published on the front page of the CMS-powered Website.
  • Poll Widget

    Which option do you like the most on polls? (Votes: 9)

    1. I prefer selecting the second option. (Votes: 1)

    2. I always opt for the first selection. (Votes: 2)

    3. I don't participate in polls. (Votes: 6)

  • Recent Forum Posts

    Mike

    Re: Random Stuff & Nonsense

    Government approved travel? You going to Sleepy Hollow or into space?!

    Mike 5 Days Ago Go to last post
    overlooked_shadow

    Re: General Original Poetry

    The Bus Philosopher-

    If I was a bus philosopher, I would idle all the while

    As the people step up to get in my cabin, single file

    Wondering at the wanderings of the folks to and fro

    If...

    overlooked_shadow 5 Days Ago Go to last post
    Malcor Sylverwood

    Re: Random Stuff & Nonsense

    Sorry, the government moves with the speed of a turtle stampeding through a field of peanut butter. They've approved our travel, but now there are details to figure out. heh.

    Yay fall?

    -Malcor...

    Malcor Sylverwood 6 Days Ago Go to last post
    Malcor Sylverwood

    Re: Rambling of a fictional character (Truth in fiction)

    5 years, gentle reader. 5 years. A long time between chats. I suppose it's no surprise as this place is mostly forgotten except for the occasional ghost.

    Anyway, I just wanted to get something...

    Malcor Sylverwood 6 Days Ago Go to last post
    night faerie

    Re: General Original Poetry

    Someone stole my smile away
    I couldn't walk the mile, so i stayed.
    Weary, mis- wired and broken, i cried
    Then pulled myself to my feet again and i tried.

    And in the pitch of night
    When...

    night faerie 1 Week Ago Go to last post
  • Recent Blog Posts

    AquaFizz

    Meet Mathilda

    Mathilda Peach arrived on February 27th this year. She was born on her exact due date. She?s still exactly that precise... except about her diapers. She shits her pants and happily sits in it for...

    August 17th, 2019 22:30
    Anita Blake

    um

    Nothing really to say here. I just can't leave drunk blog post as the top one! That's crazy. I could tell you how much I love my new loom - a lot. In fact, once I'm done writing this, I shall descend...

    June 23rd, 2015 21:01
    Anita Blake

    .....and

    OK. disclaimer: drunk. pretty drunk. Disclaimer #2: humbebrag. A little. it's weird. so, I'm doing it. Here's the thing. I'm drunk because I went to an industry mixer. there's this thing,...

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    LTM Gaming

    Entropy Rising Episode 1 - Welcome to Entropy Rising

    The LTM Gaming podcast is a real-play role-playing podcast of four guys who have been playing various kinds of role-playing games together for nearly two decades. We are mostly familiar with the 3.5...

    January 11th, 2014 22:40