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Retired Administrator
Hi, I'm John. I like food, football, and reading about absolutely random stuff online. I've held tons of staff positions on FP, and I'm currently the Admin Team Leader. If you ever need anything, please feel free to shoot me a PM!
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Recent Brivium Hacking Case & How You Can Prevent It

Online Security is becoming more and more of an issue today. Hackers and crackers seem to be more and more common. If you're following the admin community as closely as I do, you've probably been aware of the recent issue involving Brivium and...
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Avoiding Common Rookie Webmaster Mistakes

When you first start your first forum, the thought of becoming a webmaster can be a daunting task. Fortunately for you, most rookie webmasters make the same mistakes that can be fairly easily avoided when starting out. This article is a guide on...
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Websites & Forums: Good First Impressions

First impressions are one of the most underestimated parts of starting a successful forum or website. A first impression is what a viewer immediately thinks about your site at first glace. If a viewer receives a negative first impression, they...
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Better Alternatives to the Ban Hammer

You probably looked at that and thought "is he crazy? Banning is half the fun." While I agree that sometimes banning can seem like the only job you're doing as a forum administrator, there are better alternatives to it. This article is about...
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Why Post Exchanges Work

Introduction

You might think "I can build content myself." The answer is, yes! You can build content yourself. The unfortunate side effect of trying to build content yourself is it makes your forum look inactive. Your forum will look...
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