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  1. The Backward OX

    The Backward OX Senior Member

    Dec 29, 2007
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    Outback Queensland, Australia, far from the maddin

    “Oh, no” I hear you cry. “He’s found us.”

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by The Backward OX, Dec 29, 2007.

    Sorry about that. Desperate needs call for desperate measures . WF.com is down and so I’m here. Spelling and punctuation, you need me. Creation of ideas, I need you. General trouble-making, we can wind each other up.

  2. Heather Louise

    Heather Louise Contributing Member Contributor

    Dec 10, 2006
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    Welcome to WF.org, Backward Ox. I think I have heard your name over there as I was sure you were allready a member here. :p

    Welcome to the site anyways. Not being new to forums I am sure you'll get the hang of things pretty quickly around here but if you do have a question, would like a review or just want to chat then send a PM my way and I'll be happy to help.

    Hope you enjoy it here and stick around even after WF.com has came back to life. :)

  3. Hulk

    Hulk Banned

    Dec 5, 2007
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    Welcome to writingforums.org. Hope you like it here.
  4. Charisma

    Charisma Transposon Contributor

    Jul 23, 2007
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    Lahore, Pakistan
    Welcome to WF.ORG! We are both, a good writers' community and a sanctuary for WF.com writers. Ha, we rock. :p

    Here's a basic welcome from all of us. It should be obvious, but in case it isn't, let me explain. The Writing Problems Area is exclusively where opinions on different ways to write, blockages in writing styles and similar problems can be discussed. In the Review Room, you can get critical appreciation and/or analysis of your written material. Behold, you must first review two pieces of writing before posting your own. This is ensure the pieces are evaluated to the most. Other than this, we have Writing Cotnests, weekly and monthly, where you can submit your writing. We also have Word games, Book Discussion and so on, classified under Community interaction. It may interest you if you're just hanging around.

    adamant has been kind enough to put many of the things I have mentioned or missed out on in one comprehensive place. If you want to check it out, see the Newbie Packets:
    Noobie Packets! - Writing Forums

    Enjoy it here, and don't feel shy to ask for help. We are all here to teach and learn in a mutual environment. And we hope you can do the same.

    Regards and Best Wishes!
  5. Torana

    Torana Contributing Member Contributor

    Mar 13, 2007
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    Hello The Backward Ox, and a big warm welcome to WF.org, the friendliest and craziest forum on the world wide web.
    It is wonderful that you have come here to join us and share your writing and opinions with all of us.
    If you would ever like a review simply PM myself or one of the other Reviewers and we will be more than happy to help out. You can find the list of reviewers by clicking on the Forum Leaders button at the bottom of the forum. :)
    I do hope that your stay with us is long and prosperous. :)
    Welcome aboard and I look forward to seeing you around the boards in the very near future.

    Thank you kindly

  6. Cogito

    Cogito Former Mod, Retired Supporter Contributor

    May 19, 2007
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    Massachusetts, USA
    Hello XO, Welcome to the Writing Forums.

    If you haven't explored the site yet, you should probably do so soon. Newcomers often gravitate to the Lounge, the Word Games, or the Review Room, but there is much more to be discovered if you poke in the corners. Remember to check out our FAQ as well!

    As for the Review Room, new joiners often wonder why we do things a bit differently on this site than on other writing sites. We emphasize reviewing as a critical writing skill. Training your eye by reviewing other people's work helps you improve your own writing even before you present it for others to see. Therefore, we ask members to review other people's writing before posting work of their own. The Review Room forums on this site, therefore, are true workshops, not just a bulletin board for displaying your work (and on that note, please only post each item for review in one Review Room forum). See this post, Why Write Reviews Before Posting My Work? for more information.

    Enjoy your stay here, and have fun!
  7. Baron

    Baron Contributing Member

    Sep 19, 2007
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    I'm glad to see you here OX. No writing forum is complete without one. First task, a eulogy to WF.com? The poetry forum will welcome you with open arms, I'm sure, knowing how much you love modern forms. :)
  8. Shreyass

    Shreyass Senior Member

    Jan 1, 2008
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    Welcome to WF.org, quite possibly the best Writing Forums on the net, definitely the one for quick, quality reviews. Stay on afer .com has come back up :D

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