Welcome to the Tech Yeah Community.
The Community is a place to exchange ideas, tips, information and techniques related to the products and services available from Future Shop.
Registering for the Community will allow you to:
· Post new messages
· Post responses to existing messages
· Receive email notification when someone replies to a specified post or thread
· Exchange Private Messages with other members
· Personalize your experience on the boards
As a new member of the Community, you might be wondering where to start. There’s a lot of information in the Community but don’t feel overwhelmed! This thread contains all the information you’ll need to get started, so read on and happy posting!
These let you know what you can and cannot do in the Community. It’s mostly common sense: don’t be rude, don’t link to competitors’ sites, don’t post copyrighted materials, etc. Make sure to read through these documents before posting.
Before you post
Search the Community for an answer before you post a new message. It could be that the answer you’re looking for has already been provided. There is a search bar on the top right of every page, or ask Aaron, our Online Product Expert.
· Questions that come from Aaron are identified in the Community by this icon:
· The username is listed as Questionxxxxx
· The user who submitted the question gets emailed a notification when an Expert User replies to their question
How do I …?
Got a question about using the forum? Take a look at the Community FAQ or check out the help section and see if you can find your answer there. If you have unanswered questions, post them on this board and the Community will provide you with an answer.
Moderators and Administrators
You might notice that there are some members with bolded red usernames – these are the Community Moderators and Administrators. We’re a friendly bunch, so feel free to send any of us a Private Message if you have any questions or just want to say hi! (To send a PM, click on a username and the click on “Send this user a private message” link in the “Contact Me” section.)
Some of us have posted our faces, and we invite you to do the same! If you don’t have a photo handy, then write a quick note introducing yourself to the Community.
What’s an Exalted Expert?
The more you contribute, the higher you’ll climb in the ranking structure. When you first join the Community, you’ll be identified as a “Newbie”. But as your post count grows and you spend some more time here, you’ll notice your rank going higher and higher!
The Community Ambassadors are a group of seasoned Community members who have shown an interest in fostering a healthy discussion forum. The CA team are volunteers and are here to help you get started in the Community. They are a very friendly bunch and are experts in their areas of interest and in the Future Shop Community in general. If you have any questions, direct them towards one of the people listed below!
Who are the Community Ambassadors?
Juice0904 - Gaming, Movies & Computers
mtrump - Home Office & Computer Services
DjDATZ - Xbox/Xbox 360 Ninja
Credible_Chris - Gaming, Home Office & Community Information Centre
Krypto - Generalist
Snapshot - Home Theatre
Kayne314 - Appliances
Tanarus - Computers, Gaming, & Future Shop policy
3M_3TI8 - Home Theatre
MayA200 - PC Gaming & Computer and Laptop Hardware
atomic - gaming
How do I become a Community Ambassador?
Right now, this is by invite only. However, if you would like to get involved, send a moderator or an admin a Private Message and let them know that you are interested in participating. Should any openings come up, your interest will be taken into consideration! Here are the general criteria:
Members must have been active for at least 6 months
Minimum rank: Recognized Expert
Demonstrated leadership through providing thoughtful & friendly assistance to other members, especially new members
No serious infractions (flaming, trolling, or spamming) or bans in the past year
User should currently be active in the community (at least 10 posts in past month)
Posts are consistently helpful and informative and demonstrate a level of authority in the categories that they participate in (not just one word answers that add no value)
Future Shop Do’s and Don’ts: Some tips on Posting
The Tech Blog is made up of independent contributors & Future Shop associates who post articles about the latest tech releases, how-tos and product reviews. They’re passionate & knowledgeable about tech, so feel free to share your thoughts or post a question in the comments field (you’ll need to be logged in to do this).
The Tech Brand Talk Blog is made up of contributors from some of the biggest brands that we carry. Our vendor partners post new product announcements, share tips & tricks on how to better use their tech and answer any questions you may have.
Learn more about our bloggers by checking out each of their individual profiles, listed on the right side of the blogs.
Want to join the Future Shop team?
Click here to check out the current career opportunities.
That’s pretty much all the info you’ll need to get started! Thanks for joining and have fun!