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Getting Started

When first visiting the site you will need to register to be able to post, comment and rate stories. Do so by clicking "register" at the top left of the screen.

 

After clicking register you will be brought to register page, this is where you can create your account and enter in your information. Once you have finished entering in all the necessary information your account will be created and you can then login to the website.

 

After clicking "login" will you be brought to a page to enter in your e-mail and password.

Type in your e-mail and password into the fields and click "Log Me In".

Now you have successfully logged in your account and you can post stories, rate stories, and comment.

To post a story, go to "Write", this screen will come up:

This is where you choose what kind of story you want to post. Date or Done stories are for relationships that you are currently in and you want evaluated by users of the site. Date or Do is for use when you have met someone you are considering dating but you're not quite sure if you should.

After choosing which story you would like to post, fill in all the fields and submit your story. You have now successfully posted a story which users can now view, rate, and comment.

Below you can see a sample story from the front page, this diagram explains what everything means.

 

Features

Date or Done has many features that we want our users to enjoy.

Private Messaging - Private messaging is a way that you can directly message any member of the site, like an e-mail. To private message a user, go to their user profile (by clicking their user name in a post or comment) and click "Send Private Message".

Once you have clicked to send a private message you then fill out the fields just like with an online e-mail account.

User Profile - This is where you enter in as much information as you want about yourself, from your instant messengers to age and location. To access your user profile click "Profile" and then go to "Edit Profile". You can also change your password at the "Profile" screen by clicking "Edit Password". You can also access your private messages from the "Profile" screen by clicking "Private Messaging".

Viewing your stories - Once again go to the "Profile" screen, now look on the right side of the screen and you will see "View all of your stories here", click the "here" hyperlink. Now you can view all of your current stories on DateorDone.com.

Rating Stories - To rate a story, click one on the home page. After opening up the story and reading through the story and information posted you can then comment the story. At the bottom of the story there will be a little box with "Rating (Date/Do or Done) Vote". After choosing what you want to vote for click "Vote".

Commenting - To comment a story, click one on the home page. After opening up the story and reading through the story and information posted you can then comment the story. At the bottom of the story there will be a box you can type in your message and the click "Comment".

Reputation - If you notice a user breaking rules or just being nasty feel free to give them negative reputation by clicking the "-" sign on their post or comment. On the other side of things, if a user gives good advice or posts a good story you should give the positive reputation by clicking the "+" sign.

Reporting Misuse - On every story and comment their is a "!" sign, by clicking this you can report their post or comment as misuse and then an admin will look at it and decide what actions to take.