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Moderator Guide

Post by Emiliano » 21/09/2021, 12:07

The Moderators takes full responsibility for his actions and don't allow third parties to access to his forum account.
Every action performed can be viewed by the Administrator by IP.

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Updating of the filmographies

Post by Emiliano » 02/10/2021, 16:38

When you are promoted Moderator, you have the possibility to edit all posts and therefore entrusted with the task of updating the filmographies as well.

To avoid having multiple moderators check if the new roles posted by Collaborators has been included in the filmographies, just write a message on the Chat, after the updating work (like "Updated" or "Added").

The scheme of the filmographies is very simple. In the first row there's the header and the first year that you will find in this format:

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[title]Filmography[/title]
[b][d]1967[/d][/b][list=1]
[*]
[/list]
Below is placed the list of films. An asterisk enclosed in square brackets must be placed before each title, which can be easily inserted using the appropriate button at the top of the editing console.

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[*]
Here is an example of what a filmography should look like in your editing console.

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[title]Filmography[/title]
[b][d]1967[/d][/b][list=1]
[*]Chimera .... [i]Neapolitan soldier[/i] (credited)
[*]Gangsters '70 .... [purple]role?[/purple] ([purple]credited?[/purple])

[b]1969[/b]
[*]Indovina chi viene a merenda? .... [i]Prisoner[/i] (credited)
[*]Io, Emmanuelle .... [i]Newspaper press worker[/i] (credited)
[/list]
The function List determines the start and end of the list.

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[list][/list]
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Post deleted/deleted by mistake

Post by Emiliano » 03/10/2021, 0:20

It may happen that by updating a filmography, by editing in the first post of a topic, cause distraction or by some others problems, you cancel by mistake some or all of the filmography of that actor. What to do if this happens?
  1. Don't panic!
  2. Press the back button of your browser for two times Image (located at the top left). The previous page will be loaded.
  3. Don't edit again. Select all the text of the post, copy it into a new text document and save it on your pc.
  4. Notify the mistake as soon as possible in Admin tasks
Each time a topic is edited, it is saved over the previous one. There is no history of topic versions, such as happens, for example, for Wikipedia. However, weekly database backups are made but the recovery work is intricate.

Image deleted by mistake
The attachments are directly linked to the single post. It can happen that to replace an image or to add another one, you can accidentally delete an attachment that instead had to remain. There is a trick to immediately resume the image deleted by mistake, because your browser has this image still in memory.

To retrieve it and save it on your pc in order to reload it again, press the back button of your browser Image
In this way the previous page will be loaded with all the images just deleted in the topic. Now save the image concerned, then reload the page, to attach it where it was before.
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How to change topic/post author's name

Post by Emiliano » 03/10/2021, 0:21

At any time, it is possible to assign an author to the topic title, or to a post, even if posted by another member of the forum.

How to change the name:
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How to manage bans

Post by Emiliano » 03/10/2021, 0:26

Suppose that the user ivo is actually a malicious user or a Spambot and he starting to spam advertisements in some forums, or that his first messages contain only spam. As a "Newly member", his first three messages will need to be moderated, so a notification will arrive on your bar that will require you to approve spam or not. Obviously spam should not be approved. While waiting for the Admin to remove its registration, this user can be banned indefinitely by Moderators.
What happens with the ban is that in any case it remains a registered user, but it will not be able to post more or even log-in. So you can proceed to the ban of the Spambot in this way:

1) Click on the user link (clickable link present wherever the user has entered their message - even in the notifications)
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2) From the User Profile, select "Banning"
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3) If you want to Ban It Permanent (it's the choice to make if it's a Spambot), just click on "Submit".
Otherwise, from the "Length of ban" menu, choose the ban period and fill out the fields below to let the user know why he has been banned.
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Formatting styles for filmographies

Post by Emiliano » 10/10/2021, 1:23

The rule to establish whether to put in bold credited or uncredited roles in filmography is this: since bold is used to highlight an exception, those actors with a lower number must always be bolded. As example, if an actor has fewer uncredited roles than credited, these uncredited will be highlighted in bold.

Below there are various examples on how to format filmographies according to each possible variant:
  1. Spasmo .... Man in asylum and Necrophore in 8mm film footage (uncredited)
  2. Indomptable Angélique (aka L'indomabile Angelica) .... Rower on the ship (uncredited)
  3. Le spie vengono dal semifreddo .... Goldfoot henchman (uncredited - no pic)
  4. Per un pugno di canzoni .... Gangster (credited - uncertain identification)
  5. Ciao amici (TV series) - season 1, ep. 4: "Parla" .... role? (credited)
  6. La mia chitarra (TV mini-series) - eps. 1, 2, 3 .... Angelo (uncredited - re-used footage)
  7. Agente 3S3, massacro al sole .... Man on the plane (credited - unconfirmed role)
  8. Pezzo, capopezzo e capitano .... Alberto (poster credit)
  9. Due bianchi nell'Africa nera (uncredited - voice dubbing: Alfredo Rizzo)
  10. La rosa di Bagdad (Animation) (credited as Voice dubbing: Genie in a bottle)
  11. Piccole labbra .... Paolo (credited?)
  12. Kakkientruppen (credited but not found)
  13. La notte di Pasquino (credit only)
  14. Un colpo da re (probably credit only as "Mirella Pamfili")
  15. The She Beast .... Truck driver (credited as "Tony Antonelli")
  16. La tarantola dal ventre nero (credited as Director stuntman)
  17. Sgarro alla camorra .... "Basettone" (credited, also as Master of Arms)
  18. Rage - fuoco incrociato .... One of Slash's men (credited as "Rick Battaglie", plus credit as Stunt coordinator)
Titles to check
  • Bordella (1976 - uncredited)
  • Abatjour 2 (TV movie, 1990)
  • Un amore sconosciuto (TV mini-series, 1991) .... Nostromo (credited)
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Create Profile pics on Lists

Post by Emiliano » 02/04/2022, 9:34

All moderators can edit the content of the lists. The important thing is to use a minimum of attention and follow this guide step-by-step.

  1. Create the Profile pic
  2. Place the Profile pic on the List
  3. Template for a new topic of Profile pics
1. Create the Profile pic
The requirements of the icon are that it must be square and at least 200x200px in size (but normally we shouldn't worry about its size, so we always use large images). Choose the name of the artist you want to make the icon.
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Click right on the profile pic and than choose Copy image link. Do not close this page, leave it open.
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In another browser tab, open Lunapic editor site, paste the link and click on Go.
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Click on Crop
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Select the Square shape and than move the angles of the cutter. Remember that the face should be centered as much as possible and leave a bit of neck and a bit of sky above the hair if possible. Than click on Crop image.
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If the picture is too dark, follow this another step: on the top menu, choose Adjust, Adjust High Levels, and then act on the commands to improve the image.
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When finished, click on Save. The pic will download automatically on your download default folder. Now rename the file by yourself with the actor's name.
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2. Place the Profile pic on the List
Open the Topic List and click on Edit
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The source code looks like this:
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In the example below, we must add Gradioli, Antonio in alphabetical order, then after Gargiullo, Giorgio. Select the entire line of Gargiullo and then Copy and Paste under it.
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Return back to the tab of Gradioli, left open and copy his ID.
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Edit the row by replacing the ID number and changing the name. Then delete the part relating to the attachment (the image) that we are going to insert now.
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Place the pic in the post as always, as a normal attachment. Than Submit.
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If everything has been done correctly the page will look like this with the newly added icon.
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N.B.:
  • Don't use commas. There must be only those provided.
  • It is not possible to leave a field empty: Field of competence (Actor - for multiple areas of expertise use the "&" and also the spaces), Name and Image must always be there.
  • In case of errors (and appear as a result square images or codes scattered around), it is necessary to re-edit the post and correct the mistake, which can only be generated by the sintax: too many spaces in unexpected places, brackets deleted, commas in places not foreseen, wrong or deleted attachments, etc.

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Move topic from a forum to another one

Post by Emiliano » 14/06/2022, 8:26

Each moderator can move the topics independently.

1. Go to the bottom of the page, click on the hammer symbol and select "Move topic" from the list.
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2. Choose the target forum.
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3. Click on Yes.
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Job done!

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