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    Which Forum for which discussion topics?

    The forums are set up to offer a worthwhile and enjoyable place for soul music types to talk about soul music. To try and assist in keeping things both enjoyable and worthwhile, there are several forums set up to help the discussion flow, with each one having a broad but distinct focus/range.   The scope of each forum follows below   All About the SOUL - aimed at general talk about current rare and northern soul music related topics. Look at Your box - more for the 'collector', with hardcore vinyl and artist info being the  Freebasing - a off-topic forum, for the non or loose soul topics, please note we do ask that political or religious topics/posts are posted in the members only forum. Members only - tbc Sales forums - while forums due to the way they are set up they do have different rules etc so will be covered in the sales features faq/help section Media -  a forum for talk about soul podcasts, audio, video, radio, event playlists - please post plays, backgrounds and more Support - the place for all talk about the actual site itself. If have any support questions, concerns, suggestions, views etc about Soul Source be it features, team, moderation, members or whatever then this is the place to post them.    
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    Events - Where do i post Events

    Event Details - Please post all event information into the actual event guide feature. Comments - please use the comments section of each event entry for comments before and after each event Reviews - Once the event has finished a review section will show on the event page. Please post all events reviews via this feature. You can also rate the actual  event via a 5* star system, plus if reading the reviews you can also rate the reviews 'helpful' as well.   Major Event news - there is a front page news feature set up for worthwhile and informative news, please see the news feature faq/help section for best use  of this feature.  
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    Radio Show and Comments?

    There is now a Soul Source Radio Guide set up for all radio show details, news, feedback and comments. Set up to give front page coverage to members and also inform when shows are 'live' Please use this online guide for all radio show information and news. https://www.soul-source.co.uk/calendar/5-soul-radio-guide/ Do feel free to use the playlist & podcast forum for playlist discussion after the show      
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    Podcasts or similar audio?

    Podcasts may be posted in the 'Media' forum to inform members but the posts are expected to be informative and embedded where possible Please post background info and don't over push/promote  
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    Video - Music Videos?

    Videos from other websites  such as Youtube Music videos can be posted as part of a forum post and will be automatically embedded in most cases, however there is also a more deliberate video feature on Soul Source with 1000+ videos which can be more suited for stand alone video posts. https://www.soul-source.co.uk/videos/   Screenshot of Video Index
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    The Top Quick +Add Menu

    When viewing on a desktop every page will display at the top a +add menu (look up) when logged in clicking this will take you to the 'quick add' menu as shown below select the content type you wish to add and crack on  
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    Support Forum for all moderation discussion

    In the first place please use the flag feature to make the site team aware of any concerns on any content here on Soul Source For other/further moderation related requests, comments, suggestions etc please post  in the 'support' forum and not on the actual content/topics This allows the team to both deal with and discuss without affecting the actual topics/content
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    No offensive language policy

    We do have a "no offensive language" policy for all content here on Soul Source As a basic guideline/template we use uk mainstream daily press standards   This policy fits in with our 'enjoyable and worthwhile' aims and does help ensure that the site stays both 'safe for workplace' and 'search engine friendly'   https://www.soul-source.co.uk/guidelines/ if any doubt then can ask the team or don't use it
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    Offensive, abusive, threatening or disruptive posts/actions not welcome

    Offensive, abusive, threatening or disruptive posts/behaviour are not welcome on Soul Source! We reserve the right to moderate posts which Are considered likely to disrupt, provoke, attack or offend others Are racist, sexist, homophobic, sexually explicit, abusive or otherwise objectionable Contain swear words or other language likely to offend Break the law or condone or encourage unlawful activity. This includes breach of copyright, defamation and contempt of court Are seen to impersonate someone else Describe or encourage activities which could endanger the safety or well-being of others Are considered to be 'spam', that is posts containing the same. or similar content posted multiple times Are considered to be off-topic for the particular soul source forum/feature https://www.soul-source.co.uk/guidelines/   Any such posts may lead to removal of post/content and if felt needed action taken to ensure no repetition
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    How Do I Filter Activity Streams (New Content)

    Guide to using the activity /new content feature   The activity stream features allows you to run various 'custom' activity streams as well as the generic site 'New Content' feature   A brief guide follows below   To add your own custom stream -(eg choose what shows in your activity feed)   goto  https://www.soul-source.co.uk/discover/   click the 'Start New Stream' link and follow the process   Note you can select the cog icon at the side of any content type to select specific items under that content type. Such as a specific forum.     on mobile/tablet screens - hit the hamburger menu - then choose the activity>start new stream link   ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------   once created the stream will show on the main menu as per the image below (top red arrow)   you can then    1. Make any stream default   hit the TICK icon next to the streams title (see image below)     2. Edit any stream and save as a new stream   hit the PENCIL icon next to the streams title (see image below)   3 Delete any custom stream   hit the TRASH icon next to the streams title (see image below)         After hitting the TICK icon your activity stream will show as per below note the breadcrumb link  
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    How do I mark all post read on a mobile/tablet?

    if you have problems with 'new content' linking to old comments you may need to 'mark all posts read'  on desktop pc it's easily found - its the 'arrow' next to the 'new content' link however on a phone/tablet its a bit harder you need to hit the hamburger menu then as per the image below hit the 'tick' that will lead to all content being marked read and hopefully kick you 'new content' stream back up to speed
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    How do I control emails sent by Soul Source

    If you go here you can select which email/pm notifications the site sends to you   https://www.soul-source.co.uk/notifications/options/


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