some tips for using the boards. I hope these help you become
an iVillage.com message board master!
board tends to be a lot busier on the weekdays than the
weekends. So if you post on the weekend, check back during
the week. You'll probably get more responses.
board is divided into folders: general discussions, day-to-day (for daily plans
and weigh ins), recipes, just for fun (for games and
get-to-know-you questions, introduce yourself, and
what's new on diet and fitness. Try to find the one
most appropriate for your post. If you are looking
for sample menus, the day-to-day section is a great
place to start.
new format change has thrown a few people off. If you
would like to see things the "old" way, click
"Outline" link at the top of each folder.
forget to update your profiles! We love to get to know
our members and profiles are a great way to do that!
It also gives you those cool little pictures around your
name and posts. Clicking on the name of someone who posted
will bring you to their
forget to click on the "Add this board to your favorites"
button at the top of the page by the name of the board.
be patient. If you post and no one has responded in a few
days, then feel free to point it out or post again. But
if you post and no one has responded in a few hours, it's
just rude. I and the other CLs try to check the board as
much as possible, but we do have lives and jobs as well.
Just keep that in mind, and we'll love you for it.