HELP-FAQ Registration and My Account
|Registration and My Account|
Becoming a RR member is a simple process that allows you to utilize
all features of this forum, including:
- Posting new topics
- Replying to topics
- Editing your posts
- Receiving email notification of replies to posts and topics you specify
- Sending private messages to other members
- Entering events in the forum event list
- Setting up a 'buddy-list' to quickly see which of your friends are currently online.
Registration is free
and starts by clicking the
link which is located at the top of each page.
Next, choose a username, enter in your email address, password,
location and time zone. Read the Site Usage Rules
and when finished, click the SUBMIT
and AGREE TO RULES
Please note, that entering your email address will not leave you open to spam.
Your email address will always remain hidden.
Any email messages sent to you by members will not reveal your address.
To activate your account, check your email and confirm your
registration by clicking on the RunRyder Confirmation Email link
that is given to you. If the RunRyder Confirmation Email was blocked
or not received within 5 minutes, please check if you correctly
entered your email address. If you need to reenter your email, go to myHome
and click Edit Profile
. Change your email
address and Submit Modifications
Once you have responded to the confirmation email, RunRyder moderators
will be notified of your registration. Please note that registrations
are manually processed by RunRyder moderators, so you may experience
a short delay in account activation. Once your registration is approved
by a moderator, your member account will be activated and you will be
able to fully use all the features on RunRyder.
If you have reviewed this FAQ and still have problems registering or
activating your account, please pmRR
Please note: All information gathered from the registration form is used by
RunRyder for internal purposes only. Your email address will remain secure
and hidden from all users of this website and forum. It cannot be used for spam.
Status is based on post count. Off Topic and Classified posts do not count.
- New Heliman (less than 30 posts
and registered less than 180 days)
- Heliman (30 posts or registered 180 days or more)
- Senior Heliman (100 posts)
- Veteran (500 posts)
- Key Veteran (1000 posts)
- Elite Veteran (2000 posts)
- rrProfessor (5000 posts)
- rrMaster (10000 posts)
|Change Your Profile Information|
Edit your profile by going to myHOME
It is your responsibility to keep your email address and profile current.
All profile fields may be edited by you except for your member name. Read how to change
your member name here
|Change Your Email Address|
You can change your email at myHOME
, Edit Profile
After you change your email address, click Submit Modifications
at the bottom of the screen. Changing your email will not affect your RunRyder member account.
|Change Your Member Name|
First, go to the MEMBERS
list (link is located in the top header of every RunRyder page) and search for the
new member name you would like to use. If the name is already in use, select and
search for another name. If the name in not in use,
requested name change.
Once the change is made, all of your existing posts and content will show your new
|Change Your Password|
|Lost or Forgotten Password|
If you lost or forget your password, you can click on the
link on any page that
requires you to fill in your password.
Enter your registered email address and your password will
immediately be emailed to you.
RunRyder Signature Policy
- Signatures are limited to 100 characters. For line breaks use: <br>. No other code is allowed.
- Signatures may include: name, heli affiliations or light humor.
- NO commercial links or advertising are allowed.
- NO political or religious statements.
- NO personal opinions.
- NO comments directed toward RunRyder or other RunRyder members.
Your signature is a piece of text that is inserted at the end of all your posts.
Signatures are limited to 100 characters with no formatting expect <br>.
If you have specified a signature, then the forum will automatically append
your signature to any messages you post. You can disable signatures on a
per-post basis by un-checking the Show Signature
Option when you compose your message.
You can set your signature by editing your profile
|Buddy and Ignore Lists|
To add another RR member to either your buddy or ignore list, click on the member's
name to display their profile page. At the bottom of their profile page next to the
Member Name mouse over:
field, there are two check boxes labeled Buddy
. Checking one of the boxes and clicking Submit Modifications
add the member to your buddy or ignore list.
You can view and edit your buddy and ignore lists at myHOME
Your Buddy List is shown at the top, displaying which of your buddies or online
versus offline, followed by your Ignore List. Click the X next to the member's name
to remove them from the list.
|Ignore Feature Explained|
If you add a member to your Ignore List:
- You will not see the ignored member's post content in topic view.
- You cannot PM or email the ignored member.
If you have been added to another member's Ignore List:
- Except for classifieds, you cannot post reply to the ignorers topics.
- You cannot PM or email the ignorer.
Review how to manage your buddy or ignore lists here
|My Private Notes and Member Name Mouse Over Value|
In every member profile page, you can save private notes pertaining to that
individual and assign a Member Name Mouse Over Value to help you identify
the individual. Use the corresponding fields at the bottom of each member's
profile page to add the information.
A symbol will be displayed in front of their member name to notify you
that you have Private Notes and/or a Member Name Mouse Over Value for this individual.
As a logged in member, the Private Notes you create are only seen by you.
Also, if you do not assign a Member Name Mouse Over value, the member's join date
and location will display when you mouse over their name.
|PM Display and Usage Errors|
If your browser is displaying incorrect or out of date data, or you received
an email notification that you have a new PM, but the new PM does not display in
your Private Messaging area, you probably have a Cache Display Problem.
First, try a "View Refresh" by pressing Crtl-R or F5. If the error still persists,
try deleting your temporary internet files (cache) and off line content:
How to Clear Your Cache
Your ISP could also cause problems by caching RRs pages.
Also see Automatic Page Display
to resolve this problem.
The RunRyder system requires the use of a cookie for members to participate
and for guests to have the ability to View New Posts
The cookie keeps track of user name, password and last visit time. This cookie
is managed by your internet browser and is stored on your local hard disk.
If your browser blocks the RunRyder cookie (privacy settings too high)
you will not be able to login.
|Clear Your Cookies|
Clear your cookies by following the steps for your browser
Once you complete the process above, restart your computer.
|I cannot log out of RunRyder|
The RR logout link is located on the homepage top (left of your name) displayed
as an X
and also on the bottom right.
Find it in myHOME
To fix logout problems you need to search for and delete all RunRyder cookies
(How to Delete Cookies
After you locate your cookie directory(s), delete all cookie files with names
that contain "runryder".
After deleting all RR cookies,
reboot your computer
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