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F.a.q. & A Message From The Staff

Discussion in 'FAQ' started by allout, Sep 26, 2015.

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  1. #1 allout, Sep 26, 2015
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    We have come so far. And in such a short period of time. Think about it, we've only existed for about two and a half months! It certainly feels longer than that to me. Our goal when this site was founded, was to provide a place where Fallout fans could discuss the games they love with each other, without fear of being harassed or ostracized for their opinion. And that hasn't changed. Although we want to become a place to discuss any and everything gaming-related, Fallout will always be a part of who we are for the foreseeable future, and we can't wait to see how this site continues to grow past the release of "the big one"--Fallout 4.

    No matter how big we may get, just remember this: this board is greater that just a piece of internet real estate. It's more than just a forum. Or a URL. Or a catchy title. This is a community. And we are a family. We may fight, we may argue, and we may disagree at times, but we are a family nonetheless, and that's what keeps things so entertaining. We encourage you to share your opinions, no matter what they are.

    Whether you've been here since the beginning, whether you're migrating from another community, or are starting out fresh, we welcome you and hope that you'll enjoy your time here.

    Keep Posting SB,
    Staff '15

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  2. Giving you a quick heads up, I'm changing the Fallout forums tonight ;) That pm from DarkKitarist earlier do'
  3. Well shit. Guess I'll have to edit it already lol. :survivorbruh:
  4. Yep ;D If you wanna wait, should be up in about 10 minutes.
  5. It's up ;P
  6. Whoopi :D
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