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2 Fark Services
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3 Quick Answers
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4 Posting Rules - The Basics
4.1 Fark Philosophy
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5 Posting Rules - Expanded
5.1 The Full Fark Posting Rules: Everything and the Kitchen Sink (but seriously, read these if you have any questions)
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6.10 There was a story on Fark that should have sent me a notification, but didn't. What gives?
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6.12 My triggers get synced between my iPhone and iPad. Why don't my Snooze settings and my Sound get synced?
6.13 Whose voice is that on the sounds?
6.14 What's on deck for future versions?
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6.16 Where do I report a bug?
6.17 What's this I hear about an Easter Egg?
7 TotalFark and BareFark Questions
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7.2 Where do I sign up for BareFark?
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7.9 How does Link Voting work?
7.10 Why did I get a cancellation notice when I didn't really cancel?
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7.12 Can I transfer my subscription to a different Fark account?
7.13 What are Farks2Give?
7.13.1 Where do I get them?
7.13.2 How do I use a Fark2Give?
7.13.3 Can I use a Fark2Give on myself?
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7.13.5 My profile says that I have some Farks2Give, but I never bought any. Why's that?
7.13.6 Can I use more than one Fark2Give at a time? (i.e., Can I use Farks2Give to give someone 3 months of TotalFark?)
7.14 What were TotalFark Gift Subscriptions?
8 UltraFark Email Questions
8.1 Who is eligible for an @ultrafark.com email address?
8.2 I've been a TotalFarker for YEARS and just let my subscription lapse for 2 days a couple months ago. THIS ISN'T FAIR.
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8.5 So-and-so is threatening/harrassing/being mean to me over UltraFark email.
8.6 Okay, okay! So how do I sign up already??
8.7 I forgot my UltraFark password.
8.8 Does my ultrafark.com email address go away if I drop my total.fark.com subscription?
8.9 Any other legal stuff I need to know?
9 Tech Questions
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9.2 Fark Mobile looks really weird on my device - what do I do?
9.3 My firewall is registering hits from Fark. What's happening?
9.4 What platform do you run all this on?
9.5 Is Fark reachable via IPv6?
9.6 Recent browsers are warning about pages not using HTTPS (SSL). When is Fark going to turn SSL on?
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9.9 Comment quoting and voting doesn't work reliably for me.
9.10 I changed my password but Fark keeps telling me "Login Failed", even though I KNOW I'm using the right password
10 Submitting Links
11 Basic Farking HTML
11.1 A short HTML reference
11.2 HTML assistant buttons
11.3 Uploading images instead of linking them
12 Photoshop Contests
12.1 How do I enter Photoshop contests?
12.2 File sizes
13 Farktography Contests
13.1 How do I enter Farktography contests?
13.1.1 Here's what you need:
13.1.2 Here are some things you don't necessarily need, but possessing them can be an advantage:
13.1.3 Now that you're ready to begin, here's the 10 Step list:
13.2 What are acceptable and unacceptable modifications?
13.2.1 General Photographic Guidelines (The number of the counting shall be 3):
13.2.2 Unacceptable Modifications (These are right out):
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14.5 Ugly-ass baby animals
14.7 "Killing" kittens
14.8 Hollywood is out of ideas
14.9 Duke sucks
14.10 Still no cure for cancer
14.12 Your dog wants steak
14.13 Here comes the science
14.14 Sharp knees
14.15 Ric Romero
14.16 EVERYBODY PANIC!
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17.1.5 Third Party Notices
18 Opportunities For Contribution
19 Random Stuff
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