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NEW MEMBER'S GUIDE

🎉 WELCOME!🎉


We're thrilled that you've decided to join us here at the world's busiest dedicated multi-drugs harm reduction forum. We hope that, regardless of the reason you joined, you’ll stay and become an active member of our community. So to help you learn a little more about Bluelight and how we do things, we've prepared this short guide.


FORUM OVERVIEW


Here’s a brief rundown of Bluelight's main forums:


Bluelight Basics - Forums to welcome our new members, provide basic harm reduction advice, and offer technical help with using the site.

Focus Forums - These are our main drugs forums, broken down by category, and fielding more advanced drugs queries and harm reduction advice.

Drug Experiences - These forums are for sharing trip reports and chatting about the social aspects of drugs use, including forums for region-specific local discussion

Recovery Support - These forums are designed to offer support for difficult drugs issues, sobriety and recovery from addiction, and general mental health.

Media, Science & Research - In these forums we collaborate with academic researchers to investigate drug issues, discuss advanced subjects like pharmacology, and review media reports about drugs.

Community and Arts & Entertainment - These forums are our main social outlets, the places where Bluelighter’s kick back, share hobbies, and get chatting about all kinds of things with each other, making new friends from across the world.​

NEW MEMBERS


This forum is called New Member Introductions (NMI), and exists to give new members like you a chance to introduce yourself to the rest of Bluelight, and to ask basic questions. You're not required to introduce yourself, but it's a great way to get started! :)

NMI is not a drug discussion forum. You'll probably want Basic Drug Discussion for those basic drug-related questions. But if you're not sure, ask anyway and we can move your thread to the right forum.



HOW TO INTRODUCE YOURSELF


What makes a good introductory post? Here are some suggestions:
  • A big hello to the rest of Bluelight :)
  • Tell us why you came to Bluelight?
  • Tell us your interests and background, such as being a student, interest in films, video games, meeting other bluelighters, etc?
  • Tell us which drugs you like?


PERSONAL INFO


Think carefully before giving out personal details on your profile. We'd discourage including your name, email, FB, Twitter, Snapchat, and so on until you're comfortable with how things work. :)


WE ARE NOT HERE TO HELP YOU SCORE DRUGS!​


If you ask where to buy drugs we will edit your post and warn you about the Bluelight User Agreement (BLUA) and you may be subject to other sanctions including warnings if you continue


GREENLIGHTER? BLUELIGHTER?


A Greenlighter is a new member who has made less than 20 posts. To reduce spamming, trolling and the sourcing of drugs, restrictions are applied to these new accounts.

This means:
  • Greenlighters cannot attach files to messages
  • Greenlighters cannot create a Blog or post in other people's Blogs
Once you've made 20 posts, you become a Bluelighter and the above restrictions are removed. Please note you may need to log out then back in for the update to take effect, and please don't spam out nonsensical posts to reach Bluelighter status ;)



THREADS OF INTEREST


Here are several threads that may be of interest to new members:



BLUELIGHTERS - TIPS TO WELCOME NEW MEMBERS


We encourage everyone to stop by and welcome new members. Here are some tips on how to greet them:

  • Most importantly, be friendly. Don't scare the new users away please. :)
  • Put a little thought into your greetings. Personalize rather than copypasta!
  • Find someone in your area or similar interests? Point them to your favorite forum. This also includes the many social threads.
  • See a new member that may need help getting through forums or the site? PM them and offer some support and helpful pointers.


 
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