I am amazed at the helpfulness of people in this community. As I reached 50 posts, I wanted to give something back as well, but what?
I started out helping a few people navigating the HF site, then decided to take it to the next level. Below is my take on an Unofficial Quick Start guide, adding visual references to many of the tips already on the site.
Please PM me if you see any inaccuracies.
Mods - move it or whatever as you will.
1) Read the FAQs - lot of info there
2) Read posts since your last visit
3) Check out the Stickies
4) Navigate like a ninja
5) Advanced search
6) User Profile stuff
7) Information Overload - part 1
8) Information Overload - part 2
9) Adding a photo to your post - part 1
10) Adding a photo to your post - part 2
11) Adding a video to your post
12) Donating member stuff - where to find info
13 Multi-quote replying
14 Change the # of posts you see displayed per thread