Here's a short guide to help you with signing up - if there is anything not covered or you would like explaining further, then please contact a moderator or admin, or post your query in the "Got A Question" forum. FAQ & Signing up 1)How many posts do I need before I can make threads? you need a minimum of 20 posts, (make sure to confirm your e-mail!) 2) what do the different coloured names mean? the colours are as follows - Purple - Site Administrators Light Blue-Super Moderators Darker Blue-Regular Moderator Red - Prominent Battler Gold - Battle League staff Green-regular members 3) what are the small green squares under my name/post count? This is 'reputation' - its a way of showing approval for a members comment or post. Green signifies 'good rep' -red 'bad rep'. You can read any comments attached to the reputation on your user CP 4)How do I embed a You Tube video? If your youtube link is for example: http://www.you tube.com/watch?v=XfHw2b6b1PU Enter the code after "watch?v=" To embed you type [ youtube ]XfHw2b6b1PU[ /youtube ] (remove all the spaces) 5)What Are the main forums? links to the main areas & short description.... 1)Battle Videos - RapMusic.com (all things battle rap - top battle leagues from around the world drop their latest battles as they are released.) 2)RhymeArena - Audio Forums - RapMusic.com Emcees, producers, video makers etc. the place to network, exchange feedback & a general discussion area full of lulz 3)http://board.rapmusic.com/hip-hop-central/ a more 'traditional' hip hop forum 4)The Alley - RapMusic.com The whole 'Sand box' area of the site has sub forums with a little bit of everything, from Comics/anime to poetry, movies & entertainment etc etc. headed by the general discussion area 'The Alley' 5)Sports Central - RapMusic.com Sports section, including MMA & a really good health & fitness forum 6)http://board.rapmusic.com/written-emcee-area-text-only/ the text area of the board - regular text only battles & RM's own text league. Home of the legendary GRB 7))Scratch Pad - RapMusic.com anything you aren't sure of or if you would like to contact a moderator, drop your query in the 'Got A Question?' area once again, thank you for joining RM - post & enjoy!