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How do I search the forum?

Type a word into the search field and click Search to find existing related questions and comments.

How do I post a question?

  1. Click the Ask question  button.
  2. Type in a title.
  3. Type your question in the Description field.
  4. You can upload images or files.
  5. To prevent spamming we have added a check; please tick the ‘I’m not a robot’ check box.
  6. Click the Post question button to submit your question.  Your question will be visible on the Reader forum page immediately. 

How do I post a comment?

There are two ways to post a comment.

A. You can start a new topic with your comment. Perhaps you would  like to share some information or comment on the book or the site. To do this:

  1. Click the Ask question  button.
  2. Type in a title.
  3. Type your comment in the Description field.
  4. You can upload images or files.
  5. To prevent spamming we have added a check; please tick the ‘I’m not a robot’ check box.
  6. Click the Post question button to submit your comment.  Your comment will be visible on the Reader forum page immediately.

B. You can comment on an existing question, comment or reply.  This is useful when you are not replying to a question or comment, but would like to share relevant information.  To do this:

  1. Click the question on the forum home page
  2. Click the word Comment under the question.
  3. A box will appear in which you can type your comment.
  4. Click Submit to submit the comment.

How do I reply to or answer a question or a comment?

  1. Click the question on the forum home page
  2. Click on Write your answer.  A box in which you can type your reply appears.
  3. You can attach images or upload files.
  4. To prevent spamming we have added a check; please tick the ‘I’m not a robot’ check box.
  5. Click the Post answer button to submit your question.  It will be visible on the Reader forum page immediately.

Who can see my posts?

If you post anything in the Forum, it can be seen by anyone who visits the site, and they can reply or comment. If you want to contact Janet privately, use the Contact link in the menu, instead of the Forum.

Can I answer a question some else has posted?

Yes, you can reply to or comment on other reader’s questions and comments, and they can reply to or comment on your questions and comments.

Can I answer my own question?

Yes, you can,  This is helpful when you have found some relevant information or would like to clarify your question or comment. 

Can I comment on a question or an answer

Yes you can. This is useful when you are not directly replying to a question or comment, but would like to share relevant or additional information.  

Will I be notified about responses to my questions, comments or posts?

No, Because we don’t require you to login or sign up to post on the forum, we are not able to contact you when your question is answered.
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