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by Fancy Rats Admin
Thu Apr 12, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Forum notices and help
Topic: Banner advertising - requests invited for 2018/19
Replies: 0
Views: 235

Banner advertising - requests invited for 2018/19

The new advertising year will run for 12 months starting from 14th May 2018. Please submit requests via PM to Fancy Rats Admin, or via email to web@fancyratsforum.co.uk by 11pm 8th May, stating your preferred level of exposure and linking to your banner(s). Payment will be required by the 13th May. ...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Thu Apr 12, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Reference (under construction)
Topic: Our most popular articles
Replies: 0
Views: 81

Our most popular articles

We have a large number of articles, but for ease of access, here are the links to our most useful and popular ones: Introducing rats using the carrier method Making a mix using the Shunamite Diet principles List of safe fruit, veg, and legumes Check the capacity of a cage using our calculator Furnis...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Mon Apr 09, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Forum notices and help
Topic: Forum downtime
Replies: 2
Views: 666

Re: Forum downtime

Our move and update is now complete. Please let us know if you find anything that isn't working.
by Fancy Rats Admin
Fri Apr 06, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Forum notices and help
Topic: Forum downtime
Replies: 2
Views: 666

Re: Forum downtime

Step two will begin at 11am tomorrow, 7th April.
by Fancy Rats Admin
Tue Apr 03, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Forum notices and help
Topic: Forum downtime
Replies: 2
Views: 666

Forum downtime

The forum will be unavailable from 10:30 am BST on 4th April (tomorrow) for a short while. This is to allow for the first step in our upgrade, and further downtime will be required later on. Details will be added to this thread once we know when that will be happening. We apologise for any inconveni...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Wed Mar 08, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: Forum notices and help
Topic: Banner advertising - requests now invited for 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 2440

Banner advertising - requests now invited for 2017

The new advertising year will run for 12 months starting from 1st April 2017. Please submit requests via PM to Fancy Rats Admin, or via email to web@fancyratsforum.co.uk by 11pm 19th March stating your preferred location(s) and linking to your banner(s). If more than one member requests a particular...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Sun Mar 05, 2017 10:32 am
Forum: Forum notices and help
Topic: Changes to forum layout
Replies: 1
Views: 3133

Re: Changes to forum layout

It seems that the whole of rat care, and ironically also forum help, were accidentally created with posting restrictions - these have now been lifted, and all members should be able to use these areas again.
by Fancy Rats Admin
Sun Mar 05, 2017 10:18 am
Forum: Health
Topic: Medical advice needed
Replies: 9
Views: 665

Re: Medical advice needed

(Note to admin: I can't seem to post in the Health section; not sure if I'm doing something wrong or if the new layout is not playing nicely with my computer) That must be a glitch in the new layout - thank you for highlighting it. We'll try to sort it out asap, and will move your thread once it ha...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Tue Feb 28, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: Forum notices and help
Topic: Changes to forum layout
Replies: 1
Views: 3133

Changes to forum layout

Over the course of this week, the forum is being reorganised to provide a simpler more streamlined set of boards for active threads. Threads which have not been active since before 2016 will be stored in an extended read only archive section, and the more recent ones moved to a new section. Please m...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Tue Mar 01, 2016 9:34 am
Forum: Bulletins
Topic: Banner adverts for the year 2016 - requests now invited
Replies: 2
Views: 8328

Re: Banner adverts for the year 2016 - requests now invited

The new banners are now in position. We'd like to take this opportunity to thank our sponsors, whose contributions make it possible for FR to pay for hosting and essential maintenance costs. If anyone would like to take one of the spare banner slots at any time later in the year (costs would be base...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Sat Feb 06, 2016 1:37 pm
Forum: Bulletins
Topic: Banner adverts for the year 2016 - requests now invited
Replies: 2
Views: 8328

Re: Banner adverts for the year 2016 - requests now invited

Due to a delay in establishing the latest viewing figures, the dates have been moved, and the advertising year will now start on 1st March. The post above has been edited to reflect this, and to include the latest viewing figures. Note that we have introduced a new cheap rate banner for the quieter ...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Wed Jan 20, 2016 6:18 pm
Forum: Bulletins
Topic: Banner adverts for the year 2016 - requests now invited
Replies: 2
Views: 8328

Banner adverts for the year 2016 - requests now invited

The new advertising year will run for 12 months starting from 1st March 2016. Please submit requests via PM to Fancy Rats Admin, or via email to web@fancyratsforum.co.uk by 11pm 18th February stating your preferred location(s) and linking to your banner(s). If more than one member requests a particu...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Wed Aug 12, 2015 9:13 pm
Forum: Habitat
Topic: Keeping Rats Cool In Hot Weather
Replies: 0
Views: 1480

Keeping Rats Cool In Hot Weather

Keeping Your Rats Cool In Hot Weather Whilst us humans welcome warmer temperatures and long hours of sunshine, our rat companions can often suffer when the mercury rises. Covered in a layer of fur and lacking the ability to sweat, the rat’s only real ability to control its body temperature is throu...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Thu Jul 23, 2015 8:24 am
Forum: Bulletins
Topic: FR on social media
Replies: 0
Views: 3597

FR on social media

Due to the huge increase in usage of social media over recent years, the team has decided that FR should have an official presence on facebook and twitter. These accounts will act as signposts to this forum and will not be used directly for discussions. There will however be a certain level of activ...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Tue Jul 21, 2015 4:45 pm
Forum: Bulletins
Topic: Alterations to autoprune times on chat sections.
Replies: 0
Views: 2589

Alterations to autoprune times on chat sections.

The two week autoprune on the rat, other animal, community, and junior chat sections is historic, and was more appropriate when chat sections had greater use on our previous forum which was pushed for space. We have decided to now increase these autoprune times to 3 months. Conversely, the adult cha...

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