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by Fancy Rats Admin
Tue Jul 21, 2015 4:45 pm
Forum: Bulletins
Topic: Alterations to autoprune times on chat sections.
Replies: 0
Views: 6521

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...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Thu Jun 04, 2015 2:01 pm
Forum: Bulletins
Topic: Forum Maintenance - Sunday 7th June from 2pm
Replies: 1
Views: 5034

Forum Maintenance - Sunday 7th June from 2pm

Please note that the forum will be down for essential maintenance on Sunday 7th June from 2pm.

This is to enable the forum software to be brought up to date. We hope it won't take long, and apologise for any inconvenience that may be caused.
by Fancy Rats Admin
Thu Jun 04, 2015 8:49 am
Forum: Bulletins
Topic: Forum change: bigger picture size
Replies: 0
Views: 5794

Forum change: bigger picture size

In the past, we limited the width of pictures to 650 pixels because anything wider tended to stretch the forum and made it difficult to read the rest of the thread. However, the advent of mobile internet usage and narrow screen tablets utilising systems that can display the picture appropriately, me...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Mon Nov 24, 2014 8:31 am
Forum: Bulletins
Topic: Banner adverts for the year 2014/2015 - requests now invited
Replies: 1
Views: 6383

Re: Banner adverts for the year 2014/2015 - requests now inv

All the current advertisers were contacted by email last week, but not many have responded - if you know anyone who might be interested in a banner, please point them at this announcement asap.

We will now accept requests as and when they come in.
by Fancy Rats Admin
Sun Nov 16, 2014 2:04 pm
Forum: Bulletins
Topic: Banner adverts for the year 2014/2015 - requests now invited
Replies: 1
Views: 6383

Banner adverts for the year 2014/2015 - requests now invited

The new advertising year will run for 12 months starting from 1st December 2014. Please submit requests to Fancy Rats Admin by 11pm 23rd of November stating your preferred location(s) and linking to your banner(s). If more than one member requests a particular forum, then it will be allocated at ran...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Sat Nov 23, 2013 3:10 pm
Forum: Bulletins
Topic: Banner adverts for the year 2013/2014 - requests now invited
Replies: 1
Views: 5003

Re: Banner adverts for the year 2013/2014 - requests now inv

Final day for submissions! Locations will be allocated over the next week, using a random draw for locations that have had more than one request. Please note that banner locations can still be taken up after today, however it will be a matter of choosing from the remaining vacant slots on a first co...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Sun Nov 17, 2013 2:06 pm
Forum: Bulletins
Topic: Banner adverts for the year 2013/2014 - requests now invited
Replies: 1
Views: 5003

Banner adverts for the year 2013/2014 - requests now invited

The new advertising year will run for 12 months starting from 1st December. We apologise for the delayed changeover, there will be no charge for the additional month of the 2012/2013 year. Having examined the traffic flow to each forum over the past year we have decided to adjust the cost of each ba...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Tue Oct 29, 2013 11:22 am
Forum: Forum help
Topic: Anybody can help me???
Replies: 2
Views: 1848

Re: Anybody can help me???

A PM has now been sent to the OP in case that makes things easier for them. AfroditaTix, you'll be able to read and reply to the PM by selecting 'messages' from the menu at the top of the page. Your reply will be held in your outbox until it's been read (messages are usually checked at least once a ...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Thu Oct 03, 2013 5:49 pm
Forum: Forum help
Topic: Hantavirus Announcement-please see poll re testing sessions
Replies: 5
Views: 23544

Re: Announcement regarding Hantavirus

If someone has been exposed to this virus (whether from rats or through some other means), they will still have antibodies in their blood system - a small number of rat owners have already been tested and found to have these antibodies without ever having been knowingly ill. Public Health England (p...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Sat Aug 17, 2013 6:56 pm
Forum: Forum help
Topic: deleting accounts
Replies: 6
Views: 2870

Re: deleting accounts

Accounts and posts will not be deleted from Fancy Rats Forums and name changes will only be accepted in very special circumstances. This is to prevent confusion. If anyone feels they have an exceptional reason for changing a username please message Fancy Rats Admin who will consider requests on a ca...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Wed Jun 26, 2013 6:12 pm
Forum: Bulletins
Topic: Update to the forum rules
Replies: 0
Views: 6912

Update to the forum rules

Please note that the rules of Fancy Rats Forum have been updated. No rules have been changed but there have been two additions. The details are as follows - Members should not bring arguments, disputes, or issues which have begun elsewhere onto this forum. Such threads will be removed at the admin t...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Fri Jun 14, 2013 9:21 am
Forum: Forum help
Topic: The new cage calculator
Replies: 20
Views: 7159

The new cage calculator

We are very pleased to announce that there is a new cage calculator available for use via this thread. Many thanks to Rhian33's OH for putting it together for us. :D

Please let us know if you discover any problems with it along with which browser you used.
by Fancy Rats Admin
Fri Jun 14, 2013 9:14 am
Forum: Cage occupancy recommendations
Topic: The Fancy Rats Forum Cage Calculator
Replies: 0
Views: 26792

The Fancy Rats Forum Cage Calculator

Click here for the cage calculator.
by Fancy Rats Admin
Mon Mar 18, 2013 3:20 am
Forum: Habitat
Topic: Furnishing a cage - a rat's eye view. Part. 1.
Replies: 0
Views: 10293

Furnishing a cage - a rat's eye view. Part. 1.

Most pet rats spend the majority of their lives, up to 22 or 23 hours a day, in their cages. Even following the cage calculator, this can mean as little as 2 sq ft per animal. How we set up the cage, and allow them to use this space is therefore crucial to their welfare – space is useless to a rat i...
by Fancy Rats Admin
Sun Feb 17, 2013 10:33 am
Forum: Forum help
Topic: Discussions relating to Hantavirus *Poll Added 6th April*
Replies: 270
Views: 77571

Discussions relating to Hantavirus *Poll Added 6th April*

Please use this thread for discussions relating to the announcement on Hantavirus.

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