A few weeks ago I decided to become an active participant in 12160. I realized today that I knew very little about it, what features it had, how to find things I was interested in or answers to my questions. So I spent several hours poking around. I looked at Site Tips+ Help. The link for that is WAY down at the bottom of every page on the right side. I investigated Groups, including 12160 Community & Help Groups. I read things written by site administrators. I clicked on a lot of the site links at the top of each page.
12160 has so much to offer, and as I have said before, I have been a little overwhelmed by it all. So I figured the best way to get over that was to take the time to poke around. Honestly, I would rather have spent this evening watching some of the videos, reading blogs, and following links to informative news articles. Those are my favorite things here. But I feel a bit more comfortable with the site, and I'm glad I did it.
I will probably spend some more time getting to know this place. Tonight was a good start. I think it is a good thing for anybody new here to do the same thing. I also send out "Thank you"s to the kind people who made me feel at home.