Smacking around John Sumbitch
TIPS FOR NEWBIES:Don't Be Afraid to Ask Questions: You've got a lot of people who are very interested in helping you understand role-playing and its intricacies.
Don't Be Intimidated - Role-playing can range from the very simple to the very complex. The people on this board will help you identify the game that'll let you have the most fun.
When Do I Get To Move To The Rest of the Board? - Whenever you feel like it. You're not restricted in the slightest to stay in this particular forum; it's just a way of getting help under specific parameters.
What's the Best Way to Role-Play? - If you're having fun, you're doing it right. If you're not having fun, ask here and we'll see what we can do to help.