Using English as board language

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Using English as board language

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Viesti admin » elo 23, 2009, 18.56

It is now possible to use (American) English as the default language in Potku. However, since the template is unique (designed for phpBB 3 by our user flammee from a template for phpBB 2), some of the key functions are available only in Finnish.

UPDATE Aug. 23, 2009: The template has now been updated. This template is the work of egg.

UPDATE Aug. 18, 2016: The template has been updated.

In forum view, UUSI AIHE stands for Post New Topic, and in topic view, VASTAA VIESTIIN equals Reply To Topic.

There are others, but these are the most important ones.

MUOKKAUS: UPDATE: Aug. 18, 2016: Using English will load the approriate buttons in English.





Upon registering, you must first accept the terms in Finnish. It is the top button of the two in the bottom of the form. It says: "Hyväksyn ehdot ja olen vähintään 15-vuotias". Once you have clicked that, you will see the registration form in Finnish. Go straight to Kieli and choose English from the drop-down menu. After that, you are taken back to the registration terms page, but now you can read the terms in English. Read the terms carefully, and accept them if you agree with them.

At this point, you will run in to an obstacle you cannot tackle unless you know Finnish. There is an antibot question that must be answered correctly. The correct answer to that question is simply: 99
You will surely see the question there.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us: admin at potku.net
We will be glad to help you.




After becoming a member of Potku, you can start topics and post replies in English as you wish. Most people here understand and speak English, so you will surely receive replies to your comments and questions.

You can contact the administrators or the moderators for any reason at any time. They will assist you promptly.




Have fun! :)

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Using English as board language

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Viesti admin » loka 12, 2012, 09.04

A quick look at the board and its forums will give you an idea what is discussed where.



On the very top you can see five topics which have received posts most recently.



Puumaja (Tree House)
- where VIP members can pose questions to the experts in the fields of medicine, physical therapy, nutrition, and so on
- all Potku events and trips are planned here first
- membership costs 10 euros per year and is valid 365 days from the day of payment (see more info here or contact us: admin at potku.net)




Osuusmeijeri (Dairy Plant)
- discussion area for the member of Potku co-operative (contact us if you are interested in joining the co-op).



Tiedotushuone (Information Center) (this area)
- important notices and instructions on how to use the board



Niksinurkkaus (Q and A)
- discussion about notices on Information Center and about Potku.net in general



Lava (Stage)
- discussion about all official and unofficial Potku events and trips, whether related to martial arts or just recreation



Pyöreä Pöytä (The Round Table)
- discussion area for members of Potku who are interested in planning and putting together meetings and other events for other members



Sauna
- this is the main forum of Potku.net
- discussion about topics that concern many or all martial arts or martial artists



Asehuone (Armory)
- general discussion about all weapons from ancient daggers to pepper spray (art-specific weapons can be discussed in that art's forum)



Vartiotorni (Guard Tower)
- discussion about military personnel, policemen, firemen, EMT personnel, security guards, and so on



Mahanpururata (Nutrition and Exercise)
- discussion about nutrition, injuries, exercise in general, and health



Raatihuone (Critics' Corner)
- a forum to review martial arts movies, books, DVD's, etc.



Lankakori (Martial Arts Links)
- miscellaneous links related to martial arts



Katu (Street)
- discussion about modern self-defense arts such as Krav Maga, Defendo, and MilFight



Kehä (Ring)
- discussion about competitive stand-up styles like Muay Thai, Savate, and MMA



Matto (Mat)
- discussion about various grappling arts such as BJJ, Judo, and Olympic wrestling



Bothoan
- a forum for Philippino and Indonesian martial arts



Dojang
- a forum for Korean martial arts



Dojo
- a forum for Japanese and Okinawan martial arts



Wu Guan
- a forum for Chinese martial arts



Ylähuone ("Lords of Parliament")
- all other martial arts



Kynä ja Vihko (Notepad and a Pencil)
- training logs of members of Potku



Naisten Pukkari (Women's Locker Room)
- a forum for women in martial arts



Kahvila (Café)
- open forum for discussion about politics, religion, world events, etc.



Linkkivinkkinurkka (Links)
- various links (not related to martial arts)



Ilokaasuteltta ("Laughing Gas Tent")
- the lighter side of life



Basaari (Bazaar)
- a place to buy, sell or trade martial arts related products



Ilmoitustaulu (Notice Board)
- a place to advertise new classes, seminars, workshops, etc.



If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact the moderators (ylipotkijat) or the administrators.


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