A thread to help out some of our newer members (and also some longstanding one’s) with some of the more Frequently Asked Questions for some of the functions on the site…
If you are new to the originaltrilogy•com then the following info may also be of some assistance…
The Welcome to the OT.com; Introduce yourself in here thread is just that; a good place to make your first post on here - and for more longstanding members to welcome new people to our community.
Secondly, the About and Help sections may be of interest to you regarding this site and what the OriginalTrilogy•com is about.
Thirdly, the Announcements Section - including Site Rules & Guidelines, Fan Edit & Preservation Rules & FAQ, as well info for Signatures, Linking Policy for Downloads, and Plot Spoiler Policy (and much more) that may be of use too.
If you are having any issues with the site, have a question, an idea to improve the site, or would like to give some feedback - then these can be done in the Feedback Forum and General Assistance sections.
There are also several Index Threads pinned at the top of many respective sections of the OT•com - which may help members find various topics of discussion, fan edits, preservations and other projects etc.
To Join the OT.com Discord server! click on the link. There is also the OriginalTrilogy.com Twitter too.
’An OriginalTrilogy.com timeline thread - a history of the site and why & how it came to be…’ chronicles both the history of this site & also it’s continuing evolution.
The ’Complete Comparison of Special Edition Visual Changes’ thread by doubleofive contains many sources of information as to the numerous changes made to the Original Trilogy films over time - as well as serving as an insightful and comprehensive discussion thread on the subject.
Finally, the ’George Lucas: Unreliable Narrator & Time Travelling Revisionist…' thread attempts to highlight and catalogue some of the revisionism, altering of history and contradictory claims by George Lucas / Lucasfilm as to the formation, planning and history of the Star Wars films and universe therein.
The Index Categories / Queries are…
• How to post an image on the OriginalTrilogy•com… (and some useful markdown guides too)
• How to post a ‘spoiler’ on this site…
• How do I embed a video (from YouTube or Vimeo etc) on here?
• I can’t find the Search function on the site - Is there one?
• What is a ‘PM’? (and how do I send one?)
• I see a lot of abbreviations & acronyms on here - what do they mean?
• I would like to report a bug / request a site feature / have an idea…
• What are the Site Rules & Guidelines?
• How do I report an issue? / Contact a Moderator?
• Does this site have a social media page?
• Does the site have a NSFW (Not Safe For Work) Policy?
• I have found a Fan Edit / Preservation I am interested in - but don’t know how to get / acquire / download it?
• Myspleen aren’t currently giving out invites / Can I have a Myspleen invite / Myspleen requests etc…
• Why don’t you guys just have links to downloads (torrents and file share site links etc) on the OT•com?
• What kind of download links can I post on this site?
• What are some of the other Fan Edit / Fan Project sites around?
• Where can I find Harmy’s Despecialized Editions, or adywan’s Revisted Edits, or Hal9000’s Prequel Edits, or Jambe Davdar’s Filmumentaries, or poita’s quality Star Wars projects, or the 4k77, 4K80 & 4K83 projects, or other quality endeavours?
• Why isn’t it easier to acquire Harmy’s Despecialized Editions?
• I don’t have a computer to acquire project X - or blu ray writer to burn project X to disc - please help…
• I have found some online sites and listing selling fan projects from on here…
• Where can I learn a bit more about the OT•com site itself?
• Is there a bullet point thread on here with the inconsistencies and retcons from George Lucas’ (or Lucasfilm’s) revisionism?
• Where can I find sources of information on the many changes to the Original Trilogy films?
• Where can I find sources of information on the film crew who worked on the Original Trilogy films?
• How do I delete a post I accidentally made?
A few reserved posts for future questions and info.
If you have a question, suggestion or would like to submit some info then please post it below - thank you.
(and also let us know if you see any errors or broken links etc - cheers)
Last updated - 20th November, 2019.
I find that answer vague and unconvincing. Why don’t you knock it off with them negative waves?
Why don’t you dig how beautiful it is out here? And say something righteous and hopeful for a change?