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Will this site always be Free to join?

Yes, it will always be free for anyone to sign up to DoStuff.club.

How do members of DoStuff.club find me in searches?

The only way members can find you in searches is if their search criteria matches your profile. There are 4 parts to a search: activity, location, age, gender. If you have only selected one activity in your profile (for example, 'hiking'), then you will only be found if someone searches for others who are interested in hiking, and if the other 3 search criteria match. It is a good idea to add at least 10 activities to your profile (the maximum is 20). You just may surprise yourself how many activities you are actually interested in when you look at the activity list. You can add more activities to your profile by going to My Profile, and then Edit Profile.

Where can I change my password and recovery question?

Go to Settings and change any info you want on that page, then select Save Changes at the bottom.

Can I change my username?

No, you cannot change your username once your profile has been created. This would confuse other members if usernames were being changed.

How do I change my name?

If you want to change your real name you can either go to Settings, or you can go to My Profile, then select Edit Profile (in red). Select 'Submit Changes' at the bottom when done.

How do I change which email address my notifications are sent to?

Go to Settings (the General tab is the default) and change your email address in the 'Email' text field. Select 'Save Changes' at the bottom when done.

How do I hide my profile?

Go to Settings and select 'Hide Profile', then select 'Save Changes' at the bottom.

If my profile is hidden, can I message others who aren't my friends?

Yes, you can message others who aren't your friends. However, your profile is hidden and the user will not be able to view your profile when they read your message.

How do I not allow others to search for me by my real name?

Go to Settings (the General tab is the default) and select 'No' under 'Allow users to search for your real name'. Select 'Save Changes' at the bottom when done.

How can I select who can view my personal news feed?

Go to Settings (the General tab is the default) and select who you would like to be able to view your news feed. The default is Friends. Members who are not your Friends cannot view your personal news feed. Select 'Save Changes' at the bottom when done.

How do I block and unblock members?

If you do not want to be contacted by a specific member of this site, simply click on the 'Block' button on their profile. After doing this, that member will not be able to send mail messages to you anymore. If you want to unblock someone, go to Friends List, select 'Blocked List' (top right), and select 'unblock' on their profile.

How do I delete my account?

Go to Settings and at the bottom select 'Delete my account'

How do I edit my profile?

Go to My Profile, then select Edit Profile (in red). From there you can edit all of your profile information, including your name, description, availability, adding/changing your list of activities you are interested in, and adding to/editing your photo and video galleries.

How do I change my profile picture?

Go to My Profile, then select Edit Profile (in red). On the left side (top) select 'Change Profile Picture'.

How do I add photo galleries to my profile?

Go to My Profile, then select Edit Profile (in red). On the left side select 'Edit Photo Gallery' and from there you can create photo albums and add photos to them.

How do I add videos to my profile?

Go to My Profile, then select Edit Profile (in red). On the left side select 'Edit Video Gallery' and from there select 'Add Videos'. At this time you can only add videos from YouTube and Vimeo. So copy and paste the 'Embed' link from the video into the 'box' and add a Title and Description.

What file format should my images be?

Images must be one of the following digital formats: BMP, GIF, JPG, JPEG, PNG.

What is the size limit for uploading photos?

The maximum file size is 2MB. To make your image smaller you can either lower the resolution to 72 dpi or lower the dimensions (800 pixels should be a good size). This can be done in any graphics program.

How do I add more activities to my profile or change them?

Go to My Profile, then select Edit Profile (in red). Under the 'Activity' heading you can select an activity from either the 'outdoor' or 'indoor' drop downs and choose your skill level of that activity. You can select up to 20 different activities. When done, select 'Submit Changes'.

How can I be found in searches as a couple, mom or dad?

Go to My Profile, then select Edit Profile (in red). Under the text that says 'If you want to be found in searches by any of the options below', you can select Couples, Moms, and/or Dads.

Who can view my photo and video galleries?

For each gallery you can choose if you want only friends to view them. You can view and edit your photos and videos by going to My Profile, and then Edit Profile.

How do I not allow others to search for me by my real name?

Go to Settings, and under the text 'Allow users to search for your real name' select 'no'.

Who can send me friend requests?

Any member of DoStuff.club can send you a friend request. If you do not accept a friend request they do not receive a message saying you did not accept their request. If a member continues to send requests you can block them from contacting you by selecting 'block' on their profile.

How much of my profile can members who aren't my friends see?

Members who are not your friends can see your profile image (along with any other images you post in photo galleries that are not selected as 'friends only), videos that are not selected as 'friends only', list of activities and accompanying skill levels, description, availability, age, gender, height, fitness level, and city.

How do cookies work?

Cookies are small files stored on your computer that hold information as you go from page to page within the site. For example, we may store the username you are logged in as. DoStuff.club cannot view cookies for other websites you visit, or vice versa.

How to upload photos and create new albums

Go to My Profile, then select Edit Profile (in red). You must first add an album and name it. Then select 'Add Photos' and select the album name you want to place the photos. You can add a caption for each image.

How many photos can I add to an album?

You can add 100 photos to each album.

What is the size limit for uploading photos?

The maximum file size is 2MB. To make your image smaller you can either lower the resolution to 72 dpi or lower the dimensions (800 pixels should be a good size). This can be done in any graphics program.

Editing and deleting photos

If you want to delete a photo, click on an album name and you can delete any image that you see in this view. If you want to edit the caption of an image, select the image and then edit your caption.

Sharing photos

If you want to share a photo on other social media websites simply select one of the social media icons beside the image or select the 'Share' icon for other options.

How to upload videos

Go to My Profile, then select Edit Profile (in red). On the left side select 'Edit Video Gallery' and from there select 'Add Videos'. At this time you can only add videos from YouTube and Vimeo. So copy and paste the 'Embed' link from the video into the 'box' and add a Title and Description.

How many videos can I add to an album?

100

Editing videos

Go to Videos > My Videos and select the 'edit video >' link (in red) for any video you would like to edit. You can change the title, activities, make the video viewable by the public or friends only, and the description. You can also delete your video as well.

Sharing videos

If you want to share a video on other social media websites simply select one of the social media icons beside the video or select the 'Share' icon for other options.

How do I share photos, videos, events and Directory Listings to other social media like Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram?

If you want to share photos and videos on other social media websites simply select one of the social media icons beside the image or video or select the 'Share' icon for other options.

How do I find others who share the same interests?

After selecting either 'Search' or 'Home' from the main menu, you will see the Search box. At the top is a drop down list of Outdoor activities. If you want to see Indoor activities select the Indoor link directly above the list of activities. You can select one specific activity or you can select 'all outdoor' or 'all indoor' to find more results. For location, you can either choose the number of miles from your postal/zip code (default is 50) OR you can choose by city selecting the country/province or state/city you are searching for. Choose your age range and then one of the six options below (male, female, both, couples, moms, dads) and select Search.

How to choose location by either city or by a specified number of miles from postal/zip code

'Located within 50 miles' is the default for all searches. This is in reference to the postal/zip code you added to your profile (to change this go to My Profile, then Edit Profile). You can change the number of miles to any distance you like. You can also choose to search by city instead. Simply click on the country drop down to make that active. Your city is the default (once again, this can be changed by editing your profile). Choose the country, province or state, and city, then click Search.

Can people find me if they search for my real name?

Yes, but you can change your settings if you do not want to be found by your real name. By default, members can go to the Search page and enter your first and last name, Only exact matches appear. If you do not want people to find you by searching for your real name, go to Settings (the General tab is the default) and select 'No' under 'Allow users to search for your real name'. Select 'Save Changes' at the bottom when done.

How do I make sure my friends can find me on DoStuff.club?

Your friends can search for your real name by going to the Search page and entering your first and last name. Only exact matches appear. If you changed your setting by not allowing others to find you by searching for your real name they will not be able to find you. You can change this by going to Settings (the General tab is the default) and select 'Yes' under 'Allow users to search for your real name'. Select 'Save Changes' at the bottom when done.

How do I not allow others to search for me by my real name?

If you do not want people to find you by searching for your real name, go to Settings (the General tab is the default) and select 'No' under 'Allow users to search for your real name'. Select 'Save Changes' at the bottom when done.

How can I be found in searches if I want to be found as a couple, mom or dad?

Go to My Profile, then select Edit Profile (in red). Under 'If you want to be found in searches by any of the options below', select Couples, Moms and/or Dads.

Search tips for Local Bulletin Board

The Bulletin Board is a general message board that is meant to be viewed by others located in your province/state. The default search is 'all outdoor activities', so if you want to search for postings that involve indoor activities you can select from the 'indoor activities' drop down. If there are matches for your search the postings display below. Select a posting to view. You then have two options: you can send them a private message or you can add a comment that others on the site can see.

Search tips for finding training partners

If you want to find a training partner or workout partner for a particular activity, select 'Training Partners' at the top of the web page (under 'Find/Add Posting To'). You can then search for the activity, skill level, location, gender and age, then select Search. If there are matches the postings display below. Select a posting to view. You then have two options: you can send them a private message or you can add a comment that others on the site can see.

Search tips for finding trip partners and travel buddies

If you want to find a trip partner or a travel buddy, select 'Trip Partners' at the top of the web page (under 'Find/Add Posting To'). You can then search by activity (Travel is the default), the date you want to leave and arrive, the destination city, the departure city (or distance from your postal/zip code), gender and age. If the departure location is not applicable choose N/A. If there are matches the postings display below. Select a posting to view. You then have two options: you can send them a private message or you can add a comment that others on the site can see.

Search tips for finding available players

If you want to find people who are available to play on sports teams, select 'Available Players' at the top of the web page (under 'Find/Add Posting To'). You can then search for the activity of your team/league, skill level, location, gender and age, then select Search. If there are matches the postings display below. Select a posting to view. You then have two options: you can send them a private message or you can add a comment that others on the site can see.

How do I send a friend request?

First you must do a search for others who share the same interests. Using the Search box (from either Search or Home), select either a specific outdoor or indoor activity, or choose 'all outdoor' or 'all indoor' activities. Then choose location, age and gender and click Search. When you see the search results you can view profiles of other members, and you can send a friend request from their profile.

Where do I find my friend request notifications?

The Notifications icon is located just before Settings on the main menu. If you have a friend request, event invitation or group invitation a number inside a red circle will appear with the Notifications icon. Select the icon and it will take you to a page where you can view your friend requests. You can also go to the Friends List page, and if there is a friend request it will display how many friend requests you have near the top of the page.

If I accept someone's friend request can they see more of my profile?

Yes. They can view photos and videos that you have set to 'friends only'. As well, once you accept a friend request, they can view your news feed. If you do not want a friend to view your news feed go to Friends List, and select 'no' under 'news feed' for that friend. If you are in a Group, then only members of that Group can view your Group news feed.

If I don't want to accept someone's friend request do they receive a message saying I didn't approve?

No, they do not. If they continue to send requests to you and you want to block them, select 'block' from that member's profile and they can no longer contact you.

How do I choose which friends can view my news feeds?

Go to Friends List and you can select which friends you do not want to view your news feed. . If you are in a Group, then only members of that Group can view your Group news feed.

How do I unfriend someone I don't want to be friends with anymore?

Go to Friends List and delete that friend from your list (select the 'X' on their profile).

How do I block a friend from contacting me?

Go to their profile and select 'Block User'.

How do I create a group?

Go to Groups and select Create A New Group.

How do I edit my group?

Go to Groups, then My Groups, and select the group you want to edit. Only Group Admins can make edits to a group. Admins can select 'Edit Group Settings' to make changes.

What is the difference between a private and a public group?

For Private groups, administrative approval is required for new members to join. As well, Private groups cannot be found in searches. For Public groups, anyone can join and invite others to join.

How do I add/edit an image to represent the group?

Only Admins can add/edit the group image. An 'Edit Photo' link appears above the image for the Admin(s).

How do I join a group?

If you find a public group you want to join simply select Join Group and you are immediately a member of that group. To join a private group you must be invited to join.

How do I leave a group?

Select Leave Group inside that group.

Where do I find my list of groups?

Go to Groups, and then My Groups.

How do I invite people to join a group?

Within the group, select 'Invite Friends To Join'. You then have 3 options to invite people to join. You can select from your Friends List, add friends' email addresses and send a message to them, or you can use Social Media sites to invite others to join.

How do I delete members of a group?

Only Admins can delete members. Within a group, go to Members and then delete any members you want from the group.

How do I share admin duties of a group?

Only Admins can add others to share admin duties. Within the group, select 'Transfer Admin Duties' and select a member of the group to have admin capabilities.

How do I message all members of a group?

Only Admins can message all members of a group. This is done to prevent anyone from joining a group just to spam all members. If you are the Admin, select Message All Members from within the group, OR go to Mail, then Send A New Message, then select your group from the 'To' drop down.

How do I create a group event?

Only Admins can create a group event. Within the group, select Events, then Create Event.

How do I add images to the photo gallery for my group?

Within your group, select Photos, then Add Photos or Add Albums. An album must be created before a photo can be added.

How do I add videos to the video gallery for my group?

Within your group, select Videos, then 'Add Videos'.

How do I create an event?

Go to Events, then select Create An Event

How do I edit an event?

Only an Admin can edit an event. Go to Events, then select My Events, then select the event you want to edit. Select Edit Event and make any necessary changes.

What is the difference between a private and a public event?

Private events cannot be found in searches, and administrative approval is required for others to join. Private events are meant for smaller gatherings for friends, groups or teams. Public events can be found in searches, and anyone can join and invite others to join. Public events are meant for larger events like festivals, marathons and big sporting events.

How do I add an image to represent the event?

Only Admins can add/edit the event image. An 'Edit Photo' link appears above the image for the Admin(s).

How do I join an event?

If you find an event you want to join simply select Join Event and you are immediately a member of that group. To join a private event you must be invited to join.

How do I leave an event?

Select Leave Event within that event.

Where do I find my list of events?

Go to Events, and then My Events.

How do I invite people to join an event?

Within the event, select 'Invite Friends To Join'. You then have 3 options to invite people to join. You can select from your Friends List, add friends' email addresses and send a message to them, or you can use Social Media sites to invite others to join.

How do I delete attendees of an event?

Only Admins can delete attendees. Within an event, go to Going and then delete any member you want from the event.

How do I share admin duties of an event?

Only Admins can add others to share admin duties. Within the event, select 'Transfer Admin Duties' and select a member of the event to have admin capabilities.

How do I message all members of an event?

Only Admins can message all members of an event. This is done to prevent anyone from joining an event just to spam all members. If you are the Admin, select Message All Members from within the event, OR go to Mail, then Send A New Message, then select your event from the 'To' drop down.

How do I add images to the photo gallery for my event?

Within your event, select Photos, then Add Photos or Add Albums. An album must be created before a photo can be added.

How do I add videos to the video gallery for my event?

Within your event, select Videos, then 'Add Videos'.

Does my event get deleted once the date has passed?

No. Although if it is a public event it will not be found in searches since it has passed. An Admin can delete the event once it has passed, but if it is an event that will continue at a future date, the Admin(s) can simply change the date and information so they do not have to create the event from scratch.

Is it free to add a listing to the Directory?

Yes, anyone can add a free listing to any of the categories in the Directory.

How do I add a listing?

Go to Directory, then select 'Submit your listing for free'.

How do I edit one of my listings?

Go to Directory, then select 'Edit my Directory listings'. Choose the listing you want to edit.

How do I find my listings that I have created?

Go to Directory, then select 'Edit my Directory listings'. All the listings you have created will show there.

How do I add a main photo to represent my listing?

Go to Directory, then select 'Edit my Directory listings'. Choose the listing you want to edit, and then select 'Add image'.

How do I share an event listing on other social media sites?

Under the event's main image are social media icons. Select the ones you want to share the event. There are more options when you select the 'share' icon.

How do I add images to the photo gallery for my listing?

Go to Directory, then select 'Edit my Directory listings'. Choose the listing you want to edit, and then select 'Photo Gallery'. You can create photo albums and add photos to those albums.

How do I add videos to the video gallery for my listing?

Go to Directory, then select 'Edit my Directory listings'. Choose the listing you want to edit, and then select 'Video Gallery'. You can then select 'Add Videos'.

How do I add a posting?

Go to the bulletin board you want to add a posting to (Local Bulletin Board, Training Partners, Trip Partners or Available Players) and select 'Add Posting'. You must add text for the posting's Subject and Message, select at least one activity that relates to your posting along with the skill level for that activity, select your location, and choose if the posting is for males, females or both.

How do I edit my postings?

Go to any of the bulletin boards (Local Bulletin Board, Training Partners, Trip Partners or Available Players) and select 'Edit My Postings'. It will display all postings you have created for any of the bulletin boards. Select the posting you want to edit.

How do I delete a posting?

Go to any of the bulletin boards (Local Bulletin Board, Training Partners, Trip Partners or Available Players) and select 'Edit My Postings'. It will display all postings you have created for any of the bulletin boards. Select the posting you want to delete and choose 'delete this posting'

Why do messages get deleted after 30 days?

All messages in your inbox and 'sent' are deleted after 30 days to save space and keep your mail clean.

Why can only admins send a mail message to all group members?

To prevent people from joining groups to then spam them.

Where can I see my sent messages?

Go to 'Mail' and then select 'Sent Messages'.

If my profile is hidden, can I message others who aren't my friends?

Yes, you can message others who aren't your friends. However, your profile is hidden and the user will not be able to view your profile when they read your message. You can unhide your profile in Settings.

Who can see my personal news feed?

Only Friends can view your personal news feed. If you do not want some Friends to view your news feed, go to either Friends List or Settings (the General tab is the default) and select who you do not want to be able to view your news feed. For the Settings option, select 'Save Changes' at the bottom when done.

Who can view my Group or Event news feeds?

If you are in a Group or Event, then only members of that Group or Event can view that Group's or Event's news feed.

What information displays on my news feed?

Status updates from your friends, groups and events, as well as postings that others make on your Friend's walls, Group's walls and Event's walls.

How do I report spam?

Below any message you receive is a link displaying 'Report as spam'. If you believe the message you received is spam please select that link and we may delete that member if we believe it is spam. There is also a link below each message you receive that allows you to block the user if you do not want to allow them to contact you again.

How do I report an inappropriate photo?

Under each image on the site is a link to 'report image' if the image is inappropriate. Select that link if you think the image should be removed from the site.

How do I report an inappropriate video?

Under each video on the site is a link to 'report video' if the video is inappropriate. Select that link if you think the video should be removed from the site.

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