NF Chat FAQs and Troubleshooting tips are listed below. If you have suggestions for improving them, please email Stewart Newfeld at email@example.com
What is NF Chat?
How do I get to chat.
How do I log into chat ?
Where do I go to register for a user account on www.ctf.org ?
1) In the upper right of our homepage select the Login/Register button, which will get you this pop-up dialog:
or 2) from the page you reach by selecting "NF Chat Room" under the top "Living With NF" menu, select Register.
Either way will take you to the registration form shown described in the next quesiton.
What is the www.ctf.org account registration form like?
Fill in all the required information, including the sometimes hard to read Securtiy Code and press the REGISTER button to submit the form.
What happens when I submit the registration form?
How can I tell if I am logged in or not?
What if my username and password don't work?
Remember that both your username and password are case-sensitive and you must use lower-case and upper-case letters just as you did when you first registered.
If you still don't succeed in logging in, then you can reset your password by selecting "Forgot login". The details for this procedure are in the next FAQ.
Passwords are encrypted before they are stored on our server, so even the system administrators cannot recover your old password. They can only set a password for you.
Are there separate chatrooms for teenagers and adults?
My spelling is terrible. Is there a spell checking where I type my chat messages.
How can I reset my password?
That brings up this dialog which allows you to either retrieve your Username or reset your password.
Check "Lost Password" and additional fields will show to request a password reset.
Enter your Username, Email Address, and the one-time anti-spam security code and click "SEND PASSWORD" to submit your request.
Are usernames and passwords case sensitive?
Because passwords are case sensitive, the password Big-Texan will fail to log you in , because the T shoud be a lower-case t.
The username is not case-sensitive.
Can Autocomplete cause login problems?
The last time I used ctf.org chat was 2 years ago and I am not sure of my username. Can I recover it?
Select " Lost Username"
Fill in the form
And click "SEND USERNAME". You should get an email with your username.