Let’s reduce to the chase proper now: ToughPigs now has an official Discord server! That’s proper: it’s now simpler than ever earlier than to speak with fellow Muppet Followers Who Grew Up about ToughPigs articles and podcasts. Or, in fact, you may also chat in regards to the Muppets generally… or actually something you’re all for! We’ve already began the dialog, now you possibly can take part!
If you recognize about Discord, you’re most likely already excited to listen to this! I gained’t make you wait. The hyperlink to affix our official Discord web page is right here.
We’re hoping to make use of the Discord as a alternative for the ToughPigs discussion board, which has been displaying its age of late. We’ll miss the ToughPigs discussion board, however we do assume this will probably be a lot simpler to do new issues with! Moreover, with social media as chaotic as it’s, we wish a centralized and secure place to speak with the Muppet fan group.
However should you’re not conversant in Discord, enable me to briefly assist you to out earlier than you get excited and click on that hyperlink.
WHAT IS DISCORD?
Discord is a communication instrument that’s sort of just like the offspring of boards and prompt messaging chatrooms. Or sort of like Slack, however much less work-focused. We made a devoted server for ToughPigs, the place people can chat with one another utilizing textual content, photographs, and even voice.
Like boards, it’s simple to arrange conversations primarily based on matters and search up outdated threads. Nonetheless, like chatrooms, it’s a lot sooner, permitting for extra pure conversations.
One other helpful attribute of Discord is that it may be used each in your browser, like a discussion board, or in a devoted app, like a groupchat, which makes it quite a bit simpler to entry on the go.
We additionally like Discord as a result of it lets us use weird Muppet emojis and reactions.
The place else are you able to comply with up a joke with an image of Delbert the LaChoy Dragon? Nowhere.
WHERE CAN I FIND DISCORD?
Probably the greatest issues about Discord is that it’s accessible in a whole lot of alternative ways. On the Discord web site, yow will discover hyperlinks to run it in your browser or obtain an app on your PC or Mac. You may also obtain the Discord app on the app retailer of any smartphone.
HOW DO I MAKE A DISCORD ACCOUNT?
It’s free and simple to make a Discord account. After you have a Discord account, you possibly can be part of the ToughPigs server (or some other server on the market!).
This web page explains methods to make a Discord account.
WHAT IF I NEED HELP WITH DISCORD?
Actually, when you’ve obtained a Discord account, it’s not too arduous to determine the fundamentals of Discord. Nonetheless, should you do want slightly assist at present, there’s a whole lot of choices for you.
To start with, the ToughPigs server has two devoted moderators who’re comfortable to reply any questions you have got in regards to the platform. When you’re on the platform, search for Becca Petunia (@tallgirlpetunia on Discord) or Katilyn Miller (@afriendlypenguin on Discord). You may DM them by clicking on their names, or just use the @ signal to tag them in a put up. Becca and Katilyn are right here particularly to ensure issues run nicely, they usually love answering your questions.
However you may also use the Web to find out about Discord! It’s true! Discord is a very fashionable platform, which implies good assist is straightforward to seek out. Right here’s some helpful hyperlinks should you do want slightly assist at present.
AND OF COURSE…
Once you be part of the ToughPigs Discord, you’ll see a bunch of guidelines. We at ToughPigs wish to have enjoyable, however we take these guidelines very critically. Please familiarize your self with them. If anybody makes you uncomfortable in any approach, please converse to Becca Petunia, Katilyn Miller, or any of the ToughPigs editors and workers.
IT’S TIME TO GET THINGS STARTED!
We’re so excited to have you ever be part of the dialog! Click on right here to affix the official ToughPigs Discord!