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BB Code
BB code is a set of tags based on the HTML language that you may already be familiar with. They allow you to add formatting to your messages in the same way as HTML does, but have a simpler syntax and will never break the layout of the pages you are viewing. The ability to use BB code is set on a forum-by-forum basis by the administrator, so you should check the forum rules when you post a new message.

Below is a list of the BB code tags you can use to format your messages.
BB Code List
[b], [i], [u] Bold / Italic / Underline
[color] Color
[size] Size
[font] Font
[highlight] Highlight
[left], [right], [center] Left / Right / Center
[indent] Indent
[email] Email Linking
[url] URL Hyperlinking
[thread] Thread Linking
[post] Post Linking
[list] Bulleted Lists / Advanced Lists
[img] Images
[code] Code
[php] PHP Code
[html] HTML Code
[quote] Quote
[noparse] Stop BB Code Parsing
[attach] Attachment
[FREAKYTIME] Time in Brisbane
[googlevideo] Google Video
[m] Mayor Vote
[mp3] MP3
[pw] Pic Wrap
[RI] Resize Image to 800 pixels wide
[spoiler] Spoiler
[strike] Strikethough
[sub] SubScript
[sup] SuperScript
[test] Test
[tweet] Tweet
[um] Unmayor Vote
[uv] Unlynch vote
[v] Lynch Vote
[vimeo] Vimeo
[youtube] YouTube Embed
[youtube169] YouTube Embed 16:9
Incorrect BB Code Usage:
  • [url] www.example.com [/url] - don't put spaces between the bracketed code and the text you are applying the code to.
  • [email]myname@domain.com[email] - the end brackets must include a forward slash ([/email])

Bold / Italic / Underline
The [b], [i] and [u] tags allow you to create text that is bold, italic and underlined.
Usage [b]value[/b]
[i]value[/i]
[u]value[/u]
Example Usage [b]this text is bold[/b]
[i]this text is italic[/i]
[u]this text is underlined[/u]
Example Output this text is bold
this text is italic
this text is underlined

Color
The [color] tag allows you to change the color of your text.
Usage [color=Option]value[/color]
Example Usage [color=blue]this text is blue[/color]
Example Output this text is blue

Size
The [size] tag allows you to change the size of your text.
Usage [size=Option]value[/size]
Example Usage [size=+2]this text is two sizes larger than normal[/size]
Example Output this text is two sizes larger than normal

Font
The [font] tag allows you to change the font of your text.
Usage [font=Option]value[/font]
Example Usage [font=courier]this text is in the courier font[/font]
Example Output this text is in the courier font

Highlight
The [highlight] tag allows you to emphasize your text.
Usage [highlight]value[/highlight]
Example Usage [highlight]this text is highlighted[/highlight]
Example Output this text is highlighted

Left / Right / Center
The [left], [right] and [center] tags allow you to change the alignment of your text.
Usage [left]value[/left]
[center]value[/center]
[right]value[/right]
Example Usage [left]this text is left-aligned[/left]
[center]this text is center-aligned[/center]
[right]this text is right-aligned[/right]
Example Output
this text is left-aligned
this text is center-aligned
this text is right-aligned

Indent
The [indent] tag allows you to indent your text.
Usage [indent]value[/indent]
Example Usage [indent]this text is indented[/indent]
Example Output
this text is indented

Email Linking
The [email] tag allows you to link to an email address. You can include an optional parameter to 'name' your link.
Usage [email]value[/email]
[email=Option]value[/email]
Example Usage [email]j.doe@example.com[/email]
[email=j.doe@example.com]Click Here to Email Me[/email]
Example Output j.doe@example.com
Click Here to Email Me

URL Hyperlinking
The [url] tag allows you to link to other websites and files. You can include an optional parameter to 'name' your link.
Usage [url]value[/url]
[url=Option]value[/url]
Example Usage [url]http://www.atheistfoundation.org.au/forums[/url]
[url=http://www.atheistfoundation.org.au/forums]AFA Forums[/url]
Example Output http://www.atheistfoundation.org.au/forums
AFA Forums

Thread Linking
The [thread] tag allows you to link to threads by specifying the thread id. You can include an optional parameter to 'name' your link.
Usage [thread]threadid[/thread]
[thread=threadid]value[/thread]
Example Usage [thread]42918[/thread]
[thread=42918]Click Me![/thread]
(Note: The threadid/postid is just an example and may not link to a valid thread/post.)
Example Output http://www.atheistfoundation.org.au/forums/showthread.php?t=42918
Click Me!

Post Linking
The [post] tag allows you to link to posts by specifying the post id. You can include an optional parameter to 'name' your link.
Usage [post]postid[/post]
[post=postid]value[/post]
Example Usage [post]269302[/post]
[post=269302]Click Me![/post]
(Note: The threadid/postid is just an example and may not link to a valid thread/post.)
Example Output http://www.atheistfoundation.org.au/forums/showthread.php?p=269302#post269302
Click Me!

Bulleted Lists
The [list] tag allows you to create simple, bulleted lists without specifying an option. Within the value portion, each bullet is denoted by the [*] tag.
Usage [list]value[/list]
Example Usage [list]
[*]list item 1
[*]list item 2
[/list]
Example Output
  • list item 1
  • list item 2

Advanced Lists
The [list] tag allows you to create advanced lists by specifying an option. The option should have a value of 1 (for a numbered list) or A (for an alphabetic with capital letters list) or a (for an alphabetic with lowercase letters list) or I (for a numbered with capital Roman numeral list) or i (for a numbered with small Roman numeral list).
Usage [list=Option]value[/list]
Example Usage [list=1]
[*]list item 1
[*]list item 2
[/list]

[list=a]
[*]list item 1
[*]list item 2
[/list]
Example Output
  1. list item 1
  2. list item 2
  1. list item 1
  2. list item 2

Images
The [img] tag allows you to embed images within your posts. You can also combine this tag with the [url] tag to make images become links.
Usage [img]value[/img]
Example Usage [img]http://www.atheistfoundation.org.au/forums/images/statusicon/forum_new.gif[/img] (Not linked)

[url=http://www.example.com] [img]http://www.atheistfoundation.org.au/forums/images/statusicon/forum_new.gif[/img] [/url] (Linked)
Example Output (Not linked)

(Linked)

Code
The [code] tag switches to a fixed-width (monospace) font and preserves all spacing.
Usage [code]value[/code]
Example Usage [code]
<script type="text/javascript">
<!--
    alert("Hello world!");
//-->
</script>
[/code]
Example Output
Code:
<script type="text/javascript">
<!--
	alert("Hello world!");
//-->
</script>

PHP Code
The [php] tag performs the same function as the [code] tag, but also adds syntax highlighting for PHP code. Although it is designed for PHP, it may correctly highlight some other C-like languages.
Usage [php]value[/php]
Example Usage [php]
$myvar = 'Hello World!';
for ($i = 0; $i < 10; $i++)
{
    echo $myvar . "\n";
}
[/php]
Example Output
PHP Code:
$myvar 'Hello World!';
for (
$i 0$i 10$i++)
{
    echo 
$myvar "\n";


HTML Code
The [html] tag allows you to perform syntax highlighting for HTML code.
Usage [html]value[/html]
Example Usage [html]
<img src="image.gif" alt="image" />
<a href="testing.html" target="_blank">Testing</a>
[/html]
Example Output
HTML Code:
<img src="image.gif" alt="image" />
<a href="testing.html" target="_blank">Testing</a>

Quote
The [quote] tag allows you to attribute text to someone else.
Usage [quote]Quote[/quote]
[quote=User Name]value[/quote]
Example Usage [quote]Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet[/quote]
[quote=John Doe]Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet[/quote]
[quote=John Doe;599932]Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet[/quote]
Example Output
Quote:
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet
Quote:
John Doe said
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet
Quote:
John Doe said View Post
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet

Stop BB Code Parsing
The [noparse] tag allows you to stop the parsing of BB code.
Usage [noparse][b]value[/b][/noparse]
Example Usage [noparse][b]Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet[/b][/noparse]
Example Output [b]Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet[/b]

Attachment
The [attach] tag allows you to display an attachment in your post rather than at the bottom. It will only display attachments that belong to the post in which it is utilized.
Usage [attach]attachmentid[/attach]
Example Usage [attach]12345[/attach]
Example Output

Time in Brisbane
The time in Brisbane for Mafia Mods in Brisbane
Usage [FREAKYTIME]value[/FREAKYTIME]
Example Usage [FREAKYTIME]Time[/FREAKYTIME]
Example Output [FREAKYTIME]Time[/FREAKYTIME]

Google Video
To embed a Google Video select the document ID and place the Goolge Video tags around it. The document ID is the string of characters between the equals signs in the URL
Usage [googlevideo]value[/googlevideo]
Example Usage [googlevideo]-2023790698427111488&hl[/googlevideo]
Example Output

Mayor Vote
Mayor vote format in forum mafia
Usage [m]value[/m]
Example Usage [m]djarm67[/m]
Example Output @@vote djarm67@@

MP3
MP3 Player: [mp3]Link to MP3 without http://[/mp3]
Usage [mp3]value[/mp3]
Example Usage [mp3]julian-jordan.net/audio/Frogs.mp3[/mp3]
Example Output

Pic Wrap
Pic Wrap will force images to 300 pixels wide and make them aligned left with 10 pixels space and wrap the text up to the image. Classy..
Usage [pw]value[/pw]
Example Usage [pw]http://www.example.com/image.jpg[/pw]
Example Output

Resize Image to 800 pixels wide
This will resize any image that is over 800 pixels wide to suit the forums without scrolling. Don't use it on small pictures as it will upsize them to 800 pixels wide.
Usage [RI]value[/RI]
Example Usage [RI]http://www.example.com/bloody_big_picture.jpg[/RI]
Example Output [RI]http://www.example.com/bloody_big_picture.jpg[/RI]

Spoiler
Creates a spoiler which hides content when the page is loaded. It is useful for hiding content others may not want to witness, or to conserve space.
Usage [spoiler=Option]value[/spoiler]
Example Usage [spoiler=Who?]This is hidden text![/spoiler]
Example Output

Strikethough
Usage [strike]value[/strike]
Example Usage [strike]strikethough[/strike]
Example Output strikethough

SubScript
Usage [sub]value[/sub]
Example Usage 2[sub]2[/sub]
Example Output 22

SuperScript
Usage [sup]value[/sup]
Example Usage 2[sup]2[/sup]
Example Output 22

Test
Play MP3s
Usage [test]value[/test]
Example Usage [test]http://www.domain.com/file.ext[/test]
Example Output

Tweet
Embeds a Tweet. Place the Tweet tags around the entire URL to the Tweet.
Usage [tweet]value[/tweet]
Example Usage [tweet]https://twitter.com/TrekNewsnet/status/642036152850083841[/tweet]
Example Output

Unmayor Vote
Unmayor vote format for forum mafia
Usage [um]value[/um]
Example Usage [um]wolty[/um]
Example Output @@unvote wolty@@

Unlynch vote
Unlynch vote format for forum mafia
Usage [uv]value[/uv]
Example Usage [uv]djarm67[/uv]
Example Output ##unvote djarm67##

Lynch Vote
Lynch vote format for forum mafia
Usage [v]value[/v]
Example Usage [v]wolty[/v]
Example Output ##vote wolty##

Vimeo
Place the Vimeo tags around the video number of the Vimeo video you want to embed. Do not put the entire URL just the part of the URL where the X's are. http://player.vimeo.com/video/XXXXX
Usage [vimeo]value[/vimeo]
Example Usage [vimeo]2388285[/vimeo]
Example Output

YouTube Embed
Embed You Tube videos by using this BB code containing the unique ID number of the video. (The ID is between the equals sign and the ampersand)
Usage [youtube]value[/youtube]
Example Usage [youtube]yDKACXRbQhE[/youtube]
Example Output

YouTube Embed 16:9
Embed You Tube videos by using this BB code containing the unique ID number of the video. (The ID is between the equals sign and the ampersand)
Usage [youtube169]value[/youtube169]
Example Usage [youtube169]yDKACXRbQhE[/youtube169]
Example Output


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