Originally Posted by GregoryRasputin
The banner is clickable and has link to ALL those things.
I have said many times, there should be a mandatory thread to read each time one joins the forum, the problem is, people just click past them anyway.
Timed hidden button event,
and set the button to only appear after a known valid time for reading the whole page for someone with an IQ of 80-90.
Alternative: let the user run through a survey in which they need to get at least 70% good answers
Eitherway, there are lots of ways to scare away newcomers, e.g. Justin Bieber pictures in the templates or enforced Bayern jodeling as background music for new users in their first month.
So, other than reposting a bunch of random, unrelated stuff from other people, what do you have to contribute?