- Your SCF member page links will automatically
appear in all of the post you make.
- When someone responds to your posted
messages you will automatically receive a link to their user profile in
the message that they send to you. Click on their profile link and you'll
see in an instant their SCF point total, SCF member web page, and find out more about
what they like to collect.
- We have two
search tools. One search tool is for the message board, the other is for
- You can edit and or delete all of your old
posted messages. You can find this feature inside of your profile.
What's the member
In order to make the site as useful as possible, we encourage all members to
provide as much specific information about your sports card collecting as
possible. The member profile is a way for you to tell other traders about yourself
and your sports card collecting. All of the messages that you post will
have a link to your member profile. When someone responds to one of your
posted messages you will see a link to their member profile right in the
message that they send to you.
What about posting and
receiving messages via email?
All posting must
be done on the site. Traders will still respond to your posted messages via
email after they read it on the message board - the person contacting you will
only obtain your email address after you respond to their message.
Will I be able to send
pictures or other attachments when I respond to a message posted on the
Messages forwarded by the Sportscardfun email forwarding system will not
support attachments. After you make contact with a fellow trader directly you
can send attachments as usual with your email program.
How do I post a message?
All messages are posted on the message board. Simply go to the trading board
of your choice and click on the "Post New Message" button. Some
Webtv users need to go to an actual posted message and click on the "Post
New Message" button inside of a posted message.
How do I reply to a message?
Click on the "Reply" button that is located in the lower left corner
of the message you are interested in. After you click the "Reply"
button you can then type your message to the person you are responding to.
Once you have completed typing your message press the "Send Reply"
button and your message will be delivered via email to the person you are
trying to contact. Once they respond to you the two of you will have each others
email addresses and can proceed with your trading via email.
Can I remove my old messages?
Yes! You can remove or edit any messages from the live trading board that you
have posted. Click on the "Profile" link at the top of the board
and then click on "Manage Your Current Posts". Any edited messages
will be sent again for approval prior to being posted on the board.
we mark the messages we've read already?
Yes. After you have clicked on a message the
link will change color so that you'll know you've already read a particular
How can I contact a trader if all I have is their User Name?
Occasionally you might have someone's ID but not their email address. When this
situation arises you can use our Contact A Trader form . Simply enter the ID
of the person you are trying to contact along with a short note to them and an
email message will be sent to the owner of that user name. Once they respond
you will have their email address and can then communicate via email.
How do I find a User Name of a fellow trader?
You can easily located the new User Name of all of the members you trade
with regularly. Simply enter the email address of the person into our User
Name Locater and you'll pull up their new User Name.
How do I leave Sportscardfun.com points?
We want everyone to know how to do this! Spend some time in the Point
Forum. The Point Forum is where you can
leave points for fellow members, look-up your point total, see who you have
awarded points to and who has awarded you points - go
there now to learn more!
I'm not showing-up in the Point Standings Room?
If you have 10 or more Sportscardfun.com Good Trader Points you are eligible to be
listed in the Point Standings Room. We
automatically send an email to you as soon as you reach 10 SCF points - if you
did not receive this email and want to be listed in the Point Standing Room
please go to this page and register NOW!
What about bad traders?
Bad traders are rare but we must always remain vigilant and protect ourselves
from those malicious few traders that do exist. Most of the time what people
think is a bad trade is simply miscommunication or some sort of problem in the life of the trader in question. Keep in mind that
computers and internet access crash, people get sick or need to leave town unexpectedly, or the numerous other events that might pull a trader away from
their computer for a few days longer than they may have expected. Should you be
having a problem with a trade contact us for assistance. DO NOT send a bad trader warning to the group,
always contact us first!
Remember to do all you can to avoid bad trades by
"Trading Smart"! Read our "Smart Trader Tips" posted throughout the
can I do if I get stolen from?
First of all if you think you've been stolen from contact
us and we will try to help! Also, visit our Other
Options page for more information.
What if I'm having problems with a trader?
If you are having problems with a member of the site do all that you can to remain
calm; do not resort to name calling and rude behavior. Always contact
us if you feel you need our help resolving any problems you
might be having.
I want to learn how to be the best online sports card trader that I can be,
where can I learn more?
Read The Sports Card Collectors Guide to Trading on the Internet.