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Announcement Archive | updated 7/25/19
« on: April 08, 2018, 10:13:56 PM »
Some of you may know that we used to keep an archive of header updates, but fell off from doing that a year ago. Since we can't get the updates from the past year, we got links to all of the announcements that have been made since then as well as a brief explanation of what each one is for.

Spoiler:  2017 • show

Spoiler: MAY 2017 • show
ADVERTISING CONTEST | 5/24/17
A contest to advertise bearbones in different ways.


Spoiler: JUNE 2017 • show
SPAMBOTS ATTACKING SITE | 6/8/17
Spambots attacked the site; some members may have to remake staff applications.

NEW STAFF ANNOUNCED | 6/12/17
Six staff members were announced.

SITE GOING INTO MAINTENANCE/TRANSFER OCCURRING TOMORROW | 6/15/17
The site is being put into maintenance mode and a server transfer took place.


Spoiler: JULY 2017 • show
TNW & WARRIORS HP TRYOUTS | 7/2/17
Tryouts for the high positions of tnw and wng.

RAILGUN/507/CLOUDFLARE ERROR INFO | 7/3/17
Explanation of cloudflare and railgun errors.

TNW TIMELINE | 7/12/17
Explanation of the TNW timeline, including a final decision on what it’s like.

COMMUNITY ASSISTANT ANNOUNCED | 7/21/17
Hootowls was announced as the newest Community Assistant.

SHOP CHANGES COMING SOON--BE SURE TO SAVE YOUR INVENTORY | 7/26/17
Announcing upcoming changes to the shop such as more items and clearer descriptions, asking anyone that wishes to be grandfathered in to save screenshots of their inventory.


Spoiler: AUGUST 2017 • show
PROMOTION | 8/4/17
Aureate was promoted to Moderator.

A NOTE ON STAFF DECISIONS | 8/6/17
Explaining that any decisions regarding a member's warnings, bans, demotions will be kept private.

TNW/WNG guide announcement | 8/12/17
Announcing the new guide boards for wng and tnw, as well as announcing the loner lands' ooc board.


Spoiler: SEPTEMBER 2017 • show
private thread boards | 9/4/17
Announcing the new boards in tnw and wng for private threads.

SHOP CHANGES. BE SURE TO READ | 9/4/17
Announcing and detailing the shop changes, particularly to bodies and mutations.

NEW STAFF ANNOUNCED | 9/5/17
Three Community Assistants were announced.

REMINDER ABOUT HELPING HUB | 9/18/17
Members are reminded that the helping hub is for questions and not bandwagons.

Gender Mod update | 9/30/17
The gender mod is now completely disabled, and a pronoun/gender field was added.


Spoiler: OCTOBER 2017 • show
STAFF PROMOTION | 10/4/17
Aureate was promoted to Global Mod.

announcement/reassurance for wng | 10/6/17
A quick note that Greahound's thread was seeking opinions on wng for herself, not on behalf of staff, and assuring that wng isn't being changed without a great deal of member feedback.


Shop updates
| 10/13/17
Announcing several new items to the shop as well as updating a few of the elemental powers.


Spoiler: NOVEMBER 2017 • show
Rule Clarification on Rudeness/Ranting/Drama | 11/7/18
Reminder on our rules regarding rudeness, ranting, drama and hate.


Spoiler: DECEMBER 2017 • show
NEW RULES ADDED! WNR/TNW RELATED! | 12/23/17
A new rule requiring the effects of drugs and alcohol on animals to be realistic, as well as setting clear perimeters for leader inactivity.

FUN ANNOUNCEMENT ON WNG CHANGES!! | 12/23/17
Announcement regarding the changes to wng.

STAFF PROMOTIONS | 12/24/17
Bedlom and Pyre were promoted to Mods.

wng archive | 12/26/17
Quick announcement of the new wng archive board and noting that all threads from wng will be moved there.

RULE UPDATES/ADDITIONS | 12/26/17
Updates on several things from language to sexual content to religious entities.

RETIRED ITEMS REFUNDS | 12/26/17
A last warning that retired items will be removed from the shop.


Spoiler:  2018 • show

Spoiler: JANUARY 2018 • show
Age of Consent Rule Update | 1/11/18
Update on the age of consent.

About oocly mentioning illegal drugs | 1/13/18
New rule about mentioning illegal drugs oocly.

STAFF ANNOUNCEMENT | 1/16/18
Aureate and iomedae were announced as new staff.

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY--BEARBONES' FIRST YEAR || (and first badge) | 1/16/18
Thread celebrating bearbones' birthday and giving a badge in honor of it.

New rule regarding content/trigger warnings
| 1/27/18
Announcing the new rule requiring trigger warnings and listing what needs them.


Spoiler: FEBRUARY 2018 • show
LIST OF PEOPLE TO PM UPDATED | 2/21/18
The list of people open to pms in the support centre was updated.


Spoiler: MARCH 2018 • show
STAFF PROMOTIONS | 3/18/18
Hootowls and Veilstone were promoted.

STAFF SEARCH | 3/18/18
Firebird announced a search for new staff.

NOTICE ABOUT WEAPONS IN WNR
| 3/21/18
Quick notice letting members know that weapons in wnr will be harder to find now.

WILDERNESS RISING GROUP VOTING [WINNERS ANNOUNCED] | 3/22/18
Announcing the new official wnr groups.

PREFIXES MOD INSTALLED | 3/23/18
An announcement about the prefix and personal censor mods, as well as some downtime while they're installed.

PREFIX ANNOUNCEMENT | 3/24/18
Quick announcement letting people know that the prefix mod is now working.


Spoiler: APRIL 2018 • show
NEW ADMIN | 4/1/18
Announcing Crows' promotion to Admin

NEW COMMUNITY ASSISTANTS | 4/3/18
Kipling, Nasaghost, and iomedae were announced as new staff.

REMINDER ABOUT ATTACKING GROUPS | 4/4/18
Short reminder about speaking to leaders before attacking/damaging groups in the games.

SUPPORT CENTRE ANNOUNCEMENT | 4/4/18
Staff announced the removal of private venting, and announced the positivity board.

SHOP UPDATE | 4/6/18
Added tiers for enchanted items and switched the prices of elementals and weapon conjuration.

BOARD CHANGES | 4/24/18
An announcement stating that support centre was moved to the helping hub, and overall revamps for the general ooc board.

TNW WILD PET ANIMALS UPDATE | 4/29/18
An update on when characters are allowed to keep wild animals in tnw, and when it’s necessary to release them.


Spoiler:  MAY 2018 • show
BB SOCIAL MEDIA | 5/4/18
A quick announcement regarding the new social media sites for BearBones.

STAFF PROMOTIONS | 5/4/18
Aureate, Pyre, and Iomedae were promoted to Senior Moderators and Moderator.

JOURNAL/VENTING REMINDERS | 5/14/18
A quick reminder on what’s allowed in journals and what isn’t.

MAINTENANCE MODE | 5/14/18
The site will go into maintenance mode to reset the personal censor.

What staff will/won't remove for members | 5/23/18
Announcement on what staff will/won't remove if a member asks.


Spoiler:  JUNE 2018 • show
WNR Relocated | 6/2/18
Announcement regarding WNR’s relocation to other roleplay.

Backboards for TNW Groups | 6/5/18
An announcement stating that unofficial tnw groups may receive backboards.

Announcement regarding WNR Plotting | 6/7/18
A quick announcement stating that WNR Plotting has been merged with wilderness rising, and that traditional warriors Plotting is now there.

New fandom boards | 6/8/18
A brief announcement about the new fandom-specific boards in the other roleplay section.

REMINDER ON TWC NAMES | 6/17/18
A reminder on what names are allowed in traditional.

ANNOUNCEMENT ON TWC EVIL HPS | 6/19/18
A quick announcement stating that ic actions for twc leaders and other hps will have ic consequences.

ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT BB DISCORDS | 6/19/18
An announcement stating that bb-related discords must follow site rules.

STAFF PROMOTIONS | 6/24/18
Veilstone and Iomedae were promoted to senior moderator and Rosey and Nasaghost were promoted to moderator.

ANNOUNCEMENT ON MINI-MODDING | 6/25/18
An announcement stating that mini-modding is not allowed on this site.

REALISM REMINDER FOR TNW | 6/30/18
A quick reminder stating that if a character dies in tnw, they will remain dead.


Spoiler:  JULY 2018 • show
TWC CLAN GUIDES POSTED | 7/01/18
all of the twc clan guides have been posted.

BRIEF HIATUS NOTICE | 7/16/18
a notice stating that crows will be gone for camp counseling, and left two senior moderators in charge.

REMINDER ON REFUNDS | 7/17/18
a quick reminder to let people know that since the shop will be revamped soon, refunds should be asked for.


Spoiler:  AUGUST 2018 • show

ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT MEMBER-MADE BADGES | 8/6/18
Members will now be able to purchase and create badges for unofficial groups and sitewide plots.

TNW LONER LANDS UPDATE | 8/6/18
TNW now has a guide to some territories outside of the official groups.

UPDATE ON CENSORED WORDS | 8/12/18
Rules on the word censor were clarified due to some confusion.


Spoiler:  SEPTEMBER 2018 • show
IC AREA PREFIX ANNOUNCEMENT | 9/02/18
A quick announcement telling members that they’re allowed to have prefixes for specific areas in their groups, and it refers members to where they must request for them.

NEW ADMIN NOTICE | 9/06/18
Aureate/Rev was promoted to admin, and will work alongside Crows.

LOS SANTOS REMOVED | 9/06/18
Due to inactivity, a TNW backboard was removed and made into a prefix.

UPDATE ON VOTING RULES | 9/06/18
Clarified existing voting rules and explained the process.

TWC MOVED TO FANDOM ROLEPLAY | 9/16/18
Due to a vote, it’s been decided that TWC will no longer be a main game, and is now in fandom roleplay.

Trigger warning rule clarifications | 9/17/18
Clarified on existing rules regarding trigger warnings and provided examples of what might be allowed.

about yesterday's downtime |9/22/18
Explained what happened regarding downtime and lost posts.


Spoiler: OCTOBER 2018 • show
Children of Abaddon's Removal | 10/02/18
Announced the removal of Children of Abaddon.

Admin Step Down + Staff Apps | 10/11/18
Aureate stepped down from admin, and the staff team is looking for new staffers.

TNW SHOP ITEMS NOW AVAILABLE!! | 10/13/18
The old WNR shop items have been removed, replaced with new ones for TNW.

Moorland Riders’ Removal | 10/14/18
Moorland Riders has been removed as a backboard and made into a prefix.

New Community Assistants | 10/18/18
Zenith, Sans, and Reedy were promoted to community assistant.

The Young Rogues' Removal | 10/28/18
The Young Rogues have been removed as a backboard and made into a prefix.


Spoiler:  NOVEMBER 2018 • show
Deleting Others’ Posts From Your Thread | 11/13/18
You can now delete other people’s posts from your own thread.

Announcement About TNW Leaders | 11/16/18
Addresses the lack of leaders in the three main groups, and tells members about the mass tryouts.

Advertise Our Site | 11/19/18
A thread has been created to help members advertise the site.

Camp Apocalypse’s Removal | 11/25/18
Due to inactivity, a TNW backboard—Camp Apocalypse—was removed to a prefix.


Spoiler: December 2018 • show
Regarding solar panels | 12/8/18
A small announcement about the temporary removal of solar panels from TNW's shop, pending a plot involving electricity.

Staff promotions | 12/26/18
Cygnus and Darwin have been promoted to community assistant, Finny and Sango have been promoted to mod, and Hootowls has been promoted to admin.



Spoiler:  2019 • show

Spoiler:  JANUARY 2019 • show
New site rules thread | 1/02/19
The thread for the site rules has been rewritten, however no rules were changed or added.

Northstar and Creating New Frontboard | 1/07/19
Northstar District has been moved to the backboards, and has leader tryouts being held for it. Not only that, but the community is going to work together to create a new frontboard.

Bearbones’ Second Year | 1/16/19
A thread announcing Bearbones’ second year since creation, as well as a new badge and a sitewide modern au roleplay.


Spoiler:  FEBRUARY 2019 • show
Guilt-tripping Added to Rules | 2/21/19
This announcement states that guilt-tripping has been added to the rules.


Spoiler: APRIL 2019 • show
New CA Search | 4/30/19
An announcement that staff are looking for new CAs.


Spoiler: JULY 2019 • show
Outdated guides in TNW | 7/25/19
Any group with a board must have the guide up to date.


« Last Edit: July 25, 2019, 07:25:05 PM by Hootowls »
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