posted on Nov, 15 2012 @ 09:53 AM
The flags mean that members feel your post is worth attention. You can't flag your own threads, but other members can. You'll be able to flag
other people's threads if you find them deserving of it (it's kind of like a "heads up, cool thread!"). You can retract a flag you've given for
a period of time if you change your mind about it.
Stars (not pertinent to intro threads) are when someone agrees with your post in a thread. They are not retractable, and again, you can only give
Have fun, I'm glad you've decided to join. As the others said: learn, think, teach, and become an addict. That's pretty much it!