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20 site faq submissions by the AVS community.

AVS Forum Classifieds Rules

AVS Forum Classifieds Rules Under no circumstances is anyone to reply to a post suggesting that the item can be found cheaper elsewhere. That is the responsibility of the purchaser to look for the best deal - not for forum members to point out. Members are trying to sell their items in a safe environment without fear of others trying to undercut their sales. With the exception of the Dealer Specials area, we prohibit dealers, resellers, and manufacturers from posting any sale information to this forum -- especially advertisements in their signature file. The only items... read more


FAQ & Tutorials Start with the FAQ and see if your question is answered there. We've covered a range of topics, from how to change your password to details on how tags work.   Your questions may also be answered in one of our Tutorials: Community Profile Tutorial - learn how to edit your Community Profile, edit Your List, change your avatar, edit your Account Details, and change your password.  Discussion Forum Tutorial - learn how to start a new thread, reply to a post, reply with a quotation, edit your post, report posts, etc. Article Tutorial - learn what... read more

AVS Club

Join the AVS Club   When you join the AVS Club, you receive a variety of benefits for one year.  The program perks include the following:   Full access to AVS Club Only Forums including: ...... AVS Rumor Mill ...... Others areas as added No daily private message restrictions The ability to disable advertisements from the desktop site The ability to disable the right hand sidebar on thread pages Up to 100 open classifieds at one time A special user badge indicating your AVS Club membership The sure pleasure of knowing that you are helping to support the best... read more

About Us

Founded in 1999 by David Bott and Alan Gouger, AVSForum.com is the largest discussion forum dedicated to Home Theater, cinema, and the products used with over one million members, 1.3 million threads, and 22 million posts. AVS is the place to discuss high-definition home theater gear, movies, and everything in between with enthusiasts from all over the world. read more

Privacy Policy

[AVS FORUM] PRIVACY POLICY Effective [May 31, 2012] [AVS Forum] (“AVS Forum”, “our”, “us” or “we”) provides this Privacy Policy to inform you of the policies and procedures that govern the collection, use and disclosure of personal information from users of our website, accessible at www.avsforum.com (the “Site”). This Privacy Policy applies only to information that you provide to us through the Site. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our AVS Forum Terms of Service... read more

Terms of Service

Search Feedback Template

  1.  Exact words you typed into the search engine (if possible, please provide the URL of your search results as well).         2.  Were your results sorted on relevance or recency?       3.  Describe what you saw in the search results.       4.  Were you looking for a specific page? Enter it's URL here.       5.  Any other pages you think should have been high up in the results? Enter their URLs here.       6.  Any other suggestions to make the results for this query better?       read more

Messaging Tutorial

Important Notice: If you receive a private message or public message notification in your email, do not reply to the email.  Click the 'Reply' button to reply via your message center. Learn: Send Private Messages Access And Manage Your Message Center Write Public Messages Delete Public Messages From Your Profile Change Your Messaging Notification Preferences   Send Private Messages Occasionally you may want to converse with another user privately.  There are several places from which you may send a private message.   From A User's... read more

Tagging Tutorial

Learn: What is tagging and why is it important? How is the tagging on this site different than other sites? Add Tags To Forum Posts And Articles Remove Tags View Tag Pages Subscribe To Topic Tags     What is tagging?  Why is it important? Tags allow information from around the community to be aggregated together.  They are labels that can be added to forum posts or articles to tie pieces of content together to make relevant information easier to find.   Product Tags are unique identifiers for a specific product.  These... read more

Subscription Tutorial

Subscriptions are the way to personalize your experience so you can be kept abreast of only the changes that you care about. You can subscribe to forum threads, users whose content you enjoy reading, articles, etc. This way, each time you visit your home page you can see what has changed that you care about, without having to sift through stuff you don't. Additionally, you can get subscription content in immediate, daily, or weekly emails if you like.   Learn: Add Subscriptions View Your Subscription Content Edit or Remove Your... read more

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