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    y not post a position yourself - help is available on posting with pics and spoiler
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  • Free Competition -"Risk - no risk!"-has just ended. curanar, wintom & stog won copies of Bgblitz2Go. details  here
  • thx MAffi Botchee, sixty, zorba, caleb, ettu, trrroglodyte, diane, captainmubbers, aviator, Anonymous, Tom, roygbiv  yyy , Michael  r_monk Jade & Linus  our latest VIP donors/subscribers..cheers! they get to see special links & articles and gain much kudos.:) join them at
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  • click the little + - buttons to customise your Fibsboard (unclick them sometimes to see what you're missing :)
  • check out the new Small ads section (Menu top left of  front page ... Snowie 4! SOLD!!!!advertise on fibsboard and turn all that "hanging around software "into ready cash -- small ads just 5!!!
  • controversial "other online games" Board introduced --GO, Poker, Scrabble and gosh even Chess.....let me know :)
  • Play our  New Fibsboard Position of the Week --> perhaps give your comments/reasons's the link
  • enjoy the front page random images , random like dice on fibs! ethereal not material, and try and name them ..
  • Thx to our VIP donor/subscribers in 2009 cheers! .....webrunner, stog, spielberg, dickbalaska, b8factor, jackdaddy, anonymouse, diane, dropper, zorba, papillon, fiftythree, ramses, adrian, FrankBerger, krakan and ah_clem
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  • hover/mouseover topics on the forum/board index, now gives you the preview of the first post within a topic
  • most Recent Posts and Recent Topics now viewable on the front page!
  • VIP Donor members can now access VIP articles on the random photos that appear on the front page, with links & larger images..
  • want to modify your profile? -- top menu  here, then "modify profile" left menu- then "Forum Profile Information"
  • Look into the LINKS section. Please add your favorite backgammon links.
  • Add your picture URL in your profile.
  • You can now show us where you live by placing a pin on the Google map in your profile.
  • Play our  New Fibsboard Position of the Week --> perhaps give your comments/reasons's the link
  • Subscribe to Fibsboard for just 5 a year - get a special badge! VIP Articles and Links and much more..ensure our future and earn real kudos with your friends and enemies alike!
  • Try the New Recent Posts Link available above Recent Topics on the Front Page
  • new annotated match....... comment please?
  • happy holidays! take your board to the beach!
  • new backgammon problem in backgammon articles  (under the shoutbox on the right of the Front page)
    thx zorba
  • welcome to Fibsboard! your global moderators are stog (and mrs stog) socksey sixty diane zorba and a wonderful group of individual board moderators ......thx to ALL
  • Free Competition --3 won copies of Bgblitz2Go details  here
  • want some cool sounds while you browse the boards.... see the new collapsable web radio section on the LHS, below birthdays, on the Front page
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  • please ensure your email address is "up to date" in your fibsboard profile or personal messages won't get through -- thx
    ps  you can set your email as non public
  • Check out the small but well formed 'Campaigns' board --we all feel strongly about something: alert us to a campaign, add a poll - be concise, and aware of strong editorial ;)

  • VIP Donor members can now edit photo galleries and utilise an extended Custom Profile with buddy lists. Join them - for the price of a beer!
  • Remember if you wish to share a pic or a story, with just a selected few, use the new extended profile with custom buddy list
  • VIP Donors can remain anonymous while still enjoying all the benefits.......
  • **VIP donor members can set up a profile gallery, only viewable by those on their buddy list ****
  • Thx to our VIP donor/subscribers in 2010 cheers! .....webrunner, stog, spielberg, jackdaddy, adrian, BallardBG, diane , anononymous , Zorba , sixty_something, ah_clem , kapiti , Drake ,aviator & r_monk
  • (**folks need to register to be able to see Fibsboard Forum Match diagrams and vote.** )
  • **Inspired by recurrent discussions in FIBS shouts on issues concerning science and consciousness, we have introduced an ISP Board on ...a space set aside for more considered esoteric meanderings on ideas science and philosophy --- "concept formation and elucidation" .....> the philosophy/physiology/ structure and function of a fibster or fibsboarder!
    take a look at

  • All new for 2011 --" your unofficial Forum for all fings FIBS."
    New Membergroups, new boards including topical discussions, Campaigns, Culture and Gossip. Photo Galleries, Forum Backgammon vs Top Guest, and much much more.........faster and improved, with sas :)
  • "Fibsboard allows for more considered reading and response, whereas Fibs shout is a more intuitive interaction"
  • Chess for VIP's
  • Thx to our VIP donor/subscribers in 2011 cheers! ..thx godwinson, webrunner, stog, spielberg*, hartkegirl, KissMyAss*, ettu*,  jackdaddy*, diane, caleb, sixty_something*, Zorba*, aviator, Tom*, anonymous*, roygbiv*, r_monk *
  • Help Stog get your avatars back, click here ;)
  • Biggest free backgammon community - members from over 150 countries. Play backgammon for free on and enjoy the community on fibsboard
  • NEW! Get all Tourneybot Results from the new Board here:
  • Thx to our VIP donor/subscribers in 2012 cheers!
    ..thx Botchee, sixty, zorba, caleb, ettu, trrroglodyte, diane, aviator, r_monk ,captainmubbers,Tom roygbiv*, anonymous and yyy
  • thx diane, jeeves Caleb sixty Zorba  Linus & jackdaddy Tom  Michael r_monk Anonymous  Jade & roygbiv*  our 2013 donors..cheers! we will really need Help this year as i think we will need a better Host server
  • Thx to our VIP donor/subscribers in 2014 cheers! MAffi diane Tom Zorba  Sixty_something Linus & Aviator
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