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Registered: ‎09-11-2014

Getting Started

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The Discoveries Community is a place where Canadians can connect around our favourite topic - FOOD! We invite you to participate in the discussions and share your thoughts and ideas. We always like to hear from our fans and customers! In this section you'll find everything you need to get started!




Registering for the Community will allow you to:

·          Post new messages

·          Post responses to existing messages

·          Receive email notification when someone replies to a specified post or thread

·          Exchange Private Messages with other members

·          Personalize your experience on the boards


Click here to register.


As a new member of the Community, you might be wondering where to start. There’s a lot of information in the Community but don’t feel overwhelmed! This thread contains all the information you’ll need to get started, so read on and happy posting!


Introduce Yourself


We invite you to introduce yourself! Tell us about your favourite food, or what you would like to experience in the Community. We want to get to know you and would love to hear what you love about Presidents's Choice.


Community Guidelines & Terms and Conditions


The Community Guidelines set out the do’s and don’ts for participation in our Community to help set the foundation for healthy conversation. These let you know what you can and cannot do in the Community. It’s mostly common sense: don’t be rude, don’t link to competitors’ sites, don’t post copyrighted materials, etc.  Make sure to read through these documents before posting.


Before you post


If you’re looking for information on a specific topic, use the search bar to see if the information has already been posted. If you don’t find the information you’re looking for, an easy way to post a question is by entering it into the “Ask a Question” text box and clicking “Continue.”


How do I …?


Got a question about using the forum?  Take a look at the Community FAQ or check out the help section and see if you can find your answer there.  If you have unanswered questions, post them on this board and the Community will provide you with an answer.


Moderators and Administrators


You might notice that there are some members with bolded red usernames – these are the Community Managers and Moderators.  We’re a friendly bunch, so feel free to send any of us a Private Message if you have any questions or just want to say hi!  (To send a PM, click on a username and the click on “Send this user a private message” link in the “Contact Me” section.)


Lisa_B – Community Manager

Lisa86 – Community Manager

ErinBee – Moderator

Lesley – Moderator

Catherine_S – Moderator


Here are the best ways to engage with the Community:




Use a descriptive title for your posts.

Use a vague subject like "HELP!" or "Urgent question!"

Read other responses (if any) first.

Repeat information already provided.

Further the discussion.

Excessively quote previous messages.

Relate personal experiences.

Go off topic.

Ask for clarification.

Make assumptions.

Put yourself in the customer's shoes.

Be judgemental.

Get to the point.

Overwhelm with information.

Be positive.

Trash products, brands or people.

Be understanding.


Know when to back off.

Get personal.

Strive for correct spelling and grammar.

Worry if you're not perfect. This is the Internet, after all.



That's about it for now! Happy posting!