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Forum Q&A

Do I need to register before using the forums?

You don't need to register to use any of the facilities in the forums, you can add messages and use the chat rooms in "Guest mode" which is indicated on postings. This may change in the future.

What benefits will I have registering with UK Guinea Pigs?

How do I register for UK Guinea Pigs?

Click on the register link and enter your details, those marked with an asterisk are compulsory.

Please note you need to be at least 13 years of age to sign up. This is stated in's terms and conditions of use.

I've already got a PiggieMail account do I need to re-register?

No, you can use this ID and password for the forums, unless you want a different nickname

What is 'Guest mode'?

It just means you are not registered. If you go in the chat rooms there is a prompt for those wanting to use Guest Mode.

I've registered with UK Guinea Pigs - how do I log in?

One of three ways

How do I post a message to the forums?

Click on the forum name of your choice and choose "Post New Topic"

How do I enter the chat room?

There are two ways of going in the chat room.

How do I leave the chatroom?

Close the window containing the chatroom applet.

How do I log out of the discussion area?

Click log out in the links bar

NB: if you exit from your web brower, you will also log out of UK Guinea Pigs

Where's the on-line help?

Currently, is working on the help pages. The link is there with a prompt saying it is coming soon.