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Each user in the BoardGameGeek database has its own page with details about themselves. It is a collaboration of personal information, game collection details, and site contributions by that user.
Users can edit the sections of their profile by clicking the pencil icon at the top of each section.
This section contains details regarding BoardGameGeek notifications and AdBlock settings. It also gives access to the BoardGameGeek Web Widget which generates code you can use in webpages to show your most recently logged games.
User Profile SectionThis section has free form text about the user. Users typically put information like:
User Details Section
This section displays further personal information about the user:
When you edit your own User Details you add or update additional details.
This section contains categorized interests about the user:
This section outlines the amount of GeekGold the user has collected, spent, and their current balance. If a fellow BoardGameGeek user is visiting the page there is also an option to "Give User GeekGold".
This section shows the number of GeekQuestions the user has asked and answered.
This section is used for collection tracking. Users can enter the games that they currently own, want, are selling, or those that are for trade. Users may also leave comments and ratings for any of the games listed in BoardGameGeek. If you have rated a game, or checked the its box to be notified about new content for it, it will also appear in your game collection (whether or not you own it). This is a handy way to see all the games you care about on one page, and track each time you play it if you choose to log your plays. The games may be listed in text or viewed by a Gallery View. The section contains:
A quick snapshot of a user's "Game Ranking Distribution" is also shown to illustrate how the totals of their game ratings are distributed in the 1 to 10 ranking.
Top 10 Section
This section contains two parts. The "Personal Top 10" and "Hot 10" lists are used by users for a variety of things. Some use the Hot 10 for their list of games they wish to play next. Some use the personal top 10 as the list of games they love the most. These lists are flexible and up to the user to decide how to use them. Games are entered into these lists based on their GameIDs.
Other Ratings Section
This section gives details to the contributions this user has given to the BoardGameGeek website. The following is a list of these items:
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