Frequently Asked Questions
What is Askmefast.com?
Askmefast.com is a worldwide community of knowledgeable people who are ready and waiting to answer questions on virtually any topic. It is called "Askmefast.com" because the process of asking a question and receiving one or more answers is amazingly rapid. And now it's faster than ever, with our live chat real time answer facility, where you can literally get an answer on the spot by a helper who is online at the very same time as you post your question.
How can I get the most out of using Askmefast.com?
Askmefast.com provides an intuitive and easy to use interface for both questioners and answerers. With your account, you can be both, and you build points up and achieve levels by regularly participating in the community. You receive 50 free points when you sign up for a new account. It costs 10 points to ask a question, and you can add more points to your account by completing various actions, such as being the first to answer a question, which will yield you up to 70 points.
Other actions you can take to gain points includes making a new friend, being followed by someone else, being voted "best answer" for any question, and even just for logging into the website regularly. As your points progress, so does your level status, with the top level being "Genius".
Users are also able to receive answers from other community members via live chat. In order to get added to the chat queue you must first answer another user's question. Upon successfully answering another user's question you will be automatically added to the chat queue and will be matched with a community expert who will answer your question. We ask for your participation in helping answer another user's question because we want to keep the Askmefast.com site free for everyone to use.
Please view our full description of the Levels & Points system for more information.
How do I change my username on Askmefast.com?
To change your username on Askmefast.com log in to your account. From your account options menu in the right column of the site select "edit account". On the edit account form you will see an option containing your username. Change the username to an available username and save your changes. The next time you log in to the site use the updated username to login.
How many questions can I ask?
When you create a new account you are given enough free points that allow you to ask 5 questions. After this you can start rebuilding your points by completing any number of actions which give you various amounts of points. You can get 5 free points if one of your answers is given a "thumbs up" by other members. If you make a new friend you also get 5 free points. But the most points are gained when you post quality answers. You receive up to 35 points for answering a question that already has existing answers, and up to 70 points for being the first to answer a new question.
How long will I have to wait for an answer?
Because the Askmefast.com community is so large and so enthusiastic, most questions are answered extremely quickly. In addition, you can now receive instant answers by live chat with community experts for free which allows for instant answers to your questions.
Other factors can also contribute to how long it takes for your question to be answered. If it is a highly complex technical question, it can take members some time to locate the exact information you require.
Can I reply to answers on my own questions?
Yes, since many people may be searching for solutions to the same problem as you are having. If you find a solution before another expert on our site is able to assist you we encourage you to post the answer you have found to help others in the community who may have the same problem.
How do I find and make friends on Askmefast.com?
Making friends on Askmefast.com is easy and fun. Whenever you see a person you are interested in making friends with the first step is to "follow" them. All users have a follow button at the top of their profile pages. After you are following a person they will then have the option of converting you from their follower into a friend.
Likewise, if someone chooses to follow you then you will see them in your followers list and have the option to convert them into a friend. In your Profile box under the Actions section you will see a My Friends link. Here you will see a list of friends, as well as all the people who have chosen to follow your activity on the site. You can add and remove friends and followers on this screen as well.
To find other friends who may already be members of Askmefast.com look for a Profile Search box in the right hand menu below your account options box. Here you can search for the information of the user that you wish to locate including searching by name, email or username..
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