2. If you're trying to securely sign up for a new CF.C subscription or restart an old one, you should be able to do so easily online. Some users, however, might get an error code depending on configuration or other factors before the process is completed. Frustrating.
If you are experiencing difficulty in trying to sign up online for a Cougfan.com 7-day free trial subscription, please call this toll free number -- 888.501.5752 from 8 AM - 5:30 PM CST Mon-Fri, and Scout.com will get you taken care of promptly over the phone. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience.
And if you're trying to gift a subscription to someone this Christmas, the best way to do that is to call the toll free number. The good news there: there's no waiting, you don't have to worry about if your gift will arrive in the mail by Dec. 25. The subscription is instantaneously active.
And speaking of that, for anyone who may have experienced an error message in trying to sign up, know that we are just as frustrated with that as you are, and please feel free to contact us.
The best, fastest way to reach us is to use the Inbox in the upper right of the page when you're logged in and on the forums. (You can also shoot us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org but please know this is a general mailbox and we might not be able to get back to you quite as promptly as if you use the Inbox on the forums.)
3. If you want to go back to the classic view on the CF.C forums, simply scroll down to the bottom of the forum page on the right and click on "Switch theme to Classic forum." You can always switch back and forth. It's tied to a cookie so as long as you don't clear your cookies and cache after switching it should remember your preference. And if you do delete your cookies, simply go to the bottom of the page and click the "switch theme" link like you did the first time.
If you want to experience the new forums, and we strongly encourage you to check them out, there are a host of new features and tools awaiting you: