O-Tay! I know this has been done to death which is why I am sneaking in here to OT, hoping to hide my callow inexperienced hide from the flamers in the main fora. I am for the first time ever having trouble with 3ix, my host/server etc, and was idly wondering where I fidn the giant, never-ending "who is the best provider in the UK" thread? Oh, all right - I`ll get me coat. Another quickie - what activates yer smilies around here? tried : : and it didnt work. oh silly me!