On this page you will find a list of the most frequently asked quesions about the Are You Being Served? Database.
(Please read this first before consulting a staff member to answer your questions.)
Q: Where can I learn more about the American TV Database?
A: There are currently a couple of people who can answer your questions, Robert Alvarez, and [[User talk:Judy Alvarez|Judy Alvarez]. Check the list of administrators for more.
Q: Where does The American TV Database get its information?
A: The information that started the Database came from personal research from online sources and from actual episode references. Most of the updates and new submissions you see on our site have come from readers, researchers and fans from all over the world such as yourself!
Q: Who started this wonderful wiki?
A: The creator of The American TV Database is Robert Alvarez.
Q: Who runs the site now?
A: The project is run by members of the community. This site wouldn't be possible without your contributions!
Q: How can I help?
A: You can contribute content, pictures and/or text, to any article you are knowledgeable about.
Register and create your own Database Editor's ID and you can get credit for what you contribute!
Q: Must I register to contribute?
A: At this time, anyone can contribute without registering an account. However, this setup comes with a few unfortunate side effects, namely vandalism, so requiring registration may reduce the amount of vandals and vandalism in the future. Also, by forcing people to put their name to their work, it adds a sense of accountability to edits.
Q: Does it cost anything to join/read the database?
A: No way! Our site will always be free of charge. If you notice, our site does not have many ugly advertisements either. We are committed to bringing you the best information without the hassle. Our community survives solely on the generosity of our community members. Spread the word!