Add more connections by befriending other members of the forum. It's as easy as this:
1. Click the username of a forum member you want to make friends with.
2. In his or her profile, click on the Friends tab.
3. On the far right corner, click Befriend (username).
4. You may or may not check the box that says Also send a friend request to (username).
5. Then, click Yes.
Next time you log in, check if the user accepted your friend request:
1. Click My Profile located above the forum header.
2. On the side menu, see if his or her name appears under your Friends list.
3. You may have to click on More to see the full list.