You guys are doing too good a job explaining the TFPC method! I used to love coming to this algae subforum to see all the amazing swamp to oasis pictures, but there's been hardly any lately - no new posts even in the past few days.
Time to take things into my own hands...
Ok newbies, here's how you get rid of your algae - you want to shock your pool by adding as many trichlor pucks as you can find. Ignore what these crazy people say about high CYA - it actually helps kill bacteria!
(There, now maybe we'll see some more good swamp pictures!)