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Old 11th April 2012   #13 (permalink)
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Default Re: Guest (Unregistered) Policy Change

Nobody is being shut out here. It takes less than a minute to complete the registration form and click the submit button. The new policy isn't going to affect the majority of guests that are just passing through with a fleeting interest in our hobby.

Is it any great loss if a guest who regularly enjoys reading the content of the forum but has no intention of contributing refuses to sign up? A forum is only as good as the contributions its members make. Lurking in the shadows does not benefit the community.

However, those that do feel it's worth spending a minute registering to continue enjoying the forum are more than welcome on board, even if they don't contribute to discussions, and who knows, once signed in they may be more inclined to click the reply button.
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