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Posted: Mon Dec 13, 2010 9:25 pm
by bbsadmin
NEW MEMBERS do not have the same privileges as regular members on this message board. This is mainly to keep spammers, spam URLs and spam signatures (which usually contain spam URLs) off this board.

You are a "New Member" of this message board if you have made less than 7 to 12 posts (random number). You are a "New Member" when your user name is the color red.

After somewhere between 7 and 12 posts, your user name will turn green, which means you have become a regular "Registered User". At that point, you will have more privileges on the message board. "Posts" do NOT include one or two word "throwaway" posts. If we see you doing that, your account will be deleted and you will be banned.

New Members CANNOT do the following:
-place a signature in their profile (this includes a ticker)
-place an URL (website) in their profile
-place an URL (website) in a post
-attach any sort of image to a post
-make an attachment to a post
-edit or delete their posts
-change their password
-send or read private messages

After you make 7 to 12 posts and your user name turns green (which means that you have become a "Registered User") these restrictions are lifted. However, if we find that you are spamming the board, or behaving badly, you will be banned.

People who register on this message board, but do not make a post within a couple of days, are DELETED. If your account was deleted, you can register again. But if the same person keeps registering over and over again without ever posting, that person will be banned.

I know that these rules seem strict, but they are necessary. Spammers are relentless, and if we are going to have a quality message board, we need to enforce these sort of rules to keep them out.

One more thing I want to tell new members of this message board: Please do not post full-face photos of yourself, especially if you are a woman. There are many people out there who have a braces fetish, and yes some of them lurk on this message board. Please only post photos of your teeth or mouth. And please think twice before posting the URL to a blog or website which reveals your full face or location.

Thanks for understanding.

-Lynn the board Admin


Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 3:48 pm
by bbsadmin
I also want to add that new members MAY NOT post one or two word "throwaway posts" just to "get up to" the number of posts required to turn their name green and become a regular registered member. If we see this happening, your account will be deleted and your IP address and email address will be banned. If you're going to post, please make a REAL post. Anything less is deemed suspicious.

Thanks for understanding.