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25 January 2023 at 11:50 #11967
We have the field “to prove you’re human” to fend off bots … also we have at another level had spammers sign up – and had to delete them.
Also … to reiterate, we didn’t want it to be this way, but the “old” forum was very elderly and behind the times – moving people over wasn’t possible – if you had a log-in on the old forum, you will have to re-register on the new one – sorry!” .
Finally – there is an authentication process before you are “approved” … so it’s not instant.
It’s all about protecting the forum and the members – and it’s worthwhile