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f&l forum private?

Discussion in 'Freedom and Liberty' started by Tango3, Jan 30, 2007.

  1. Tango3

    Tango3 Aimless wanderer

    I opened the site without logging on first and I noticed the freedom and liberty forum was "Private" has this always been private or has something happened to warant a change??[flag]
  2. E.L.

    E.L. Moderator of Lead Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    We want to encourage new members and participation. Additional forums are a benefit of joining in lieu of lurking.
  3. Tango3

    Tango3 Aimless wanderer

    Thanks I can stop looking over my shoulder for a bit longer..
  4. Blackjack

    Blackjack Monkey+++

    You know what got me to join instead of lurking? I couldn't see Monkeymans butchering pics, or any pics for that matter, and that just ticked me right off!

    Glad I joined :)
  5. RightHand

    RightHand Pioneer in a New World Moderator Founding Member

    We're glad you joined too Blackjack. You always have an interesting perspective on things
  6. Tango3

    Tango3 Aimless wanderer

    Yeah man, its nice to beallowed access to "normal people"...
  7. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    Yep, a few are marked private. First of all, it makes it so Google and Yahoo don't crawl these posts and index them. It also encourages membership.

    We have a few other membership driving tools in place as well. The more people have to log in to view things, the more likely they are to contribute to the discussion. I like fresh perspectives.
  8. sheen_estevez

    sheen_estevez Monkey+++

    That's what got me hooked, started "lurking" around saw some real good post and then some area's I couldn't see. And since I didn't have to give up my first born to join I figured what the hey.
    Problem I have is not enough time to surf, I'm still reading through old post just to catch up. [banghead] Plus the kids are active so I'm always on the go.
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