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Offline The Infidel

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Full forum access?
« on: February 18, 2010, 08:48:47 PM »
Not sure what the required post count is to gain access to the locked boards but hopefully I am close. Is there any chance that in the future a paid MSB membership would allow full access?

Offline The Wilderness

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Re: Full forum access?
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2010, 09:05:06 PM »
Not sure what the required post count is to gain access to the locked boards but hopefully I am close. Is there any chance that in the future a paid MSB membership would allow full access?

No chance that a paid MSB membership will allow full access.

The MSB is a complete separate entity from the forum.

Keep participating and posting, the other boards will open for you when you get to the required number of posts.

TW

Offline The Infidel

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Re: Full forum access?
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2010, 09:07:42 PM »
No problem, thanks for the quick answer.

Offline ladieu

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Re: Full forum access?
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2010, 09:17:01 PM »
Some of the boards were locked? I guess my habit of compulsive posting is good for something  ;D

Offline Todd R

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Re: Full forum access?
« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2010, 10:25:23 PM »
Just out of curiosity, whats the reasoning for having some boards locked?

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Re: Full forum access?
« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2010, 10:34:43 PM »
Just out of curiosity, whats the reasoning for having some boards locked?
There are a quite a few reasons, but it basically boils down to this being a preparedness board & not a debate board for folks to push whatever their pet agenda might be.  Whether it be politics, religion, save this or save that...we're here to learn & teach & share in the modern survivalist philosophy.

We found that when the politics, & patriotism boards were open we were pulling in members who's main interest was coming here & spending the majority of their time picking political fights.  This isn't that kind of forum so we limited the access to those boards.  It's takes quite a lot of posts to open those boards, which weeds out the folks who are only here for a particular reason.

The other boards are locked to new members because they were the boards that were getting spammed the most. 

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Re: Full forum access?
« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2010, 10:36:42 PM »
I'd like to echo what TW said.

Being a member of the MSB does not entitle anyone to any special privileges on the forum.  They are indeed separate entities & have nothing to do with each other.

Offline The Infidel

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Re: Full forum access?
« Reply #7 on: February 19, 2010, 03:17:48 AM »
Yep, got it the first time, but thanks for the response. It wasn't so much a request as it was an idea. Obviously a bad one. Thanks for clearing things up.