Please pay attention to this message
if you want membership privileges in a timely manner.
In order to request membership with posting privileges, you must write a note here to show you're not a spammer. When you do so, you will make our jobs a lot easier if you have some actual content in your request, like "Hi, I'm an atheist" or "Would like to discuss the latest episode of (whatever)" or SOMETHING to prove that you have a personality. If you just say "Give me access please!" then we remain suspicious that you might be spam. I know how much work it is to write that extra sentence, but please give a second's thought to the people who have to make a judgment call on dozens of requests.
There are two people moderating this board, me and BarbaraK. When you post to this forum, it's entirely likely that it will take a few days (at least?) to approve you. If it takes more than a week, I invite you to email me, Russell, using "rglasser at apollowebworks dot com".
And finally, Note to spammers
: I realize that this remark is futile since you are all bots anyway. But seriously: I know this is the only post on the entire forum where you can comment, but it's wasting your time as much as mine. Your spam will not stay around, it will not contribute to search engines, it may pile up for a few days but it will be gone before it has a chance to accomplish anything.