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Originally posted by Djarums
With regard to the Intro forum...
The way it was set up is that people with less than 20 posts can't start threads in any forum besides the Intro forum.
They can, however, reply to other people's threads anywhere else.
I've never understood why some people object to this because there are thousands of threads on every possible topic you can imagine. Twenty replies to other people's threads could be done in a day, or even less!
If someone has some critical info they want to share with the community it's really not that much of an inconvenience. Introduce yourself to everyone, participate a little and before you know it, you're good to go.
There are certain things we do to protect our membership from the likes of spammers, recruiters, or other problems.
This policy has protected our members from receiving u2us or seeing posts about free pills, adult sites, colon cleansers, illegal software, or whatever the heck else people try to sell off.
If it causes any issues, the staff is always available via u2u or the complaints forum no matter how many posts you have. We're here to help.