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Unread 07-08-2005, 10:59 PM   #1
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Default locked down for the time being.

Just an FYI. Some of our forums have been locked down to "guests". This means only registered and logged in users can see them. Qtalk, Competition are open for all. But if you come here and Woodpile, Bashes, D&R and a few others are not listed on your forum lists... it means your are not logged in. Just Log yourself in and they will come back.
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Unread 07-09-2005, 09:34 AM   #2
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Default RE: locked down for the time being.

I hope those same guests aren't locked form this forum thereby preventing them from seeing your post.
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Unread 07-09-2005, 10:28 AM   #3
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Default RE: locked down for the time being.

All you gotta do to see it all is join and sign in. Guests wouldn't know they are excluded until after they join and login.

Remember: Membership has its priviledges! :D

I don't have a problem with that.
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Unread 07-09-2005, 10:42 AM   #4
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Why?
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Unread 07-09-2005, 11:33 AM   #5
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Default RE: locked down for the time being.

Because, he's the Poobah - and with lot's of new hit & run look-sees as a result of the recent TV, radio, and print aricles it's felt the forum needs to keep something for people to check out once they join.

No secrets - you just have to login to see all the forums.
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Unread 07-10-2005, 05:38 PM   #6
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Default RE: locked down for the time being.

Makes good sense to me. Good job, Poobah.
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Unread 07-10-2005, 08:29 PM   #7
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Default RE: locked down for the time being.

heres why.

New users come in to a BBQ forum looking for BBQ,

they look around and dont like it, so they leave...

if the forum requires someone to register just to browse, I wind up with a load of users who visted once and never returned. Same with lurkers.

If qtalk and comp is the only thing open to read, they can come and get bbq info without registering, and adding id's to the user list. BUT...

If they want to join the fun and post or see all the other forums, they will have to register then.

Why Now.. ? alot of media coverage is causing people to come "check it out". Like cahd says, its hit and runs..... If they just come to visit, and see what we do, they see qtalk and comp, they see we are a real bbq forum.. Only if they feel the need to post and want to stick around.. THEN they register.. otherwise they are on their way and we dont have them in our user list.
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Unread 07-10-2005, 08:37 PM   #8
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I fully agree with your decision.

In honor, I cleaned up my profile.

No more Squirrel Dribble Fubble Pincher
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Mine still says nipple!
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