Please only use your real name on registering in this forum.
(aliasses are usually either automatic forum spammers or psychoproblematic people...)
How does this forum work?
-In 3 simple steps-
1. you sign-up (what you're doing right now), scroll down and accept
we will usually approve any request
and then you get rights on the "unknown new members" forum
2. you introduce yourself there
then you get rights on the "members" forums
3. you share a collecting story ("you give")
and then you get access to the "active members" forums ("you receive")
Please: only sign up, if you want to make a positive contribution, and share information with the other forum members.
If you need help: please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org and we will register you.
More legal stuff...
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