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Forum topic by BTimmons posted 10-27-2013 05:37 PM 1710 views 0 times favorited 25 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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BTimmons

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10-27-2013 05:37 PM

A new user, scrapbmxrider16 is a buddy of mine that just signed up for the site. He’s trying to post a question to the finishing forum but his post has been awaiting moderator approval for a few days now.

A little help? Thanks!

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com


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Blackie_

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#1 posted 10-27-2013 06:15 PM

3 days and still waiting, that’s ridiculous.

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#2 posted 10-27-2013 08:43 PM

I’m having a similar issue with a project. Any tech support out there?

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Loren

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#3 posted 10-27-2013 09:25 PM

Look in email spam folder.

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BTimmons

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#4 posted 10-27-2013 09:59 PM

Loren, it’s not an email problem. He’s trying to post in the forums and can’t do it yet.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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muleskinner

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#5 posted 10-27-2013 11:27 PM

If I remember correctly, you have to comment in an existing thread before you can post a new thread topic. (?)

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Loco

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#6 posted 10-28-2013 12:00 AM

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If the head guy also wrote the code for the forum ???....he probably is having a zipper malfunction.

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404 - Not Found

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#7 posted 10-28-2013 12:07 AM

Unfortunately, LJ’s was under attack from the Spammers just a couple of months ago – this approval process is the new front line against spam.

Imagine if you will, MsDebbie sits – a lone figure in the dark – reviewing endless new profiles, hundreds a week. Gatekeeper to our sawdusty corner of cyber space., who would envy her the task of sorting the wheat from the chaff?

If you are reading this MsDebbie, scrapbmxrider16 is a good guy, interested only in expanding his knowledge of woodworking, finishes and techniques, and hopefully giving back, paying it forward. Do not confuse scrapbmxrider16 with a lowly spammer – whose mission is to infiltrate our seemingly harmless community of woodworkers to peddle some cheap counterfeit medicines and love making potions.

Let him in MsDebbie, do the right thing, I implore you.

I rest my case.

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scrapbmxrider16

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#8 posted 10-28-2013 12:56 AM

Can someone approve my thread???? I am not spam. 3 days now is ridiculous and to be honest it is a good way to turn people away from your site.

Renners thanks for the support

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404 - Not Found

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#9 posted 10-28-2013 01:36 AM

No problem, if you are really stuck, post your query here and I’m sure someone will be along to help out.

You don’t ever wear winklepickers do you? I just need to check that first.

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gfadvm

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#10 posted 10-28-2013 01:45 AM

Brian, Maybe you could send MsDebbie a pm and vouch for him? Might spped things up.

I just joined a Forestry/Milling site and was allowed to post a question within 5 minutes of joining. VERY impressive service!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#11 posted 10-28-2013 02:14 AM

Then again, I signed up for a black smithing forum awhile back, went through the entire process, got the email with the code and secret handshake, and then couldn’t log in. Tried for weeks to figure it out, and finally got an error that said “there will be no new members accepted”. I even emailed the “owner”, and never got an answer. It’s one ate-up site, if the owner acts like that.

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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#12 posted 10-28-2013 02:27 AM

Sent a PM to Debbie.

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#13 posted 10-28-2013 02:31 AM

its even harder to remove a membership then it is to own one

always beware of what you wish for

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#14 posted 10-28-2013 12:00 PM

Has buddy add shop pictures to his profile? so miss Debbie can see he has a real shop?

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#15 posted 10-28-2013 12:24 PM

I have been waiting about a week to get a post approved. But, judging from the content of the site, I thnk it’s worth it…and…it’s FREE LOL

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