Cluesforum.info - Registration

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OUR HAND-SHAKE INTRODUCTION POLICY

1. New members are kindly requested to introduce themselves in a handshake e-mail sent to me, the forum administrator, here: simonshack_AT_libero.it with some measure of detail as to who they are, such as : the user name they selected, the reason for it, their nationality, professional expertise, and motivations for joining Cluesforum. Please include some description as to the sort of insights/ outlooks/ contributions that you wish to share with our members and readers. We strongly encourage all members to observe a constructive attitude aimed at offering our readership a sharp, reliable resource for information - while sustaining a high standard of educational and civil discourse.

2. Remember to mention in your hand-shake e-mail what USER NAME you chose.

3. Finally, when accessing the forum for the first time, prove you have read and understood these instructions by locating the REQUIRED : INTRODUCE YOURSELF thread on the forum, copying the e-mail intro you sent to me and posting it as your first Cluesforum post.

This, of course, is a way of announcing your arrival to all our regular members, and gives them a platform to ask you questions.

Thanks for your kind comprehension with regard to our slightly unorthodox registration requirements. It is, after all, a procedure specifically devised to maintain our discussion board as pleasant, troll-free and productive as possible. Lastly, let this be clear: if you decide to join this forum, please make sure that you have a firm grasp of your topics of interest, that you read what has already been posted on the topic - and that your additional contributions to our discussion boards be expressed in articulate and eloquent fashion.


Simon Shack, and the Cluesforum admins