Compulsory Registration on Discussion Groups

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Compulsory Registration on Discussion Groups

Joined: January 13th, 2000, 9:13 pm

April 18th, 2005, 11:20 am #1

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Compulsory Registration to the Missing-Lynx Discussion Boards<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p></B>

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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">We are implementing compulsory registration to the Missing-Lynx discussion boards as an additional security measure to protect visitors to the site.

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">The application is two-fold.

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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Step 1<o:p></o:p></B>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">The first step is to create an account with Network 54. Some of you may already have one of these and it simply means that when you post messages it shows your username and, if you wish, your e-mail address.

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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">To create an account, simply click on ‘Create Account’ on the grey toolbar at the top of the index on any of the discussion boards. A verification e-mail will be sent to the e-mail address you provide and, once you have received this and followed the link within it, you will have a Network 54 account.

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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Step 2<o:p></o:p></B>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">The second stage is thus for all persons with a Network 54 account.

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">Log-in to your account on any of the discussion boards. While logged in, click on the URL below:

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">http://www.network54.com/Group/76465

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">This should show you a table entitled ‘Missing-Lynx members’. This is the name of the membership group you will now be applying to. Click on ‘Apply to this group’. If it does not say ‘Apply to this group’, but says instead ‘You need Network 54 account to apply to this group’ this means that you have either not created a Network 54 account (see Step 1 above), or that you are not logged in on one of the discussion boards. Log in to one of the discussion boards and then refresh the page URL above.

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">When you click on ‘Apply to this group’, it will confirm your e-mail address. You will then be sent an automatic e-mail which contains a verification key. Follow the key link provided in this e-mail and you will be automatically approved as a member of the Missing-Lynx members group.

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">As of Wednesday 20 April, anybody who is not a member of this Missing-Lynx members group will only be able to read the discussion boards. You will not be able to post any messages. You will still be able to view this message and thus apply to become a member.


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Shane Weier
Shane Weier

April 18th, 2005, 1:33 pm #2

Hi

Good theory, doesn't work worth a damn which is no surprise with N54 in my experience.

Grumble. I really, really, don't want to open yet another N54 account because this mobile account business is so flaky

Shane
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João Coelho
João Coelho

April 18th, 2005, 3:23 pm #3

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Compulsory Registration to the Missing-Lynx Discussion Boards<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p></B>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">We are implementing compulsory registration to the Missing-Lynx discussion boards as an additional security measure to protect visitors to the site.

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">The application is two-fold.

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Step 1<o:p></o:p></B>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">The first step is to create an account with Network 54. Some of you may already have one of these and it simply means that when you post messages it shows your username and, if you wish, your e-mail address.

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">To create an account, simply click on ‘Create Account’ on the grey toolbar at the top of the index on any of the discussion boards. A verification e-mail will be sent to the e-mail address you provide and, once you have received this and followed the link within it, you will have a Network 54 account.

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Step 2<o:p></o:p></B>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">The second stage is thus for all persons with a Network 54 account.

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">Log-in to your account on any of the discussion boards. While logged in, click on the URL below:

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">http://www.network54.com/Group/76465

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">This should show you a table entitled ‘Missing-Lynx members’. This is the name of the membership group you will now be applying to. Click on ‘Apply to this group’. If it does not say ‘Apply to this group’, but says instead ‘You need Network 54 account to apply to this group’ this means that you have either not created a Network 54 account (see Step 1 above), or that you are not logged in on one of the discussion boards. Log in to one of the discussion boards and then refresh the page URL above.

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">When you click on ‘Apply to this group’, it will confirm your e-mail address. You will then be sent an automatic e-mail which contains a verification key. Follow the key link provided in this e-mail and you will be automatically approved as a member of the Missing-Lynx members group.

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">As of Wednesday 20 April, anybody who is not a member of this Missing-Lynx members group will only be able to read the discussion boards. You will not be able to post any messages. You will still be able to view this message and thus apply to become a member.


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Hello

Could some one help me find the link that sais ‘Create Account’, you say its on the top grey banner, but the only thing I see is, home, discussion groups and braille scale.

Where can I find this link?

TIA
Regards
João Coelho
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Simon Barnes
Simon Barnes

April 18th, 2005, 3:34 pm #4

if you click on to "respond to this message" it will bring up the normal page, at the top you will see "login status", click on the "you are not logged in" message and it will bring up the login page, on this page you will find the "create account" link, the rest is straight forward.

Hope this helps??
Simon.
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Joined: October 29th, 2003, 5:23 pm

April 18th, 2005, 3:34 pm #5

Hello

Could some one help me find the link that sais ‘Create Account’, you say its on the top grey banner, but the only thing I see is, home, discussion groups and braille scale.

Where can I find this link?

TIA
Regards
João Coelho
Hi João

The links seem to be missing (no pun intended) from this forum! I'll mention it to the admin.

You can use any of the other forums to get to it.

Regards

Alex
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Joined: April 18th, 2005, 3:39 pm

April 18th, 2005, 3:43 pm #6

Simon and Alex, thank you

I created the account, now I'm just waiting for the mail and then creating the membership.

Regards
João
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christopher Benjamin
christopher Benjamin

April 18th, 2005, 4:38 pm #7

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Compulsory Registration to the Missing-Lynx Discussion Boards<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p></B>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">We are implementing compulsory registration to the Missing-Lynx discussion boards as an additional security measure to protect visitors to the site.

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">The application is two-fold.

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Step 1<o:p></o:p></B>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">The first step is to create an account with Network 54. Some of you may already have one of these and it simply means that when you post messages it shows your username and, if you wish, your e-mail address.

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">To create an account, simply click on ‘Create Account’ on the grey toolbar at the top of the index on any of the discussion boards. A verification e-mail will be sent to the e-mail address you provide and, once you have received this and followed the link within it, you will have a Network 54 account.

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Step 2<o:p></o:p></B>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">The second stage is thus for all persons with a Network 54 account.

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">Log-in to your account on any of the discussion boards. While logged in, click on the URL below:

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">http://www.network54.com/Group/76465

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">This should show you a table entitled ‘Missing-Lynx members’. This is the name of the membership group you will now be applying to. Click on ‘Apply to this group’. If it does not say ‘Apply to this group’, but says instead ‘You need Network 54 account to apply to this group’ this means that you have either not created a Network 54 account (see Step 1 above), or that you are not logged in on one of the discussion boards. Log in to one of the discussion boards and then refresh the page URL above.

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">When you click on ‘Apply to this group’, it will confirm your e-mail address. You will then be sent an automatic e-mail which contains a verification key. Follow the key link provided in this e-mail and you will be automatically approved as a member of the Missing-Lynx members group.

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">As of Wednesday 20 April, anybody who is not a member of this Missing-Lynx members group will only be able to read the discussion boards. You will not be able to post any messages. You will still be able to view this message and thus apply to become a member.


missing-lynx team
What toolbar? Do I have to go thru this rigamarow everytime I want to post a message or is it a one time only thing? Who is protecting me by giving my email address out all the time? Anyone can send me a link to click and trick me into giving away personal information. Futhermore, I can't remember how to post pictures and a millon passwords I have for other sites. Is this password protected too? More things to remember? This is one of my favorite sites and it's out of control. Actually, it's over control. I'm not angry, just not able to understand the fuss about talking about models. ---Christopher Benjamin
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Kaya Saydas
Kaya Saydas

April 18th, 2005, 5:26 pm #8

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Compulsory Registration to the Missing-Lynx Discussion Boards<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p></B>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">We are implementing compulsory registration to the Missing-Lynx discussion boards as an additional security measure to protect visitors to the site.

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">The application is two-fold.

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Step 1<o:p></o:p></B>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">The first step is to create an account with Network 54. Some of you may already have one of these and it simply means that when you post messages it shows your username and, if you wish, your e-mail address.

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">To create an account, simply click on ‘Create Account’ on the grey toolbar at the top of the index on any of the discussion boards. A verification e-mail will be sent to the e-mail address you provide and, once you have received this and followed the link within it, you will have a Network 54 account.

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Step 2<o:p></o:p></B>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">The second stage is thus for all persons with a Network 54 account.

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">Log-in to your account on any of the discussion boards. While logged in, click on the URL below:

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">http://www.network54.com/Group/76465

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">This should show you a table entitled ‘Missing-Lynx members’. This is the name of the membership group you will now be applying to. Click on ‘Apply to this group’. If it does not say ‘Apply to this group’, but says instead ‘You need Network 54 account to apply to this group’ this means that you have either not created a Network 54 account (see Step 1 above), or that you are not logged in on one of the discussion boards. Log in to one of the discussion boards and then refresh the page URL above.

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">When you click on ‘Apply to this group’, it will confirm your e-mail address. You will then be sent an automatic e-mail which contains a verification key. Follow the key link provided in this e-mail and you will be automatically approved as a member of the Missing-Lynx members group.

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">As of Wednesday 20 April, anybody who is not a member of this Missing-Lynx members group will only be able to read the discussion boards. You will not be able to post any messages. You will still be able to view this message and thus apply to become a member.


missing-lynx team
Does all this also means we have to pay to be a member???
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Joined: October 29th, 2003, 5:23 pm

April 18th, 2005, 6:02 pm #9

It's completely free - it just involves registering.

Regards

Alex
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Alex Clark
Alex Clark

April 18th, 2005, 6:13 pm #10

What toolbar? Do I have to go thru this rigamarow everytime I want to post a message or is it a one time only thing? Who is protecting me by giving my email address out all the time? Anyone can send me a link to click and trick me into giving away personal information. Futhermore, I can't remember how to post pictures and a millon passwords I have for other sites. Is this password protected too? More things to remember? This is one of my favorite sites and it's out of control. Actually, it's over control. I'm not angry, just not able to understand the fuss about talking about models. ---Christopher Benjamin
Hi Christopher

I should mention that the registration policy is something that the admin have been planning for quite a long time (long before I was a moderator!)

I mentioned that there are some links missing from this discussion group that exist in the other DGs. Shown below is what the links look like on the General DG page. I alerted admin that they are missing here.

You only need to register once, then you just login with a user name and password when you want to post. You can still view everything as before even without doing this, but you need to login to post. If you have any further questions, I'd recommend you post them in the General DG as I don't really know much more than was posted in the original message from the admin.

Regards

Alex

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