Better to start here at this link to keep you out of trouble.http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/for...read.php?t=629
This gives the rules to the Order Of the Blue smoke. Whereas the link Richtree has given you was posted before there were any real rules.
I followed those first beginning requirements much to my embarassment as they no longer apply. Things such as a requirement to be active in the forum for 3 months before consideration for membership in OTBS will be considered.