Wiki New Member Post Approval Process

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In case you're wondering why your posts are taking a little while to show up:

We love new members and most of the time, new members are here to learn, contribute and just be good citizens.

But.. sometimes people sign up here just to advertise, promote their products, or some other sort of black hat practice.

I know.. gasp!

For that reason, your first several posts will have to be approved before they show up on the forum.

Once the software sees that you are here for the right reason and you are NOT a leech just trying to game the system, you will be allowed to post at will without any pre-approval process.

We try to approve posts as quickly as possible but sometimes if it's during weekends, late evening or at night, it can take a little longer.

Be patient, let the process work and you'll be a full-fledged and approved member in no time😀


Master of the Pit
OTBS Member
SMF Premier Member
Dec 27, 2015
Southwest Minnesota
s.o.p. these days on many sites and a great idea. as long as they know about it in advance they should have no problem with the system. thanks Jeff


Epic Pitmaster
OTBS Member
SMF Premier Member
Sep 15, 2012
At one time it was 10 posts before you got paroled. I'm not sure what it is now.


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