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Didn't think I'd make it

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by BarII, Apr 30, 2018.

  1. BarII

    BarII Empty Pockets

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    I was finally approved to join the forum! I felt like I failed the background check months ago but I got a surprise approval email this morning. I'm a moderately liberal, anti-gun guy but I still EDC stuff so I'm glad I was approved. I do some light manufacturing of an EDC item too.
     
  2. thatotherguy

    thatotherguy EDC Junkie!!!!!

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    As far as I know, there isnt a background check for this place, nor do personal politics matter in your membership. Welcome to the forum, friend!
     
  3. Gary Gross

    Gary Gross Loaded Pockets

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    Welcome aboard from Indiana!
     
  4. garza

    garza Loaded Pockets

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    Welcome. My approval was not quick and I was surprised by the approval.
     
  5. Diezel

    Diezel Loaded Pockets

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    Welcome from Canada
     
  6. joshwhoha

    joshwhoha Loaded Pockets

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    Welcome from MN.
     
  7. Dr Jekell
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    Dr Jekell I had fun once, It was awful.
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    The approvals take a while as there is only one or two people actively vetting people and they can take anywhere from 1 minute up to several hours to check each account (basic checks for spammers, shills, scam artists, crowdfunding product owners, business owners, banned members, and other never do wells).

    When you add into the mix that for every 1 normal member account there can be a large number of unwanted accounts and the fact that all of the forum staff are volunteers who are doing this on their own time so everyone can enjoy the friendly environment, it tends to lead to a back log of accounts to check.

    Like today I was off work sick and I have spent about 3 hours dealing with a large number of unwanted accounts and was taking a quick break before going back to it.
     
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  8. Nick4305
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    Nick4305 EDC Junkie!!!!!

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    Hello and welcome from Italy.