It's now necessary to register in order to post here. Click on the "Create Profile" tab. Enter your email address (if you want it to be visible to other posters, otherwise type in "Private") and anything else you want to say by way of introduction (to other posters). You will be emailed a password to be used whenever you make a post. After you get the assigned password, you can change it to whatever you want (using the Edit Profile tab).
It has been too much work to stay one step ahead of the spam-bots, so this step is now unavoidable.
The Contact Page is also out of service for the time being until a way can be found to stop the spam-bots from using it as well.
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