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Old 27 December 2006, 01:39 AM
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I've signed up for a bunch of things this weekend, and I couldn't remember if this new board was one of the ones that require a minimum age of 13.
Just to see what would happen, I started a new registration, using my 11 year old's date of birth.

1st attempt - Used the same address that I am registered under. Was refused.

2nd attempt - Changed the address to my junk address. Was still refused as having an "invalid referrer". I had used my own screen name as the referrer, and allowed the auto-text function to fill in the spelling, so I'm not sure why it was invalid.

3rd attempt - Changed referrer to snopes, and it went through.

You can delete "Spam Jr." from the member list.

Edited to add: after I posted this, I logged out and clicked on the link in the registration email, and was directed to a page that said "invalid user specified" . SO either you've already deleted it, or something else was odd.

Last edited by Spam & Cookies-mmm; 27 December 2006 at 01:43 AM. Reason: noted.
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Old 27 December 2006, 02:18 AM
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Maybe during this testing phase only people refered by snopes are allowed to register?
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Old 27 December 2006, 02:31 AM
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I didn't list anyone as having referred me and I didn't have a problem registering.

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Old 01 January 2007, 12:54 AM
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My only problem with registering was that the first time I tried to type the characters from the box, I could hardly see what they were, and got them wrong. I know they're designed not to be machine readable, but in this case, apparently they weren't human readable either...

That might have been because I'm slightly colourblind, perhaps. The second chance gave a different style of lettering, and I had no trouble with that one.
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Old 01 January 2007, 01:02 AM
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I had the same problem with the characters in the box. I missed it the first time. I had a letter on top of a number and I couldn't tell if the number was an 8 or a 6. I guess it was a 6 because 8 didn't work.
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Old 01 January 2007, 01:37 AM
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Ditto on missing the characters in the box first go. One of the characters was too light for me to make out if it was a 6 or a G.
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