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Originally Posted by Minnewaska View Post
I suspect that isn't the way membership is described to the advertisers. Those lost souls are probably lurking without logging on........

Seriously, I did search a topic a while back and sent a PM to a member that I subsequently realized hadn't been logged on in years. It may help to time out somehow.
OK, I'll bite -- so there's a quantitative difference between a lurker who has (but never uses) a username and one who does not. What's to keep someone from just taking a day to create hundreds of bogus members? Think how many "members" we could add in a couple of weeks! Would the advertisers even notice/care?

I'd propose a five year cut off for virtual life support -- that'd cull the ranks considerably.

(For those who haven't seen what I'm ranting about, check out any random page of the member list.)

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