Originally Posted by DRFerron
I lurked for six years (off and on, more off than on) before I posted my first message.
But I still made purchases from the Sailnet store even though I wasn't visiting the forum. I suspect that it's worth it to them to let the lurkers lurk or whatever they're doing while not posting, especially if it doesn't cost them anything to let the lurkers be.
Good point -- I wasn't aware you needed a membership to buy from the ship's store.