I am setting the forum to public which means only four areas are viewable until they join.
I have started purging all unused accounts. if you have logged in within 100 days and have at least one post, your account will not be deleted. So far I have removed 9000 useless accounts. Most of these are spam accounts and I'm working hard to ban IP's and get things back to normal.
Please post a link to the forum to your facebook or websites and have the person contact me and I'll will get them approved. I just need to know your user firstname.lastname@example.org
Once approved make a post in the introductions section and your account will stay active. If there is no activity for over 100 days it will be deleted. Our membership has worked hard to catalog the information on this site.
You can also visit my personal Ecto images at: http://www.lucasfrancisstudio.com/lfs/photos
More cleaning and additions coming.