Author Topic: Are we private or public?  (Read 214 times)

nuduke

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Are we private or public?
« on: March 31, 2021, 09:17:05 AM »
I happened to click on Stuart & Karl's FRN site just now on a new device with which I have never logged into the forum before.  On clicking the Forum menu link, there was the forum publicly visible and available to post to anyone on the Web apparently.  Yet I always sign in to use the Forum.  Is the forum restricted to its members or is it100% open to the world?
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Re: Are we private or public?
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2021, 05:09:09 AM »
I'm pretty sure that http://freerangenaturism.com is public, in the sense that anyone with the URL can read anything that's posted here. But if you want to post anything, as opposed to just reading stuff, you have to be registered and logged in.

Notice that down at the bottom of the screen it'll say something like "7 Guests, 2 Users". Most likely the guests are bots rather than humans, but most of the time I could be one of them, because I usually don't actually log in unless I want to post something (like now).

Stuart and Karla's, by the way.

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Re: Are we private or public?
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2021, 12:29:59 AM »
Yes, that looks to be how it is, JohnP.  I surmised it after I asked the question and was too embarrassed at my obtuseness to re-log on and correct myself! :)
Thank you also for pointing out my typo!  Happily I'm not under the impression that Karla is Karl :D
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