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« on: February 22, 2023, 08:32:50 »

Quite a few members have been logged in for a significant time, and been here already this year, but have never posted - known in the business as "lurkers". That's in addition to around many more posting members who have been here too, and goodness only knows how many guests who are not logged in, but can still read 90% of content

Are you a lurker? ... if so you are welcome to lurk, but you are also very welcome to introduce yourself and post on the Coffee shop.  We (moderator team) do appreciate that first posts are  significant step, but we can assure you of a friendly welcome.   In the words of a former TV show, in a Liverpool accent, please follow up with "What's your (forum) name and where ja come from?" 

Are you a guest? ... If so, you are very welcome to join ( sign up here ) ... it brings a bevvy of benefits such as the ability to like, mark posts as read,  comment, vote in polls, send messages to other members.  Membership is free (this group is run by volunteers, unpaid, on web space that's donated) and we would love to hear from you
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« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2023, 14:14:43 »

How do I post a new question? There is no 'obvious' way.
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« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2023, 14:35:23 »

How do I post a new question? There is no 'obvious' way.

Go to the board - e.g. - and click on "New Topic" just to the top right of all the existing topics - simply ask a question there. I think there may be a way to switch the icon beside to post to a "?" ...  EDIT - just found it - "Message icon" just below where you enter the subject.

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