The Parallel Universe - Registration

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First and foremost:

You must create your account using your real, full, first AND last names as the LogIn/UserID for your account. Use spaces between the first and last names.

If your name is John Smith, your UserID (i.e. login handle) must be John Smith, or some other variation that includes your full first and last names. This is the name that will appear in the forum listings. “JSmith” or “JohnS” or “JS997” or “handles” like “MrGravity” or “ProtonBoy” are NOT permitted.

There are no exceptions. New accounts that do not adhere to this simple rule will be summarily deleted without any further consideration. Any questions?

OK, rolling right along…

New members are required to introduce themselves with a first post in the "Please Introduce Yourself" forum prior to posting elsewhere on the site.

The following types of content, and any links to such content, are prohibited and subject to immediate deletion: obscene, vulgar, or sexually-oriented material; ad-hominem attacks; legal threats; displays or endorsements of unlawful activity; commercial advertising of any kind; solicitation of funding for individual projects or initiatives of any sort.

All content posted must be one’s own, or attributed to the creator and used with permission. If you have any issues with these protocols (particular #1), you are welcome to contact the site admin.

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