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When registering to use the phpBB forum you are required to click on an [I agree] button before your id will be registered.  This is for when the Forum is left open for anyone to self register.  Since I set up all your ids this step has been missed.  I am not sure of the legal force of this anyway, I don't think it has been tested in the courts, but it has been common practice for many years so the courts may uphold it under the roles of precedence and custom.

Be that as it may, I include this information here for guidance.  We will not be enforcing rigorous rules but we do expect normal adult behaviour.  Any online communication suffers from the lack of normal body language that we use unconsciously in human communication, so there is always a risk of misunderstanding.

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26th March 2020

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