Why would I have to bring my post count to 10 to send a PM on this site?
Why can't I post photos or videos?
Are newbies not good enough?
Is this cyrIlles little cousin?
It deters all but the most die hard spammers from being able to make a username and flood the forum. Now they have to build up ten posts before they can post their sales pitch and mostly they are easy to spot before they get that far.
Does anyone remember the shoe salesman, or the mobile phone one? They used to hit the place 3 or 4 times a week and put up walls of text offering product.
Try the games room and adding a few answers in there. Or some innocuous comments on current threads.
Don't spam the place just for post count as they will be deleted.
We could all sit outside on banana lounges discussing the best way to rebuild a 4WD transmission and agree, through shared stories of conquests supporting our assertions, that there is no basis to the proposition that those least assured of their persuasions are the first to condemn others for theirs.