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''Please note that new accounts cannot be created due to technical issues with spammers trying to use this site <strike>and recent changes to Scouts Canada email services.  Both</strike> issues are being worked on.  Sorry for any inconvenience.  Existing users can still edit or add content.  All content is still freely available to all!  Anyone forgetting their login password can have a new one emailed.''
 
''Please note that new accounts cannot be created due to technical issues with spammers trying to use this site <strike>and recent changes to Scouts Canada email services.  Both</strike> issues are being worked on.  Sorry for any inconvenience.  Existing users can still edit or add content.  All content is still freely available to all!  Anyone forgetting their login password can have a new one emailed.''
 
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New, updated, and improved!  Sorry for the limitations these past few months.  Here's what's changed:
 
New, updated, and improved!  Sorry for the limitations these past few months.  Here's what's changed:
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A few minor problems may persist, so [[Email_Wiki_Admin | please report them if you find any problems]].   
 
A few minor problems may persist, so [[Email_Wiki_Admin | please report them if you find any problems]].   
 
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Here we go again :-(<br>
 
Here we go again :-(<br>
 
Due to technical difficulties of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spambot spambots] trying to take over the site, the creation of new accounts has again been suspended.  Efforts to make the site less susceptible to this problem have resulted in the site being slower, more difficult to use, and has even caused it to crash on occasion.  <br>
 
Due to technical difficulties of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spambot spambots] trying to take over the site, the creation of new accounts has again been suspended.  Efforts to make the site less susceptible to this problem have resulted in the site being slower, more difficult to use, and has even caused it to crash on occasion.  <br>
When this is regrettable, it is better to have the current content available to all and editable by existing users, then to risk its further degradation.  A solution *will* be found, and soon.  Scout's honour! <br>
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When this is regrettable, it is better to have the current content available to all and editable by existing users, then to risk its further degradation.  A solution '''will''' be found, and soon.  Scout's honour! <br>
 
Any questions or concerns, please [[Email_Wiki_Admin | email the site administrator]]. <br>
 
Any questions or concerns, please [[Email_Wiki_Admin | email the site administrator]]. <br>
 
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We are still fighting evil [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spambot spambots], so for now we will try requiring that new accounts be approved by a pre-selected site volunteer or administrator.  If you would like to be a part of this team of approvers, please [[Email Wiki Admin]].  This is a very Scouting way to solve this problem, rather than relying on technology alone. 
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Revision as of 11:13, 31 August 2013

We are still fighting evil spambots, so for now we will try requiring that new accounts be approved by a pre-selected site volunteer or administrator. If you would like to be a part of this team of approvers, please Email Wiki Admin. This is a very Scouting way to solve this problem, rather than relying on technology alone.
A few minor problems may persist, so please report them if you find any issues or concerns.
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