DO NOT try to register the usual way by clicking the "Register" link. It won't work.
Follow the "Email Me" link on the main website, and send me an email via the form on that page.
You MUST include your chosen username for the forum and a password.
And you must also provide some reasons for wanting to join.
So I can filter out the automated requests from spam engines. If you type in a reasonable few sentences about why you want to join, then you are probably not a spammer.
I apologize for the inconvenience of this, but it seems to be a reasonable compromise to me, to still allow people to register for the forums, but at the same time keeping the spammers out.
AND ONE LAST THING... PLEASE BE PATIENT! It usually takes me a few days or even a week or two to register new members.
I have recently added a new method for me to register people which is a lot easier for me, so hopefully that will cut down the delay.
Thank you for your patience!