How to register for the Thunderbolts Forum v3.0

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How to register for the Thunderbolts Forum v3.0

Unread post by davesmith_au » Tue Dec 31, 2019 3:41 pm

NOTE: If you have a current membership for Thunderbolts Forum v2.0, you won't need to register again. All registered users on v2.0 are automatically registered for v3.0

Due to an intolerably high spam signup rate, it has become necessary to make the Thunderbolts Forum registration process more difficult, which includes filling out a simple application which will then be processed by an administrator. Applications may take up to a day to process.

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If you click "I AGREE TO THESE TERMS" below, you will be taken to the thunderbolts main site where you can fill out an application for forum membership. If you do not agree to the terms above, you cannot register for this forum.

Click here: I AGREE TO THESE TERMS to go to the registration page.

Click here: I DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS if you do not agree to our terms and hence do not want to register for our forum.

Once your application has been processed, you will receive a system-generated email with a system-generated password to log into your account with. It is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that you log into your account as soon as you get this email, and then change your password. Here's how to proceed:

Once you've logged in, at the top of the board just above "Board Index" you should see "User Control Panel". This is where you can set your own preferences and change your profile, password, etc.
  • 1. Click on "User Control Panel".
    2. Then from the horizontal tabs select "Profle"
    3. Then from the left vertical menu select "Edit account settings"
Here you can change your password. Be sure to enter your current password (the one you just got) into the appropriate field. Though the field says you need it to change your email or username, it should read email or password. Usernames cannot be changed.

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Re: How to register for the Thunderbolts Forum v3.0

Unread post by nick c » Fri Jun 04, 2021 4:14 pm

It seems that the Registration glitch has been fixed.

Applications can be filled out here: ... plication/

Any applicants who have recently applied and have not received any response, my apologies.
Please reapply and your application will be processed asap.


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Forum Registration Malfunction

Unread post by nick c » Sat Jan 15, 2022 3:26 pm

In June of 2021, nick c wrote:It seems that the Registration glitch has been fixed.
Apparently we are having a re occurrence of the registration problem, which we had last year.

To guests that have attempted to fill out an application form through the Thunderbolts Website here.... there has been a problem with the registration software.

Applications are not being forwarded for processing.

The problem is being worked on and will hopefully be remedied soon.
Until then, monitor this thread for more information.