> 2) I posted that I had an equivalent shirt in a size someone was asking for in a FS
> thread and that was deleted.
Correct. As the guidelines clearly state, you can only post For Sale things if you are a Member. You can buy things which have been posted by Members of course.
> 4) Except for me saying p***ing in the OP of this thread, I do not use profanity and
> to my knowledge, anything truly offensive.
Opinions differ. I found a number of your postings to be something I would not want minors to read here at BPL. In some cases it was the language, in other cases it was the very aggressive tone used. This has been commented on by many other readers.
> 5) The fact that the naked hiking thread is still around, which includes photos of,
> yup you guessed it, naked hikers yet some of my posts have been deleted is ABSURD!!!!
Opinions differ. Nothing offensive about a naked hiker, although I would be concerned about the risk of sunburn.
> 6) Lastly, if any of this is because I'm a semi-regular poster and haven't paid for
> a membership, please just say so. I will happily stop posting. I feel that would be
> a more professional way of handling the situation instead of just randomly deleting
> my posts and driving me away.
Non-Member postings are welcome. There are far, far more of them too.
I do not delete any posting in a 'random' manner. I dislike censorship in all forms, but I am responsible for keeping the Forum channels polite and a pleasant place to visit.
As several others have noted (see above this) with some disapproval, your postings have been conspicuous for their language and tone.
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