Global Forum for Cold Air Pool Aficionados - Terms of use

As the operator and responsible person of this forum, I want to make sure that there is a real person with a serious interest in the subject behind the application.

I therefore reserve the right to check the identity before approving an application and to contact the applicant via mail.

Recently, many fake applications have arrived. It is very likely that applicants will be rejected without in-depth verification if one or more of the following criteria are met:

- A username based on the pattern Firstname & Bunchofnumbers is used.

- The combination Firstname & Bunchofnumbers appears in the mail address.
- The mail address cannot be found anywhere on the Internet.
- The domain of the mail address is suspicious.

More serious consideration is given to applications that have the following characteristics:

- A reasonable username, possibly with first and last name.
- An existing mail address, which allows conclusions about the identity.

Very good chances have applications which are accompanied by a separate mail to info(at), in which the motivation for the participation in the forum is briefly explained.

Once your request has been accepted:

- Please introduce yourself personally in the thread so that the other users know who they are dealing with.
- The forum is deliberately subject to registration: This allows us to exchange information among ourselves, especially on topics that are not intended for the public (e.g. planned measurement sites). For this reason, the principle applies: "What is written in the forum remains in the forum" - disclosure or publication only with the consent of the respective thread author.
- Stay on topic: There are enough other opportunities on the internet for a chat. I would like to interpret this rule liberally - so practice self-restraint.

note: I sometimes have a certain reaction time, as I have other commitments in life.... In case: Check back after 1 or 2 days by sending a mail to info(at)

Thanks for keeping these rules, I hope for an interesting exchange!

And now to the standard text, which also applies:

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