yeah, given that at best we have 10 frequent posters here, and that is a high number, the manual member list seems like the better option. the 50 posts plus thing just seems somehow practical.
let's go for the manual list. I've compiled the list twice and it both times it wasn't more than 20 minutes of work, and it seemed quite complete.
so what do you think about the back alley? should we make it available to everyone after say 50 posts, or should we just manually add people? trolls tend to post more than other members, so i think that should be considered..
i think im leaning toward manually adding members, personally. when i have a minute, ill put a list together of all the members that i know for sure should have access. let me know your thoughts on this before we finalize with ADMIN. i think after the initial setup maintenance will be minimal...