You don't have to be a paying subscriber to take part in this community, but if you you want to take part here, you'll need to sign-up for a community membership on our main site first.
Of course, we do hope you'll sign-up as a paying member.
As The Ferret is a co-operative - when you subscribe you also become a part owner of the project. The Ferret Directors - who are elected each year from the members of the co-op - will also use this subscriber group to consult with the membership on key decisions.
You might also want to check out these practical tips for getting started on this site: https://community.theferret.scot/t/help-practical-tips-to-get-the-most-out-of-this-forum/591