Hi, I've used this forum for years now, and I don't ever recall seeing this message (obviously someone authorized me years ago), but now I have gotten 3 or 4 times today on specific threads. for example the thread http://cowboyszone.com/forums/showthread.php?t=72186 Can you please help? vlad, you do not have permission to access this page. This could be due to one of several reasons: Have you ACTIVATED your account? *** READ THIS *** Please make sure you ACTIVATE your account. You were sent an email when you registered with instructions on how to activate your account. Spam filters like the one used by Yahoo.com sometimes filter the activation email. Check your Spam/Bulk email folders for it! Your user account may not have sufficient privileges to access this page. Are you trying to edit someone else's post, access administrative features or some other privileged system? If you are trying to post, the administrator may have disabled your account, or it may be awaiting activation.