Originally Posted by ST Redshirt
It's the best one we have so far. For example, I just deleted 19 spam threads under moderation. I apologize for the inconvenience to the new legitimate members, but once you're approved you'll have no more issues and you'll have a spam-free site to post on
It's really not that big a deal, and it's well worth the wait if it means a site that's safe from spam and other undesirable detritus
I tried to find something in the FAQ about it, but didn't see anything - which is why I assumed there was something wrong with my account, when it first happened. No biggie, though.