Just a wee reminder that the world is full of odd and untrustworthy people.
It may be tempting to assume that you know people from the forum, but beware not everyone may be as they seem.
Typical RIBnet users come from a demographic with disposable income, and people will be happy to help you spend it - on them!
Typical RIBnet users have expensive assets - less scrupulous people will take advantage of that, be careful how much information you publicise to the world/people you don't know.
If your teenage daughter said she was going to meet a middle aged man she met on the net you'd probably have a fit. Gatherings can be great fun, but use your common sense when meeting strangers - some of the people on here are weird.*
* and that's just the Admins!