I thought I was being grandfathered in with a Forum Membership back in 2012? I don't have one now. Why?
If you were an *active* member at the time the database upgrade occurred (November 2012) then you did not receive a grandfathered "F" membership due to a database query quirk. If this is you, let us know, and will set you up with an "F" for life!* To qualify, you *must* have had an active annual (M) membership on November, 9, 2012.
*Note: A Forum Membership ("F") for life, is not the same as a Lifetime Membership ("MLIFE"). Here's the original posting clarifying the grandfathering process: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=70133