If you're having problems registering on the forum, ie you're not getting a confirmation email when you fill in the registration form, there may be a number of reasons:-
1. You're trying to register from a webmail acount, such as Yahoo, Hotmail MSN etc. This is not allowed for security reasons.
2. Your IP address could not be verified.
3. You registered with an incorrect email address.
4. You're using a silly name!
5. You're already registered under another name
6. You're registering via an offshore server (Russian, South American etc)
7. You've selected a username based on a single issue or comment