I went through such a period. Don't know how long it was--certainly months. I did not read nor submit after several submissions. My project is finished and I'm submitting again. ----- Original Message ----- From: E. To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Sent: Thursday, September 01, 2005 10:51 AM Subject: [bksvol-discuss] volunteers who are not contributing Are there folks who sign up to volunteer and then neither submit nor validate for long periods? I mean a lapse of say more than say a year. I am trying to figure out if folks are joining so they can read for free.