do traders have to pay to be able to trade on s15oc. if not it could be a good idea, because as already mentioned its not really fair for one person to take up the short fall. also i wouldn't mind if i had to pay 10 or 20 pound a year for membership, like sxoc.
No they don't and their titles reflect that. (ie. Contributing Trader and Non-contributing Trader)
We hope that the members on the forum will take that into consideration when buying items and will support the traders that support the forum. Anyone who contributes (not just the traders) help pay the bills of the forum and for that, the admin team is very grateful.
We don't want to force people to pay to use the forum as it's here for everybodys benefit, but people who use the forum a lot tend to contribute anyway. Theres nothing more annoying than these forums where you have to pay to view anything IMO. I'm a member on around 20 forums but am only 'active' in about 3 or 4 of them, so these are the ones to which I contribute.