Originally Posted by MultipleParadox
I'm all for making some process as painless as possible, but I think airsoft is all about commitment and dedication. Can't get to see an Age Ref, how can you think of going to a game then? And for those who'd give the "I just want one for plinking in the basement" I'd tell them to get an airgun, for various reasons.
I would add that the age verification process is a bottleneck to access, and probably a good one. There needs to be some kind of "filter" to weed out the weirdos.
But should that apply to people who are up north and have genuine access issues? If we want to grow the sport then we have to both police it and offer opportunity to join it.