Man, have I got good news for you!
The Green Chip memebership is worth the 12.95.
It's only $12.25 per quarter!
And, since you get the community renowned archives, and at least 30 to 50 good simultaneous conversations, both blackjack and non-blackjack oriented, 90% blackjack and gambling related, 8% social & humorous, and 2% shall we say challenging, what more could you ask for?
Well, with a word like "memebership", it may interest you to know, that you also get a spell checker.
Seriously, this is the site. It's run by folks with real integrity, Stanford Wong, Al Rogers, and Chris Kelly. You've got great contributors like DD', Math Prof, LVBear584, and a cast of over 1300.
Oh, and I can't remember the last time someone won a prize here and wished to remain anonymous, let alone three at once.