This is a well-known local area player. I've met and talked to him a few times at area tournaments and at Skeeter's. A couple of years ago he wrote a really good commentary on his having gone deep into the OP tournament at the Derby City Classic.
Good info. Thanks.
I speculate that any objection to his playing would be motivated by fear of the strength of his game.
You would be wrong. Criteria were established before the possibility of his playing was known, and they haven't changed.
Regarding his posting volume, I would not register too well on the OP.org piety meter either...
Looks like you meant "piety meter" to be inflammatory. If so, good job. I'd guess that a lot of us think that those who contribute to the reason the site exists -- sharing information and stories and holding friendly discussions among people who especially like one pocket -- is closer to whatever "piety" means to you than simply registering and reading.
If everyone posted about once a month, there wouldn't be a tournament.