Thanks for your feedback.
Requiring users to sign is thought through and intended.
Our community is sadly riddled with scammers. Whether it's on IG, forums, FB groups you name it...
For once, we want to provide a platform that's safe... as much as possible.
The only way to achieve that is to require users to create accounts, so that we can support our members when needed, and ban and block scammers when necessary.
If the site is open to everyone and we don't require any sign up, we're just another Budtrader or Craigslist = somewhere you get ripped off 50% of the time and get no support from anyone.
In addition, most members like the community feeling and privacy this provides.
We all had to sign up on Overgrow to be able to connect and communicate... and that's what's making OG a great community.
Hope that sounds reasonable.