There are probably some decent members on the forum and there is good information. However, it is controlled by a few very vindictive people who collude with the TPF owners Meg and Vlad so that if anyone questions their so-called expertise, they are banned for life. Try it and you'll see. It's all about greed and money. They have multiple identities they hide behind and have no scruples about logging in under one identity to tell you a bag is fake (with no actual credentials and no actual review explaining why), then as another bogus member you'll be directed to a legitimate seller who is selling the same "authentic" bag or coincidentally they will have one for sale. I am strictly a buyer but I've been appalled at how they viciously attack anyone who questions their so-called authority. They will bad mouth a completely innocent seller and harm their business simply because they can and to profit financially. I don't even go there anymore for basic information. Quite simply, the people in control of that forum are just a bunch of mean-spirited crooks. Google purse forum complaints and you'll see what I mean.