wildturnip, only Confirmed members should be able to see the Extended area. I discovered that the permissions for the area were not set correctly, so thank you for posting about the problem.
You will be automatically promoted to Confirmed after a bit more participation in the other boards.
Revolution is just another word for "nothing left to lose."
When I'm posting in an "Official" capacity, you'll know it. The rest of the time I'm just sharing my opinions like everyone else.