Are you pulling your hair out because the computer says your e-mail is already registered?

Every now and then I receive an e-mail from a frustrated reader who has tried repeatedly to subscribe to Whaleoil but the computer said no, telling them that their username and or e-mail were already in use.

Since we have not one but seventy readers currently stuck in pending I thought today would be a good time to explain the simple steps to complete a pending subscription.

It is very important that you follow them in the correct order.

You will need your user login ( username) and your password to follow these steps.

If you have forgotten your username send me an e-mail  (sb at and I will send you your username.

You know how there is both a login AND a subscribe link under the Whaleoil Shop to the left of the screen?

1. You click on login and do that then
2. You click on subscribe and follow the payment process

If you log in using your username and password and then click on subscribe you should be able to follow the payment process. Doing that will connect your payment to your account.
I suggest using Stripe to pay as it is easier than Paypal.

Select Credit/Debit card to pay using Stripe

If you have any issues please don’t hesitate to e-mail me for help.

sb at

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