OK, question the first: It is acceptable, but I will need to info dump some information on you and will want to be a bit more wary around it. What's the concept.
Two: The eight, yeah. I have an in written for later arrivals - basically a necessity for an "always recruiting"
Implied question 3: Unapproved members don't have edit function I'm afraid. Best of luck with the approval process and I guess that's one more thing to look forwards to.