Originally Posted by foodguy
iknow you guys catcha lot of crap. but i was talking to a friend the other day about online communities and how to develop them. I've been involved in them since the late 80s (actually edited for Prodigy back in dial-up), and I've got to say that this is probably the best-run forum i've seen. it's a really tricky balancing act allowing freedom but limiting stupidity and you guys do a great job. Though I sometimes see things that make me shake my head, i'm also afraid that repressing that would result in a much duller forum. there is something about the internet that does encourage the worst behavior ... even in the mystery reading one I was a member of, you'd get those old ladies who loved cat mysteries and they could be absolutely vicious. Picture Conne post-menopause.
These sentiments are signs of an impending nervous breakdown, or a very significant bowel movement.
Be prepared for either. If both, well, sayonara.