Evan, thanks for coming in. I for one am happy with your course of action.
nigelp, your suggestions are interesting possibilities, but this one scares me:
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2) limit the size of posts to a certain number of characters - this will have implications for the I Was An Artiste forum which could be solved, in part, by posters posting links to their works of 'art' hosted on other (free) web sites
This in effect favors "My favorite color is blue" posts over more lengthy and thoughtful analysis and commentary. I also fear that the forum that would take the biggest hit with this change is Interpretation, which I believe often has the most valuable and interesting discussion.
I agree that it's a good idea to delete the crap threads and disallow people to store their personal icon on TW's database.
Edit: Another suggestion: How about deleting users that have been inactive for six months or a year or so?
Another Edit, in response to Emil:
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Now this poses serious problems for the THBDB posse, doesn't it!
Emil, this is currently being discussed here.
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Edited by WildWind on 03/13/02 10:43 AM (server time).