Well, the harsh reality is that as long as we all stay here and continue talking, the server is only going to continue to fill up, and will continually need "cleaning". In the long run getting your own server might be easier to deal with. Of course I realize you don't have the same drive to work on this site you once had, so i don't want to push anything that would cause to much a disturbance to your routine these days.
And if you do decide to get a server, you might want to consider putting something like this on the site:
Most of us spend so much time here I'm sure many would be willing to help with the financial burden; banner ads can only do so much.
The interesting news. As only Ruskie can give it to you.