500 Members.

Posting rules: It shouldn't need saying, but... play nice. Please keep your discussions civil. You can disagree, just don't be disagreeable. And, of course, all of the usual stuff like no spamming. Tex adds: I'll be rigorously enforcing this as we go along. We're probably going to be a small community in a little lifeboat, so we can't have members at each others' throats. This is for the sake of the project as a whole. So when you post, pretend you're speaking in person with your very wealthy auntie who has always treated you wonderfully and currently lists you prominently in her will. I won't be tossing anyone out of the forums because we are all in this together (except spammers: immediate membership cancelation), but I'll delete suspect posts right away.

We have crossed yet another threshold today as we surpassed the 500 member mark. This represents growth of over 100 members in the last month, a 25% increase, possibly our best month ever. While this is very significant for us now, I look forward to the day (which may be coming sooner than I think!) when we will remember these mileposts in a bemused way, as we remember the small events of childhood. But for today, congratulations to us!