One of the best sites on the net. Barron and assisting moderators, excellent professional and responsible job! Baron... a suggestion that could further improve quality vs noise: Consider allowing new members to post only after some ID check, and all existing members to register with an ID verification within x amount of time. Reminders can be sent over e-emails etc. 100% Free access to read and pm but post on any thread only after ID verified. ID verification, can be done by subscription request through Credit Card, Check, money order... Not much of a different process than buying a book form amazon, trade on ebay, or any other purchase over the net. E.G. subscription for a token fee of 1 dollar for a year, heck make it refundable after sometime. I'd bet there are many of us that would be delighted to spent way more than that just to get the dupes and spam out. The idea is to minimize the huge number of aliases. The quality / quantity ratio should drastically improve. Less pissing contests. More serious members and responsible posts. The ignore functions would really work. A member would think twice before makes a jacka$$ out of his/her self. Moderator's load should be less and it would take less time for the readers to go through threads when most of the garbage is gone. On the downside, it may effect the number of hits on the site, as one of the selling points for attracting advertisers, and possibly effecting your bottom line. U and your associates have put a lot of work in this, and it's truly commendable. No question the efforts need to be and remain rewarded.