Jake wrote:Kidding aside, I just don't see a value of having a Private Forum for OFCC Members.
I'm sure there will always be those who disagree, and my word is far from the "Voice of Finality".
One "unintended" consequence of a members-only forum may be that a lot of the valuable discourse that occurs here, out in the open, may end up relegated to the "private" side of things.
If that value were removed from the public site, I wonder how many new "recruits" would stick around after coming here? I'm not sure I would have stayed here, and given my money to OFCC, had I not seen the value of these forums. Which is not to diminish the rest of the valuable things OFCC does in any way, but my first "impression" was here and it's why I've stayed.