I hate to say it, Alien, but I'm really not digging the new forums. Much of it is nice, but I don't find it's as user friendly as the last version. My opinions on where improvements can be made: The forum names definitely have to get more user-friendly. Please bring back the email login box on the main page. That was tremendously helpful. The color difference between the new posts and no new posts icons isn't different enough to really tell when there are new posts in a forum. Some of the things I like about the new forums: I do really like the new icons beneath a user's name and avatar. While the badges were a nice personalized touch, I feel they brought negative behavior from some of the AS population. I also like the new color scheme. The colors are a little brighter and easier to read. The forum FAQ's are in a nice noticable place now. I'm sure many of these things are only in use under the "beta" test, and may be altered, but these are my thoughts on it. Keep up the good work. ------------------ "It's always funny until someone gets hurt, and then it's just hilarious."