I know things change and that's just part of life and I am not implying the ads at the bottom must stop.
One thing the old administration always tired to do here was keep the forum running smoothly and did things to keep the clutter down and tired to ensure that pages loaded quickly and smoothly.
I myself, and I'm sure a great deal of my fellow hobbyists, use smart phones to use this forum. Waiting for the animation to load on my phone is killing me. Is there anything that can be done help with waiting on the animation to load?