FallenHero96 wrote:Well thats unfortunate they are discouraged. Nothing wrong with a good debate, heck, someone might even learn something.
That might be true if the people involved were able to have civil disagreements and/or were willing or able to see the other side of things.
None of that ever happened though. Every one of those threads consisted of people parroting the same points over and over and almost all of them degenerated into an insult-hurling contest.
The board is better of without them IMO. At least if they ever resurface now, they'll be easier to ignore with the new format and the separate forums.