in reply to plz replace this super ugly & damned bad board by a supergood one: take open source [of course]
Supergood? As in the ability to slap gloss on a post with a bunch of animated smileys, font changes and other l33tn3ss? Or is that l33+n355? Hell, I can't keep up.
Anyway, the short of it is, polish does not a good product make. Perl Monks works the way it is. Too much of the web is shopping mall meets lifestyle emphorium anyway. It's pleasant to spend time on a site where content, information and resource takes priority over eye candy.