Maybe it's just because I can't find it but....could a 'view recent posts' be added at the top? or a 'view my posts'
I try and follow posts and it takes me a loooooooong time navigating through all the other interesting posts. so much so, that I then forget what I was looking for. (This usually happens after reading an interesting post from Barrie-the man leaves me in awe with all his knowledge) ;D
could the 'announcements' remain on the main index page and/or the related section? every time I click on any thread/subsection it's there....I read them of course, but a bit redundant, take up space..etc?
I don't mean to offend, apologies if I did. They are just suggestions.