We few will be virtual living legends, explorers who went beyond the pale, mapping out the uncharted regions of cyber space that will forever be known as "Free Republic". We will set the standard among conservatives with confidence and boldness, knowing that we were not defeated by bells and whistles and inability or unwillingness to embrace change.
Do you want a t-shirt that says, "I Was Beta'd by Free Republic..and Survived!"?
Not surprisingly, you get the message completely wrong. My tenure here is a non factor, except for the fact that I am adaptable, understanding and sanguine. The people who've been here the longest have the fundamental wisdom ... patience, grace and confidence in the proprietors. The longest tenured folks should be the most agitated by change ... we're not.