people will stop posting for multiple reasons. if this gets done, he will most liekly return with news. if not, he may very well never return.
it's not our fault (unless we ran him off, which in this case I doubt it), so we just have to wait.
But if I stop bugging you I'll have to go back to arguing with Qwerty about whether beauty is truth and precisely what we both mean by 'purple'
Any statistical increase in the usage of the
emoticon since becoming Admin should not be considered significant, meaningful, or otherwise cause for worry.