The biggest down fall of the r or x rated format is that OSO will eventually lose the respect of manufactures and dealers in the offshore market - - - the "Power of the Board" will slowly dwindle.
I personally am not swayed one way or the other by the recent posting of the pictures (in fact the readers ride and boat show photo are excellent). . . but I often have to be sure that no one is looking over my shoulder at work due to the content of some photos.
Finally, the number of posts that a member has should not be looked down upon in regards to their opinion.....I have looked in nearly everyday for the past year and a half ... and I appreciated the majority of the topics and opinions on the board .