Ah man. I wanted to reply to this the day it was formed but David locked it. Meanie-pants.
Anyway, what I think is irrelevant at this point, I'd just like to tack my hopes (that people can let the arguments die down) onto the end of this beast-of-a-thread.
If ya argued that a minority of loud users shouldn't be able to influence the admins to change the TOS, then you shouldn't be trying to do the same thing. Decisions were made, tempers flared, some people left, some people rejoiced, some decided to not leave after all, some are here tentatively... for now though let's just relax and try to mend things over with each other. *smacks FA to see if it de-polarizes like a magnet* :0