Well I noticed topics seemed to become scarcer when zini left. It was a better forum back then. Fact. I'm not sure what the issue was with si but it Deffo made a difference when he left.
I would second that. Credit due to him really [and Davy], they've kinda set up their own thing on gaybook and its a busy page. They've brought perhaps a visual side to the sport that we can all see, and still does through his videos etc.