"How is Tolkien related to technology"
and to see the quality of the articles go downhill. To me this is Stuff that Matters. Endless posts about the release of a new iDevice, or politics don't interest me. I can read about those topics on any other site. It's ones like this that keep me coming back.
It's funny, I still see myself as a new user with a high UID, though there have been at least 3.5 million new signups since mine.
I'm not sure where I was going with this, I guess I'm just feeling nostalgic and missing the "good old days" of Slashdot.