Whut? No More Pay-To-Post? When Did This Happen?

Been there, done that, bought the t-shirt (and all the books, of course) but my valiant efforts weren’t enough to keep the SDMB from going to a pay model. So I drifted, never very far having just read the OP here:

It seems I can post again.

Just like old times.

No sig. No post count. I can live with. What else am I missing? No search?

You can search.

Members do not see ads.

Members get to post profile pictures.

Members get more PM functionality including more storage.