The 'new' BBS doesn't take effect until the end of the month. 'Till then, I can't tell you what the Webmaster is doing. In the meantime, most folks are still posting here, and we aren't having any problems. I'll spare you the details but you ought to check out the following thread and 'voice' your vote regarding the 'new' format.
Bob has a new message board! - TJ 13:25:48 10/06/98 (12)
It's a page or 2 down on this 'old' BBS. Personally, until this 'old' BBS goes away, I'm staying right here (and not even reading the 'new' one.)