On one of the other boards that I post on they have a sub-forum to welcome new members. You post hello I'm new here threads. I thought this was a pretty neat idea and an easy way to get more comfortable with posting on the site for the first time. All our new members could post why they joined PC and a little bit about themselves, and the rest of us can welcome and give them encouragement with replies. Just an idea. Don't know if anyone else would agree.