I have noticed that the longer I am on this board, my POSTS (hmmm... what were you expecting?) are getting shorter. I want to cut to the chase quicker.
Remember the days when you agonized and ecstasied over every full stop and comma, and tried to argue and defend every imagined counter point?
Blondie, Leo, Gumby, meta, all show a similar tendency to less loquaciousness.