It can be hard to threads where horrible situations have occurred as it can be so hard to find something to say. However it isn't those threads that are a concern.
There is a huge fad going on the boards with power posting and it is annoying people.
This is simply experimental. I like it, but I might be in the minority.
also, like eVC, would games be exempt? i couldnt imagine posting on the word association thread where you are only supposed to put a word, and suddenly having to make it up to 50 characters.