The only thing I'm worried about with getting new blood is overworking our mods. We should put some effort into protecting and nurturing good mods.
As things are progressing the admins are doing well. We have had a couple of tiny-raids without problems. As long as we do not have a large increase of new people all at once it will be o.k. /pol/ suffered because it got on the main stream news and all the new people did not know what threads were real and what were just bait. Avoid too much exposure on the main stream and we can cope. I do think that the cost of this board will increase and my knowledge of webspace providers is that once you start using up their bandwidth they suddenly start asking for a lot more money than advertised. If you look at the patron link I think they under-estimate the long term cost if traffic increases.
Yes, there's no reason to limit ourselves. At least, unless we start alienating others in our small group. We'll never survive if we need to start making containment boards like 4chan.
Well fuck you At the time I wrote that I took it for granted that new users would be interested in politics. I was worried about imbalance. No one understood that