Something that was really reiterated to me whilst reading the thread, was how many close friendships had been forged here, especially by the old guard. I wish I had joined when I first found the website, instead of putting it on my, "I'll do that one day" list.
The mobile game, which I play predominantly (due to my own physical limitations, as well as not having a PC up to the job atm), just doesn't have the social feel that it does here. Maybe I need to make the effort to engage on the forum more.
Apologies for the double post, I just didn't want this to detract from Lily.