Wayne, I've read the discussion that you refer to and added my two cents there. I see only one person who has an issue with the content of your post, and his reasoning seems flawed to me. (And BTW he promised that was his last post on the subject).
I had been a member of this forum for several months before I knew that your site existed. It was one of your posts that made me aware of it.
My point, without some notification to new members, the site will not be viewed by many.
I also read Lee Koo's post and do agree that the site promotes a sense of community or family in this forum.
This was a great idea when you started it, and it still is.
My advice: Keep up the good work.