This is pretty straightforward folks. In reducing the number of forums, there is a reduced amount of space for sidebar items. When you log out and there are 15 stories listed in the update... this is what it looks like:
Please notice that it keeps scrolling some ways...
The vast majority of people in the stories section of the site all the time:
I've made some adjustments. Now I'm going to make a statement:
I track data pretty regularly on the site and make adjustments accordingly. I'm going to do what's right for this site as I have been doing for 17 years and 5 months as of this post. Since we've watched a dozen similar sites to Gay Authors come and go in this timeframe, can we agree that I have a clue as to what I'm doing?
Because frankly, after a long week of work and other projects, I came here on Saturday morning to collect my statistic information and do the routine maintenance and see this post. By the time I got to the end of it, my main question was this: "Why am I still spending so much time in my life dealing with this site when all people do is bitch bitch bitch?"
So I spent an hour dealing with this and still haven't gotten my data for the day.
I'm very sorry for making room to promote authors and not duplicate story promotion in yet another spot. My bad.