What lovely spam, the boards are so much better now that everyone has left..

  I recall in past years how useful the forums were.
We had a private messaging system with the old forums, a report to moderator in the case of spam or trolling, and had a search feature with keywords to gleam through all the information on the boards.
The new boards don't have any of that, but do have spambots out of control. Took a community based forum, that enabled friendships and a sense of belonging to a club, and it's now useless.
I'm sorry for people new to Cascade that never saw what a great group of people that would post ideas and thoughts here, so many friendships made, so many ideas and debates.
It's gone.

Dear Forum users,

We apologize for the spam on our forums. We do have a staff person removing the spam regularly and we are working with our website developers on a fix. I'm told we should see Captcha (Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart) installed by the end of the week. Please bear with us in the meantime.