I can now use the "View new posts since your last visit" I couldn't before
Faster load times.
The standard theme
The toys on the stats pages
Calander is nice
The hoopla over Karma
Formatting toys are better
I had to go get Firefox since the software didn't really play nice with Safari
Loosing Joined dates and locations.
I liked the old PM's better
All in all, there are more likes than dislikes. And since I should be able to finally get DSL next month, I can loose the dialup slowness and the board will be even better, I'll finally be able to click on the "Dial-up beware" posts ;D
From my point of view... It is easier to moderate... some common actions are more clearly marked, and there are new features too. For a post like this one (a poll), there's now options to remove votes or to lock voting. It will take a while to learn all the new stuff
Yes, I miss one or two things (that "member since: whatever date", and others)
The new forum is eleventy billion times better then the old one.
BUTTTTTTTTT, I wish there was a user cp with and active log of subscribed threads or threads posted in. That being said I am not complaining as at least we have stepped into the year 1999 and have threads that are marked now.