HOLY CRAP!! I'd almost forgotten what it's like to be Pharyngulated. Let me show you what it looks like:
It's a crazy, old world: 13 years to reach our 1000th member, then, in the space of a little over 24 hours, up pop another 600+. Thanks very much to PZ Myers, FCD, for the link-cum-denial-of-service-attack.
Apologies to those of you who experienced technical difficulties while trying to register: the enrolment form simply isn't capable of withstanding that sort of onslaught. I think it's about time for a more intelligent design (if you'll pardon the expression).