This site is a wealth of information. Given the size of the membership, Google rankings are high for those individuals who warrant a little more light shone on their claims.
It may be that some are turned off from the site for responses to their ignorant early posts. You need a thick skin here if your exposure to a MA website is limited to MAP. I wish this site, and to add, computers with the net, were available in my early years of practicing TKD, HKD, etc.
Target audience? This place has the reputation among some as catering to the MMA and to a lesser extent, bjj crowd. This, more often than not, comes from the TMA crowd as pointed out by others in this thread.
Hell, my last infraction was for insulting Rabbit. That's been awhile and the man would probably still be the negative if rep was tallied. Since then, the guy has turned into a solid poster. ....raises hand as also guilty upon first signing up....
Piss on the crybabies if a good pissing is in order. Civility to the ignorant? Yes. Pandering to the stupid? Not so much.
Would still like to see the 'circle jerk' search function/forum bear fruit. Perhaps some day someone can write the code for the information already researched.
I like this place. Crusty is good. More TDs, yes. More GSs, who really gives a ****. Wait.... it brings in more traffic? From where?
While this place needs to grow with the changes, let's not throw the proverbial cry baby out with the sorely needed bathwater.