Max, here are some quotes from an earlier thread you started called StevePavlina.com Suggestion Box
Originally Posted by Max Power
Would your site here be as popular or as profitable without the forums?
Originally Posted by Steve Pavlina
Yes, I'm certain it would, probably moreso.
Thus, maybe it should be the other way around. Perhaps you should be paying Steve money because of your large number of posts. Your large number of posts uses bandwidth, storage, as well as time and energy from Steve as part of his overhead to monitor this forum and its moderators. This time and energy that Steve devotes to the overhead of running the forum could be instead used by him to generate money.