Many of you may have noticed a recent slowing of progress here at Serendipity. This has in part been due to the managing staff's increasing lack of availability. As a final result, funding for the servers had diminished, servers had gone offline, and planned updates had to be put on hold. But wait! We are pleased to announce that Serendipity will now be continuing operations under the new, community-centric management of staff members from both Serendipity and our long-time friends at the TastyNode Gaming Network, and will be led by sssssss340 and myself as representatives from Seren and Tasty respectively. In a sense, Seren will begin to become a community that is run "by the people, for the people". This change may seem a bit unexpected, though we feel that this decision is most certainly in the best interest of the Serendipity community we've all enjoyed over the years, and we look forward to welcoming the new management team, and the revitalization of Serendipity that will soon follow. But what does this mean for us? This change comes with a restructuring of staff interaction that will facilitate quicker updates and improved consistency. There will no longer be extended periods of time where the decision-making process is halted while waiting for a single person to respond before being able to continue. There will be more updates, increased transparency between staff and community members, and less of a focus on offering Serendipity as a “product” and instead more as a community project. We hope to make Serendipity the best it can be, and we're grateful to have such a wonderful group of people that are so driven to improve our serendipitous little community. Please do not hesitate to ask any questions you might have, and we'll be answering them here in this thread as they are received.