Actually, I've been meaning to disable the older search option now that Google is hitting the site. Maybe I could just drop it down to a 1 week period. The problem is, it's pretty processor intensive since it is searching every post using a wildcard rather than hitting a full-text index. I never got around to building one... so it really is a bad idea to leave it in place long term.
Willful ignorance of science is not commendable. Refusing to learn the difference between a credible source and a shill is criminally stupid.
I posted these almost 7 years ago when I started putting ads up for visitors. The fact is, we run this place at a loss - there is no other way to put it. I pay for the board out of my own pocket and it's not free.