So, it is still here as emma pointed out... if it is going to stay can we get it set so that threads don't expire? I can't imagine we'll use it all that much, but what we do use it for will likely be on-going conversations with long gaps in between posts.
This I'm much less helpful about. I know plenty of women who are much happier with their periods with the pill. I am not one of those. From the very start, I was on a rock-solid, set-your-sundial, 33.5-day cycle.