Is there any quick indication from the list of threads in a particular section if you've posted in a thread yet? See when I'm at message boards I tend to just be glossing over threads and sometimes I just want to look at threads I've posted something in to see if there's been any reaction, though sometimes I find posts I can't remember even typing.
If there's not a function like this, maybe it's an idea to think of or maybe I'm just a lazy bastard.
He got some problem with chronic back pain or chronic headaches or something, and I think retired without telling anyone. He was given the prestige of "road agent." Update!: He appears to be at the bottom of the page.