1. The rules could be changed to be more welcoming by adopting the JCC rules. This is especially the case if you concede that in practice, your rules are policed in the same way. 2. I'm not sure why you're unwilling to accept that the way the Senate left the combined forum was almost universally seen as hostile. Yodaminch detailed quite thoroughly the nasty comments that were made about the JCC and its regular users. People were offended because the Senate moderators went out of their way to offend.