cartotalk will certainly never reach the 1 million mark, i agree right now cartotalk is at 938, so imagine a 5-fold increase over the next 2 years to 5000 users. my point was that "web 2.0" tools like friend lists aren't just for crazy teenagers and sites with millions of users.
All this "web 2.0" stuff does make it confusing sometimes. I mean, just typing this message, I can use 6 pulldown lists and 26 buttons to change the way it looks, aside from that I can choose from 12 smileys (a subset of the total collection of 20). Some of the buttons have the same function, one of the pulldown lists accesses the same subset of smileys as the menu on the left.
Then if I want to add an attachment it gets even worse...
Then there's a bunch of new features in my profile, such as a personal photo, selecting my gender, the whole friends thing and even setting a "personal statement" (whatever that may be).
Ah, sometimes I long back to the days of Fidonet... But I'm getting all nostalgic now