Ugh!!! Not only is the font too big, but there's far too much "white" space. (Not all of it is actually white, but you know what I mean. . .) So much wasted space is annoying to look at.
Does it all have to look like, oh, I don't know, like tan cards sitting on a beige background? Too crowded is no good, but too much wasted space is annoying to look at. Also, for some reason, the image you are producing is too wide for my screen. Why doesn't it just all fit?
If you want to see a really, really good looking set of forums, go look at www.theperfectworld.us. I'm pretty sure they even sell their software. That's not set up to have the heirarchical threads within each forum, the way this needs to be, it's more of an ongoing conversation, so it's probably not exactly what you need, but is a wonderfully user friendly, easy to read website.
I'm sure you're adding all kinds of zippity do dah new features here and I know there was a rush and these things take time and you're responding to concerns and complaints, but this is really appalling. I was much happier with the old site. Please, please, please do something so I want to keep coming here.