The discussion forum is overwhelmed by balancing, civ artwork and civ requests.
It might be useful to introduce a new subforum dedicated for these things.
I hope that the discussion forum is more readable then.
The subforums would then look like this:
II - General discussion
II - Civilizations and balancing
II - Report a bug
II - Modding
II - Ask for help
Before we go into further discussion, I just start with a poll: