How about if a thread on the forum reaches a size of over 20(?) posts it automatically collapses and has its size near the name. This would happen in all three modes. This would help stop 1 thread from dominating the entire forum section. (I usually have to go in topic view in the end.)
Check Babble for domination example.
edit: changed thread view to topic view.
Jul 29 2002, 6:58 pm