I think it would be beneficial to give members a place to voice their opinions concerning features that they would like to see in the forum (or features that they would like to see removed). For example, since the bbcode is parsed to html, I think it would be beneficial to create a thumbnail bbcode that when parsed resulted in the following in html....
when parsed becomes
<img src=http://image.location.edu width=100 height=100>
This would encourage people to post thumbnails. While having to create a thumbnail manually is a pita, this is the kind of problem that bbcode/html solve rather easily! Also, we could extend the basic bbcode so that thumbnails can be arranged in a pattern like....
thumb1 thumb2 thumb3
thumb4 thumb5 thumb6
Images that are beyond a certain size (width, height, area) could automagically be thumbnailed preventing people from, as Chams says, 'breaking the tables'. I think the mods would find this to be a useful feature.
- a spell checker
- some form of content rating
- the ability to post an applet (and the C# equivalent of an applet)