Legal Beagles started out as a splinter group from CAG in 2007 and, over the years, grew quite rapidly and became a well established consumer resource and help site. As we all know, a site of this kind is only as good as its members. This is the one idea that seems to be completely absent from the Legal Beagles management. It’s not a matter of how many members there are (see quantity v quality) but how many of them are actually contributors.
Once upon a time, Legal Beagles was a community where people exchanged ideas and experiences. There were discussion threads as well as threads posted by people who needed help. People often went for help and decided to stay on, contribute and share their experiences. This is the essence of any forum. Over the past couple of years, Legal Beagles have moved away from its original ethos and has become more of a question and answer service rather than a discussion forum, in fact, discussion is actively discouraged.
As pointed out in some of the helpful comments made by our contributors, Nemesis is averse to discussion and seems to have been much the same when he was on CAG. He wants his answers to be taken as gospel and not questioned by anyone. Ideally, he would like threads to be just the OP and himself giving advice. He has to tolerate interventions by Site Team but can’t stand anyone else jumping in to give an opinion. As a result, a number of people who did little more than post on his threads were banned.