caribguy - 4:02 am on May 26, 2010 (gmt 0)
Nah, not terrible. Just very utilitarian. Helps to reinforce that NCSA Mosaic look, as if to say "this forum predates the WWW."
Design wise, the color scheme here is probably one of the least coherent I've ever come across besides pages on Tripod or Geocities.
External stylesheets to the rescue, with the ability to make a personal choice.