1.) That's good, I suppose.
0.) Not really. Just get a popup stopper and call it good. I mean, really. If they don't have advertisements, then no one has any incentive to get a gold board, and then how are they supposed to get money? They ARE a business, after all. I dunno, I'm particularly fond of EZB, myself.
-1.) And what forum might this be? Ponju? The Nice? Top Webcomics Forums? Don't go with either of the last two, if you were planning to, because they're UBB, and UBB is the devil, as those of us who have been on the Keen forums for a long time know, as Keen used to be UBB. Anyhow, as far as not being a mod here yet goes, just talk to Keen support.
-2.) No, you haven't, but I know anyways. That's why I use it.
I am an arrogant bastard.