Originally Posted by Krumm
I think the point is the nature of the conversations not so much where they happen. There really hasn't been a good example of civil conversation about costume. If there has, it's be overshadowed by bickering, of which I have been guilty of in the past.
Honestly, I was initially bummed about the costume thread being shut down but after a week, I just didn't notice or care. Things have been far more peaceful.
If people can't stop bickering over the costume, then just punish them. You don't have to shut down the entire thread.