As I understand it from the definition above and the comments from some of you....the only difference between this forum and 2-rail scale is the use of 3-rail track. And if that is the case, I think this is a good thing. While I probably will never reach the same level that members here will achieve, I am going this direction over time. I have converted some rolling stock over to "scale" couplers but most likely will not do a lot of weathering to my locomotives, etc. So....hopefully I will be able to participate over here every once in a while.
Model railroading is much like many other hobbies. While everyone in the hobby likes trains, there usually are sub groups..."cliques" that form where members have in common more specific goals and / or ways to enjoy their hobby. The unfortunate thing about this is that many times it causes splits among those that were once friends or at the least sometimes evolves into labeling...like "lobster claws", etc. Lets hope that will not happen here.
Still, I believe that the "new" definition may bring more folks over here where they can benefit from the already great modelers that are regular posters in this forum.
Finally, just read Ted's post above as it is written in the true spirit of the future of this forum and what it could become with the help of all of those involved.