i moderate another message board and there banned members are still counted in the number, and since the number hasnt gone down during troll fest 2004 i thinks the number does include banned members. just a guess.
"racism is dead, it died when MLK walked on a bridge and freed the slaves. Now we have a socialist Kenyan president who is not an American and if anyone mentions race they are a reverse racist (while racism is dead, reverse racism is alive and well.) #whattheyteachyouatfox"