generally they're heavily moderated to keep the riff raff out so the signal to noise ratio is pretty great. There's problems typical to larger public places, such as the current obsession with Battlefield 3 and Origin pushing a lot of the more interesting stuff (for me) to page 2 or 3, but I love how everything is community driven and just how god damn diverse the place is.
I need to finish up my backlog of scans so I can make one more post and fulfill the rest of my obligations. Maybe tomorrow. :D