I voted yes, Change is always good and healthy.
Turn on the member blog option. Even if it is just a pile of crap dumping ground, there are enough quality members here whom I bet would have some pretty popular blogs with decent subscribers.
There are still active members going back to the origin of this place. There are personalities. Maybe it is time GTAF accepts that fact that it is bigger than it is and allow for some quality freelance.
The first &Copy date in the footer here at GTAF is 2001. That is 12, almost 13 years old. Look around the internet and see what popular/successful sites haven't tried some risky changes and additions. The good sites know how to change/trend/and grow.
but still honestly serious.