It's now 3406 members (subject to change
What is also amazing is: that is the 'pruned' number of members. The memberid field (which increments by 1 for each new applicant) is showing 4140 as the total count. What happened to the rest of them, you ask.. they were the 730+ spammers rejected before they did their dirty deeds. Our forum's participation in Stop Forum Spam has netted (and rejected) 636 applicants to date.
It seems that many folks join, ask one or more questions, and then drop out with their questions answered, and that's an ok thing to do. For the top-40 posters, it is more of a daily visit and a way to engender camaraderie in addition to responding to questions.
Thanks to all who keep this forum alive with posts and help in the administration