I'm with Troy-Curt - I would rather not see any of the posts when I click on New Posts or the last 24 hours of posts.
I'm here for the hot rodding related stuff. fark.com is where I get all my non-hotrodding stuff.
The last time this poll came around, I didn't think it mattered, but now, when clicking on New Posts, there are quite of few pages to go through and eliminating the Lounge would help get to the meat in a lot less time.
If the Lounge were separated, such as a "Go To The Lounge" link, I think that would be good for both sides of the fence. Those who don't want to see it wont, and those who like participating in the Lounge posts can see all the Lounge posts listed in one area.