Question: Do you feel that requiring the committment of users of the SOFU sites will damage the flow of new content into these sites? Especially seeing as a high-ranked active user on the SOFU sites will carry a heavier vote than an unranked user.
Basically, I have a full time job and I answer Server Fault questions when I get a chance whilst waiting for something to install or compile. But let's say that a Stack Exchange site is proposed for questions about the best way to care for your unicorns and ponies.
I decide that I would love to be a ponicorn founding member, so I commit to saying that I'll help out populating the site. I'm now spending my spare time on ponicornflow.com making posting recepies for waffles - and not answering questions on Server Fault.
Why do I care? Because even though I primarily answer questions, I occasionally ask them too, and I enjoy the fact that I get fast answers.
Do you think that is is going to be an issue? Deliberatly poaching from the SOFU core members to start offshoot sites?
P.S. I have other concerns about asking the active community to commit to new SE ventures, but they're outside the scope of meta