I only go to the official forums for a quick scan for anything of interest, (also to check ship sales haha) then wait till I see the full details from "The Hull Truth". I tend to get tired of seeing "On open letter to......." or "Why I think they should do this" or "If they listened to me" posts....but I do post if something is of interest, but as a rule 90% of my SC forum time is here.
I have left an MMO with over 20 toons, some of which had over a year of actual time played, there was no real community spirit left in the guild, and felt I was grinding for all the wrong reasons, so one day I just let my sub lapse, guild control of over 700 people went to another person and I simply left. I find at the moment I get more satisfaction from spending time lurking here, as we plan our domination of the Persistent Universe and once my work roster settles down I can help contribute more...(I'm mining and the internet in the middle of no-where is near useless, better chance of picking up a signal meant for SETI).
I'm not fussed when it comes out, it will be out when it's ready. In the meantime, I'm happy to be part of a mature (ish) haha, positive community. I've looked at a few organizations, "we have ex-military leadership, we have this, we have that...." I read why Wes created this community, and the thought occurred that this is where I should be...also in a way I'm glad the game will take some time to be released, as it gives this community time to actually become a community of like minded people, and in my opinion having Star Citizen is just an added bonus for being part of the Romantics.