Don't let that hold you back - it doesn't anyone else.
Community and events are the go
Gear advice - although there are a lot of these around already I suppose. Still good to have it all in one place, even as a link
added - that catch up bit is good as well - with a "good" search capability. The problem with popular sites with a lot of traffic is things get lost. Not sure how much time you can spend updating features of the site - adding in new capabilities etc as assume that's limited by your host