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Great. Some guy writes a blog post about how TechCrunch is "the opposite of building a community," whatever that means, and it gets Michael Arrington all pissed off. Now he's threatening to quit. But not for good. For bad. For twice as bad. "On the issue of community," Arrington responded, "the problem isn't that our community is growing."

Our challenge is to find a way to engage a larger audience while keeping the interest of our core readers. That may be impossible - and someday I may spin myself out of TechCrunch and start a new blog. The topic - new startups.