The old worldofsam site didn't have a forum section - and that was quite deliberate. At the time, the sam-users mailing list was still quite popular and I didn't want to steal its audience.
Now in 2018 the situation has changed a bit. sam-users barely gets any traffic at all, and most discussion happens on a FaceBook groups. However a lot of people don't like using facebook, and content there feels ephemeral like it's there one day and gone tomorrow in a rush of timelines speeding by. It feels like it might be appropriate to try something a bit more searchable and permanent.
We'll see how it goes.