I used to be on IRC all the time, I loved talking with my friends in there, then someone insulted me in the most terrible way imaginable, and nothing happened to him at all. I never go in now.......
Not knowing the situation, I'll just propose the possibility of a fresh start? The more, the merrier and all that. No pressure.
GR has even got the stats going again - #Stardock
Technically, he's been tracking them the whole time, there just wasn't much substance in the numbers for a while.