For the people on my friends list, this will mean nothing. For everyone else, it'll be fairly obvious from the start. The new look is due to moving up to having a paid account and getting more choices, and the fantastic web hacking abilities of switchknitter, who shall be showered with crazed and sexy midgets for assist. Or something that she might actually enjoy.
You know, when I got this account two years ago, I figured I'd use it for a couple of months and then move on, quickly bored.