Right now (noon, Friday, 14 December) all 10 items in the Recent Comments are related to one forum, all within the last hour. I think this is the first time I have seen this. While a number of these comments are my own, I think this points out a problem others have made in the past. During active times, many comments get cycled out of Recent Comments before they are seen by regular readers.
I would like to see this list given more space. Could it be expanded to keep all comments made in the past 6 hours (or the last 10 comments during slow periods).
Maybe Active Forum Topics could be expanded a little, too. It would also be helpful to know how many posts are in a particular discussion and when the last comment was made. This information is available in other parts of MaplePrimes, can it be presented in a more concise form on the main page?
Just some things that came to mind as I avoid grading exams.