OK folks...so times have quieted a bit. Tensions may have eased a fraction. I understand that there is still no resolution at the moment, but we seem to be past the angry mob with pitchforks and torches.
That said, the mod team have been letting a lot slide in terms of the gratuitous pictures. It was a mechanism that people took to ease the tension here, but at this point it's time to dial it back down.
The thread has gained a level of calmness and we just don't need to continue to post pointless pictures of scantily clad women here. When you have nothing to contribute to the thread, posting a pinup picture is not valid topic-fodder.
Unfortunately the amount of pictures has grown and generated so much static that people are likely coming here for the eye candy as much for (if not more than) info on Predator.
So moving forward no more pictures of that genre are going to be permitted in the thread. Other pictures, memes, whatever is fine IF THEY CONTRIBUTE TO THE THREAD. But no more pointless pictures of the women any more.
EDIT: Just to be clear, I'm NOT saying the crisis is over by any stretch of the imagination. I am saying that at this point people are more rational and collected and starting to understand the reality of the process and we, as a mod team, aren't actively dealing with people threatening to visit Kevin ad do personal harm to him.