Cynic... think about it. If we didn't at least put up notice that we expect to acquire copyright for anything posted here we couldn't have message boards. This isn't true for just Cruisemates (or Paul Motter) 's terms of service) , it is true for all message boards. Otherwise any poster could come back at any time and say he wants payment for everything he ever posted, and how "creative" it is has nothing to do with it.
it isn't as if we have ever expoited anyone's most creative thoughts with our message boards and re-published them anywhere else and made money from them. That sounds a little more like Ross Klein (just a joke, sarcasm is an accepted form of artistic expresssion).