I was thinking maybe we should have a kind of Introduction forum for new users to introduce themselves, as we can get lots of varying people in the linux world. Plus it'll be a great chance to get to know each other .
This is already available - look at the Memberlist above. Each member can choose how much information he/she makes available to other members. With the "bot spamming" going on at the moment people are probably not going to make too much information available electronically.