Does the "suggestions" forum serve a purpose?

It seems to me that nobody ever looks at it and if someone has a suggestion, they're just going to post it here anyway. There are some threads that are two years old on the mainpage there.

http://www1.ticats.ca/index.php?name=PNphpBB2&file=viewforum&f=13&sid=98fcc19f964e8ab50a01b6b34a83d1f9