Yes, I completely agree.
I originally thought this thing was horrible because I thought it was always obscuring text, but I’ve learned that if I just page through the post, it pretty much stays out of the way.
Good job on the new site feels very fresh and clean, I like
Leftover problems with some redirect URLs should now be fixed.
According to the database, at least, there are now no topics or posts which don’t have redirects set up (aside from things which have been deleted on the new site or which next existed on the old site).
Let me know if you notice any old links that no longer work but should.