We (Cynosure) are still here and enjoying ourselves! I am sorry you had trouble finding parties. It CAN be much easier now than years ago, due to Level Sync and some other changes, but those can also make it harder to find NON-sync'ed parties.
____________________________Grommet Taru male San d'Orian
95 WHM, BLM, RNG, SMN, WAR/ 64SAM/ 52DRK/ 51PLD, THF/ 49NIN, SCH, RDM, DNC
100 Woodworking and Fishing; 80 Synergy
60 in all other crafts
(Updated November 12, 2011)