Okay, I tried posting this as a private blog to save someone some embarrassment but that didn't work, so I'll try again, this time in public.
I made a post in the PhD Economics forum last week and it still not appeared. The thread is titled something like "Top 2, not Top 5?" or something like that and the last post was by tm_guru on 8/15.
Next, my attempt to contact a Moderator directly was short circuited, generating a pop-up saying