Making it sticky means that those who use the expanded view by default have to wade through it every time they log in.
When the list times out on a T1 that has only has five other people on it, the thread is too big and needs to be locked so it can't get worse. And when it is a year old, bumping it is just self gratification, you are forcing everyone to look at what you made so that you can get your happies.
When a man dare not speak without malice for fear of giving insult, that is when truth starts to die. Truth is the truest freedom.