It would increase the speed because the site would be more nucleated, that's the whole point. Rather than schlepping to deader boards, things would be more centralized, which does encourage activity and the speed of posting. Chill, turboautist.
>If there are people discouraged by the very concept that no one will respond to their posts then I don't understand why they're posting in the first place.
What are you even talking about? You think people come to imageboards to… not be social at all and just post into the wind with their feelings and questions? Like, what?