fyi- APUG Classified ads update -conversion in about a week..
I am going to migrate the classifieds back to a forum oriented model. The current system has not worked out very well and is more convoluted than anything else (judging by numerous complaints). Ads will be migrated back to forum postings in dedicated forum categories. I also plan to give posters of the ads full access to their ads. Another issue is someone posting an ad should not have to deal with a peanut gallery hassling them about their item, so the ad poster will be able to disable commenting if they like. Other features can be added as feedback comes in.
Thanks for your patience, I know several are frustrated with the current system.