Noize - In your Edit Options under Messaging and Notifications there is a drop-down box for subscribing by email to threads you start or post in.
As for if the old off-forums Marketplace will ever return, that's a question for Admin - I wish I could provide an answer because I know a lot of people are wondering this.
2014 - Upcoming Conventions :
Holiday Matsuri (FL)
Upcoming costumes : Suzie Q from JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, Edea Lee (various versions) from Bravely Default, Robotnik (genderbend) from Sonic, and more!