You joined over a year ago. Why are you complaint when you have been a member for a year and a half?
There was not any tasks a year and a half ago. You knew how it all worked here.
The option to upgrade, is simply an option. Not sure how you can say $1.41 a month is an expensive upgrade.
Not sure how you can say that referral gainers are investing a lot. I've never spent 1 single cent to advertise CS.