Okay, Eclipse isn't THAT bad and I plan to continue this group if the change over cannot be stopped BUT
it's still a needlessly complicated and hard-to-work with interface compared to the original layout.
Thus I'm throwing my vote into this copy / paste / share campaign most other DeviantART members are doing especially since it appears to be a breach of DeviantART's original contractual obligations with the site's founder:
[JUST IN CASE someone accuses me of stealing an image that's purposely being copy and shared across this site from multiple people well before me: Please don't forget to also go inform like the 1000-and-growing other DA members I've seen who are also copying and posting this same image above. Oh look, the original source, also posted above, even says "share this please" - how about that, Captain(s) Oblivious!]