I find XenForo 2 very clunky. They added a post from the index, but the interface is so clunky that it thwarts the object it actually has.
There are tons of lint, such as topics, descriptions, etc., that prevent you from just selecting a forum in Post from Index and contributing.
After clicking on the text field, it took four seconds for a quick topic to be loaded from one of the forums.
You've copied these features from other places, but I think they've completely missed the point of why they're so useful, and that's the ability to just cut through Cruft.