Not at all! I have the urge myself. Take some screenshots! The text will remain, and the avatars, but the old icons, profile avatars, layouts, and styles will be history. I am very thankful that I screenshot so many "memorable" items. I have no large "fear of loss" - just a wee bit.
The "floating" gentlemen? I don't remember the name of the episode. You could be right. The Mr. and I used to watch the Buffy series, too. These guys, especially creeped us out. We had them as a desktop wallpaper for years. ;o)