Two things on my checklist last time were completed: Custom logo support + text fallback, and removing those stubborn bullets from the sidebar. As it seems, like magic, BuddyPress looks just like it’s supposed to now, which wasn’t the case before:
I haven’t done anything with the comments section at this point, yet:
Another thing to look into is to make the theme 100% standalone. Right now it hotlinks a bunch of files from Archive.org which definitely isn’t a good way to do things.