Hundreds of dollars of texts? Hundreds of dollars of texts did you say! It's more like thousands.
And if you want to see results on the C# board than I'll moderate it, but until that time you can remain unconvinced about .NET but know in the back of your mind that eventually you will have to get up off the couch and learn it.
Actually I know a reasonable amount about C#. I talked to the author Klaus Michelsen and am reading through his book, "C# Primer Plus'.
I just think that you guys are getting ........ed because flashdaddee is taking all the fame.