I have not responded because I have been reading and re-reading this thread, and my conclusion is as before: it takes two hands to clap.Originally Posted by Shawn Belcher
I can see where you were coming from with your reply to AndrewHunter: you may be indignant at being "blamed" for the thread closure. But remember my reply to your question if you were involved in the flaming? I deliberately did not name anyone as culpable because I was looking at the posts made and what I judged would be the continuation. It was not a particular "X posted x and Y posted y. Flamewar! Close!"
As you mentioned, you reported to me the behaviour of some people in this thread. When I look at the bigger picture, you are also to blame. You should not have bothered to post your post #16, and then you should have stopped as promised at post #27. But I don't want to play a blame game and hand out official warnings like Christmas presents.
If Mario F. requests it, I will delete the off topic posts in this thread. In the future, please resist the urge to go off topic in an attempt to get people to get back on topic. For now, let's move on with the discussion.