Originally Posted by pixellany
I am frankly amazed at the amount of attention we have given to what was basically a petty whine session from OP. Perhaps it's time to stop......
There was a possibility that it could produce something interesting... OP was, initially, prepared to defend opening statements in a sensible way.
This sort of thing can become constructive as specific complaints get examined and others weigh in.
The examination has happened, to a positive finish too... this thread should close.