I haven't been here as long as some of the old vets but its been a little over a year now and i too have noticed some of the same changes that people have mentioned. 2mcgrath and triangle pretty much sum up my thoughts and SD dotted the i's and crossed the t's. its rough to read through a thread w/ 35 replies and at the end you feel like you wasted your time because all of the responses were just ignorant or starting some sort of flame war. at the same time though i realize that w/ growth comes change and some of the problem i've noticed is that some dont wanna accept the change. i wish we could just ban all the morons that waste all of our time making us read dumbass posts but there isnt a damn thing i can do about it so i too tend to skip over selected posts. its like selective reading on my part. I try to read all the post but sometimes i cant help but skip a few.