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And what's with all this "Oooh I'm not man enough to xyz"
:: grin :: Just having a little fun, possibly at your expense, by pretending to presume that you were being over-the-top abrasive on purpose.
Of course I don't expect that was true; more likely you just didn't (and apparently, to some degree, still don't) realize just how much your posting style buries your message.
However, this post was less abrasive, and I even upvoted it. For balance, if nothing else. I see it now has a 1. LOL.
however rough and bruising to your ego it might have been
:: grin :: Actually, I did not have much invested in this portion of the threadlet but my own entertainment; I had rather hoped a side effect might include you becoming more aware of the effect your posting style has on the quality of your message. No matter if that succeeds or fails, though. Doesn't hurt me and the pain you cause yourself is your problem.
Besides, it would take a LOT more than something like this to touch, much less bruise, my ego. Even if I had been the OP.
Here's wishing you a fine and most excellent day on the day you read this reply.