First - and most importantly. To the OP - I too am glad you resolved yer issue. Good job. However, if you elect to bail over something as silly as a difference in views or opinion, it will be your loss. I think you can still contribute, and don't want to see you leave. Yer call.
Second - there are two distinct camps here (a) folks who actually are open-minded enough to at least consider
the help being given and (b) folks who are just looking for notional confirmation for their preconceived - and inflexible - beliefs, and who summarily reject anything they view as conflicting with said beliefs.
Third - The ignore list is a childish cop-out mechanism (and should be expunged from the forum, IMHO). Face. Your. Demons.
And, while I'm still coffee deprived, I'll list a couple other peeves:
-folks who don't read the rules
-folks who don't acknowledge help received
-folks who don't even try
to search or apply a modicum of self-help discipline
-over-entitled, precious snowflakes with fragile egos
-folks who insist upon being spoonfed
-folks who can't be bothered to use the specific forum for their questions and lump everything
into one forum. This place is a total mess if you want to find stuff as a result
-place needs a Programmers and Tuning forum
folks need to learn to NOT take this Forum, Life, and ME, so seriously!
Lastly - to the feller who so ungraciously (and inaccurately) labeled me as 'Bipolar'
.....My response is that is simply an inconsiderate reaction on your part because I do not happen to believe in Seafoam, Diamondbird, load resistors, Fartmasters, Dorman, or anything else you appear to hold dear.
However, despite yer indiscretion, and yer apparent lack of tolerance for my frankness, I forgive you.
"There ain't no mer noble a goal than tryin' ta hep folks to hep theyseffs"