Jeez! I try and stay out of online bickering as I've been drawn in before. But there are some folk who just can't stop picking a scab can they. And to read their personal blogs you'd think they were sweetness and light and just doing what THOaken is doing (though wisely/unwisely in real time). Last night he bravely did what I hoped he'd do for a while on his journey and admitted his problems. Yes they do make him seem like Spock or Sheldon to some of you and in a way he is. Learning the nuances of human interaction is very difficult, we can't build a machine to do it it yet and some of us are wired differently. As a kid I was very similar, luckily I had an epiphany at a young idea that I was different, and preffered books, machines and science to people. So at a young age I decided to try to understand folk. I think I've done a pretty good job of that and am lucky that intuition was thrown into my mind mix. But I've made some howlers along the way and have moments where I physically cringe when I think back. THOaken is doing it later and in a very public way, and some great folk have rallied around him and he is learning and coming along. (Sorry for speaking like your not here THOaken). Forgive him a few mistakes, put your point across about mistakes by all means but please don't round on someone like a pack of dogs. Look at DrewDunRespect, One of the site favourites and sorely missed - but a lot of you admitted you didn't know how to take him (well by the throat as one person said) until you understood him. THOakens not blameless by any means, but he is trying and I for one think this community would be better not driving folk off. Sorry said my piece and hope no-ones offended. Colin.