Originally Posted by Locascio
It's everyone's decision on these boards to either be civil or escalate issues. I have realized quickly that if you say something remotely controversial on this board or any other, people would rather pick a fight than respect your position. Why do so many seem surprised, and really who cares? There are assholes in every corner of all our lives, I don't need someone telling me who is an asshole and who is not. Because this guy was a jerk to you, doesn't mean he is a jerk to the rest of us, we can decide for ourselves who the douche bags are.
in as much as I generally agree with that statement, it takes a special kind of dishonorable person to mess with another's livelihood, and/or escalate an online pissing match into real world stalker-type issue.