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"Third party vendor support forums are swamped with questions like 'I put a GridView onto my CallBack control and now I get a ViewState is corrupt error'. The real answer to this question is not the one supplied: 'this is fixed in the next version'. The real answer is of course 'STOP USING SO MANY ILL-CONCEIVED ABSTRACTIONS AND LEARN FROM YOUR PEERS HOW THE #@$#@% WEB WORKS!'."

I've found this to be the case, too, to a surprising degree. I wrote a little about it here: http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1120777

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