I make a point not to spend time around the pessimistic downer crowd, and it ticks me off when someone shoots down an idea offhandedly. I sincerely hope HN does not move in this direction.
Did you miss my post where I said it was a bad attempt at humor? Shame on you for trying to make me personally feel bad.
Shame on you for thinking that disparaging people is valid revenge for people who merely poke fun at ideas. Talk about making it personal.