Coming from the North, BBQ means a sweet sticky sauce to me.
First time I visited my uncle in NC, we went to a Q place and I had the PP. I did not like the vinager based sauce.
Now I enjoy both.
(edit) I do get a nice bark with more suger, btw.
You do what you have to do, so you can do what you want to do!
Ole Hickory Ultra Que 2
18" Weber OTS
Primo Oval XL
NB American Gourmet offset smoker
Big Chief Smoker