It's interesting to read the brisket threads but I don't pay much attention since most of you guys do it wrong...
Seriously though it is interesting to learn about the way others approach BBQ, regional differences, share techniques and applaud successes/failures. You should feel just a bit complemented by the fact folks ask for your advice.
I'm new to this forum (not Que) and lurk because I seldom have anything to contribute that hasn't been suggested but being new here (or not) is little indication of anything really.
Nice rant, a bit lacking in profanity & conviction but it had a nice rhythm, I give it a 7.