Jeff and Matt, you both have good insight. Both are trying to be fair and more opinions are always good: however, I do believe that the appearance does influence, to some degree, the other scores. Not saying that's right or wrong but I think it is just the way it is.
my avatar swiped fatties from the plate....look how sorry he is.
NB Bandera with mods
Weber 22 .5" x 2, 26.75" x 1
UDS x 3
Created "The Great Spam Revelation of 2011."