I'm looking forward to meeting some of you at the Expo too!
James and Shaun, those posts were awesome.
It is a fact that several people have posted about Mike's personality - especially the way he treats people he disagrees with - is a problem that gets in the way of discussions. It is also a fact that no one is posting that about anyone else.
If it walks like a duck, quacks like a duck, and it looks like a duck, it's not a penguin.
About kokyu: I'd say that when something is clearly in the way of the flow, you should probably consider trying to change it.