I have a suggestion but I don't have the technical knowledge to know whether it is practical or not. It seems to me some threads are getting ridiculously extended. It is like watching a very poor quality tennis match or ping pong. We never really hear what the silent majority is thinking. Is there any way the administrator could say, " Right. This thread has gone on long enough. We are going to have a vote and then, the thread is closed and we move on."? It might be interesting finding out the percentages on each side.