Originally Posted by Canofbier
I'll add this: the people who seek him out and instigate arguments with him (you know who you are) are just as bad or worse for this forum. As irritating as many of his posts are, I've seen him make pretty inert statements on new threads only to have someone start a fight with him. Congratulations, asshat - you've just "ruined" another thread by contaminating it with your petty little fights.
I think that's probably a pretty fair observation as well. It's the reason we haven't just banned him outright. Some our regulars are not without culpability with this particular issue.