Butting heads is fine. I've had run ins with just about every regular in the RB forums. Not a big deal, just keep in mind that I will try to treat you with respect until I feel I'm being disrespected, and I appreciate the same respect from others.
You should know the way I work by now. I respond in the tone I was talked too. Act like an ass to me, and you get the same courtesy shown back to you.
It's a fair amount of work changing the names, and for you to demand for me to change the names when you basically said the contest and banner are pointless how did you expect me to react? The fact of the matter is, I don't care if you display the banner or not. That's your option. I'd make the changes if there were a point to it, but if you aren't displaying the banner there is no need for me to spend time doing it, since the banner generation is all those names are used for.
Now it doesn't matter if you continue to participate or not, but if you are going to display the banner I'll make the changes.
Yes I would. It makes absolutely no sense to clutter up the forums with multiple duplicate threads. Multiple threads is why the search system is ineffective. No one knows who to trust, so they start a new thread. The only exception is if the existing one seems to have been abandoned by the starter.
If tmc had a better guide, I would have stated that it would have been better to add his knowledge to the existing thread instead of starting a new thread. Regardless of what Pants told you, collaboration will almost always result in a better product.