Also, no one's making fun of anyone and the argument itself isn't brought forward--there isn't a lot of "well, you said X on the other board, and I think you're Y." This seems as much for our edification as anything.
"Now everyone was giving her that kind of look UFOlogists get when they suddenly say, 'Hey, if you shade your eyes you can see it is just a flock of geese after all.'"
"You can't erase icing."
"I can't believe it doesn't work! I found it on the internet, man!"