i can honestly say that i have NEVER read so much as a full sentence in any of downy's posts. its really easy to ignore them, if you guys have a problem with him you should do the same.
It's easy to just ignore his threads, that's true. But when he posts insulting stuff on other threads, you tend to run across it in the normal course of things.
Also, like Lobe pointed out, it's a mixed bag. Some of us enjoy his stories, but find the constant insulting unnecessary. If you don't like what I have to say about DOWNY, using your logic, just don't read my posts. 'K?