I share your hopes and think that Bernard has much too big a task in trying to moderate the forum single handed. Several recent outbust indicate a man with much too little sleep. I would like to volunteer to assist in moderating the solid state, digital, and pass forums. Bernhard? Jason?
I thought that I smelled a rat in amongst the tone of the posts by "artnyos, GGrand, guygrand, theodorecleaver and Ren" - on just now searching back through these posts there are inconsistencies along the lines of posing as newbies and then inserting clear and very pertinent information and lists of links in the H.H. manner and style - I think it is all pretty funny.
A bit of collusion from Jocko too - "Without being interupted by troublemakers like Ren, Arty, Harry.....and of course............"
It seems that Harry was just a little bored, or/and wanted to try to continue giving of his generous knowlege without being viewed by eyes coloured by the bitching that has gone on regarding some of his (misinterpreted) posts in the past.
Bernard, Mr Harry has truckloads of good information - I say GET OFF HIS CASE and let him be - despite using additional aliases he has not been rude - cutting maybe, but entirely witty, and always clear in his facts.
This was just Harry's way of having a little joke - a joke on you perhaps but a sincere joke nonetheless.
I too notice an overly reactionary mode coming from you Bernard, and this has been for a while now and including long rants.
I believe Oktoberfest is near - perhaps you ought to don your Lederhosen, drink the Bier and Snapps, and find a willing Soul Madchen ?.
I say restore Harry to his previous position immediately.