Originally Posted by FlameKat
just reading your posts and your story have helped me to evolve my own ideas and thoughts in a slightly less sledgehammerish way :P
There is a reason that sledgehammers are reserved for demolition
. Ever try to bend a piece of wood? It is a sloooow process that can take days and it may require extra encouragement, such as steam, water, clamps, etc. making minor adjustments as you go. Bend it too fast and it will break and splinter.