Thats the other thing with the internet, no facial expressions or changes in tone of voice. Anonymity allows all of us to interpret what somebody writes however we choose. Thats why it is so diifficult to take much of this too seriously, or to take many of the people here too seriously.
I swear, I think some people here who claim to have some inner intelligence are actually laying half naked on their couch with one hand holding a twinkie, and the other alternating between their crotch and the sticky keys of a laptop. :0)