Again, my point was not the shields. Like you said, its annoying but not a capital crime. It was the hypocrisy that angered me. Just see my above post.
And thank you for the "round-about" apology, Carth.
Oh, and Kiddy? That was honest advice. Ignore, for a moment, the incidents in the server. Would you really be willing to call someone a stuck-up prick in real life simply because you dont agree with them on something? Seriously now...
Treat people online the same way you treat them in reality, life will go much easier on you. If you dont, well.... it's sorta cowardly. And if this is how you treat people in reality, well...