Originally Posted by jcwalsh
I would offer that once a personal opinion is willingly posted on an open forum it is open for discussion, clarification and more than often, opposing views.
Actually, that's now getting into wording / language questions and hair splitting. You can discuss my opinion you can oppose it, but it is not open
for discussion. It's my opinion, not yours. You can discuss a topic expressed by my and your opinion with me though and you can have as many opposing views as you want. But you can't take my opinion or my taste away.