There are forums where people can express ideas and never be attacked but rather their ideas can be constructively discussed. Then there are forums where people seem to feel they can vent from behind a curtain of anonimity. The person with a new idea is made to feel uncomfortable.
Someone has suggested he'd like to discuss some serious techniques and methods. He has questions that perhaps only artists with a few years behind him or her can answer.
Why not a thread dedicated to serious professional? Babies should not be thrown out with bathwater.
In the long run, the students and emerging artists might be able to glean some info they hadn't thought of asking about.