Initially, I thought Sluffy had over-reacted, as he was prone to do with Wander. However, the more I read, the more I can sympathise with Sluffy, and can understand his reaction to both Wander, and this thread.
As somebody said, Wander did get more heated these last couple of years. I believe the Brexit arguments on here was a cause of that, and possibly this led to a change in attitude. Add to this Sluffy's dislike of him, and instant retaliation on any topic, with insults by and to each other growing more personal daily, it could only end up one way.
For two intelligent people it was sometimes embarrassing to read, in fact I stopped reading both of their comments when they talking to each other.
I personally think Sluffy was right to take action, but a lifetime ban is maybe too severe, but there again, why should he suffer such abuse. When the argument spills over to another forum, then that should have been a wake-up call to both, especially Sluffy, as it will drive people away from this one.
I believe people should say what they mean, and some abuse will always creep in, but incessant personal abuse is wrong.
Mr Pig, Bonce, don't leave, we need to give Sluffy time to calm down, and then he will no doubt get himself back on an even keel, (as far as we are concerned