I like Pyro for strong lighting situations where I can expose for the deep shadows.
I like HC110 for Lith and Solarization Printing.
I like D76 , straight or 1:1 for most applications.
I like super thin negs for grade 5 printing.
I like thick negs for lith printing.
If I had a choice I would like to be able to read a newspaper through the highlights for portraits.
Five stops overexposed negative, make killer lith prints.

They all work , they all have purpose.