mark.. u see
u r positive and u have fun, and im sure u dont call each of your pics masterpiece, actually u are very aware as u say that something gone rite and sometimes not so rite. besides, u know that u have past at least the basic studing in order to create good stuff. u r not one of whom we r talking about... those whome we are talking about are almost antichrist to u, and i think that the original post was talking about this kind as well.
by the way even if the cost per frame is not high as in your case, that doesnt mean firing the roll without consciousness.