Another one of the boards I'm on uses the persistent state method, if that's what it's called.
I'M OK with either one, actually. And, in some ways, I've come to like the persistent state.
"The gift which I am sending you is called a dog, and is in fact the most precious and valuable possession of mankind" -Theodorus Gaza
Baby Jesus cries when the fat redneck doesn't have military-grade firepower.