#3
This is an example of something I feel if I were to critique I would possibly come across as something more vicious than I am. Instead I'll borrow but modify a slightly well-worn expression, in that it was adequate for what it is, but what it is is nothing much at all. Like if boxes of matches were buy one get one free at the supermarket.
#4
I have a vague recollection I might have slammed another of your recent pieces. It's nothing personal, I promise. Just the way the wind blows.