Yeah, Josh5414 was an excellent character: If nothing else, he certainly spurred vigorous debate. My favorite, I think, was the one where he 'revealed' that instead of sending his Lands' End wool trousers to the dry-cleaner, he would simply exchange them for a new pair every few months. Or the thread where he wanted to know the most conservative side on which to part his hair.
My theory is that he 'evolved' into Joshua
on the Ask Andy board. I also enjoy Marc39's many pseudonyms, especially when they have entire conversations with each other in threads made with the express purpose of promoting/bashing one product or another. The gimmicks usually give themselves away in their initial posting, always saying something like 'I'm a long-time lurker, and I've learned a lot from everyone here, especially that stylish Marc Grayson