I second your opinion KD.I guess wading through a thousand + pages manual is a tough one
for people nowadays.Why reading if you can create another useless...erm...sorry..useful thread
I admit i didn´t read it completely...i´m more the trail and error type of a "musician".
Something what still amazes me in Reason,after all those years, are all the hidden gems which aren´t obvious at 1st look.
You´ve to dig a little deeper to get your head around these.