This 3000+ thing is really wierd: if writing one way suits your style, do it. If it doesn't, don't. Feel free to experiment.
I'll weigh in with "conciseness rules", but all that means is that if something is more concise, I'll link to it over something that isn't. Feel free to do your own thang.
Benbrown's assertion that 'bigger is better' is somewhat questionable.
Looks like Wes doesn't like the new Be logo either. Someone should start a petition.