You can instead focus on the prior disagreement based on misunderstood semantics.
How about another relevant topic.
Opener. I don't like opening with IM. Lately have been playing around with opening with flame burst instead. Gets the cylinder dot rolling faster. Kinda sucks when it procs ppa tho.
I open with IM on bosses for the following reasons:
1. It allows you to use rail shot and get the extra damage due to burning target.
2. It won't proc PPA Railshot
3. It gets your IM dot rolling.