I recently played at a double deck pitch table, 3/2 BJ, dealer hits soft 17, no surrender, split pairs to 4, 1 card on split aces, double on anything, etc. My first hand was a 12 against a 4. I hit and busted. Subsequently the dealer beat most at the table with a 20. The payer next to me realized what I had done and began to lecture me on basic strategy, that I had taken the dealers bust card, and how BJ was a team game. Nothing makes me more angry than some jackass telling me how to play my hand. The team game assertion was a first for me and just ramped up my anger. I quickly informed him when he started buying my chips he could dictate my play. Also "advanced" strategy dictates hitting 12 against a dealer 2, 3, and 4 with the exception of a 3 card 12 againt a dealer 4. He continued to gripe so I informed him I'd be glad to call over the pit boss so he could instruct the rest of the table that shi* for brains would be telling us all how to play our hands. He finally shut up and colored out. Ive played with so many players that play based on feeling that I know in the long run it's only you against the dealer and my attitude is simple. You pay for the chips you play your hand your way. Anybody else have thoughts on this?