jnewing: thanks, ill look into it.
faustina: thanks, i appreciate it.
alainS: I guess I didn't make myself clear. I couldn't agree with you more. If I was running an online shop then of course I'd wanna reach the largest possible audience and then I would cater to IE6. Clients deserve the broadest audience too and I think a professional web designer should design for all browsers. It's just that as long as someone with IE6 sees all sites working on their browser there will be no need to change. So on my personal site I'll bite the bullet, make it not work in IE and try and create that demand, as small as it might be.
If I was paying myself for this I would feel I would owe myself consistency between different browsers. But since I'm getting it for free from myself then I can't demand much. :)
I do consider myself professional none the less.