Perhaps it was because I was basing my view on the performance of an older Wacom tablet I owned with an active area slightly larger than a cigarette packet and a pen with the sensitivity levels of Andrew Bolt. It was kind of like saying I didn't need an ipod as I already had a portable music playing device in my cassette walkman.
The 8 gig model
Seems like the boffins at Wacom Texas labs have made several significant breakthroughs in the years since my first tablet was made and the current model really does kick arse.
Here's some stuff I have been tinkering with so far...