I forgot I posted this thread; it really got a life of its own. Nice work all!
Today, I learned that having a white, gas stovetop is a really, really bad idea.
Growing up, we had a white, gas stovetop. Beyond the usual food spills (common to any stovetop) that could be cleaned off in the usual way, I can't remember any particular problems. What's the issue? Is the gas somehow discolouring it? It shouldn't do.
Yesterday I learned that Army of Darkness is called Captain Supermarket in Japan