Sadly, I think a large part of the population DOES need labels, because conceptualizing people as individuals with unique merits and detriments you can't judge from their appearance and mannerisms is rather difficult.
He was plenty funny—just because you didn't enjoy it doesn't make it bad. Dara's more frenetic, energetic—and I like him too—but a different style altogether.
Shyeah, that game is insane. I freely admit Solomon's Key defeated me, and likely always will.
Now if we could just properly define "hardcore", maybe we'd make progress.