I used to hate IE with a passion. Developing web apps for it was just a major pain in the ass. And then it didn’t bother me so much and the developer tools built into the browser finally made it a tolerable environment for building things. It also helped that all the JS frameworks figured out how to isolate us from much of the quirks involved.
With the latest project for 1 of our clients, I’m back to “I can’t wait till MS replaces this godawful P-O-S!” While it’s not entirely fair to current-day IE, it’s because they ever allowed those terrible IE 5 – 8 days to exist that I’m currently being punished.