If posing in my basement was a legitimate way of measuring my progress maybe that would be a viable option. That's like me suggesting you spar with a partner...not really a valid way to measure your progress.
Hahahaha...why would I quit bodybuilding?
I find it ironic that you're worried about my happiness; you seem awfully upset.
What a shit thread.
Evan has his own opinion on competing on stage. Here's another guys opinion at 29:15 onwards