Photohop: Why does Photoshop insist that I need a layer mask when adding an Adjustment Layer?

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Dear Adobe Gripe #10760:

Why does Photoshop INSIST that I need a layer mask when adding an Adjustment Layer? Please stop it, if I want a mask I'll make one.
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In Photoshop CS4 and CS5, you can choose to disable "Add Mask by Default" from the Adjustments panel menu: