Pretty much agree with you.
5/3/1 has totally turned my training around. Jim Wendler has a customer for life from that simple program. I've also seen great results in a lot of people on that stripped back version of 5x5. Its so simple you just can't not progress on it.
Honourable mention goes to Westside simply for making you succeed through sheer badass alone. 1RMs every week will either kill you or make you.