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[at-l] R&R..the unanswered points....

Apparently the lack of understanding of HYOH or the belief that HYOH is an
excuse to do as you please is only common to the folks on ATML. Most folks
understand that HYOH is more of a mind your own buisness and let the other
person mind his. But apparently there is a faction on ATML the feel HYOH
means do what ever you want, Hum maybe it's all the partying.----- Original
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From: <SaraSW@aol.com>
Cc: <AT-L@mailman.backcountry.net>
Sent: Friday, June 15, 2001 10:24 AM
Subject: Re: [at-l] R&R..the unanswered points....

> In a message dated 6/15/01 2:50:05 AM, RoksnRoots@aol.com writes:
> >Persons ripping the insulation out of hotel walls in a drunken stupor do
> >not feel validated by threats of traditionalism, they feel they are
> >their own hike without anyone trampling their sense of freedom by daring
> >question it.
> Well, tell ya the truth. I've never seen anybody--on this list or
> elsewhere--who would find this kind of behavior acceptable under HYOH.
> Nobody.
> Actually, I find it very hard to believe that anybody says, "Hey. I can
> drunk and pull out insulation because I'm allowed to hike my own hike."
> This has a lot less to do with how you hike than it does with basic
> attitudes, good manners, selfishness and all the rest. A person doesn't
> suddenly turn into a jerk just because he reads on a list that various
> forms--thru, section, blue blaze, with umbrella or without, carrying a
> phone or not, etc.--are acceptable.
> If so, that person has a much greater problem than not embracing trail
> traditionalism.
> Vcat
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