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Re: [at-l] Hey new Listers! Welcome to the Campfire! was Y2K Survival?



I really liked this analogy. But are you inferring that I am old?  I
suppose I have been on the list since about 1995. I've almost heard it all.
;-o

 The Highlander


                                                

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> From: Thomas McGinnis <tmcginnis@ucclan.state.in.us>
> To: Bruce Waldrop <waldrop@pop.uky.edu>; AT List <at-l@backcountry.net>;
Jennifer Delia Sawyer <jdsawyer@bu.edu>
> Subject: [at-l] Hey new Listers! Welcome to the Campfire! was Y2K
Survival?
> Date: Thursday, December 10, 1998 9:26 AM
> 
>      Woodelf recently likened this list to a campfire conversation, where

>      everything is topical, and even the widest ranging conversation
comes 
>      back home (eventually) to the AT. "That Other List" has a more 
>      regulated tone, to participants' loss, think many here.
>      
>      In any event, I would further liken this list to being the campfire,

>      itself. The current and the more/longer subscribed members are like 
>      that quietly burning, steadily combusting, maybe somewhat burned out

>      wood at the middle of the fire, and the fire eventually starts to
see 
>      its output decline as the ready fuel is consumed. Then along come
some 
>      new members, who not only have some things to say for themselves,
but 
>      also serve to knock some of the ash off the older members, and spark

>      them back to life.
>      
>      Thanks, then, for not only becoming part of the conversation, but
for 
>      sparking output from some members we haven't heard from! 
>      
>      Lastly, I always thought Clevis was Clamydia's brother.
>      
>      TMc
>      Recent list joiner.
>      Loves to make Ash of Himself in Any Public Forum.
> 
> 
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> Subject: Re: [at-l] Thru-hiking in 2000 AD: Survival?
> Author:  Jennifer Delia Sawyer <jdsawyer@bu.edu> at ima
> Date:    12/10/98 12:44 AM
> 
> 
> At 06:56 PM 12/9/98 -0500, Bruce Waldrop wrote:
> > clevis pins (I love that word -- clevis)
> 
> Dare I ask???  
> 
> 
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