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Re: [pct-l] Stop that museum thief!
- Subject: Re: [pct-l] Stop that museum thief!
- From: Dave Gomberg <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Sun, 03 May 1998 07:31:56 -0700
At 11:27 PM 5/2/1998 -0600, Charlie Thorpe wrote:
>>Charlie, I think you didn't read it (not them). Read this time:...
>Thanks, Dave...they are the same posts I was referring to.
Referring to, yes. Responding to, no.
>I intended the "absolutely nothing" quote to be an "attention grabber" and
>"thought provoker"...I have to admit that it never crossed my mind that it
>would (or could) be thought of as "Nazi dogma" <g>.
Well, absolutism got my attention. It made me think you were a Nazi. From
what I have seen subsequently about your conduct in this discussion, I was
>I am quite willing to stand behind the quote. If I am only one tenth the
>debater that others have been on this subject, I should have no problem
>showing how virtually any item brought into the backcountry (and left) can
>be shown to somehow do damage...if done over and over and over.
Oh, so now we need to change the terms of the rule?
And what about the examples I have raised twice (including in the post to
which you are replying)? Are you just conveniently ignoring them? Another
>This forum is of interest to both horsepackers and backpackers, so pick
>some item that either would be likely to try to dispose of by leaving in
Wait a minute. Who said anything about "dispose of"? You said ANYTHING.
And aren't there things that one might leave that the other would not? I
doubt a backpacker would be likely to leave a beer can 50 miles from a
trail head. But a horsepacker might. So that means beer cans are OK to
leave? Charlie, I think you are over your depth here. You want too much
to win and too little to be right.
Dave Gomberg mailto:email@example.com
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