[pct-l] Bikes on the PCT
youroldpaldan at gmail.com
Tue Oct 29 15:14:20 CDT 2013
I'll save you all the trouble and just unsubscribe. I really don't want to
be associated in any way with some of the folks as they present themselves
on this list. Distance from
Some of you folks are a bunch of touchy, hand wringing, emotionally and
mentally fragile, cowards. Those that fall into that description know, or
should know, exactly who you are. I pity your ignorance and/or inability to
Some of you are spectacular people that are here to share your information
and experiences. I will never be able to thank you for what I have learned
from you, and how it has helped me. Thank you, and please continue your
contributions, as I can tell you the info is truly priceless.
On Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 12:59 PM, jplynch <jplynch at crosslink.net> wrote:
> The technical term is "troll"... :)
> On Tue, 29 Oct 2013 12:44:48 -0700 (PDT)
> "ralvek088-hiking at yahoo.com" <ralvek088-hiking at yahoo.com>
> > From:Dan Jacobs <youroldpaldan at gmail.com>
> > > On Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 9:23 AM, JoAnn <jomike at cot.net>
> > wrote:
> > > You people are unbelievable, and don’t site HYOH that
> > so many use to
> > > exempt their behavior as acceptable. Where is your
> > passion? Do most of the
> > > hikers in this day and age have no true love of the
> > PCT? Read “Relative
> > > Impact of Off-Road bicycle and Hiker Traffic on Trail
> > Soils” by Anna R.
> > > Carter’s thesis. Also try “The Impact of Mtn. Biking on
> > Wildlife and
> > > People” by Michael J. Vandeman, Ph.D. Google this
> > subject and find what
> > > real passion is all about. The PCT is in my soul and I
> > will protect it, as
> > > needed.
> > >> HYOH has different meanings for everyone, as I am sure
> > you are discovering.
> > >> It can have a deeper, life long meaning and cause of
> > action, and affects,
> > >> for some folks.
> > >> Just because someone doesn't present themselves in a
> > manner that you find
> > >> acceptable for the love of a thing or a trail or the
> > outdoors doesn't mean
> > >> that there are not things being done by those folks
> > that they believe are
> > >> proper in order to do something about an issue. Some
> > folks picket, some
> > >> folks write letters, some folks act as "observe and
> > report" neighborhood
> > >> watch types, some folks donate money, and some folks
> > spread awareness.
> > >> So, once again, JoAnn, you are judging people based on
> > your very own set of
> > >> rules for Who Is Taking Proper Action. I promise not
> > to judge you as
> > >> harshly as you judge others. #Think
> > This guy is a tool or a fool or both - possibly both.
> > Maybe the admin ought to consider blocking his posts for
> > all the noise he makes and zero value he adds; I've just
> > added him to my ignore list.
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