From: The_Professor on 6 Dec 2007 17:38
On Dec 6, 1:51 pm, "the Moderator" <sparky(a)no_spam_engineer.com>
> "The_Professor" <d...(a)att.net> wrote in message
> > On Dec 5, 11:28 am, "the Moderator" <sparky(a)no_spam_engineer.com>
> > wrote:
> >> I enjoy seeing the gnashing of teeth and the spewing of venom. Nothing
> >> personal.
> > I see it as personal. Ther topic here is the fact that I see a
> > similarity between how Baker views Larry and how I view Dalecki. We
> > both see our antagonists as blowhards. I should lay off Dalecki, and
> > he should lay off Larry. Who cares if they are blowhards?
> > As for you and the teeth gnashing thing, that's a sign of jealousy and
> > envy. However, you are the one concerned about what I am doing here,
> > and I am just defending myself from your jabs. Same with the solitude
> > thread; you are concerned about me. You are the one doing the gnashing
> > here. Now if I ever jump in on some thread you start where you talk
> > about what you are doing and I take jabs at you, then I would be
> > gnashing my teeth about what you do.
> > Of course the final kicker for people like you is that you post as an
> > anon. Only two things can cause that, and they are obviously both in
> > play here; you are ashamed of what you post and don't want your own
> > words connected to you and you are a coward, like someone is going to
> > care enough about you to want to go after you for some reason. Bottom
> > line is you post anonymously because you are a coward who is ashamed
> > of what you post here.
> Of course you see it as personal. You think everyone is concerned about
> you. and you are the one making the personal attacks.
> Regrettably you are not ashamed of it.- Hide quoted text -
> - Show quoted text -
If you aren't concerned about me, don't reply to my posts. I don't
want you to. Remember that this is a thread I started. If you don't
care aboput what I post here, stay of my threads. The only reason you
post to this thread is beacuse you are greatly concerned about what I
From: Carbon on 6 Dec 2007 22:46
On Wed, 05 Dec 2007 21:33:48 -0500, John van der Pflum wrote:
> I drive a 20 year old sports car and waste water with two large
> aquariums. Of course I could pollute less.
Hate to get OT in an OT thread, but what kind of car is it? Just curious.
From: Carbon on 6 Dec 2007 22:51
On Wed, 05 Dec 2007 01:09:07 +0000, Robert Hamilton wrote:
> alan wrote:
>> On Dec 4, 2:22 pm, Robert Hamilton <D...(a)att.net> wrote:
>> > You know, come to think of it, Baker is right when he says I am a
>> > hypocrit. The things he says are "facts" about Larry, I see as
>> > "facts" about Dalecki, andf I have responded to Dalecki as Baker
>> > responds to Larry. Of course Larry doesn't get together some group of
>> > friends and decide to "go after" people (like me!) who call him on
>> > his blowhard posts, but nonetheless the both do greatly overstate
>> > their expertise on golf related matters here, and I react more to the
>> > Dalecki type while Baker reacts more to the Baker type. If Baker will
>> > lay off the Larry type, I will lay off the Dalecki type.
>> I don't know about you and Mike, but the things I say are facts about
>> ...*are* facts about Larry. Period.
> Maybe, but the same sorts of "facts" apply equally to Dalecki.
However Larry is an obvious troll and Mike isn't.
I think what puts some people off about Mike is a) a relatively formal
writing style and b) he isn't afraid to say he's right if he thinks he's
right. If he's arguing some point or other he generally says what his
reasons are. What's wrong with that?
From: John van der Pflum on 6 Dec 2007 22:58
On 07 Dec 2007 03:46:32 GMT, Carbon <nobrac(a)nospam.tampabay.rr.com>
>On Wed, 05 Dec 2007 21:33:48 -0500, John van der Pflum wrote:
>> I drive a 20 year old sports car and waste water with two large
>> aquariums. Of course I could pollute less.
>Hate to get OT in an OT thread, but what kind of car is it? Just curious.
1988 Toyota Supra.
It's for sale.
From: Kommienezuspadt on 6 Dec 2007 23:38
"John van der Pflum" <nowhammymyspammy(a)bite.org> wrote in message
> On 07 Dec 2007 03:46:32 GMT, Carbon <nobrac(a)nospam.tampabay.rr.com>
>>On Wed, 05 Dec 2007 21:33:48 -0500, John van der Pflum wrote:
>>> I drive a 20 year old sports car and waste water with two large
>>> aquariums. Of course I could pollute less.
>>Hate to get OT in an OT thread, but what kind of car is it? Just curious.
> 1988 Toyota Supra.
> It's for sale.
I'll start the biding at $10.00 (sorry --- it's American) --- when does the
bidding end? ;-)))