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Old 07-22-2009, 10:02 PM   #43
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I just had a minute to set and read what you wrote. I respect your position and I will discuss this with you in person next week. I don't have a local unit.I cannot in good conscience support a unit half way across the country. So I will remain doing what we are doing.CAMPING, with no dues or fees to worry about.
See ya the 31st.
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Sounds good to me!
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Old 07-22-2009, 10:35 PM   #44
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Oh ?
Where did you learn that?
IMHO that is wrong and misinformative. I do not have the constitution at hand in this location but years of precedent have made the above statement false even if the actual amendment was so limited.
I am always ready to learn though so please explain.

I do certainly agree that there are no 1st amendment rights to allow or protect speech on a private stage such as this forum.

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OK I found it in my desk drawer after all
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Old 07-22-2009, 10:52 PM   #45
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I go by a saying that has truly changed the way I view life. If Iam not trying to change the problem, then I have no right to complain about it. That has changed my position in the WBCCI and that is why I have become the 2nd Vice President of my local unit.
Laura - While I like your saying, another, similar saying from the 1960's says "If your not part of the solution, you are a part of the problem" .

I like both, and thanks for your approach to effecting change within the Club .
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Old 07-23-2009, 09:23 AM   #46
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Well considering that I wasnt born until the 80's I havent heard of that saying much, but thats ok!
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Old 07-24-2009, 12:13 AM   #47
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Well considering that I wasnt born until the 80's I havent heard of that saying much, but thats ok!
So Ralph had his children very late in life is what you are saying?????

Good for you Laura for stepping up and doing what you can to help move the club through some difficult times. With enough people willing to get involved and nudge and cajole the club onto a new path there's a good chance it will come out of this current situation stronger and more attuned to what todays Airstreamers want in a club.

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Old 07-24-2009, 03:39 PM   #48
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Well Berry, Iam the youngest after all! But thank you for the nice comments, I just want to see this club full of so much history work through its issues! Support the club and the people who want to make it better!
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Well Berry, Iam the youngest after all! But thank you for the nice comments, I just want to see this club full of so much history work through its issues! Support the club and the people who want to make it better!
Laura,

This is the only thread I have read in this grouping. After meeting you at Madison, and enjoying a few rounds of "Pee Wee Killers", I'm glad to see someone that is just starting out in the WBCCI and the Airstream World that has the wisdom that you have.

Keep on Airstreaming, keep on believing.

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Old 07-24-2009, 10:28 PM   #50
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Thank You Dale! It was great to meet you and have the chance to listen to your stories of your many trips. It means so much to me that everyone....well almost everyone supports me and my feelings on the club. Your mom did an outstanding job developing this club! I hope we can keep her hardwork and vision alive!

Leo, how did you miss it? Tim was the one making them, they did a toll on all of us one night!
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Old 07-25-2009, 05:23 AM   #51
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It wasn't a Pee Wee Killer, it was a Purple Assassin and I am happy to report that I did not Kill Pee Wee (but I was worried I may have come close with the first one). The joke started that I killed Pee Wee by alcohol poisoning! Good thing he built up his tolerance levels enough to come back the next night for another sample.

Pee Wee - I'll shake one up for you any time! You know how to find me. Cheers...
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Old 08-02-2009, 06:18 PM   #52
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I don't know if the WBCCI forum site is having a hiccup or if I have been hit! If I am not a registered member and have never made a post how and why is my IP address banned? Or am I just getting schizo???

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I don't know if the WBCCI forum site is having a hiccup or if I have been hit! If I am not a registered member and have never made a post how and why is my IP address banned? Or am I just getting schizo???
Carol,

Maybe your reputation precedes you

Hard to make sense of a lot of things over there.
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Hard to make sense of a lot of things over there.
You can say that again!

What I wonder is, was Charlie a willing accomplice in Greg's takeover of the site, or was he simply taken in?
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Old 08-11-2009, 09:09 PM   #56
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You can say that again!

What I wonder is, was Charlie a willing accomplice in Greg's takeover of the site, or was he simply taken in?
Good question! Charlie seems to be a willing participant.

I've asked to be removed from the forum... I got sick of Greg (Cortez - Super administrator) using his moderation powers to manipulate the forum content to conceal that he has a commercial interest in links concealed as forum feature buttons all over the site.

That forum is in no way an official forum operated for the benefit of the club members. It's just a dictator with an agenda... given total control so that the WBCCI could save a few bucks.
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