Re: Threats to rpd
- From: tony cooper <tony_cooper213@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 20 Apr 2008 12:55:47 -0400
On Sun, 20 Apr 2008 10:59:46 -0500, Lawrence Glickman
On Sun, 20 Apr 2008 08:54:53 -0700 (PDT), Don Stauffer in Minnesota
While many consider the flood of spam the only threat to the group, I
think the flamers and foul-mouthed posts are just as much of a threat.
It got pretty bad a few years ago but then people cleaned up their act
and things cooled down. Can't we just disagree with folks in a civil
After a Lifetime in the photography business, I am NOT going to let
anybody *question my credentials.* I studied at the best schools, and
worked for the best companies, and was rewarded with steady
I imagine many that read this newsgroup studied in the best schools
and worked for the best companies, even if not in the field of
photography or design. We aren't bragging about it here, though, or
posting our resumes* as if it were important to this group.
If you want to link to some of your work, fine. If you want to
compliment or criticize someone else's work, fine. However, someone
who is the real "Real Deal" accompanies that compliment or criticism
with helpful or informative comments.
I am the Real Deal. Now someone comes along, the *hobby* type, andYou are being ridiculed for your pomposity and overweening egotism,
questions my judgment, that is fine and dandy. But I won't take
ridicule because someone else is jealous.
not your photographer's eye. No one is jealous of your
accomplishments in making the trains run on time in a film processing
BTW...you posted a narrative résumé, not a CV. A curriculum vitae, in
the US, is a summarization of an academic's experience, education, and
papers/books published. You are not an academic, and do not seem to
have published anything except some rather vitriolic newsgroup
Tony Cooper - Orlando, Florida