Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/08/07

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Some ideas for a new R
From: "Bill Christensen" <>
Date: Mon, 7 Aug 2000 13:10:00 -0500
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Your reply to Ted accomplishes only one thing.  You diminish yourself.
Please keep this list civl!

Bill Christensen
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From: <>
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Sent: Monday, August 07, 2000 12:41 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] Some ideas for a new R

> In a message dated 8/7/00 11:07:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
> writes:
> << Look, if you can't afford the ticket don't complain about the price or
>  operation of the product!  Buy what you can afford, live with it and
>  don't keep making stupid non business like, suggestions about the
>  product.  Simply because, we who can afford them, work the hell out of
>  them for years and don't have the mickey mouse complaints that the
>  whiners have who can't afford them!
>  Leica is Leica for what it is,  as many of us who have used them, not
>  played and toyed with them for many years will attest..... "We are
>  generally just as happy as clams in hot soup with our Leicas!" We have
>  no whining suggestions as it's very simple for us, "We love the cameras,
>  M , R or whatever version we have!"
>  Buy what you can afford and have a happy time taking pictures rather
>  than whining about Leica! So please let the whining rest, thanks!
>  ted
>   >>
> Well, even if I got a free new camera from Leica for my old broken one
> you did, I still wouldn't be an arrogant snob asshole and look down my
> nose at us poor bastards who don't get special treatment and don't like
> burning our money.  And what the hell do you know about what other people
> and can't afford and what the hell gives you the right to make those
> judgments?  An F4 cost as much as an R8, but it worked.  I'll have a great
> trip while you few self-appointed masters piss on all the good folks who,
> surprised, haven't unsubscsribed yet.
> Chuck

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