Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/03/14

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Subject: Re: [Leica] OT reference material/equipment questions
From: "onetreehillclw" <>
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2001 19:09:20 -0600
References: <>

bought most of my leica equipment used.

chris williams
new orleans, part of the louisiana purchase

- ----- Original Message -----
From: "Jay Coleman" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, March 14, 2001 9:21 PM
Subject: RE: [Leica] OT reference material/equipment questions

> Sonny:
> The unpleasant comments about George started before his retort to B.D. --
> which I agree was out of line.  But don't you think we ought to encourage
> someone who has the equipment to use it, and to help him, rather than to
> ridicule him?
> Jay
> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> []On Behalf Of Sonny
> Carter
> Sent: Tuesday, March 13, 2001 7:36 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: [Leica] OT reference material/equipment questions
> Jay----
> It is clear from your little notes to those of us who were flippant to
> George, that you did not read the whole string before you started shaming
> us.
>     When he posted his first message, I was struck by envy, yes.  I even
> admitted it in a later posting.  When he dragged out his (non-photo)
> credentials, as if to say, "Do you know who you are speaking to...", then
> told someone to zip their lip, (who was rude there?) I pegged him as a
> candidate for the Leica buyers group; people who buy cameras as jewelry.
>     As I said in a post that others disagreed with, I hate to see nice
> not being used.
>      I was a Leica shooter for twenty-five years before I could buy my
> new one.
>     I bought all my lenses used, and for that, I thank those who buy Leica
> stuff and sell when they don't use it.
>     Of course, down here in the 'Oldest Permanent Settlement in the
> Louisiana Purchase,' we have a saying about people like that--- "He must
> be from around heah . . ."

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