Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/08/02

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Subject: Re: [Leica] tar babies
From: "Barney Quinn, Jr." <>
Date: Thu, 02 Aug 2001 12:59:04 -0400
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I'm reminded of something Lyndon Johnson is supposed to have said. (If
he didn't say it, it's certainly something he would have said! :-)
"Don't get into a pissing contest with a skunk. They're not going to be
able to tell who the skunk was." :-)


Brian Reid wrote:
> If you win a fight with a tar baby, you are still covered with tar.
> There are people on this list who are more interested in argument than in cameras.
> Please do not argue with them.
> When you get mad and want to argue, say to yourself: "That person is such an asshole. If I argue with him, maybe people might think I am an asshole too. I'd better not say anything."
> Slow down. Stop. Who actually cares about the result of this argument, or that one?

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