Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2007/03/30

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Subject: [Leica] Photofreek?
From: jbm at (Jeff Moore)
Date: Fri Mar 30 07:48:30 2007
References: <003301c77274$d3603960$44300b44@GATEWAY> <> <>

2007-03-29-23:08:12 Brian Reid:
> Alfie got his butt kicked because almost everyone hated his photographs 
> and 
> he was charging Fifth Avenue money for them. It was his mixture of 
> attitude 
> and artistic sensibility that got him nailed to the drying rack.

I was always kind of wondering (but okay, not enough to try to find
appropriate archives and research it) -- because before I temporarily
unsubscribed for some reason (vacation, email provider transition,
something) Alf was there in force, and I kind of enjoyed his odd
wine-connoisseur's descriptions of various lenses.  When I got back,
he'd been ridden out of town on a rail, and I never quite got the

> I was initially torqued about Mr Freak because I don't normally permit
> anonymous LUG members (probably 120 foot-pounds)

That's pretty torqued.  If I torqued my lugbolts that much it'd be bad
for the wheels or rotors.  (Of course, if that value were in
newton-meters, as it happens it'd be just right for my wheels.)

In reply to: Message from jsmith342 at (Jeffery Smith) ([Leica] Photofreek?)
Message from von-ohlen at (Bill Larsen) ([Leica] Photofreek?)
Message from reid at (Brian Reid) ([Leica] Photofreek?)