Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2010/11/23

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Subject: [Leica] Do you currently OWN a Leica?
From: leicaslacker at (kyle cassidy on the LUG)
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2010 17:15:56 -0500
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lenses don't count (nor microscopes nor binoculars). but if you have an r8 
in a foot locker, that still counts.

On Nov 23, 2010, at 5:15 PM, Aram Langhans wrote:

> Hmm.  There are a lot of former, Leica-abandoned R users who do not own a 
> red dot camera anymore, but faithfully use their R glass on a "lesser" 
> brand digital body.  How should we count ourselves?  (Actually, I still 
> own an R8, but it has not seen the light of day for about two years, I am 
> ashamed to say)
> Aram
>> From: kyle cassidy on the LUG <leicaslacker at>
>> Subject: [Leica] Do you currently OWN a Leica?
>> To: Leica Users Group <lug at>
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>> Was just reading's blog and saw this:
>> "Brian Reid, the list admin on the Leica Users Group mailing list, 
>> conducted a random survey of 50 subscribers sometime in 2001 and found 
>> that only 50% of this group currently own a Leica. "
>> wondering if that still holds true.
>> How many people here don't actually OWN a Leica camera? Raise your hands.
>> (Point and shoot's count, as long as it's got a red dot.)
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