hist-brewing: Ledum Paluster

Steve Call massmeister at hotmail.com
Tue Feb 8 10:08:47 PST 2000


Hear, hear! As a newcomer, with little knowledge in this area, as well as 
being in a different hemisphere, I appreciate the generousity of time and 
knowledge of the overwhelming majority of the "regulars" on this list, 
particularly with my dumb questions.

Steve.


>From: "Richard" <Richard at WowMe.com>
>Reply-To: "Richard" <Richard at WowMe.com>
>To: "Kirsty Pollock" <kirsty.pollock at mpuk.com>, <hist-brewing at pbm.com>
>CC: <hist-brewing at pbm.com>
>Subject: Re: hist-brewing: Ledum Paluster
>Date: Wed, 8 Dec 1999 11:32:30 -0500
>
>Kirsty,
>
>     I don't think it is a request for spoon feeding when someone comes to 
>the list and asks where to find something.  Almost ALL of the information 
>we trade here can be found on the web.  If the answer was, "I know, but you 
>go look it up for yourself" to everything, what would be the point in this 
>list?  People come to the list for answers because they want advice and 
>help from those who already know and they can ask specific questions about 
>that information that a web page can't provide.  Plus, his answer is even 
>less helpful for the billions of people who do not live in his region.  
>Personally, I think Jerry owes an apology to the person who had originally 
>posted that message asking for help.  From his previous posts, he seems 
>like an upstanding gentleman and hopefully his answer was born of a bad 
>day.  We all have them and we all say things we regret later.  My guess is 
>that he does regret his message as I have regretted messages before.
>
>Richard
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Kirsty Pollock" <kirsty.pollock at mpuk.com>
>
>
> > Well, get a book on plants that has it in and learn what it looks like. 
>A
> > picture paints a thousand words and all that. Or look it up on the web -
> > several search engines offer picture searches.
> >
> > I really hate that 'spoon feed me' attitude.
>
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: owner-hist-brewing at rt.com [mailto:owner-hist-brewing at rt.com]On
> > > Behalf Of Richard
>
> > > Gee, that was helpful.  If we knew how to identify it, we
> > > wouldn't have turned to the list for help.
>
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Jerry J Harder" <mastergoodwine at juno.com>
>
> > > > Most yards in the midwest have it unless you live in a city with
> > > > herbisided yards.  Learn how to identify it.
>
>
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