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Fwd: RC: Re: passing up in VCs/A NEW WAY
We are personally relieved and pleased to see some RMs starting to STATE that
no one has priority and enforcing it. The opportunity to allow someone ahead
of you is always still there, but no one can exhibit their uncommon rudeness
and butt in font of you with the blessing of these RMs. Thank you and my
HORSE thanks you. s
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I firmly disagree !
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From: Glenda R. Snodgrass <grs@TheNetEffect.com>
To: Ridecamp <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, January 26, 2000 5:38 AM
Subject: RC: passing up in VCs
> > I FIRMLY BELIEVE THAT EVERYONE SHOULD BE TREATED EQUALLY
> > AT VET CHECKS. I do not believe that 50's deserve more consideration
> > than 25's nor do I think that 100's deserve to go in front of 50's who
> > have been waiting their turn, either. If some 100-milers get extra
> > consideration then they have been given an unfair advantage over other
> > 100 milers - and the 50's and 25's that they pushed aside are at an
> > advantage to others in their ride that did not get that bad treatment.
> > That was the point of my post. And yes, ride management should have
> > enough vets to handle the crowd at its worst.
> Hmmmm, this is what I think:
> 1 - RM should have enough vets, no doubt about it.
> 2 - As a general rule, if there are not enough vets, I think that 25s
> should gracefully offer to let 50s ahead of them, and 50s should
> gracefully offer to let 100s ahead of them. I consider that good manners,
> consideration of those who have a longer row to hoe that day than Lakota
> and I do.
> Extenuating circumstances could change that, however (if my
> horse were in trouble, if I were in danger of missing cutoff and not
> completing in time, if all 13 100-milers were standing behind me I might
> not want to let all 13 of them pass me <BG>).
> 3 - I do not think that 100s and 50s should push ahead of those riding the
> lesser distance, because that's bad manners.
> We all have to get along with limited resources, eh? Good manners and
> consideration of others makes it much easier.
> Glenda & Lakota
> Mobile, AL
> AERC # M18819 & H27310
> SE Region
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