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Re: [Killietalk] Currant Discussion
Interesting reference Bob, I have not thought about Frank Buck since I was a
kid reading comic books about his collecting exploits.
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From: "Robert Goldstein" <rgoldstein at rjgaCarolina_com>
To: "killifish discussion list" <killietalk at aka_org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 22, 2008 4:40 PM
Subject: Re: [Killietalk] Currant Discussion
>I didn't respond earlier because I thought this thread had something to do
> with raisins. However, my two cents is this - a show is not a place for
> Frank Buck trophies, but for breeders to show off their best work. - bob
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "John Jabba" <diapteronsrgud at yahoo_ca>
> To: <killietalk at aka_org>
> Sent: Sunday, January 20, 2008 2:15 PM
> Subject: Re: [Killietalk] Currant Discussion
>> Mr. Butcher;
>> I agree with your comments. A list and a group like the AKA ALWAYS
>> has to be fair and even. To do otherwise ends up in a monarchy. I would
>> think that the AKA and KT would welcome such input since it should make
>> the work of the Board much easier when they see which way the wind is
>> blowing. No guessing means less argument..
>> From: "Steve Butcher"
>> Subject: [Killietalk] Currant Discussion
>> Although we have been "told" new judging rules are not to be debated
>> it seems the pros for initiating the no wild fish rule supporters have
>> stated their own personal reasons. This in itself leads to reactions by
>> other members. To state a case and then use a power move to squash
>> opposition is totally against what a free society and or club stand for.
>> The inane reason that hobbyists cannot compete with wild annuals is as
>> out on a limb as to cause creaking and breaking sounds.It sounds more to
>> me that If one has wild fish and feels that they are so superior to every
>> other killie in the club that they would want to share that..to heighten
>> the standards to raise the bar. Or is it for some other reason that the
>> fish are held back seeing their a donation to the AKA at that point ? I
>> have had annuals going on 25 years and i dare say that i have seen far
>> better fish in hobbyists then in conventions. It goes back to the old
>> question do you donate your prized fish or
>> ed them. Thats fodder for another time. If anyone remembers Bob Felmy
>> they have seen wild nothos especially Kayuni State Farm that were
>> spectacular. But I have seen as good or even better raised by hobbyists.
>> You sell the talents and the efforts of individual members short when you
>> say they can't compete with wild fish. Saying it doesn't make it so.
>> Collecting is an important aspect of the hobby. But its just that...one
>> aspect. If I can't compete with one fish or another then its time for me
>> to revaluate what i'm doing and strive to improve on it. Isn't that
>> another aspect? Witholding any quality fish from the show for any reason
>> at anytime is not in the interest of the members. I think the whole
>> judging issue needs to be relooked at with input from the whole BOT. And
>> with regards..this is an issue that affects the whole AKA and certainly
>> worthy of discussion in this forum. Censorship isnt healthy in any club.
>> As long as we keep it civil and with valid viewpoints
>> ything less is tandamount to dictatorship by a few because us..the mas
>> ses don't know any better.
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