Yes, good point. But I was trying to underscore another aspect of
You have to know what the rules are. Your example should need no
explanation. Athough we assume that most folks understand what we mean by
personal integrity. It amazes me that there are college courses on ethics.
;-). Aside from that there are a number of subtle and sometimes
unwritten rules of contesting that folks are just not aware of. For me this
list is an opportunity to learn.
Greens fees are expensive learning opportunities. ;-)
>From: "W4ZW" <email@example.com>
>To: "'Guy Molinari'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>,<email@example.com>
>Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Good Grief people with nothing better to do!
>Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2006 09:48:41 -0500
> > Before I got heavily into contesting I had another just
> > as expensive hobby,,, Golf. ;-)
> > Golf is a game steeped in etiquette. For example, when you
> > are on the putting green, you should never step on another players line
> > from their ball to the hole.
>You left out the most important rule of honor in golf;
>calling a penalty on yourself when you commit an error.
>I, like most golfers or contesters, do it for the sheer
>pleasure of the game and doing it by the rules is just
>part of the routine. Contesting is no different. In both,
>at least for most of us, the primary contest is with
>yourself and as the bard once said, "To your own self be true."
>Jon Hamlet, W4ZW
>Casey Key Island, Florida
>"A little piece of paradise in the Gulf of Mexico"
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