[VHFcontesting] Win at all Cost mentality
aa5jg at yahoo.com
Wed May 27 15:06:15 PDT 2009
I was referring more to the "let's make strategy X illegal because they won and I didn't" mentality.
73s John AA5JG
--- On Wed, 5/27/09, Todd Sprinkmann <sprinkies at excel.net> wrote:
> From: Todd Sprinkmann <sprinkies at excel.net>
> Subject: [VHFcontesting] Win at all Cost mentality
> To: vhfcontesting at contesting.com
> Date: Wednesday, May 27, 2009, 3:09 PM
> Snipping K4GUN (with >) and
> AA5JG's comments...
> > If you fail to see why grid circling is not a problem,
> I understand the argument of why it is a problem, I just
> don't agree with
> that argument.
> > The rovers know the problem. We may disagree on
> > solution, but there is
> > consensus on the problem.
> I am one rover who doesn't agree that it is a
> problem. I guess if you have a
> "win at all cost" mentality, it might be a problem.
> If you do out for fun
> (heaven forbid a hobby is fun) then who cares what the
> other guy does.
> 73s John AA5JG
> Todd KC9BQA says,
> John, let's not be confused or
> deceived. The "win at all cost" mentality
> is embraced by a very small group of stations that
> consistently craft a
> strategy that creates a huge score without working as many
> amateurs as
> possible. Nor do they use antennas that are capable
> of working beyond the
> range they determined as optimum for their strategy.
> If more rovers decide
> to imitate this strategy, it will be a bad thing for V/UHF
> So a most impressive outlay of $$ and
> equipment, and planning all goes
> toward an effort that turns its back on the rank-and-file
> community. What a waste. But hey, they're
> winners... <spit>
> Folks, John's right about one
> thing. You'd better do it for fun, first
> and foremost. If it's not fun, what's the point?
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