Discussion in 'Ham Radio Discussions' started by KD8DVR, Jul 2, 2015.
Good Job A.J.
It wasn't the smartest thing to do without co-ordination from the emergency services. But, the continued use of the term "Whacker" is far more disturbing. QRZ and Fred have banned several terms and words this should be added to the list too!!!!!!!!
It already has been.....Could be just a bit before this goes bye-bye.
Par for the course with this individual. I won't link to the website where his previous antics have been chronicled but I think you can guess which one...
A rose by any other name still has thorns, and if the shoe fits...yada, yada, yada...
Banning or redefining terms doesn't change the basic reality of what those terms describe.
Where's the list of banned words and terms? If the "w" word is banned how are you supposed to tell the guys in the reflective vests where to find their lightbars? The last question was a bit of a jab, too many people are easily offended when the description hits too
close to home and that offends me no end
At least 2 years ago Fred, came out with things like Ib4TL and a few other over used slang's that are now verboten on QRZ. I said whacker should be added to the list too. Whacker is a derogatory term and needs to go.
This world is far too Politically Correct as it is. If people weren't so easily offended, or so attached to their beliefs, it really wouldn't be an issue.
I should be able to ID you as I see fit. It's up to you to be offended.
Can't we be a little more philosophical and a little less egotistic?
Then everyone who ever participated in FD is a whacker? (No Exceptions) FD is an emergency preparedness exercise. Then the ARRL must be whackers? How many light-bars,badges, yellow-vests, sirens were at FD? I didn't see any.
All FD operators are whackers., Guess you could say all the others are just old farts that don't have anything else to complain about.
Oh dear. Actually, I'm not suprised. W0AJA started off attacking sellers after his bad solder jobs, then threatening people with fake FBI letters, RACES/ARES tricks and now this. What next? And all so we can test out how quickly some guys with $30 radios, orange vests and light bars can get in the way?
"ALL" anything is a misnomer at best. I operate Field Day, yet don't own a single orange vest or hat with my callsign on it. Nor am I under the illusion that amateur radio is quite as important as some first-responders might believe.
And of course, it doesn't take an "old fart" to bitch about whatever they don't like or believe in.