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Will the results be TBLP normalized in an effort to be fair?
"Virginia M. Jacobson" wrote:
All right ladies and gentleman.Have we heard form all the contestants in this fishing extravaganza? I think it should be close to time to cast our votes for our favorite composers of the brilliant poses we've had the delight to read. I for one do find it difficult to pick a winner but I do know who I vote for as the worst humorist. I think that honor should go to none other than myself. Not only did my pose lack real imagination and was grammatically offending it also lacked the witticism that others expressed so well. I know from my past few posts that many may find it hard to believe but I am a college graduate and no, not from "Three Stooges U" which should of been painfully apparent. In my humble opinion I believe that Steve Pennypacker, Klein Gilhousen and Randy Reed are in the top three. Lets say that we cast our votes and get back to more serious conversations after all it is flying season.
----- Original Message -----At 07:54 AM 02/05/29, Steve Pennypacker wrote:From: Klein GilhousenTo: firstname.lastname@example.orgSent: Wednesday, May 29, 2002 5:52 PMSubject: [Acro] Re: Landing Pitts
>I don't really feel that bad for him. If he'd been flying a Pitts, he
>never would have even realized there was a blizzard 'cuz ya caint see
>nuttin' no-how. The Pitts doesn't have a heater, so he would have been
>dressed for the cold, sparing his digits from the deep-freeze. And that
>bull woulda shown a whole lot more respect.....
Well, this explains a lot. I've been wondering why Pitts pilots fly so
lousy in the box. Here it is.....they can't see where they're going or
what they're doing. Thanks for clearing this up for me Steve. Actually,
with this realization, its a wonder to me the Pitts pilots fly as well as
they do, what with being basically IFR all the time. I guess this also
explains the occasional inverted ILS that I've witnessed Pitts pilots doing
from time to time.
As for being dressed for the cold, clearly, Mr. Pennypacker has never been
to Montana in the winter. I find it necessary to wear my snowmobile suit,
boots and gloves here even in the summer. Flying in winter is a who
'nother thing entirely. As for the buffalo showing a Pitts respect, it's
obvious to even a sex-crazed bull buffalo that a Pitts is just plain ugly.
>On Wednesday, May 29, 2002 1:38 AM, Virginia Jacobson
> > That is a real bummer Klein.
> > When everyone has chimed in we should take a vote for the one with the
> > most imaginative recounts of their adventures. Because we know
> > everyone is telling the truth and none of these are STORIES that would
> > otherwise be considered beer induced! <G>.
> > Virginia
> > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> > ----------
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Klein Gilhousen
> > To: email@example.com
> > Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Sent: Wednesday, May 29, 2002 2:40 AM
> > Subject: [Acro] Re: Landing Pitts
> > Here in the Big Skies of Montana we have just the opposite sort of
> > problem. On my 180,000 acre ranch I have absolutely no problem with
> > runway
> > length or width. My runway is truly vast.
> > However, one winter's day after a long practice flight a sudden
> > blizzard
> > blew in. I was able to set up a slow descent by flying the cannonical
> > southern heading using the compass to a safe touchdown even though I
> > could
> > see absolutely nothing. But that is when the real trouble began. I
> > had to
> > camp out under the wing for three days because I couldn't find my way
> > back
> > to the ranch house in the blizzard. Lost three toes and a finger to
> > frostbite. And a wandering bull buffalo thought my Extra was a cow
> > and
> > attempted to mate with it doing considerable damage.
> > Klein Gilhousen
> > Bozeman, MT
> > At 04:21 PM 02/05/28, Rparker wrote:
> > >I'm surprised we have heard nothing from Florida and gator alley
> > before the
> > >Interstates. Where are you Florida ?
> > >Bob Parker
> > >Mena, AR.
> > >----- Original Message -----
> > >From: "Eric Rood" <email@example.com>
> > >To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > >Cc: <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > >Sent: Tuesday, May 28, 2002 4:38 PM
> > >Subject: [Acro] Re: Landing Pitts
> > >
> > >
> > > >
> > > > > > Eighteen feet, eighteen feet. You lucky, lucky bas****s. When
> > we were
> > >kids,
> > > > > > we were so poor we had to land on a strip that was only six
> > inches
> > >wider than
> > > > > > the wheels. And there was a drop on each side, into a pit full
> > of
> > >sharks. It
> > > > > > was downhill in both directions and there was always a 25-knot
> > >crosswind...
> > > >
> > > > Over here we call that an abandoned railroad right of way.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > ER
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
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