Date: 11/13/17 9:39 pm
From: BRANDON REO <brwelding...>
Subject: Re: [JERSEYBI] Recent Yong Kong remark
Keep them coming!

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> On Nov 13, 2017, at 8:12 PM, Michael Perlin <mlperlin...> wrote:
> Bernie & Yong, Ignore them. If they want to skip your posts, they can.
> It has always amazed me how hobbyists do exactly the same thing no matter
> what the hobby. I am a serious Bob Dylan fan, and there are similar hostile
> posts on the fora there. If i were still a serious stamp collector, I am
> sure I would find them there as well. The few times I check in on the opera
> fora, ditto. Something about hobbies that brings this out in some people.
> (I was actually once bullied off of a Dylan forum on Facebook, and the
> bully-er was eventually kicked off FB in response, and that, I guess was
> satisfying).
> So, again, ignore them and post away. I was unable to do much birding from
> April-October b/c of some fairly serious knee problems (thank goodness,
> resolved by surgery) so I became more dependent on this list than ever
> before. And it gave/gives me great pleasure...
> Best to all, Michael
>> On Mon, Nov 13, 2017 at 7:41 PM, B.G. Sloan <bgsloan3...> wrote:
>> Yong Kong recently said he received the following comment in response
>> to one of his JERSEYBI posts:
>> *Your headlines are bait to get folks to look at your 'not very good
>> photos on Flickr'"
>> I can relate to that, and it's probably the main reason I don't post
>> much to JERSEYBI anymore. There are a few trolls on the list who can't
>> wait to privately jump on some folks who they think post too
>> frequently. At one time in the past someone told me that the only
>> person who was worse than me was Yong Kong. :-)
>> I'm pretty thick-skinned, but at some point I get tired of a few
>> people privately "calling BS" on me. :-)
>> Bernie Sloan
>> Highland Park
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