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You've never been perfectly clear with anything in your life unless it was to try to pin someone else down on something. Spill your beans or STFU.
 

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I love you too.


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Will, I must admit your comebacks crack me the hell up. Your articles are also well researched and well written. I could care less if they are backed up with "killer trees" or not, the content is solid. I have, rarely, gotten on the "pot-shot" bandwagon concerning you before, and I apologize. I may not always agree with your views, or tone, but that's OK. You stick by your convictions, and always go down swinging;I believe that is more important than winning, and I admire that.
 
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This is what I love about Will. I made a perfectly honest post asking for a few minor adjustments that might make things he says easier to read, and he brings up something from over a year ago (what happened to the past, yes?) that he thinks he has an ace in the hole over and wants to drag it out for 10 pages of increasingly acrimonious crap that he'd never be able to post on his own websites. What a world.
 
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This is what I love about Will. I made a perfectly honest post asking for a few minor adjustments that might make things he says easier to read, and he brings up something from over a year ago (what happened to the past, yes?) that he thinks he has an ace in the hole over and wants to drag it out for 10 pages of increasingly acrimonious crap that he'd never be able to post on his own websites. What a world.

Your "perfectly honest post asking for a few minor adjustments that might make things he says easier to read" was actually so full of bait that it still stinks. Although you tried hard not to be obvious, the jabs and pokes still show through, and you complain when I respond, frienging innocence, we're not that stupid Chris.


If you don't like who answers the door Chris, stop knocking on it. If you don't like it when the dog bites you, quit kicking it. If you don't like me or my words, stop reading them.


Do I really have to spell this out for you? I respond. If there is nothing to respond to, I don't.


Simple, isn't it?



Will
 
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Will, I must admit your comebacks crack me the hell up. Your articles are also well researched and well written. I could care less if they are backed up with "killer trees" or not, the content is solid. I have, rarely, gotten on the "pot-shot" bandwagon concerning you before, and I apologize. I may not always agree with your views, or tone, but that's OK. You stick by your convictions, and always go down swinging;I believe that is more important than winning, and I admire that.

Oh great, now I am really all screwed up! Why couldn't you just come in and tell me that since I don't own a thousand year old Chinese bonsai pot, I couldn't know anything about placement?

Why couldn't you just come in saying that since I don't own a world-class bonsai, I have no right to comment on any bonsai at all?

Why didn't you just wait until I said the wind is blowing so you could say that since I am not a meitoroligst, I couldn't possibly know what I was talking about and when I produce weather reports proving the wind is blowing, tell me to post pictures of my bonsai or shut up?

What the hell am I supposed to do with this crap you posted?

Great, just great, I now have absolutly nothing to say.


Thanks a lot jerk. ;)




Will
 
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Put up or shut up.

In response, again....


For the last time Chris, I'm not putting out, you are not my type, you are not my perferred gender, hell, you ain't really even cute.....so stop asking, stop stalking me, and stop talking to me, creep! :p



Will
 
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In response, again....


For the last time Chris, I'm not putting out, you are not my type, you are not my perferred gender, hell, you ain't really even cute.....so stop asking, stop stalking me, and stop talking to me, creep! :p



Will

Up, not out. If you have a shoe to drop, do so, otherwise kindly remove the false post from AOB.
 
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Now this is funny. But don't get carried away here boys, I've been doing all the riding, lol.


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Will,
It's obvious to me that your conciliatory gesture at the National Exhibition was just that. My original post was partly to Kong (speaking down to us) and partly to you (absolutism and scorched earth policy). The post was dealing with current issues and you wish to bring up something that, even if it did exists, was over a year ago. Since there is no reasoning with you except on forums you control, let's just give it up and let people decide which of us they think has more credibility.
 
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Will,
It's obvious to me that your conciliatory gesture at the National Exhibition was just that.
Excuse me? You called out my name in the parking lot, I walked over to you, looked you in the eye, took off my reading glasses, and asked if there was going to be any crap. At that point you suggested leaving the past in the past, I agreed.

However, if you think you can start a thread like this with vieled insults, not naming names, but inferring all the same without response, you are sadly mistaken.



My original post was partly to Kong (speaking down to us) and partly to you (absolutism and scorched earth policy). The post was dealing with current issues and you wish to bring up something that, even if it did exists, was over a year ago. Since there is no reasoning with you except on forums you control, let's just give it up and let people decide which of us they think has more credibility.
Actually I worngly attributed the quote to Al, apoligized and cited the correct source. It was you who pressed it, and as a reminder, it was you thast decided to throw the first stone in this thread.

Just because you couldn't leave well enough alone, don't blame me.
 
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Excuse me? You called out my name in the parking lot, I walked over to you, looked you in the eye, took off my reading glasses, and asked if there was going to be any crap. At that point you suggested leaving the past in the past, I agreed.

However, if you think you can start a thread like this with vieled insults, not naming names, but inferring all the same without response, you are sadly mistaken.




Actually I worngly attributed the quote to Al, apoligized and cited the correct source. It was you who pressed it, and as a reminder, it was you thast decided to throw the first stone in this thread.

Just because you couldn't leave well enough alone, don't blame me.

My God you have a selective memory don't you? Every contact with you makes me feel dirty. I'm done. Of course in your world, you will have to have the last word, so go ahead. Make something else up.
 
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My God you have a selective memory don't you? Every contact with you makes me feel dirty. I'm done. Of course in your world, you will have to have the last word, so go ahead. Make something else up.

You are hilarious, every shread of respect, and there wasn't a lot, I had for you is gone. What's wrong Chris, does the truth bother you? You have already shown that you will post where I can't respond, deny your own words, and that you do not hesitate to break your own word, is there anything else?

I don't have to make anything up, the fodder you produce is entertainment enough.

Oh, I have heard this "i'm done" hundreds of times from you, let's just hope you can at least keep your word this time, but I doubt it.


Will
 

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Many, many years ago, I heard this phrase repeatedly. At the time, I was a Baptist fundamentalist "preacher-boy" making my way through college, worrying quite a lot about others' hair length, clothing choices, and eschatological theories. I feel much better now, thank you for asking.

Looks like you replaced "others' hair length" with others' posts; "clothing choices" with bonsai choices, and " eschatological theories" with horticultural theories. Your focus is still on minors, in a major way. Hell, I can hardly log into chat on bT without you pointing out everyones, and my own, typos! Talk about majoring on minors, you are doing that very thing right here, right now. When one clicks on the link to your blog in your signature, the 1st thing one sees is content about WH. If he is such a minor force in bonsai, why are you majoring on him. Think about this Chris. I consider you a friend, so I would be selling the friendship short if I failed to tell you that you can be one arrogant, condescending a$$hole.
 
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Looks like you replaced "others' hair length" with others' posts; "clothing choices" with bonsai choices, and " eschatological theories" with horticultural theories. Your focus is still on minors, in a major way. Hell, I can hardly log into chat on bT without you pointing out everyones, and my own, typos! Talk about majoring on minors, you are doing that very thing right here, right now. When one clicks on the link to your blog in your signature, the 1st thing one sees is content about WH. If he is such a minor force in bonsai, why are you majoring on him. Think about this Chris. I consider you a friend, so I would be selling the friendship short if I failed to tell you that you can be one arrogant, condescending a$$hole.

Rusty, you know that's not true. I spend little time posting anywhere any more, and try to share what I can. When was the last time you saw me disagree with someone else's posts over there as to horticultural theories?

So after my last post on this thread, I wrote one small stitch about what goes on in the forums. Sue me. Don't build this up into some big psycho thing, I'm not the one who has been doing the stalking. Just trying to keep things visible.

Rusty, I don't think I've ever had a friend tell me I am a condescending a$$hole. That's quite a new experience for me. Not sure what to make of it. Thanks.
 

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Rusty, I don't think I've ever had a friend tell me I am a condescending a$$hole. That's quite a new experience for me. Not sure what to make of it. Thanks.


Just lob a few across the bow Chris. Make a small impact then retreat. The truth gets through, by very small steps. Think back to that cool Kenny Rogers song. We stopped useing the atomic bomb 60 years ago. When you stoop too low you drag yourself down into the mire.

You are above this, you know it and I know it.

Al
 
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