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a clever sheep <aard@aard.org>
Sent: 10/26/2000 10:58:38 AM
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Re: [gpsstash] NY Times Article Slant


On Thu, 26 Oct 2000, Jeremy Irish wrote:

#I can't say I'm excited about the New York Times article's slant on
#geocaching. Seems incredibly negative. Not sure how that came out from the
#interviews.

well, i mean you don't really expect a mainstream publication to
understand, do you? a lot of the slashdot weenies didn't understand
either. reminds me of when i tried explaining to my father why i bought a
gps. "it tells you exactly where you are," i said lamely. "i know
exactly where i am!" was his clever retort.

it seems to me like either you "get it" or you don't - and most reporters
are not going to. but i think that the article conveyed the sport
realistically enough that people who read the article and are interested
will investigate it further. i think that's really the best we can hope
for.

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