Originally Posted by hschisler
I think most would agree that if the problem is taken care properly and completely (including appropriate apology) that there should be no hard feelings.
If it was a mistake, then that's what it was.
If it was intentional, then that's a different problem.
Define mistake, goofing off a little too hard? or goofing off period?
obviously it was a mistake, obvilously had he crept away easy it would not have happened.
If it had been done with ill intent or mischief, that would be a different problem, IMNSHO. Heck I would have got ticked with him at that point and gine off on him myself.
The whole problem here is it didn't get taken care of before he left which I will take some blame in as well as I could have reminded him again, but I forgot too. for that I apologize.
I think most of the replies to Don's original thread read something like: let's take care of the problem and restore our good name with the folks at Iron Horse Lodge.
They did show many willing to take care of the damage.
but many also put a friend of thiers down before he even had a chance to say one word about it, have they forgot he is a friend of thiers?
I thought it was damn quick for everyone to turn thier back on him, guess I grew up differently.
Also, I never saw anyone's name attached to this incident -- both in the way Don reported it and in the discussion that followed, so I was not making any assumptions as to who did it. But since you saw it and named names I guess we all know now.
Yes we do, in fact everyone did by the quaint suggestion of the fellow that brought his other bike!
I'm sure Jo will not have a problem with me mentioning his name. I know Jo, he is stand up. He likes to goof around.
I've met many people from all walks of life from all over.
Jo is my friend and will continue to be so.
I'll add this, if I ever make a mistake please come to me directly and let me explain or make it right before going public, that would tick me off. but it would show what everyone is made of.