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Re: Hi all. DarkwaterBlight Mon Feb 22 11:00:29 2010

I give that one a rating of 5 stars

On Feb 20, 10:47 am, Jeff Edwards <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I am so tired of "A drug is a drug is a drug"...If this is true, why don't
> you take a laxative when you get a headache?
>
>
>
> On Sat, Feb 20, 2010 at 6:02 AM, Helen Fuller <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > A DRUG IS A DRUG IS A DRUG.....
>
> > --- On *Fri, 2/19/10, Charlie Vaughn <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>* wrote:
>
> > From: Charlie Vaughn <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > Subject: Re: Hi all.
> > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > Date: Friday, February 19, 2010, 4:28 PM
>
> >   While you are on the near beer subject.. How about Pot I hear it mellows
> > a person out...
>
> > --- On *Fri, 2/19/10, Jim Vaughn <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>* wrote:
>
> > From: Jim Vaughn <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > Subject: Re: Hi all.
> > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > Date: Friday, February 19, 2010, 10:20 PM
>
> >  a drink of water from a firehose, 2 good ones in 2
> > days......................jimv
>
> >  ------------------------------
> > *From:* Sam Cnossen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > *To:* [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > *Sent:* Fri, February 19, 2010 3:31:05 PM
> > *Subject:* Re: Hi all.
>
> > Hi All,
> > I have never posted before and have been following for about 6 months..
> > Great stuff has been comming out of this forum and I sure do apprecite all
> > the opinions...Awesome they have helped me stay sober not to mention how
> > many others... One thing I have noticed in all meetings including this
> > one...is if one asks for advice it is like trying to get a drink of water
> > from a firehose.... I especially enjoy the "Examples" ...everyone is an
> > example. Keep Comming Back....ODAAT... I love that.
> > In Service,
> > -Sam
>
> > On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 1:07 PM, Rule #63 <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> >> On Feb 20, 6:32 am, mike t <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >> > On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 15:01, Rule #63 <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >> > >> Speaking of irony meters, the very same discussions we had in ARAA
> >> > >> regarding *real* alcoholics always had me on one side and the rest of
> >> > >> you blasting me from all sides.  Why the sudden change in
> >> perspective,
> >> > >> Bob?
>
> >> > > No pertinent change in perspective whatsoever. I was getting flack
> >> > > over real alcoholics from close to my first post there, right up until
> >> > > you arrived. My stance has already been recognized, and commented on,
> >> > > since you've gone. Actually, I privately emailed an ARAAer,
> >> > > expressing the hope more information could be revealed as a result of
> >> > > your arrival. However, almost the entire group saw what was perceived
> >> > > as the quintessential Pharisee exemplified in you. (which is what I
> >> > > tried to tell you was the reason for your Big Book quotes being
> >> > > rejected)
>
> >> > I find that amusing, Bob!  If anything you are much more of a
> >> > religious person than I am.  The difference between you and me in ARAA
> >> > was that I defended myself more without actually attacking back.  That
> >> > was why I was the object of scorn, not because I extolled the virtues
> >> > of a relationship with God.
>
> >> That opinion was *never* given to you from the group, its merely your
> >> own rationalization for your blatant holier than thou attitude there.
>
> >> > > Had I actually joined in the scorn on the 'real alcoholic'
> >> > > issue, which I very much doubt, it would have almost certainly been
> >> > > with the irony on me, and with which I could never survive anywhere
> >> > > without.
>
> >> > > For the record, I told you up front I was out of the hive, but never
> >> > > the reason I quit. I quit because virtualosohttp://
> >> tinyurl.com/y9tpznc
> >> > > was blackballed from the hive when it was in full sway there.
> >> > > Further to that, what I opined absolutely unconscionable, and posted
> >> > > repeatedly so, was the promotion there of NA (low alcohol) beer, even
> >> > > an offer for a new sobriety straggler to visit face to face, and down
> >> > > the proverbial "one or two".
>
> >> > The near beer issue was only championed by a few in my time on ARAA.
> >> > Frankly I think most saw it as as nothing more than an attempt to
> >> > relive one's past.
>
> >> > >> It seems to me you have found someone to pick on that is not prepared
> >> > >> take you on.  Maybe you'd like to try going a few rounds again, just
> >> > >> for old time sakes?
>
> >> > > Able to provide evidence of my continued stance,
> >>http://tinyurl.com/yk88egz
> >> > >http://tinyurl.com/yhzz93jYoushould guess my response.
> >> > > Mike, take your own advice and repeat your rants to Sally, about non
> >> > > alcoholics flooding the hallowed halls.
>
> >> > My problem with non-alcoholics in AA is more to the tune of other
> >> > addictions becoming commonplace in the rooms.  Reactions to alcohol
> >> > are not the same as drugs, over-eating, sex, smoking, etc. and my
> >> > primary focus is on the alcoholic newcomer who becomes confused by
> >> > experiences they cannot relate to.
>
> >> > There are ways other than calling people out in full view to get your
> >> > message across.  Try it sometime.
>
> >> Crikey, lord and master, me use the newfangled thing they call email,
> >> or that other funny business called twitter?
>
> >> Luke 18:14
>
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