25285Re: Crap on this list
- Jun 1, 2005Here, Here!!!
--- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com, "Mark Ibbotson" <ibbo@m...> wrote:
> I am Mark Ibbotson, you singled me out for some reason so here I am!
> I am with no group just an 1812er over in England (old battery has
a connection with the war), I use this list mainly for research but
will and should (like we all should) answer posts if I/ we see fit to
do so (and I dont recall singling anyone out like you have me).
> As for the list, I have been posting here for several years and
have been involved in many discussions and even sometimes shared some
humour (though never again with you). If I had singled you out and
offended you I would gladly appologise but alas I didnt.
> I provided a simple solution to the security scenario that was put
on the list. Your all happy to re-enact and play soldiers, so do it
properly and stag on like a good soldier and your men should remain
safe (short n sweet answer with some lingo thrown in for good
> "Apologies to those who may have been offended. And yes, I'm in a
> And that makes it right for you to single someone out and have a
rant does it?
> Well John if your security is anything close to your attitude then
I am sure you will all be fine and secure.
> And my reply was in no way out of line, A good sentry would leave
some cold steel in his oppo's belly should they try anything on and I
beleive that cold steel and run through are all terms from the day
(valid this day too) British soldiers especially know these words
(perhaps I could recite the The British Bayoneteers for you and get
you into the frame of mind I was in when I answered the original
> Why dont you trawl through the posts and complain about all the
ones that refer to you as cousin johnathan, that's more racist and
bigoted than anything i wrote, or are you simply attempting to pick
on old Ibbo because you simply beleived I was new and been stupid?
> However that said I am determined to visit some old battle sites
and nothing (not even you mate) can deter me from attending the odd
show or two. So keep your toes crossed I shall appear one day (I be
starting at Fort Niagara).
> I shall be more than happy to continue our little ravings privately
via email should you wish to do so.
> Niagara battery.
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