- Otis regrets, miss, but says there's nothing funny about garbage.
--- In infoguys-list@y..., nightsneak@a... wrote:
> My god,
> I was looking for a professional PI list since almost every other
> list seems to be run by the same ....ummm...progenitors of the
> genre and I was very surprised to find the archives of this list
> to anyone to see how things were going. OMG....(that's "Oh My God"
> for the non-religious, non-internet savvy people). If I was Jane
> in the public and read this unadulterated crap from
> supposedly "professionals" I would run and hire an honest-to-god
> criminal to do my work for me. At least they would be upfront about
> what they wanted. I have never, no, I can't say that, (I see it on
> every other PI list), mostly? hardly? ok, not real often? seen such
> unmitigated testosterone-spurting baloney by both male and female.
> saw a couple new names here, so I thought, "Great, new ideas!" Bah!
> What is with this profession that they can't "all just get along"
> come together to make this a real profession? The back-stabbing,
> selfish, under-handed, "never-forgive, never forget", un-learned,
> educated, over-learned, over-educated, never pass on, never teach,
> foot-stomping, better-than-thou attitude pervasive by all these
> that are freely available on any cursory internet search does
> for your reputation or those of your peers.
> You want to know why probably 95% of people send unsubscribe
> to lists? Not because they don't know how. They are making a point
> that a bunch of you fail to attribute to good sense. They are FED
> with the garbage. They know damn well that it is going to result in
> 25 more messages telling them what an ass they are, but they will
> gone. Huh. Who is the ass that twisted the real intent into a
> frustration for their own selves? Maybe they knew just a little bit
> more investigative techniques and business sense than you did?
> This message has no particular person, and every person on this
> as the intended recipient. If the shoe fits, wear it. My
> the ones it was intended for, will blithely ignore it as not being
> meant for "them", and the ones who it was not intended for will
> it to heart and be upset by it. So there I accomplish my goal, in
> that the ones upset by it will strive to better our profession.
> I only subscribed to this list to send this message, and I am duly
> unsubscribing on my own, so flame the list all you care, but if
> over-active hormones are really getting you going, feel free to
> me a personal message at nightsneak@a... I will take to heart
> any and all honest observations,AND try to implement them into
> something useful, but I will "blithely" ignore any and all chest-
> thumping, holier-than-tho attitudes because I can.
> And OTIS cracked me up!
> Deanna Ingersol