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Re: [scrumdevelopment] Boy Scout Rule

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  • Alan Dayley
    Leave No Trace is what you are looking for, I think. Google that to get full info. Alan ... From: Adam Sroka To:
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 13, 2012
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      "Leave No Trace" is what you are looking for, I think. Google that to get full info.

      Alan


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      From: "Adam Sroka" <adam.sroka@...>
      To: <scrumdevelopment@yahoogroups.com>
      Subject: [scrumdevelopment] Boy Scout Rule
      Date: Fri, Apr 13, 2012 5:39 pm


      I remember the rule from when I was in the Boy Scouts in the mid-80s. I
      don't remember what we called it (I'm pretty sure it wasn't "The Boy Scout
      Rule,") but I do remember it coming up every time we were packing up.

      We were also a troop on a military base where some of our fathers had all
      kinds of different experience. So, I wasn't always sure which ideas were
      purely Boy Scout ideas, aside from what was in the book. We got exposed to
      all kinds of stuff, but always in a really safe way.

      But I do remember "leave the camp grounds cleaner than you found them" or
      something very close to that exact wording being promoted as a sort of a
      motto. It was 25 years ago give or take so some of the details are fuzzy.

      On Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 5:30 PM, Charles Bradley - Scrum Coach CSM PSM I <
      chuck-lists2@...> wrote:

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      > I've heard people say that the boy scout rule was essentially this:
      > 1.  "Leave the campground as good or better than you found it"
      > and I've also heard them say
      > 2.  "Leave the campground better than you found it"
      >
      > I tried searching the interwebs for the real Boy Scout Rule and had no
      > luck.  I found a whole lot about "Leave No Trace"... but that seems
      > different to me and not on point.
      >
      > Anyone know if the original reference to the Boy Scout Rule (in the Boy
      > Scouts, not in software dev) is more like #1 or more like #2?
      >
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      > Charles Bradley
      > http://www.ScrumCrazy.com
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