hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

Re: an apolgy if it is order

  • Subject: Re: an apolgy if it is order
  • From: Conrad Fleming <conradfleming@yahoo.com>
  • Date: Sun, 1 Jun 2008 10:33:28 -0700 (PDT)

Dear Steve,

All I can say is, if you are the recipient of vicious hatred like that, you must be doing something right!  I myself have experienced something like this over the years.  When certain people hate you, it is actually a compliment!

Keep up the good work,


--- On Sat, 5/31/08, ExoticRainforest <Steve@exoticrainforest.com> wrote:

> From: ExoticRainforest <Steve@exoticrainforest.com>
> Subject: [Aroid-l] an apolgy if it is order
> To: "Discussion of aroids" <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
> Date: Saturday, May 31, 2008, 9:56 PM
> To everyone on Aroid l,
> If any apology for some of my comments or questions on
> Aroid l is in order, I gladly offer it.
> I received a very disturbing message tonight with a direct
> copy (slightly edited) that I posted on this forum about my
> construction of my epiphyte tree.  The message came from a
> person whose name showed up as Holly Cooper.  I do not know
> Holly but she has posted a similar message once before on
> the GardenWeb.  In that case, another individual had
> requested a photo of Anthurium cubense.  I had taken a
> photo of Denis' plant which was tagged Anthurium
> cubense with Leland Miyano standing with it at the 2007 IAS
> Aroid Show.  As it turned out, Leland later pointed out the
> vein count on that plant did not match Dr. Croat's
> scientific description so we learned later that plant is
> not a full species and liekly a hybrid.  The moderators of
> the GardenWeb forum took down her post since it referred to
> me by a strong term.
> If I have irritated any of you with my constant comments
> and questions, I sincerely apologize.  I am only a student
> of aroid botany and constantly ask questions in order to
> learn.  I don't believe anyone can find any place on my
> website or on the net where I have ever claimed to be an
> expert in plants.  I just study them, ask a lot of
> questions of Dr. Croat, Leland and Julius and I probably
> read too much.  The only aroid experts I know are the ones
> I try to accurately quote in my internet articles.
> This is what I received from Ms. Cooper.  I have purposely
> removed her email address:
> From Holly Cooper:
> Here is a link that might be useful: 
> http://www.pompousasswords.com/www/index.htm
> IDIOT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
>  The people you so religiously quote are ashamed to be
> associated with you.  Yes!  It's true!  Emails are
> flying behind your back!  You are the absolute shame of the
> UBC horticultural site.  NO ONE wants to be associated with
> you but out of pity they endure your presence.  STOP
> LAUGHTER??????????????????
> Again, my apologies if I have offended anyone on Aroid l. 
> It was certainly not intended.
> Steve Lucas
> www.ExoticRainforest.com_______________________________________________
> Aroid-L mailing list
> Aroid-L@www.gizmoworks.com
> http://www.gizmoworks.com/mailman/listinfo/aroid-l


Aroid-L mailing list

Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement