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Blog entry by Karson posted 03-14-2008 03:42 AM 1258 reads 1 time favorited 68 comments Add to Favorites Watch

In Martins last change to the Lumberjock pages he changed the “Jock” button to “Members”.

Wait a minute this is not Lumbermembers it’s LumberJocks. I vote for putting the Jock name back on the button.

I don’t know of any Jock or Jockette who has complained about that name.

This message is all in good fun, but, I like to be known as Jock.

I mean my home page is http://lumberjocks.com/jocks/Karson

What do you think?

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †



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jeffthewoodwacker

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#1 posted 03-14-2008 03:45 AM

I would agree with Karson—-I want to be known as a jock as well. We are part of a unique community.

-- Those that say it can't be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.

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FrankA

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#2 posted 03-14-2008 03:50 AM

I hadn’t actually noticed till you mentioned it but I hear your rallying cry.
Karson you have my vote.
We want to be Jocks not just members.
Every site has members
We have a pretty unique group of guys a gals here
and I agree we deserve our JOCKS status.

PS: the fact that Karson sent me some real nice pen blanks in the trade
did not sway my opinion in any way. ;-)

-- Frank Auge---Nichols NY----"My opinion is neither copyrighted nor trademarked, but it is price competitive."

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Dan'um Style

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#3 posted 03-14-2008 03:53 AM

somedays I feel like a JOCK ... somedays just a member …

I like being a JOCK

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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Greg3G

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#4 posted 03-14-2008 03:57 AM

Martin …How could you do such a thing? After coming up with a cool site name like LumberJocks? I am shocked and bewildered. I think I may have an identy crisis…Am I a Jock or a Member? I guess that would depend upon who you asked at the time.

PS …Frank, I believe you ;-)

-- Greg - Charles Town, WV

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#5 posted 03-14-2008 04:03 AM

I’m with Karson!

What did he say?

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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kshipp

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#6 posted 03-14-2008 04:07 AM

I’m in. I’m a member other places but only here am I a Jock.

-- Kyle Shipp, http://battleshipp.blogspot.com

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teenagewoodworker

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#7 posted 03-14-2008 04:12 AM

i like being a jock too. I’m in.

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Splinters

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#8 posted 03-14-2008 04:12 AM

I agree…..I like Jocks…...

-- Splinters - Living and Loving life in the Rockies - http://www.splinterswoodworks.com/ - http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=5220040

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romansfivefive

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#9 posted 03-14-2008 04:15 AM

I am not offended either way

-- The CNC machine can either produce the work of art you imagined, or very decorative firewood.

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GMoney

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#10 posted 03-14-2008 04:17 AM

i think there’s a little member in every jock. um that didn’t come out exactly right… anyway i’m with karson!

-- Greg, CT

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PanamaJack

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#11 posted 03-14-2008 04:21 AM

I would prefer Jock myself Karson.

I have a shirt that I bought from the one and only Martin that tells me I am a LumberJock.

After I spent good monies to get my nice bright yellow shirt…Is he going to change my shirt out to LumberMember?? I bet he won’t. Nor would I want him to…..

Once a LumberJock…..always a LumberJock I say! Here, here!!!!

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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Sawdust2

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#12 posted 03-14-2008 04:37 AM

I think LumberJock is gender neutral.

I recently read an article about females being referenced as “guys” One woman complained that she wasn’t a guy but (it might have been Ann Landers) did a survey and found that amongst themselves women often say: “Hey, guys. Let’s go here” or whatever. Ann Landers puts the gender neutral class to guys so I think we can be assured that Lumberjocks is gender neutral.

Ya gotta remember that Martin doesn’t live here in the States so might be a little late in the nuances.

Lee

-- No piece is cut too short. It was meant for a smaller project.

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Karson

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#13 posted 03-14-2008 04:39 AM

Hear, Hear. Thanks for the support.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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tenontim

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#14 posted 03-14-2008 05:03 AM

JOCKS! JOCKS! JOCKS!

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Jeff

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#15 posted 03-14-2008 05:06 AM

I gotta agree.

-- Jeff, St. Paul, MN

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