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PG_Zac

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1608 days ago

PoopieKat has a thread going about Plagiarism, and I think Kunk raised a good point – We can only control ourselves, and suggested that we take a pledge.

With respect Kunk, I think that idea needs its own Forum topic, so I have taken your idea and modified it a bit, and post it here. If we (LJ’s) keep adding to the pledge, then this post will always be visible on the LJ main page.
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The LumberJocks Integrity Pledge

All work and ideas that I post on this site will either be my own work, or be clearly labelled as the work of another, or labelled as inspired by another. I will not present the work of someone else as my own.

If I use pictures, descriptions and any form of original work as a point of reference, I will get permission, where possible, and always give the originator credit for their work.


If you agree, just post your approval as a new comment.
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lew

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#1 posted 1608 days ago

Sounds good to me.

Lew

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Eagle1

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#2 posted 1608 days ago

I second that..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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hazbro

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#3 posted 1608 days ago

sounds good to me. but the “inspired by another” is got a lot of gray area. like i saw a picture in fine woodworking and the technical detailed with it and applied it to something completely different. I would consider this original. and my kitchen cabinets I consider 100% original, even though they are standard 24” base with full overlay blah blah blah.

If I tried to duplicate a fellow LJ’ers work and gave it a twist of my own, I would consider this “inspired by”.

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Padre

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#4 posted 1608 days ago

I agree. Wholeheartedly.

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cstrang

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#5 posted 1608 days ago

I will take that pledge with pride.

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sphere

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#6 posted 1608 days ago

I agree.

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patron

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#7 posted 1608 days ago

i’m in .

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poopiekat

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#8 posted 1608 days ago

“Why should I give you a sample of my DNA when I’m not accused of any crime?”

-- Einstein: "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." I'm Poopiekat!!

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Brad_Nailor

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#9 posted 1608 days ago

Do I have to hold one hand up? Maybe right hand up left hand on a piece of 1/4 sawn white oak while you recite it?

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ellen35

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#10 posted 1608 days ago

That is a most reasonable approach.
I agree with enthusiasm.
Ellen

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Scott Bryan

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#11 posted 1608 days ago

I agree as well.

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SouthpawCA

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#12 posted 1608 days ago

I agree

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Jeison

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#13 posted 1608 days ago

works for me,
im allergic to the drama that accompanies trying to screw other people over.

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NBeener

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#14 posted 1608 days ago

I second that emotion.

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Dennis Fletcher

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#15 posted 1608 days ago

Sure, count me in

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