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Offline rouse

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Re: STS show signs
« Reply #105 on: October 26, 2015, 11:05:02 AM »
It makes me happy that alot of you racers are getting the word out about bonneville, but one suggestion, lets be a bit more postive, this is something that needs to be done in the right way, the picture on the card is a little much. Also remember I have been promoting the salt flats my whole life, its my home, so just be polite to my roots!

There probably isn't a more positive bunch of racing enthusiast out there than the folks on this site, me included, along with the rest.

I personally don't think that it's my place or anyone else to tell folks what to say nor how to say it. Truth is, folks have been told how they should say things, as not to offend, for so long that it nearly makes it impossible to have an intellectual debate about anything. First thing you know someone pops up and starts raging on folks for how they say something on the subject matter, and then the whole point is lost on weather or not they are playing nice. BS!

The best debate takes place when all the cards are laid on the table, "blood, guts, and feathers", at that point informed decisions can be made based on all the fact, not just some PC BS.

How does it help to tell someone how great they are doing their job, when in fact, their pour performance is creating a complete catastrophe. That's the same as giving out trophies for just being there.

Maybe the federal bureaucrats need to adopt the same work incentives I have at my shop, Work or get fired!

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Re: STS show signs
« Reply #106 on: October 26, 2015, 01:36:06 PM »
some have lived in Wendover for decades....many, many others have
been racing on the Bonneville Salt Flats for decades......

one is being mined, and disappearing

one supports the mining that has been contributing to the disappearance
of the other...

one has been the "home" for landspeed enthusiasts of many many decades...

praise to those "polite" to their roots....(that goes both ways)...

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Re: STS show signs
« Reply #107 on: October 30, 2015, 09:46:04 AM »
hmmm just saying there is a difference from living some where for decades, and going there for one week for decades,  saying you need the people from Wendover to be on your side, this is our home and not our vacation place! We are concerned about the Salt Flats, all of it, not just the racing or the mining side, ALL of the things that they are. Its part of our History as a town, so just take it down a notch and think before you put something out there that is just for shock value, its the smart thing to do!
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Re: STS show signs
« Reply #108 on: November 02, 2015, 10:16:26 AM »
hmmm just saying there is a difference from living some where for decades, and going there for one week for decades,  saying you need the people from Wendover to be on your side, this is our home and not our vacation place! We are concerned about the Salt Flats, all of it, not just the racing or the mining side, ALL of the things that they are. Its part of our History as a town, so just take it down a notch and think before you put something out there that is just for shock value, its the smart thing to do!

Mike,
This situation has been coming for decades, the slowly but surely depletion of the world renowned Bonneville Speedway. You may want to remind yourself that for a great number of folks that visit your community each year, it's not "Just" racing, it's their lively hood. Yes, big surprise, there are folks that do in fact make a living involving a vast variety of racing activities. In fact racing related businesses generate multi-millions in revenue annually, some of which your community benefits greatly from each year.

For as long as I can remember the racers have, for the most part at least, been patient and quietly petitioning the powers that be, to stop the destruction that has slowly but surely been taking place. Racers and others have contributed untold amounts of money to organizations to petition and otherwise work with all parties involved, in effort to help resolve the inevitable total destruction of the Speedway area before it's simply to late. So far as I see it, based on results, all these efforts have gone toward a losing battle.

Now that there are a few of us out here making up Tee shirts and cards that call attention to the situation with Bonneville, informing folks where and how they may be able to help save Bonneville, you are trying to quail the conversation. "I Don't Get It"!

If you have a specific objection to calling attention to what's happening, just say it. If you are insinuating that we all just sit quietly by while the destruction of this national treasure is completed, that ain't going to happen.

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Re: STS show signs
« Reply #109 on: November 04, 2015, 04:58:39 PM »
Looks like they made a sign. Only place I have seen it is in facebook though. Here is the link https://www.facebook.com/savethesaltutah/photos/a.1516645281991003.1073741829.1514987842156747/1519512288370969/?type=3&theater
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Re: STS show signs
« Reply #110 on: November 04, 2015, 05:30:25 PM »
I am sure they will be available at the SEMA SHOW NOW GOING ON.
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Re: STS show signs
« Reply #111 on: November 04, 2015, 06:48:46 PM »
Looks like they made a sign. Only place I have seen it is in facebook though. Here is the link https://www.facebook.com/savethesaltutah/photos/a.1516645281991003.1073741829.1514987842156747/1519512288370969/?type=3&theater
Tried to download it, all I got was a jpeg no PDF available
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Re: STS show signs
« Reply #112 on: November 04, 2015, 07:17:14 PM »
Looks like they made a sign. Only place I have seen it is in facebook though. Here is the link https://www.facebook.com/savethesaltutah/photos/a.1516645281991003.1073741829.1514987842156747/1519512288370969/?type=3&theater
Tried to download it, all I got was a jpeg no PDF available

Yeah, it says on the post that a PDF is available but I didn't see it either. Here is the link to the JPEG on the save-the-salt.org website http://static1.squarespace.com/static/55e33a61e4b0eea3c34fcb83/t/562e628ee4b0b7a642180e22/1445880462149/ShrinkingSaltPoster.jpg it's easier to read than the facebook post I posted earlier.
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Re: STS show signs
« Reply #113 on: November 04, 2015, 08:36:47 PM »
Wow finally a sign has been made for all. Thanks should go to SEMA if that event wasn't taking place this sign probably would not exist.
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Re: STS show signs
« Reply #114 on: November 05, 2015, 12:09:56 AM »
Ronnie, it's not a sign - it's the video script with a logo.

I think we're still looking for a sign.  :|
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Re: STS show signs
« Reply #115 on: November 05, 2015, 12:26:32 AM »
Ronnie, it's not a sign - it's the video script with a logo.

I think we're still looking for a sign.  :|
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Re: STS show signs
« Reply #116 on: February 11, 2016, 01:25:38 PM »
John Young with his Triumph J.A.P and myself with the "Parny Express EVO" were at the Bristol Classic bike show (UK ) last weekend on the NSA stand lots of interest in Bonneville and the lack of salt. Trying to make a difference from this side of the pond.  :-)

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Re: STS show signs
« Reply #117 on: February 11, 2016, 06:45:52 PM »
And we (Yank) rebels appreciate your efforts!  :cheers: :cheers:

And yes I know the Welsh are rebels too having spent a year working in Swansea in days gone by!  :-D

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Re: STS show signs
« Reply #118 on: February 12, 2016, 11:20:16 AM »
And we (Yank) rebels appreciate your efforts!  :cheers: :cheers:

And yes I know the Welsh are rebels too having spent a year working in Swansea in days gone by!  :-D

I would fly into Birmingham to visit the motorcycle museum and then drive to Wales to work at Visteon!  :cheers:
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