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Posted: 5/10/2003 11:27:00 AM EDT
Our club had its annual clean up day today--club has about 1600 members plus a few hundred others in shooting leagues and such.

I am pistol chairman, so my wife, I and another member are out on the pistol rage at start time busting our rear ends. Painting, cleaning, fixing....

within the first hour 3 members drive up and get pissed because they can't shoot. One demands to know what time I will get done so he can shoot (and I mean a time). One drives off cursing us. I ask all three to help, none do.

The other 10 members who showed up for clean up day made it down to the pistol range after a few hours and helped us finish.

As far as I am concerned, the pistol range is now my private club. I am giving shed keys to the guys who always help, and putting the best and most fun gear in the sheds. Chairs? shed Good stands? shed Bowling pins? shed  Fun spin targets? shed

I also busted into the prize locker to give out some high value match ammo.
Link Posted: 5/10/2003 12:06:01 PM EDT
[#1]
Did you warn the other members that the range would be closed today for repairs?

It's a fine service that you're providing, but I wouldn't be happy either if I just drove an hour to find out that I couldn't use the range.
Link Posted: 5/10/2003 12:09:06 PM EDT
[#2]
It was on the events section of the newsletter and on the club website.
Link Posted: 5/10/2003 12:15:13 PM EDT
[#3]
If they knew about it, then screw 'em.
Link Posted: 5/10/2003 12:17:13 PM EDT
[#4]
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Did you warn the other members that the range would be closed today for repairs?

It's a fine service that you're providing, but I wouldn't be happy either if I just drove an hour to find out that I couldn't use the range.
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So you wouldn't be happy.  But would you leave in a huff, or would you lend a helping hand?
Link Posted: 5/10/2003 12:34:36 PM EDT
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So you wouldn't be happy.  But would you leave in a huff, or would you lend a helping hand?
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Provocative question.

If I truly didn't know about it because I failed to read the newsletter, then I would be embarrassed and just quietly leave.  However, if if I didn't have any guests with me, had the whole day to myself, and had already driven all that way anyway, then I would ask if they needed any help.
Link Posted: 5/10/2003 10:37:37 PM EDT
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