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by sbheg
Mon Aug 30, 2004 5:16 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Impromptu Sand Drags Safety Issue
Replies: 66
Views: 6826

At the meeting an ASA newsletter Volume 4 Issue 3 page 17 is a full page addressing the issue, the issue is in front of the ASA and BLM’s eyes. We can not sit with our heads in the sand and hope they don’t shut it down. My understanding is that this newsletter will be passed out to the duning co...
by sbheg
Mon Aug 30, 2004 2:01 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Do you THINK or do you FEEL....
Replies: 56
Views: 4253

Jon,

I feel you have allowed Steve to win by dragging you down to his level of criticism. This is the type of interaction that neither side should be having, defend your convictions with logic and temperament.

Thanks
sbheg
by sbheg
Mon Aug 30, 2004 1:51 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Impromptu Sand Drags Safety Issue
Replies: 66
Views: 6826

This has been hashed and rehashed many, many times. There are any number of reasons why the BLM cannot place barriers up at the drags. They feel they would be more dangerous. They cannot simply place barriers up without a EIS. They do not have the manpower. They do not think it is needed. They figu...
by sbheg
Mon Aug 30, 2004 1:01 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Impromptu Sand Drags Safety Issue
Replies: 66
Views: 6826

Besides making it an "organized" event if someone places stakes or rope, that same person would also be accepting any liability. Any takers? I am sure that a good lawyer could take the BLM to court for allowing an impromptu event to occur almost every day during the height of the season. Why would ...
by sbheg
Mon Aug 30, 2004 12:54 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Impromptu Sand Drags Safety Issue
Replies: 66
Views: 6826

Personally I think that they should be left alone and the current laws enforced. I don't really like the idea of bringing this to the attention of anyone. It could only end bad. It has been brought up by the BLM and discussed at the board meeting. No one wants more rules, but as soon as they start ...
by sbheg
Mon Aug 30, 2004 12:48 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Impromptu Sand Drags Safety Issue
Replies: 66
Views: 6826

I think that would be considered "ORGANIZED", which I believe is illegal. The LEO's are organized and are there every day. We have safety stakes by the canals so you do not ride down the last hill to the canal. I do not see place safety stakes out to an event that allways happens making the impromp...
by sbheg
Mon Aug 30, 2004 12:38 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Impromptu Sand Drags Safety Issue
Replies: 66
Views: 6826

Impromptu Sand Drags Safety Issue

Attending the ASA Board meeting in San Diego the topic of impromptu sand drag safety came up. The BLM is concerned and will be patrolling to make this type of event safer by enforcing current regulations regarding the 15 MPH within 50 feet of a group of people. I would like to discuss solutions that...
by sbheg
Mon Aug 30, 2004 10:45 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: OK, Here we go [Me being 'Anti'] again...
Replies: 89
Views: 8881

Re: BACK OFF

I MET STEVE AND HIS WIFE LAST SEASON AT GLAMIS. WE MET OVER SOME WHEELS AND TIRES HE HAD. AFTER ONLY KNOWING HIM FOR A FEW MINUTES I CAME TO A SIMPLE CONCLUSION. STEVE REALLY HAS A LOVE FOR THE DUNES AND DOES HIS BEST TO PROTECT HIS AND EVERYONE ELSES RIGHTS TO HAVE FUN IN OUR DUNES. I NEVER HEARD ...
by sbheg
Mon Aug 30, 2004 10:29 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: OK, Here we go [Me being 'Anti'] again...
Replies: 89
Views: 8881

Why do want to hate those that disagree with your way of thinking? I have no problem with you having an opinion different then mine, you can dislike anybody you want, hate all you want, I have a problem with you doing it on the ASA BBS (Even though it's not the view of the ASA). The ASA is a politi...
by sbheg
Mon Aug 30, 2004 9:56 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: OK, Here we go [Me being 'Anti'] again...
Replies: 89
Views: 8881

So what are your definitions of a "social liberal" and a "social conservative"? Social Liberal - is a view that individuals have the right to do what they want as long as their behaviors affects only themselves or others whom have chosen to be affected. Social Conservative - is a view that “willi...
by sbheg
Mon Aug 30, 2004 9:30 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: OK, Here we go [Me being 'Anti'] again...
Replies: 89
Views: 8881

The Oldtimer wrote:I really had to resist calling you a troll, Steve...

cause sbheg really took the bait..!!! :lol:

A classic example of what the internet is capable of doing to some folks...!!!
I didn't take the bait, I knew he was Trolling for me, I jumped at the opportunity.

sbheg
by sbheg
Sun Aug 29, 2004 12:40 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: OK, Here we go [Me being 'Anti'] again...
Replies: 89
Views: 8881

Steve, This is solely direct to you Steve no p-u-s-s-y footing around here. I know plenty of Redneck computer Geeks. What does a computer geek have to do with hating others for whom they are? I do not know, but you will expound on it with all your geeky looking icons, talk about geekiness. Your "Old...
by sbheg
Sat Aug 28, 2004 3:11 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Buggy Owners...You Could Use A Pair Of These...
Replies: 17
Views: 2968

I have thought about getting arm restraints, more for my passengers then for me. I know when I flipped my car it happened quite fast, but my hands never left the steering wheel, but on a multiple roll I can see your arms being tossed around a lot. I tell my passengers to cross their arms and hold on...
by sbheg
Fri Aug 27, 2004 12:43 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: ASA Open board meeting summary
Replies: 13
Views: 1655

Thanks for having the meeting in San Diego :-). It was nice to put some faces to to some posters.

Harold Gotshocks - never have had my named spelled like that, "got some chalk" maybe. Gottschalk

It was a nice meeting, very informative.

sbheg
by sbheg
Fri Aug 27, 2004 12:34 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Deal with it
Replies: 27
Views: 3031

What really upsets me is the way our beer has been "pussified" for the femal drinker during WWII. Since then americans have come to accept watered down fermented rice as "beer" and we've been stuck with it. Yes, prohibiition really hurt our beer by killing the once thriving local breweries and afte...
by sbheg
Wed Aug 18, 2004 5:51 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Eco-tourism boat runs aground in Alaska, dumps fuel
Replies: 9
Views: 1447

Re: Eco-tourism boat runs aground in Alaska, dumps fuel

I would like to thank the enviro wackos on this boat for "saving the planet." :roll: Anchorage, Alaska - The Clipper Odyssey, a sightseeing cruise ship, with 167 passengers and 31 crewmembers aboard ran hard aground on some rocks Saturday night. Sunday, the vessel was safely into port in the Aleuti...
by sbheg
Sun Aug 15, 2004 10:08 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Recommendations for the ASA
Replies: 202
Views: 16521

Steve, I don't think I have a particularly liberal agenda, and I know I don't have a gay agenda. I don't know how the idea of racism was introduced to the thread; I guess that post was deleted. Yes some of my post were deleted, it would have been the 3rd or 4th post on the thread. I brought up the ...
by sbheg
Sat Aug 14, 2004 2:36 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Where were they (Bush / Kerry) on 9-11 ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1131

That's leadership. When I first heard about the presidents actions when given the news (which was the day it all happened) it gave me a feeling of respect and strength to know that our leader would not let himself be caught up by something like that. It's an example more people in this country shou...
by sbheg
Sat Aug 14, 2004 11:58 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: On average 166 times a day... :o(
Replies: 2
Views: 909

Re: On average 166 times a day... :o(

Road Deaths: BLAH BLAH Oh,,, then there is the WAR in Iraq... (yes WAR ) where you have less than 1000 deaths of US troops in over a year... (War: a state of usually open and declared armed hostile conflict between states or nations ) BLAH BLAH What is your point? People die every day, some by acci...
by sbheg
Sat Aug 14, 2004 11:43 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Where were they (Bush / Kerry) on 9-11 ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1131

Re: Where were they (Bush / Kerry) on 9-11 ?

From Grassfire.org Alliance. ... Had I been reading to children and had my top aide whispered in my ear, 'America is under attack,' I would have told those kids very politely and nicely that the President of the United States had something that he needed to attend to -- and I would have attended to...
by sbheg
Tue Aug 10, 2004 10:17 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Chuy's Founder Paralized in Jeep Accident.
Replies: 5
Views: 1390

I have a friend whom has also become paralyzed from an innocent event. He was buggie(sp) boarding with his dad on his 40th birthday in Laguna. A wave he rode tumbled him and he woke up paralyzed. Surfer his whole life and simple ride caused his life to be different from that day on. Seat belts are g...
by sbheg
Sun Aug 08, 2004 3:19 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Long Travel Sand Cars-- Time To Wear Helmets?
Replies: 25
Views: 3504

I think it depends with what you feel more comfortable with. I was out testing the rail I built and only had my 1600 in it at the time, so motor size does not make an event more likely. I was transtioning from one dune to the other and caught some air and pegged my right tire into the sand, We did a...
by sbheg
Sat Aug 07, 2004 2:12 pm
Forum: ASA Membership / Volunteer Organization
Topic: Suggestions about "Committees of the ASA" webpage
Replies: 14
Views: 9088

Sanduners had another suggestion, that we have the volunteer link on every committee. So I changed that. I also tweaked the wording a little for empty committees. Also, the email subject will be auto-magically filled in with "I want to volunteer for the <<<>>> committee" and sent to the volunteers@...
by sbheg
Fri Aug 06, 2004 12:50 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: 2nd DARPA Robotic Desert Race Coming in 2005
Replies: 3
Views: 664

This would be a fun project! :-)

Anybody in the ASA working on such? Need help?

Take a dual sport buggy, some computers and gps. I know it would do a better job them me driving in the dunes :-)


sbheg
by sbheg
Fri Aug 06, 2004 12:31 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Recommendations for the ASA
Replies: 202
Views: 16521

Hey Glenn, See if you can find anybody in California that will admit to voting for Gray Davis the 2nd time!! :lol: :lol: :lol: When I first registered to vote, way back before '70, I registered in the Peace and Freedom Party! :shock: :shock: I voted for Dr. Spock for President back then. Amazing ho...
by sbheg
Fri Aug 06, 2004 12:02 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: 2nd DARPA Robotic Desert Race Coming in 2005
Replies: 3
Views: 664

http://www.darpa.mil/grandchallenge/index.html

This is the url that was broken in the orginal article.

This is cool stuff :-).
sbheg
by sbheg
Fri Aug 06, 2004 11:56 am
Forum: ASA Membership / Volunteer Organization
Topic: Suggestions about "Committees of the ASA" webpage
Replies: 14
Views: 9088

ggorman wrote:OK I updated the commitee view page, so it shows the descriptions even when there are no members. I also added a email link so that you can volunteer for that committee!

Greg
Thank you Greg for correcting this and for the explanations on the Action logs.

sbheg
by sbheg
Fri Aug 06, 2004 11:55 am
Forum: ASA Membership / Volunteer Organization
Topic: Suggestions about "Committees of the ASA" webpage
Replies: 14
Views: 9088

Sue Davies wrote:SBHEG,
You coming to our BOD Meeting on the 21st?
You might be able to talk about or get your questions answered on these and other issues there..
Just an idea ... :D
I have it marked on My calender.

tks
sbheg
by sbheg
Thu Aug 05, 2004 9:32 am
Forum: ASA Membership / Volunteer Organization
Topic: Suggestions about "Committees of the ASA" webpage
Replies: 14
Views: 9088

LoBuck wrote:We have a Committee Action Log that sees some use. It functions off the ASA web site.
I was looking for the Committee Action Log, where is that on the site? Is there flag for members on a committee and then it shows up on a menu?

TIA
sbheg
by sbheg
Wed Aug 04, 2004 11:16 pm
Forum: ASA Membership / Volunteer Organization
Topic: Suggestions about "Committees of the ASA" webpage
Replies: 14
Views: 9088

I was wondering if there is an Intranet that the ASA is using internally to manage the work involved in running such a large organization. I have been using a tool for Client Project management that makes it easy to organize team members onto a project. It has a Team project side and then it has a C...
by sbheg
Wed Aug 04, 2004 8:30 pm
Forum: ASA Membership / Volunteer Organization
Topic: Suggestions about "Committees of the ASA" webpage
Replies: 14
Views: 9088

Thanks Greg!

I was thinking that a help wanted type application could be useful in getting people to sign up.

What do you think?

sbheg
by sbheg
Wed Aug 04, 2004 8:10 pm
Forum: ASA Membership / Volunteer Organization
Topic: Suggestions about "Committees of the ASA" webpage
Replies: 14
Views: 9088

Suggestions about "Committees of the ASA" webpage

In looking for a committee to join I have found small descriptions of what a committee may be about if there are members. When there are no members there is no description of the committee. A description of the expected responsibilities would be nice in deciding if you as a volunteer have the correc...
by sbheg
Wed Aug 04, 2004 7:23 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Bands Gather to Stump Against Bush
Replies: 12
Views: 1343

Glamisbound wrote:I'm going to miss my Dave Mathews C.D.'s!!!!!
You already gave him the money you might as well keep them, just don't buy new ones. :-)
by sbheg
Wed Aug 04, 2004 7:21 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Bands Gather to Stump Against Bush
Replies: 12
Views: 1343

snewbank wrote:
sbheg wrote:They won't be coming to California. :-)

sbheg
....Because California is already in the bag for Democrats. :(

Does this mean my vote doesn't really count thanks to the electoral process? Or am I misunderstanding the process?
Ca is a winner take all state.
by sbheg
Wed Aug 04, 2004 3:36 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Recommendations for the ASA
Replies: 202
Views: 16521

airkuld wrote:Okay, back to grappling with SBHEG and DH1
Well at least I am ASA member or willing to indicate I am, But as far as I am concerned this is dead.

sbheg
by sbheg
Wed Aug 04, 2004 3:33 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Sierra Club Endorses Kerry For President
Replies: 5
Views: 921

We new they were not endorsing Bush, whats the news, now if they had endorsed Bush that would be news. :-)

sbheg
by sbheg
Wed Aug 04, 2004 3:28 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Recommendations for the ASA
Replies: 202
Views: 16521

Voice wrote:I see now. This board is simply incapable of thinking about real issues for more then five minutes or so.

Hey, lets post off-topic for the next few days and maybe this stuff will just go away!
:(
Thank you
by sbheg
Wed Aug 04, 2004 3:27 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: John Kerry : Environmental Protection Policy
Replies: 2
Views: 563

Just a basic moderate stance on the environment. Who does not want clean air, who does not want money put into our national parks to preserve and make your stay better. Does not the ASA promote cleaning up the env, he has said nothing radical here. But as we know candidates rarely do what they say. ...
by sbheg
Wed Aug 04, 2004 3:16 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Bands Gather to Stump Against Bush
Replies: 12
Views: 1343

They won't be coming to California. :-)

sbheg
by sbheg
Wed Aug 04, 2004 9:15 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Recommendations for the ASA
Replies: 202
Views: 16521

OBSESSED is an ASA member, a Vice-chair on the clean-up committee and one of the most vocal on the ASA website. Why must you present the ASA as a bunch of narrow minded <profanity deleted>, stop thinking about yourself and more about the ASA and how your ignorant and intolerant Rhetoric hurts the AS...
by sbheg
Tue Aug 03, 2004 9:19 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Not Very "First" Lady Like...
Replies: 42
Views: 4007

LOL Truth funnier then fiction :lol: :lol: :lol: RESUME GEORGE W. BUSH The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, DC 20520 EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Law Enforcement: I was arrested in Kennebunkport, Maine, in 1976 for driving under the influence of alcohol. I pled guilty, paid a fine, and ...
by sbheg
Mon Aug 02, 2004 6:30 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Recommendations for the ASA
Replies: 202
Views: 16521

I never said he was a "nice" guy either...in fact, I won't even camp or dune with him-we stay on much friendlier terms that way ;) My issue was with you changing his post to reflect that he was really speaking of himself when he spoke of a "friend" being racist-Steve may be rough at times but I hav...
by sbheg
Mon Aug 02, 2004 5:27 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Recommendations for the ASA
Replies: 202
Views: 16521

Let's not get lost here... I think the original accusation is that this board is predominantly Conservative and that the Liberal message is simply not welcome here. Furthermore, the assumption is made that this board tends to represent the ideals of the ASA. By putting those two together you get th...
by sbheg
Mon Aug 02, 2004 2:47 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Recommendations for the ASA
Replies: 202
Views: 16521

Since my post was removed for some odd reason, let me go on record again stating that having known Steve personally for over 4 years, the idea that he was speaking of himself when he posted about a "friend" is just **** ludicrous. And So Were My Post Hmm... I do not Know Steve, but his online Perso...
by sbheg
Wed Jul 21, 2004 11:59 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Vegas Casino Boots Linda Ronstadt over F 9/11 Comments
Replies: 9
Views: 1363

I think that if you are hired to perform and you use it as a personal platform that is incorrect and your employer should be able to fire you if they choose. Now if you are renting venues and going on tour, then it is up to the audience not to attend, if that person choose to use it as a personal pl...
by sbheg
Thu Jul 15, 2004 12:06 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: FAHRENHEIT 9/11 A MUST SEE!!!!
Replies: 115
Views: 8383

MM certainly has the right to make political satire and propaganda. It is a shame he has no ethics too. Had he made it clear that he was presenting his stuff in a biased, and semi-fictional format, then I would not despise him as the cretin he actually is. ... But then, MM has stated publicly, I be...
by sbheg
Thu Jul 15, 2004 11:43 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: FAHRENHEIT 9/11 A MUST SEE!!!!
Replies: 115
Views: 8383

http://www.davekopel.com/Terror/Fiftysi ... it-911.htm

Kopel provides a view on how MM twist points into his agenda and also attempts to let you know what was true in the film.

I have not read the whole piece yet it is long.

I won't need my shields up for this post :-)

sbheg
by sbheg
Wed Jul 14, 2004 11:13 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: FAHRENHEIT 9/11 A MUST SEE!!!!
Replies: 115
Views: 8383

Putting Admin hat on. There's always the option from management ( that's BBS management, not ASA management) to lock a thread when it becomes clear that the following guideline: Any content deemed contrary to the mission and goals of the ASA will be deleted. Now, losing membership is clearly contra...
by sbheg
Wed Jul 14, 2004 10:43 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: FAHRENHEIT 9/11 A MUST SEE!!!!
Replies: 115
Views: 8383

sbheg, your comment on Socialist sent me over to dictionary.com. In this case, Socialist refers to a party that advocates socialism which is "Any of various theories or systems of social organization in which the means of producing and distributing goods is owned collectively or by a centralized go...
by sbheg
Tue Jul 13, 2004 7:03 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: FAHRENHEIT 9/11 A MUST SEE!!!!
Replies: 115
Views: 8383

The opinions and statements on this Bulletin Board System are not the official stance of the American Sand Association unless stated as such by an official representative of the ASA. Next this BBS is not the ASA I agree with the warning, but almost every one in this particular discussion is a verif...

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