Thanks Dale, there`s certainly nothing wrong with reminding people that having courtesy, respect , and acting responsibly and with common sense not only reaps huge benefits in the long run but also sets a fine example of what we(adults) need to set for youngsters who may also belong to our group. These youngsters, after all, are the future of knife collecting just as we became the future collectors from our fathers and grandfathers. While I of course have heard my gramps and dad use a few terms that aren't presentable here......that is the point, a forum such as this, surely was never a place that either my dad or gramps would have ever spoken in foul language. Of course we all slip on rare occasions, after all we are only human, but don't you think it`s best to try to keep chins up, just let issues "roll off" and take the higher ground whenever we feel we may have been offended or have a different opinion? It`s called being "tempered" and seems highly appropriate.
Thanks again Dale,