Re: Scouter's Digest?
Settummanque, the blackeagle (WALTOML@WKUVX1.BITNET)
Sat, 11 Sep 1993 16:32:37 CDT
Greg Highfield <gjh@ASD470.DSEG.TI.COM> writes:
>In todays office mail I received a card offering to sell me a
>subscription to a (non-BSA) publication called Scouter's Digest.
Yeah...I've been getting a couple of them myself...Jessiann got an
>They must have someone scanning the mailing list and pulled
>my office address from my .signature block as I have never used
>it for any Scout registrations. It doesn't bother me but the
>same thing happened to me on an Amiga mailing list, so people
>that don't like this should be wary about putting a complete
>address in the .signature file.
That's true...but at the same time, *I* nor anyone else would be able
to send you information....hehehe
>Down to my question. Does anybody get this publication? Do you
>like it, or not, and why? At $18 for 6 issues, it's little steep
>to just give it a try to see if it's any good.
I've subscribed to the Digest when it first came out about six or so
years back. It's great, if you don't want to read _Scouting_ and
_Boys'_Life_ because it gives you a capsuled summary of each article.
But that's ALL it gives you....I've suggested to the editor/publisher
a couple of times to include some other articles or information that
would be "nice-to-know" by Scouters (like the dates of Woodbadge
courses by Region or a question and answer session like we do
here...) but, he don't have time for it.
So, I let my subscription go....besides, I LIKE reading the articles
in _Scouting_ and can tolerate the _Boys'_Life_ articles and most of
the editorial parts...(i've got to admit at this point, I head
straight for the cartoons, first!!!!!), so, like I said, if you DON'T
read _Scouting_, then the _Digest_is what you need.
(and no, there's NOTHING from _Exploring_ either....and I have NOTHING
to do with the _Scouter's_Digest_ (but I *do* have a lot to do with
something that I've been working on for about four years with a friend
of mine in Wisconsin, a magazine for ALL youth leaders in all youth
programs, called "For the Youth". When it happens, you betcha I'd be
the first to let everyone know!!!!!!! ).
Mike L. Walton
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