Re: Blue & Gold door prizes
patrick Driscoll (PDris1995@AOL.COM)
Sun, 16 Feb 1997 15:21:59 -0500
Cathy said she thought that a by-law prohibiting more than two door
prizes to a family was a good start. While I admire and respect and even like
this Native Texan, I find that I disagree with her, this one time.
I just don't see the point of punishing everyone for what you admit could
be an astounding coincidence. I mean, if the whole family is involved then we
need to get the Justice Dept. investigating under the RICO laws.
And how does one enforce that by-law? If a person is going to cheat, why
would they stop at lying about blood ties. Also, where does the degree of
In my pack there are two boys who are cousins. If a parent of boy A wins a
door prize then does that rule out boy B and any and all of his relatives?
Members of the same family.... Who is going to pay for the genealogical
work-up. And what about the recent announcement that science now suspects
that we are all descended from one woman?
I don't know... It is too easy to set up door prize drawings in such a
way that they are fair or honest. Why go farther than that?
I have an alterior motive. In the past two years at Round-table, Cherie
or I have had our numbers drawn at almost every single meeting. Often we both
win! I don't think the staff is trying to win us with tie slides. However, at
larger events, we never win. Is this a plot against us? Nah. Its just the
law of chaos.
Patrick Driscoll Time flies like the wind but fruit flies like bannanas.
Alamo Area Council
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