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Ways To Kill An R/C Model Club
by Joe Di Palma (Meroke Radio Control Club)
1) Donít attend meetings, but if you do, arrive late.
2) Be sure to leave before the meeting is over and make
sure everyone hears you leave.
3) Sit in the back so you can talk with other members
during the meeting.
4) Never have anything to say at meetings; wait until you
get outside, then always be
5) After meetings, find fault with club officers and fellow
6) Hold back your annual dues as long as possible, or
better yet, donít pay at all.
7) Never accept an office or serve on a committee. It is
much easier to criticize than to
8) When everything else fails, abuse the clubís officers.
9) Donít bother enlisting new members; let the others do it
10) At meetings, agree to everything, then go home and do
11) Donít tell the club how its policy can help you, but if
it doesnít help you, tell
everyone else itís useless.
12) Do nothing more than whatís necessary, but when other
members roll up their
sleeves and willingly use their ability to help
matters along, complain that the club is
being run by a clique or dictator.
13) Talk cooperation but never cooperate.
14) Get all that the club has to give but give nothing in
15) Threaten to leave the club if something isnít the way
you want it.
16) If youíre asked to help, always say you donít have
17) Never read any mailings or seek information. You might
find out whatís going on.
18) If appointed to a position, never devote any time to
it. Let someone else do it all.
19) Overlook your own shortcomings and concentrate on what
they are not doing.
20) Repeat all the unpleasant things about your club to
anyone who will listen.
21) Always criticize club officers whenever the opportunity arises.
Posted: Aug. 21, 2004