Re: (868 Views)
Posted by: Alydar in California
Date: March 04, 2002 06:28PM
HP: bj was wrong. I was confused by his post at first because he put his sixth sentence in the wrong place. It should have been his fifth sentence. He thinks 5 pounds = one point at all distances, short and long, because the start of the race, when weight must be lugged from a standing start, takes a bigger chunk out of short races than out of long races.
In truth, 5 pounds = one point at all distances, short and long, because 10 furlongs is twice as long as five furlongs and a point is two lengths at 10f and one length at 5f.
I do like bj. I have been saying that for a year. There are two reasons I say it: 1: It is true. 2: I have a feeling, which could VERY WELL BE WRONG, that it means a little something to him when I say it.
I have not been honest with you. You are right about that. I appreciated that you defended Noam Chomsky, and I liked some other stuff that you did a long time ago. But I am trying to be honest now.