Thursday, April 16, 2015

"Stop me if yerve 'eard this one be4"

In metal detecting circles, a joke always bears repeating it seems that John Howland believes, regurgitating his traditional fare of anti-preservationist and anti-CBA motifs laced with his usual crass vulgarity. "Ha-ha-LOL" go the vacant slack-jaws and everybody in vacant tekkie-land is happy. Except one. One lone voice among the thousands of LOL-ing ambassadors of the metal detecting hobby:

Tascio April 13, 2015 at 2:29 am This is tedious stuff even by Mr Howland’s standards. The usual moaning about Barford and co [...] nothing but ad hominem abuse. If you want to help your hobby, Mr Howland, how about posting something positive?
I do not expect the concept of doing anything for anyone but themselves is one which is particularly familiar to artefact collectors. Most certainly though, the writings of people like Mr Howland are a prime example of the intellectual bankruptness of the artefact hunting community as a whole.

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