Posted by Dana S. on October 26, 1999 at 14:13:54:
In Reply to: Re: Historical Trekkers posted by Doc M on October 26, 1999 at 13:30:52:
: : Stand aside, Doc M! Or, if you like, I'll flip you for him! [Doc M: his 'health is at stake' or he is a 'steak'?] Danalee
: : : : Well, not being a trekker OR a re-enactor, my word will not be definitive, but here's how I interpret the difference ...
: : : : A re-enactor strives, as the name implies, at re-enacting, or re-creating, an event or life-style of a particular era.
: : : : A trekker, is, in probably nearly all cases, a re-enactor. The subtle difference being that this re-creation is not of a specific event necessarily, but a period "trek" into the wilderness, or elsewhere.
: : : : I would think woman are welcome in either case ...
: : : : Any re-enactor/trekker want to elaborate, confirm, or otherwise?
: : : WooooEEEE! Upon close examination, I believe the little
: : : buckskin muffin in that picture is suffering from an acute
: : : Doctor Maryitis deficiency. Please have him re-enact his
: : : way off that mountain and report to the Emergency Clinic
: : : ASAP. His health is at stake!!!
: : : Doc M
: Oh, I'll *flip* you for him, all right Missy! Just come over
: here with me by this 300 foot drop! That's it! Clooooser....
: cloooooser.... don't be afraid of harmless old Doc M....
: she wouldn't hurt a fly! Not a little fly!
: Doc M
Sorry Doc M, Danalee! Whoever starts the thread, gets the muffin. House rules. Sorry.
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