If there is a sincere intent to record the past, then the individual or the
society will make some attempt in discovering the avenues to do so.
Obviously the archaelogical societies you mention have no real interest in
I would have thought the reason why the detecting community was 'giving the
PAS the time of day' was blatantly obvious .... because they are bloody
recording the finds they make.... why else?
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From: "Rob" <[log in to unmask]>
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Subject: Re: [BRITARCH] PAS strays from its remit ( was Bill Wyman's light
> Hmm Steve you have no idea really do you. Ask any FLO and they will tell
> you that they are visiting this detecting group or that one. You never
> hear them say they are visiting this or that archaeological society. Ask
> yourself why only the MD fraternity give them the time of day? Oh would
> that be because they are the only one's digging into our heritage
> ......hmmmm...... I wonder
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> From: "Steve-B" <[log in to unmask]>
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> Subject: Re: [BRITARCH] PAS strays from its remit ( was Bill Wyman's light
> metal )
>> Rob writes:
>> The PAS spend far more money pussy footing up to the detecting community
>> than the archaeological community. OK they need educating but so do many
>> the general public. Lets see PAS get out and show these people who are
>> digging their gardens how to record etc.
>> Actually Rob, the PAS do not pussy foot up to the detecting community at
>> alland certainly not as much as they should do considering that this one
>> sector of the public almost (almost) single handedly justifies their
>> existance, (even this is not to the satisfavtion of some).
>> The PAS was set up to cater to the general public, not the archaeological
>> communtiy. And it is the detecting community, who everyone is so quick
>> to knock at every single opportunity, which is by and large the only
>> sector of the genral public that gives the PAS the time of day.
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