Re: [messengers] Fwd: Messengers post from fetologist@xxxxxxxxx

Date: 21 Aug 2014 23:39:42 -0000
From: Tai Bell <tai.bell.liu@xxxxxxxxx>


I third Doug..

He has already pledged to help Melbourne.

Top all round bloke by all accounts.

On Thursday, 21 August 2014, Far West Courier FWC <farwestcourier@xxxxxxxxx>
wrote:

> I second Doug. He's an amazing dude who's been helping the community get
> into the future
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> *​Iggy Cortesph:1(213) 986-8135fx: 1(213) 402-8212farwestcourier.com
> <http://farwestcourier.com/>farwestcourier@xxxxxxxxx <javascript:;>
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> On Sun, Aug 17, 2014 at 8:39 AM, norbert <norbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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> > Begin forwarded message:
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> > > From: Willy Wonker <fetologist@xxxxxxxxx <javascript:;>>
> > > Subject: Re: Messengers Digest, Vol 4, Issue 4
> > > Date: 17. August 2014 17:09:59 MESZ
> > > To: "messengers@xxxxxxxxx <javascript:;>" <messengers@xxxxxxxxx
> <javascript:;>>
> > > Reply-To: Willy Wonker <fetologist@xxxxxxxxx <javascript:;>>
> > >
> > >
> > > I would like to nominate Doug Suriano.
> > >
> > > Doug has been involved in many championships (NACCCs, CMWCs), writing,
> > providing and running software for and at the main races.
> > > I'm sure many people can attest to the work he has been involved in at
> > their championships.  I can say that he came to Mexico City on his own
> > ticket and worked for months in advance to have a smooth system that
> worked
> > perfectly at our CMWC.  Once in Mexico he went straight to work and had
> the
> > main race firing on all cylinders and I can't thank him enough for his
> > work.  Luckily we were able to turn a profit and pay his ticket back but
> he
> > was willing to do it on his own cost if need be.
> > > He is happy to share the software he writes with others who are putting
> > on main races.  It really reflects well on the messenger community when
> > outsiders can look at our races and see how complex they are but how well
> > they run with intelligent programming.
> > > His work on writing software for messenger companies is also worth
> > mentioning.  I am sure he is going to be a big help to some of the
> > independent companies that are springing up and looking for
> software/advice.
> > > Thanks Doug!
> > >
> > > -Safa-
> > >
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> > >
> > > On Sunday, 17 August 2014 5:21 AM, "messengers-request@xxxxxxxxx
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> > messengers-request@xxxxxxxxx <javascript:;>> wrote:
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> > > Send Messengers mailing list submissions to
> > >     messengers@xxxxxxxxx <javascript:;>
> > >
> > > To subscribe or unsubscribe via the World Wide Web, visit
> > >     http://ifbma.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/messengers
> > > or, via email, send a message with subject or body 'help' to
> > >     messengers-request@xxxxxxxxx <javascript:;>
> > >
> > > You can reach the person managing the list at
> > >     messengers-owner@xxxxxxxxx <javascript:;>
> > >
> > > When replying, please edit your Subject line so it is more specific
> > > than "Re: Contents of Messengers digest..."
> > >
> > >
> > > Today's Topics:
> > >
> > >   1. 2014 Markus Cook Award ? Call for nominations (Messville)
> > >
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> > > Message: 1
> > > Date: Sat, 16 Aug 2014 17:10:15 -0400
> > > From: Messville <messville@xxxxxxxxx <javascript:;>>
> > > To: messengers@xxxxxxxxx <javascript:;>
> > > Subject: [messengers] 2014 Markus Cook Award ? Call for nominations
> > > Message-ID:
> > >     <CAP0DEmd1ORKEP0yFiu2hUzHZBK2hyuE2K7uHmf3LjQK=
> vnqsEA@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx <javascript:;>>
> > > Content-Type: text/plain; charset=UTF-8
> > >
> > > It?s time to call for nominations for this year?s Markus Cook Award for
> > > services to the international messenger community.
> > >
> > >
> > > This will be the 17th year that the award is presented. It was started
> by
> > > Buffalo Bill in 1998, to remember Markus and to draw attention to
> > > messengers whose work benefits all of us.
> > >
> > > >From the IFBMA?s Markus Cook Award page: <
> > http://messengers.org/?page_id=59>
> > >
> > > ?The MCA for services to the International Messenger Community is not a
> > > prize for winning a race. At the time the Award was conceived, CMWC was
> > > beginning to be more about the racing than the happening. I [ Buffalo
> > Bill]
> > > wanted to re-establish the spirit of the championships, to restate the
> > > reason that we all come to this event every year.
> > >
> > > The MCA is a reflection of the axiom that everyone who comes to a CMWC
> > is a
> > > winner, whether they race or not.
> > >
> > > Markus himself was very much in love with the CMWC, and in many ways he
> > was
> > > the unlikeliest bike racer imaginable. He was several other things, of
> > > course. Editor of Mercury Rising messenger zine, unofficial
> spokesperson
> > of
> > > the SFBMA, leader of L Sid, and a friend to all. The enthusiasm of
> Markus
> > > brought CMWC and the international messenger community toSan Francisco,
> > and
> > > it saddens many people to this day that he did not live to see it.
> > >
> > > This award is for people that inspire and empower the wider messenger
> > > community, that put all of us before themselves.?
> > >
> > > There is no limit to the number of nominees and anyone can nominate
> > > someone. The messenger community is fortunate to have many people who
> are
> > > willing to devote time and effort to improve the lot of others. The
> > > difficult part is narrowing the list down to just one recipient every
> > year.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > So send your nominations to the* messenger list
> > > <http://ifbma.org/subscribe>*, or visit the *Markus Cook Award page on
> > > facebook* <https://www.facebook.com/MarkusCookAward> or by email to a
> > > *messville@xxxxxxxxx <javascript:;>
> > > <messville@xxxxxxxxx <javascript:;>>*. Please provide as much
> information about your
> > > nominee as possible as we would like to showcase profiles of many of
> the
> > > nominees.
> > >
> > > *The basic but not so strict criteria are:*
> > >
> > > *  ? it must be mainly for activities that have taken place in the last
> > 12
> > > months; although you can also draw attention to his or her prior work.*
> > >
> > > * ? they don?t have to be a working messenger; they can be a former
> > > messenger*
> > >
> > > The decision will be taken by a committee of former recipients.
> > >
> > > Past recipients of the Markus Cook Award:
> > >
> > > 2013 ? Leah Hollinsworth
> > > <
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> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2013-mca-receipient-leah-hollinsworth-toronto/649917591734349
> > >,
> > > Toronto, Canada
> > >
> > > 2012 ? Shawn ?Bega? Blumenfeld
> > > <
> >
> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2012-mca-recipient-shawn-bega-blumenfeld-washington-dc/576771105715665
> > >,
> > > Washington, DC, USA
> > >
> > > 2011 ? Stephanie ?Papillon? Bartczak
> > > <
> >
> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/mca-2011-recipient-stephanie-papillon-bartczak-london/576756025717173
> > >,
> > > London, England
> > >
> > > 2010 - Nadir Olivet
> > > <
> >
> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2010-recipient-nadir-olivet-toronto/576728679053241
> > >,
> > > Toronto, Canada
> > >
> > > 2009 - Luk Keller
> > > <
> >
> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2009-mca-recipient-luk-keller-zurich/576752115717564
> > >,
> > > Zurich, Switzerland
> > >
> > > 2008 ? Martin Larsen
> > > <
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> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2008-mca-recipient-martin-banana-larsen-copenhagen/576734742385968
> > >,
> > > Copenhagen Denmark
> > >
> > > 2007 ? Andy Zalan
> > > <
> >
> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2007-mca-recipient-andy-zalan-washington-dc/576744802384962
> > >,
> > > Washington DC, USA
> > >
> > > 2006 ? Amy and Kevin ?Squid? Bolger
> > > <
> >
> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2006-mca-recipients-amy-and-kevin-squid-bolger-new-york-city/576680619058047
> > >,
> > > New York City, NY, USA
> > >
> > > 2005 ? Jean Andre Vallery
> > > <
> >
> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2005-mca-recipient-jean-andre-vallery-sarasota/567749153284527
> > >,
> > > Sarasota, Florida, USA
> > >
> > > 2004 ? ?Buffalo? Bill Chidley
> > > <
> >
> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2004-mca-recipient-buffalo-bill-chidley-london/567726253286817
> > >,
> > > London, England
> > >
> > > 2003 ? Wayne Scott
> > > <
> >
> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2003-mca-recipient-wayne-scott-toronto/567712103288232
> > >,
> > > Toronto, Canada
> > >
> > > 2002 ? Derek Chadbourne
> > > <
> >
> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2002-mca-recipient-derek-chadbourne-toronto/567678909958218
> > >,
> > > Toronto, Canada
> > >
> > > 2001 ? Joel ?Magpie? Metz
> > > <
> >
> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2001-mca-recipient-joel-magpie-metz-san-francisco-us/567627616630014
> > >,
> > > San Francisco, CA, USA
> > >
> > > 2000 ? John Kenda and the Philadelphia BMA
> > > <
> >
> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2000-mca-recipient-john-kenda-the-philadelphia-bma-bostonphiladelphia/567617019964407
> > >,
> > > Boston/Philadelphia USA
> > >
> > > 1999 ? Rebecca ?Lambchop? Reilly
> > > <
> >
> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/1999-mca-recipient-rebecca-lambchop-reilly-dcnycsfetc/567583666634409
> > >,
> > > DC/NYC/SF etc. USA
> > >
> > > 1998 ? Joe Hendry
> > > <
> >
> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/1998-mca-recipient-joe-hendry-toronto/567582966634479
> > >,
> > > Toronto, Canada
> > >
> > > *More on Markus:*
> > >
> > > Markus Cook Award on facebook <
> https://www.facebook.com/MarkusCookAward>
> > >
> > > Markus Cook at the Messenger Memorial
> > > <http://www.ahalenia.com/memorial/markus.html>
> > >
> > > Mercury Falling from SF Weekly
> > > <http://www.sfweekly.com/1996-05-08/news/mercury-falling> (<somewhat
> > flawed)
> > >
> > > Letter replies to Mercury Falling
> > > <http://www.sfweekly.com/1996-05-22/news/letters>
> > >
> > > Markus Cook and L. Sid page on Tapewrecks
> > > <
> http://tapewrecks.blogspot.ca/2011/08/lsid-from-mercury-to-jupitah.html
> > >
> > >
> > > *Video clip of Markus:*
> > >
> > > Markus "Fur" Cook- bike messenger
> <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvEfq-gMxZE>
> > >
> > > (Apologies for the video quality)
> > >
> > >
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> > > End of Messengers Digest, Vol 4, Issue 4
> > > ****************************************
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > From: messengers-request@xxxxxxxxx <javascript:;>
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