A new award: The Samaritan Cup

Discussion in 'The Sump' started by dallasg, 18 Mar 2009.

  1. dallasg

    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    since we havent had a TOTM for jan-mar, i was thinking of another idea

    A samaratin award for a reefer who goes out of their way to help no matter the circumstance.
    there are 2 people i feel that need to be mentioned having read threads were they recited their stories, please comment on what u think?

    My nominations are Sean Koekemoer and Jaco Schoeman

    Sean for his on going help and patience, and Jaco for his story on helping a young boy at a LFS

    many thanks for the good PR
     
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  3. scubaninja

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    Dallas, while rewarding members for helping others is a good idea, its not why we do it. The reward for helping someone is not something physical but the fact that you were able to infact help someone. There is probably plenty that goes on outside of MASA where members freely give of themselves but do not post of their efforts for what ever reason be it humility or what ever, not to say that anybody who has ever posted about such a deed is doing it for fame, dont get me wrong. I am merely saying such an award does not really have a place. It gives the wrong idea about looking out for others, makes it a competition rather than a privelege.

    My 2c
     
  4. dallasg

    dallasg Thread Starter Moderator MASA Contributor

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    let me rephrase this

    its not a comp,but more about service above self, sorry came out wrong, i agree 1000000% with you, it shouldnt be a comp, but something i think needs to happen every now and then
     
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