That's baloney, which seems to proliferate here.
Creeper Joe Pavlik dragged me to a local club meeting and signed me up as a member before he passed.
I was welcomed at a recent meeting and had productive discussions with many good folks. Joe also warned me about some of the personalities that caused him grief over the years. There are a few bad apples in every barrel.
The shows need better promotions, more intervention and opportunity for youth interaction. Also, an exhibit of the prized "holy grail" pieces would be well received. I also knew that everything worked more efficiently in the '50's and 60'sl