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From: "Ben Bedell" <>
Subject: Re: Irrelevent postings
Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2002 06:33:12 -0400
References: <200204250311.g3P3B7A22385@lists5.rootsweb.com> <OE27hGtK25DgRbwri5D00001ef7@hotmail.com>


Here here! I agree.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Clive Holden" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, April 25, 2002 3:23 AM
Subject: Irrelevent postings


> Hello all!
>
> I find myself asking again could we please keep messages to this list
> relevant to genealogical questions, answers and information. I belong to
> several lists and none of them begin to approach this one for the amount
of
> "hot air" generated! Now I see we have raging arguments spilling over from
> other lists as well as personal "grandstanding" , person-person
> "thank-you's" and pats on the back which could be done "off list". It
seems
> there are some people that just want to use this list for an ego trip!
>
> There are replies to messages that dont "clip" the original message so we
> have posings repeated in full a number of times. It's all so un-neccesary.
>
> I receive this List in Digest mode and it's not uncommon to receive as
many
> as 4 digests a day full of messages 75% of which are deleted after opening
> because they contain such rubbish!
>
> Sorry to moan but I had to get this off my chest
>
> Happy Days!
>
> Clive Holden


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