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From: "Carolyn Hughes" <>
Subject: Re: [S-I] Roots TV to Live On
Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2010 18:26:48 -0800


Where in Pennsylvania?
Carolyn Mills Hughes


> [Original Message]
> From: Hugh Fullerton <>
> To: <>
> Date: 3/10/2010 6:10:49 PM
> Subject: Re: [S-I] Roots TV to Live On
>
> Linda:
> I am one of the non-posters, because I feel there is little that I can
> add. But I really appreciate the education I am getting, as well as leads,
> from this list. And thank you so much for all you put into it.
> Hugh Fullerton
> Magnolia, TX USA
> (Ulster Scot out of Pennsylvania on both sides of the family)
>
>
> On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 10:56 AM, <> wrote:
>
> > Hi Marilyn, I enjoyed your story - it was the pub talk that was getting
to
> > me. A couple people claimed they were leaving yesterday (and used the f*
> > word!!! Hey, that's MY Job, as the Belfast joke goes....) but might be
still
> > here if they haven't figured out how to get off the list. Hehehe, I
love it
> > when people insult me/us and then need help leaving <grin>. So
humiliating
> > ...... I try to remember that when getting out of control on other lists
> > <grin>.
> >
> > There is no happy medium. Personally I value participants much more
than I
> > do guys who never post but are the first to complain we aren't
entertaining
> > them the right way. (It's okay to 'lurk' -- don't feel compelled to
post. It
> > can be intimidating, I know).
> >
> > Besides I like it when my cage rattles a little. Helps keep me awake.
> >
> > Linda Merle (List Admin)
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Marilyn Otterson" <>
> > To:
> > Sent: Wednesday, March 10, 2010 11:17:02 AM GMT -05:00 US/Canada Eastern
> > Subject: Re: [S-I] Roots TV to Live On
> >
> > Oops...sorry Linda. I was just telling a little story about a great
memory.
> > Didn't mean to rattle your cage.
> >
> > Marilyn
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: <>
> > To: <>
> > Sent: Wednesday, March 10, 2010 9:32 AM
> > Subject: [S-I] Roots TV to Live On
> >
> >
> > > Hi folks, I hope you all are familar with Roots TV. It is a free
website
> > > with video on genealogy. Recently the owners announced it was too
> > > expensive to continue, but due to an overwhelming outcry (and the
> > > agreement of users that they'd tolerate commercials to keep it), this
> > > treasure trove of 700 and growing videos will stay on line.
> > >
> > > If you haven't used it, consider doing so. I always say (alas, not
> > > jokingly) that one big difference I have noted between professional
> > > genealogists and amateurs is that the pros are always learning and the
> > > amateurs think they already know it all. Chances are you can't afford
> > > hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of dollars to solve one of your
many
> > > problems, but luckily there is a cheaper alternative: plugging in the
ol'
> > > thinking cap. This also delays the onset of Alzheimers (but doesn't
seem
> > > to help much with fitness goals) besides protecting the family
fortunes.
> > >
> > > To read Dick Eastman's announcement see
> > >
> >
http://blog.eogn.com/eastmans_online_genealogy/2010/03/rootstelevisioncom-wi
ll-survive.html
> > >
> > > Or go here to the website:
> > > http://rootstelevision.com/
> > >
> > > Click on "Please Read" to read the announcement.
> > >
> > > Linda Merle
> > >
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