Archiver > VAHENRIC > 2004-02 > 1077737141

Subject: Re: [VAHENRIC] List manager
Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2004 19:25:41 +0000

Hi Janet & all,
It seems to me that this trashy stuff is coming to the list from the message boards. As alot of the Rootsweb lists also have the message boards messages set to automatically come to them.

So I don't know whatmuch the list administrator can do about this. runs the message boards and I checked it looked like they took some of this inane nonsense off of the boards so hopefully they will get rid of all of it.

It is a shame that some people have so little to do with their lives they have nothing better to do than sit around writing ignorant notes. Pitiful.

God bless you good people who really do care about genealogy.

> In a message dated 2/25/2004 11:02:11 AM Pacific Standard Time,
> writes:
> > Is anyone managing this list? Maybe new members need to be put on a watch
> > before their posts go to the group?
> >
> These posts are from one person who readily admits he is terrorizing the
> website and doesn't know exactly what it is. I stopped counting but he appears
> to
> have at least three separate AOL screennames.
> A couple of years ago the GAY surname list was visited by one (or more)
> persons who chose to use it as a profane site for slurs on homosexuals, and it
> was
> very offensive. The list manager then closed the gateway from the boards to
> the list, and now sends us screened messages.
> Given the problems that AOL gives rootsweb I really wish this person didn't
> use AOL.
> I hope the list manager here will step in and attempt to stop this person who
> appears to need to, as my kids would say of me if I pay to much attention to
> their foibles, "get a life".
> Janet Hunter
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