RE: Why Lurk

Subject: RE: Why Lurk
From: "Jane Carnall" <jane -dot- carnall -at- digitalbridges -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2002 15:12:41 +0100

>I'm ahead of Tom in the lurkerization process. I used to post a lot, but
some time ago I
>posted a question and to my surprise I was answered as if I were a newbie.
>I virtually stopped posting as the list became more tool-oriented (hey,
>tools all have lists of their own, don't they?) and as it became necessary,
> posting, to stop and think if one had the time to defend one's position
>against the inevitable sniping.

Which is a shame, because it was less than two years ago that we had the
following gem from Mark "The Musical" Levinson...

"The admin is a fink"
Thu, 31 Aug 2000 13:10:42 +0200

He hates discussions of Frame versus Word.
Lets Andrew Plato be frequently heard.
Tells advertisers what fees they've incurred.
That's why the admin is a fink.

He gets impatient with forwarded gags.
Won't help you solve your grammatical snags.
He won't take e-mail with formatting tags.
That's why the admin is a fink.

He has this long,
list of his rules.
Won't suffer fools.
Rude post?
You're toast.

Won't let subscribers say all that they think.
That's why the admin is a fink.

Mark L. Levinson - markl -at- gilian -dot- com
music by Richard Rodgers

Plus ca change, plus c'est la meme chose.

Jane Carnall
Sam: Now, that's outrageous. There's a thousand men working here and fifty
CJ: Yes, and it's the bathrobes that are outrageous.
Apologies for the long additional sig: it is added automatically and outwith
my control.


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