Re: Appropriate Postings

Subject: Re: Appropriate Postings
From: Gord Deyo <gdeyo -at- NETCOM -dot- CA>
Date: Wed, 3 Mar 1999 10:20:36 -0500

>IMHO, many of the problems cited in this article could have been avoided
>by judicious use of filters. If someone drives you crazy, ignore them.
>Chances are they're simply starved for attention, and angry replies
>satisfy their neurotic little cravings. I have better things to do with
>my time than to give someone the attention he couldn't get from his
>mommy. ;-) When I encounter posters on this (or any other) list who
>aren't half as funny as they think they are, who *never* have anything
>useful, positive, or at least entertaining to contribute, or who are
>simply rude and stupid (not that I'm naming any names), I just filter
>them out. In fact, this discussion reminds me that I need to adjust my
>filters to also delete posts that quote those whom I'm blissfully
>ignoring. :-) I'm also able to weed out most topics I'm not interested
>in, such as RoboHelp. I strongly recommend filtering to those who
>complain about the volume or content of traffic on this list.

Unsubscribing can be a great filter. Oh my, now you'll have to adjust those
filters again. Will it ever end?


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