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From: "Brokan" <>
Subject: Re: [DK] Chat
Date: Fri, 8 Aug 2003 10:21:42 +1000
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As one that kind of took part in the, perhaps excessive chatting - let me
say this. Many of us do have different, but valid interest perspectives
on one's family backgrounds.I my case - I was born in Denmark, my
children born in the US and Grandchildren born in Australia. Our family's
roots and genealogical interests may differ from others, but should there
not be room for all people of US and Danish heritage on this list! I have
had some great information about - especially my wife's family, that we are
incredibly grateful for, from listers.
I too have to delete many, many matters from the list, but it is so very
All you need is to look at the 'subject' line to se that this or that is not
me. One click and it's away!!
I can tell you that Robbie (my oldest G.child, with an American born mother)
is absolutely enthralled abut his US background , and reading the things I
saved for him, from the list is something he can relate to, so much better
books or US gov,coms! Even if it's about"bits" or "sawbuck" - so uniquely
American, is to my children and grandchildren,so very much part of their
We are a varied bunch and thanfully so.
> I belong to a number of genealogy mailing lists and to have to download
> then delete about 10 or more emails every day which bear no relation to
> genealogy can be, to put it mildly, quite annoying.
> Some people have to pay for the time used, and it is not impossible to
> personally to those who are interested in the 'chat' and leave the rest of
> us to use the mailing list for information relating to our research.
> Ruth Slater
Lets vote on whether we should allow Chat in
DENMARK that does not contain things Danish
and/or things genealogy
> > Jim Sindberg
> > Vancouver WA USA