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From: Den_Mari <>
Subject: Re: The RootsWeb renewal notice
Date: Fri, 19 Feb 1999 16:50:27 -0600
(sigh) Well, I found this in my trash where it's being filtered, while
looking for some other correspondence.
I Have PAID for my space on this list, on this system. I AM a sponsor PLUS.
I don't take dictatorial directives from those who elect themselves as
spokesmen for a so called majority.
The message that the subscriber received that is being discussed isn't
sarcastic and derogatory as what you have said (below). How dare you tell
anyone else that they don't have a place. As far as being in the minority,
if I recall, there was a certain man that was hung because he was in the
I do believe that I'm in good company!
At 04:27 PM 2/19/99 , you wrote:
>Anyone who knows how to write a letter can tell them, that's who.
>You are in the minority on this one Mari....accept it and move on.
> e-mail address
>From: Den_Mari <>
>Date: Friday, February 19, 1999 3:54 PM
>Subject: Re: The RootsWeb renewal notice
>:I don't agree. What I don't understand is why anyone would be
>:something that they wouldn't have the privilege of having UNLESS they
>:a sponsor anyway. That is made clear by the initial thank you note
>:sent once the sponsor money is received. That thank you note serves
>:One, it is acknowledgement of the money having been received, and it
>:secondly a way of informing the sponsor that they will now receive
>:"perks" due to the fact that they have become a sponsor.
>:Anyone who joins a Genealogical Society doesn't expect to receive
>:that they've been getting if they let their dues expire without
>:I don't see where this is any different. It isn't as though these
>:perks weren't known, or that they all of a sudden have been
>:I don't see that any of this is really up to any of us to decide
>:Seems like the responsibility falls on the shoulders of Brian and/or
>: Who are any of us to tell them how to write their letters??!!
>:At 03:03 PM 2/19/99 , you wrote:
>:>IMHO, Bill (and some others) had the right idea - before mentioning
>:>can be interpreted as threatening, if read on a day when frustration
>:>already high for whatever reason) that anyone will lose anything by
>:>contributing again, it would be nice to let a first post from
>:>that it is, in fact, time to do it. There are those of us who are
>:>do not remember when we did it - all that is necessary for us is
>:>sweet note letting us know that the time has come. People who have
>:>contributed once are known to be interested - why risk offending
>:>supporters by putting all this in a first reminder? I would like to
>:>what Bill comes up with.
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