Listowners-L ArchivesArchiver > Listowners > 2004-04 > 1082469749
Subject: Re: [LO] Snipping
Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2004 10:02:29 EDT
I would think that some subscribers might get mad and leave the list. Have
you sent a note to the list explaining the copy/paste technique? Sometimes
subscribers are newbies who don't understand the
I, myself, didn't know what "snipping" meant when I
first started online research, but I did understand copy/paste.
Perhaps if you sent a reminder to the list a few times and explain in
simple terms, it might get the job done.
When I've had problems with "forgetful" subscribers, I continued to
contact them privately and explained again and again (nagged?)
them to please be considerate of other subscribers by following
the "correct process" of whatever it was that I was trying to teach
them. They usually apologized and ~finally~ got the message.
Marilyn in Ohio
In a message dated 04/20/04 9:23:23 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
<< Rather than putting List mode subscribers on Reject when they
refuse/forget to snip when replying to messages, I'm considering
switching them to Digest mode for a week so they can fully experience
what not snipping can do. Is there any reason this would not be a good