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From: "Kathleen Burnett" <>
Subject: Re: [LO] Strays or . . .
Date: Sat, 26 Mar 2005 21:09:06 -0700
I just want to know what a Stray is?????
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Sent: Saturday, March 26, 2005 9:00 PM
Subject: [LO] Strays or . . .
> As my husband says, my flabber has been gasted. ;-)
> A subscriber to a large locality list that I admin has written to ask if
> I've ever gotten complaints about strays being posted to the list. He
> wrote because he had posted a stray to another, much smaller and less
> active locality list and got told off by that admin even though the post
> was totally on topic for the list. When he questioned the admin about
> being told off, he was informed that strays are never, ever allowed to
> be posted to the list because if they allowed a single stray to be
> posted, soon the list would be overwhelmed with postings of strays.
> Although that list admin may be well within his/her rights, this seems a
> strange rule for a family history mailing list. I certainly wish the
> lists I admin could be overwhelmed with postings of strays.
> No comments or replies necessary. This is just my Whinge of the Week.
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