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From: "Debra Rookard" <>
Subject: [RMagic] USERS-D Digest V03 #333
Date: Sun, 9 Nov 2003 13:50:04 -0500
Maybe these new users do not know about List archives; and all of you must
admit that mastering this sophisticated level of gedcom takes more than
beginner skill, genealogically and geek-wise. Some of them might be very
accomplished genealogists, but perhaps are new to computing. We need to give
them a lot of credit for even finding RM and choosing it above the others.
Heaven knows, I still have problems! Gosh, I inadvertently deleted my
g'mother last spring when I was just starting on RM and panicked.
Graciously; the RM cyber cavalry came to my rescue. They were very kind,
although I'm sure they had to be secretly laughing.They kept it to
Let us all just love one another,
> > I just wanted to state an observation from reading this maillist lately.
> > I realize that many of the new people aren't as "sophisticated" users
> > as some of you, but do you have to be so rude? Some responses are very
> > helpful to the 'new' folks, but many others are short, crisp, and rude.
> > Could we try to hold our breath, count to three, and then follow the
> > old saying, "If you can't say something nice, ..."
> > I read these responses and just cringe for the new folks that are
> > practically attacked because they ask a question. Let's try to keep
> > these new 'customers' around. They may be the experienced users some
> > day and helping someone else. Give 'em a break!
> > Margaret Toth
> > California
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