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From: "Rick & Susan Roberts" <>
Subject: Re: [SACKETT-L] Having a website
Date: Thu, 6 Mar 2003 10:21:31 -0500
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aha! that makes sense.
better to have it on-line than not, huh?
----- Original Message -----
From: K Powell
Sent: Thursday, March 06, 2003 10:14 AM
Subject: Re: [SACKETT-L] Having a website

--- Susan Roberts <> wrote:
> I have often thought about putting my research on the net. Your post helped
> encourage that.
> But..........I was wondering about the spam?
> And then I have noticed some with sites on rootsweb & ancestry say the most
> awful things like "this is all I have, don't ask for more" Or "if you put
> stupid post-its here I will remove them" Granted these could be problems. I
> wonder if the site owners put stuff like this on their site because they are
> cranky or because they are innundated with stuff?
> What do you think?

I have an online tree. I do occasionally get an emailed question, haven't
gotten a post-it. I myself will email or post-it to others, and have has some
mostly excellent results. I wouldn't even ask if the note was really snippy.
One reason that comes to mind for discouraging notes as you mentioned may be
that the person has the file online, maybe from grandma's work, but doesn't do

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