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From: "Phyllis Rippee" <>
Subject: Re: [USGENWEB-SW-L] Interesting news
Date: Thu, 31 Dec 1998 12:45:53 -0600
Amen to the let's not start that here.
However, I want to know if there are rules. Early on I asked and was told
they were being written. I never received any. Are they now being sent to
new subs? If so, why weren't they sent to "old subs."?
It is impossible to play by the rules, when one doesn't know what the rules
> From: Ms. Piglet <>
> Subject: Re: [USGENWEB-SW-L] Interesting news
> Date: Thursday, December 31, 1998 11:02 AM
> Oh, please, let's not start that here.
> Teresa, you talk about their fear of "honest open debate" as you deny
> their right to have one.
> And the problem with the all list has *never* been "honest open debate"
> the fear of it. It's been name calling. It's been attributing hidden
> motives to anyone who disagrees with the poster's opinion. It's been
> screaming over and over and over again on the same stuff, regardless of
> response. It's been endless sarcasm.....a series of folks making it
> that they have no intention of even listening to what other people have
> say, because they've judged the post by the sender without reading it.
> And it's not been exclusive to any one "side".
> piglet (megan zurawicz) ICQ: 18429839
> genealogy-- http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~piglet
> quilting-- http://pw1.netcom.com/~pigolit/index.htm
> theatre-- http://members.aol.com/tupacratz/poohpix.htm
> -----Original Message-----
> From: merope <>
> To: <>
> Date: Thursday, 31 December, 1998 7:43
> Subject: [USGENWEB-SW-L] Interesting news
> >Seems they've been discussing the fate of the -ALL list over on the
> >State-Coordinators list. Seems the State Coordinators are deciding the
> >fate of this list --the CC's list-- without bothering to inform its
> >the CCs. Seems that the State Coordinators don't want the CCs (or other
> >project members) to have an independent voice in the project, or at
> >not one they can't control.
> >Their fear of honest, open debate speaks volumes.
> >The message below is dated Dec 30. Let's see if we still have a list
> >> >I agree with everything Shari says below.
> >>Let's agree that -ALL be an announce only list.
> >Oh yeah...happy new year.