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From: Brett Borger <bxb121@***.EDU>
Subject: Posting Request (Rant)
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 1998 09:41:49 +0000
Note: I say all of this as just an average list.member. I am not
GridSec nor do I hold any position of respect [ain't that the

I know that with the number of newbies that constantly join the list
this is a doomed request, but I have to try anyway.

This is not directed at any one person, just in general.

When you post to the list, could you PLEASE put something in your
subject line besides "question"? Looking over the non-torgo threads
in the last few months I see:

A Bunch of Questions
Two Questions
More Questions
Will the Questions never end
A Question
(no subject)
and more.

Often with multiple threads under the same topic. Not only is this a
tragic lack of imagination, it doesn't help us understand at all what
the thread is about. Many of us get a LOT (from a few hundred to a
few thousand) of mail each day, and thus we only look into threads
that interest us.

Good examples are:

Question about Torgo [Okay, so we're tired of this one, but at least
we know in advance]

Question about WGC
GAQ Timing [Been there, done that]
Stilleto uses?
Torgo again [Give it a rest guys!]
LOTP and Torgo [I mean it!]
Did Intercept happen?(GAQ)

How do I unsubscribe? [Okay, so Dvixen will roast you, at least I
know to avoid the message:) ]

Okay, think I'm done ranting. Feel free to roast me.


Brett Borger
AAP Techie


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