scouts-l Mail Archive for November of 1999: Scouts-L
Bob Riley (Cubmaster639@AOL.COM
Sun Nov 28 1999 - 14:08:59 CST
Anthony said, in part, ...
<<... but every member of the list does a very good job of moderating
him or herself.>>
---> I see many members abusing the length (me too, sometimes),
the copying of others entire posts, and the 3-G posts screaming
one side NOT getting admonished while the opposing views do.
<<Each of us must remember that we are only visitors here. We don't
own the list, but we do have a say in how it's administered.>>
---> I agree with the former statement but, see no proof that the latter
is true. When a post of mine never showed up and others were sent
to the dog house I tried to find out why. Because of point #1 I wanted
to find out what rule I broke so as not to repeat it again. I was not trying
to argue against the rule just see it.
I have sent many requests in to Jon. He has never responded with anything
concrete. Kyna has helped out but, I have never ever been given a reason why
my posts went to moderation. Never! She has even looked over past posts and
the one in the dofhouse and admitted that she saw nothing wrong with them. I
don't see how we have a voice in the administration of this list. Right now I
to respect the rules but, submit to the powerlessness of being a member and
being subject to inconsistent application of punishments.
<<By following the few simple rules set for this list, cooperating with the
and moderating ourselves we can keep this list as enjoyable and open as it
---> Anthony, I agree that this list is enjoyable. In fact, I find it
something seems to be going on behind the scenes that we, the members of the
list-the life blood of this list, are never privy to. And I just do not
Let's keep up that Scouting spirit and attitude and keep this baby
CM & WDL