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Sense of Humor Testing: An Example of an Efficient and Polite Response.
Subject:Sense of Humor Testing: An Example of an Efficient and Polite Response. From:Mike Dean <mikedean -at- INTNET -dot- NET> Date:Thu, 12 Dec 1996 19:23:05 -0500
An apology is extended to all you were unable to vent their frustrations
on me for the improper posting. Please direct any further remarks,
pleasant or otherwise, directly to me.
I joined this list on November 22md.
The "You are now subscribed to the TECHWR-L list" is very lengthy, and
was read in its entirety, (and read again today). It does not mention
the existence of the "Posting Guidelines" nor does it contain them. Per
the Archives, The posting guidelines have been posted one time since
then. Since the heading was related to the Virus Hoax, it was deleted
without being read. Yes, it has been read now.
Found in the "posting guidelines" immediately PRECEDING the passage
quoted by Mr. Arrant.
"* If it continues an irrelevant thread in any way
(rebuttal, rebuke, rerun, revision, remark), don't
The following is an example of a reasonable and humane way to handle
this type of posting in the future. Save the below text and keep it
handy. Post PRIVATELY to anyone who you feel needs it.